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Surah Sad Ayat 19 in Arabic Text

وَٱلطَّيْرَ مَحْشُورَةًۭ ۖ كُلٌّۭ لَّهُۥٓ أَوَّابٌۭ
Wattayra mahshoorah; kullul lahooo awwaab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 19

Sahih International
And the birds were assembled, all with him repeating [praises].

Yusuf Ali
And the birds gathered (in assemblies): all with him did turn (to Allah).

Abul Ala Maududi
and the birds, too, in their flocks, and turn again and again to celebrating Allah’s glory.

Muhsin Khan
And (so did) the birds assembled: all with him [Dawud (David)] did turn (to Allah i.e. glorified His Praises).

Pickthall
And the birds assembled; all were turning unto Him.

Dr. Ghali
And the birds, mustered all to him a constant resorter.

Abdel Haleem
and the birds, too, in flocks, all echoed his praise.

Quran 38 Verse 19 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 19, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:19) and the birds, too, in their flocks, and turn again and again to celebrating Allah’s glory.[19]


19. For explanation, see(Surah Al-Anbiya, Ayat 79 and E.N. 71) thereof.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 19 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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