Surah Sad Ayat 18 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 18
Indeed, We subjected the mountains [to praise] with him, exalting [Allah] in the [late] afternoon and [after] sunrise.
It was We that made the hills declare, in unison with him, Our Praises, at eventide and at break of day,
With him We had subjected the mountains that they join him in celebrating Allah’s glory, evening and morning,
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).
Lo! We subdued the hills to hymn the praises (of their Lord) with him at nightfall and sunrise,
Surely to him We subjected the mountains with him to extol at nightfall and sunshine.
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.
(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.
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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