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Surah Sad Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

إِنَّا سَخَّرْنَا ٱلْجِبَالَ مَعَهُۥ يُسَبِّحْنَ بِٱلْعَشِىِّ وَٱلْإِشْرَاقِ
Innaa sakhkharnal jibaala ma’ahoo yusabbihna bil’ashiyyi wal ishraaq

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
Indeed, We subjected the mountains [to praise] with him, exalting [Allah] in the [late] afternoon and [after] sunrise.

Yusuf Ali
It was We that made the hills declare, in unison with him, Our Praises, at eventide and at break of day,

Abul Ala Maududi
With him We had subjected the mountains that they join him in celebrating Allah’s glory, evening and morning,

Muhsin Khan
Verily, We made the mountains to glorify Our Praises with him [Dawud (David)] in the ‘Ashi (i.e. after the mid-day till sunset) and Ishraq (i.e. after the sunrise till mid-day).

Pickthall
Lo! We subdued the hills to hymn the praises (of their Lord) with him at nightfall and sunrise,

Dr. Ghali
Surely to him We subjected the mountains with him to extol at nightfall and sunshine.

Abdel Haleem
We made the mountains join him in glorifying Us at sunset and sunrise;

Quran 38 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:18) With him We had subjected the mountains that they join him in celebrating Allah’s glory, evening and morning,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 20.

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