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Surah Sad Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

أَجَعَلَ ٱلْـَٔالِهَةَ إِلَـٰهًۭا وَٰحِدًا ۖ إِنَّ هَـٰذَا لَشَىْءٌ عُجَابٌۭ
Aja’alal aalihata Ilaahanw Waahidan inna haazaa lashai’un ‘ujaab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
Has he made the gods [only] one God? Indeed, this is a curious thing.”

Yusuf Ali
“Has he made the gods (all) into one Allah? Truly this is a wonderful thing!”

Abul Ala Maududi
Has he made the gods one single God? This is truly astounding.”

Muhsin Khan
“Has he made the aliha (gods) (all) into One Ilah (God – Allah). Verily, this is a curious thing!”

Pickthall
Maketh he the gods One Allah? Lo! that is an astounding thing.

Dr. Ghali
Has he made the gods one God? Surely this is indeed a most wondrous thing.”

Abdel Haleem
How can he claim that all the gods are but one God? What an astonishing thing [to claim]!’

Quran 38 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:5) Has he made the gods one single God? This is truly astounding.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 11.

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