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Surah Ar-Rum Ayat 56 in Arabic Text

وَقَالَ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُوا۟ ٱلْعِلْمَ وَٱلْإِيمَـٰنَ لَقَدْ لَبِثْتُمْ فِى كِتَـٰبِ ٱللَّهِ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ ٱلْبَعْثِ ۖ فَهَـٰذَا يَوْمُ ٱلْبَعْثِ وَلَـٰكِنَّكُمْ كُنتُمْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ
Wa qaalal lazeena ootul ‘ilma wal eemaana laqad labistum fee kitaabil laahi ilaa yawmil ba’si fahaazaa yawmul ba’si wa laakinnakum kuntum laa ta’lamoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 56

Sahih International
But those who were given knowledge and faith will say, “You remained the extent of Allah ‘s decree until the Day of Resurrection, and this is the Day of Resurrection, but you did not used to know.”

Yusuf Ali
But those endued with knowledge and faith will say: “Indeed ye did tarry, within Allah’s Decree, to the Day of Resurrection, and this is the Day of Resurrection: but ye – ye were not aware!”

Abul Ala Maududi
But those who had been endowed with knowledge and faith shall say: “According to Allah’s Record you have stayed till the Day of Resurrection. Now, this is the Day of Resurrection. But you did not know.”

Muhsin Khan
And those who have been bestowed with knowledge and faith will say: “Indeed you have stayed according to the Decree of Allah, until the Day of Resurrection, so this is the Day of Resurrection, but you knew not.”

Pickthall
But those to whom knowledge and faith are given will say: The truth is, ye have tarried, by Allah’s decree, until the Day of Resurrection. This is the Day of Resurrection, but ye used not to know.

Dr. Ghali
And the ones who have been brought knowledge and belief will say, “Indeed you have already lingered in the Book of Allah to the Day of the Rising up. So this is the Day of the Rising up, but you did not know (Literally: you used not to know).

Abdel Haleem
but those endowed with knowledge and faith will say, ‘In accordance with God’s decree, you actually lingered till the Day of Resurrection: this is the Day of Resurrection, yet you did not know.’

Quran 30 Verse 56 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ar-Rum ayat 56, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(30:56) But those who had been endowed with knowledge and faith shall say: “According to Allah’s Record you have stayed till the Day of Resurrection. Now, this is the Day of Resurrection. But you did not know.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ar-Rum verse 56 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Rum ayat 55 which provides the complete commentary from verse 55 through 57.

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