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Surah Sad Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

جُندٌۭ مَّا هُنَالِكَ مَهْزُومٌۭ مِّنَ ٱلْأَحْزَابِ
Jundum maa hunaalika mahzoomum minal Ahzaab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
[They are but] soldiers [who will be] defeated there among the companies [of disbelievers].

Yusuf Ali
But there – will be put to flight even a host of confederates.

Abul Ala Maududi
This is only a small army out of the several armies that will suffer defeat here.

Muhsin Khan
(As they denied Allah’s Message) they will be a defeated host like the confederates of the old times (who were defeated).

Pickthall
A defeated host are (all) the factions that are there.

Dr. Ghali
A very host of the (allied) parties is routed from these.

Abdel Haleem
their armed alliance is weak and will be crushed.

Quran 38 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:11) This is only a small army out of the several armies that will suffer defeat here.[12]


12. “There” implies the city of Makkah. That is, the time is coming when these people shall be humbled and routed in the very place where they are opposing and mocking you. Then, they will be standing, with heads hung down, before the same man whom they despise and refuse to recognize as a Prophet of Allah.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 11.

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