Surah Sad Ayat 11 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 11
[They are but] soldiers [who will be] defeated there among the companies [of disbelievers].
But there – will be put to flight even a host of confederates.
This is only a small army out of the several armies that will suffer defeat here.
(As they denied Allah’s Message) they will be a defeated host like the confederates of the old times (who were defeated).
A defeated host are (all) the factions that are there.
A very host of the (allied) parties is routed from these.
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.
(38:11) This is only a small army out of the several armies that will suffer defeat here.
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.
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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