Surah Sad Ayat 31 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 31
[Mention] when there were exhibited before him in the afternoon the poised [standing] racehorses.
Behold, there were brought before him, at eventide coursers of the highest breeding, and swift of foot;
And when one evening well-trained and running horses of noble breed were brought to him
When there were displayed before him, in the afternoon, well trained horses of the highest breed [for Jihad (holy fighting in Allah’s Cause)].
When there were shown to him at eventide lightfooted coursers
As there were set (in parade) before him at nightfall light-footed (Literally: standing on three feet) coursers.
When well-bred light-footed horses were paraded before him near the close of day,
Quran 38 Verse 31 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 31, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(38:31) And when one evening well-trained and running horses of noble breed were brought to him
33. The words as-safinat-ul-jiyad in the original imply the horses, which are very calm and quiet when they stand, and very fast moving when they run.
The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 31 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 30 which provides the complete commentary from verse 30 through 33.
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