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Surah Qiyamah Ayat 38 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ كَانَ عَلَقَةًۭ فَخَلَقَ فَسَوَّىٰ
Summa kaana ‘alaqatan fakhalaqa fasawwaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 38

Sahih International
Then he was a clinging clot, and [Allah] created [his form] and proportioned [him]

Yusuf Ali
Then did he become a leech-like clot; then did (Allah) make and fashion (him) in due proportion.

Abul Ala Maududi
then he became a clot, and then Allah made it into a living body and proportioned its parts,

Muhsin Khan
Then he became an ‘Alaqa (a clot); then (Allah) shaped and fashioned (him) in due proportion.

Pickthall
Then he became a clot; then (Allah) shaped and fashioned

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter he was a clot (i.e., a leach-like clot). So He created, then He molded,

Abdel Haleem
which became a clinging form, which God shaped in due proportion,

Quran 75 Verse 38 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qiyamah ayat 38, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(75:38) then he became a clot, and then Allah made it into a living body and proportioned its parts,


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qiyamah verse 38 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qiyamah ayat 26 which provides the complete commentary from verse 26 through 40.

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