Surah Sad Ayat 20 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 20
And We strengthened his kingdom and gave him wisdom and discernment in speech.
We strengthened his kingdom, and gave him wisdom and sound judgment in speech and decision.
And We strengthened his kingdom and endowed him with wisdom and decisive judgement.
We made his kingdom strong and gave him Al-Hikmah (Prophethood, etc.) and sound judgement in speech and decision.
We made his kingdom strong and gave him wisdom and decisive speech.
And We upheld his kingdom and brought him (the) Wisdom and decisive speech (Literally: the verdict, the address).
We strengthened his kingdom; We gave him wisdom and a decisive way of speaking.
Quran 38 Verse 20 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(38:20) And We strengthened his kingdom and endowed him with wisdom and decisive judgement.
20. That is, he was never ambiguous in speech but clear and forthright. Whatever problem he talked about he would lay bare its basic points, and would clearly and precisely determine the real issue under question, and would pass a decisive judgment.” This quality is not attained by a person unless he is granted wisdom, understanding and mastery of language of the highest degree.
The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 20 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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