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Surah Sad Ayat 69 in Arabic Text

مَا كَانَ لِىَ مِنْ عِلْمٍۭ بِٱلْمَلَإِ ٱلْأَعْلَىٰٓ إِذْ يَخْتَصِمُونَ
Maa kaana liya min ‘ilmin bil mala’il a’laaa iz yakhtasimoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 69

Sahih International
I had no knowledge of the exalted assembly [of angels] when they were disputing [the creation of Adam].

Yusuf Ali
“No knowledge have I of the Chiefs on high, when they discuss (matters) among themselves.

Abul Ala Maududi
(Tell them): “I had no knowledge of the High Council when they were disputing.

Muhsin Khan
“I had no knowledge of the chiefs (angels) on high when they were disputing and discussing (about the creation of Adam).

Pickthall
I had no knowledge of the Highest Chiefs when they disputed;

Dr. Ghali
In no way did I have any knowledge of the most exalted Chiefs (of the Angels) as they took adversary stands (among themselves).

Abdel Haleem
I have no knowledge of what those on high discuss:

Quran 38 Verse 69 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 69, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:69) (Tell them): “I had no knowledge of the High Council when they were disputing.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 69 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 65 which provides the complete commentary from verse 65 through 70.

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