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Surah Sad Ayat 72 in Arabic Text

فَإِذَا سَوَّيْتُهُۥ وَنَفَخْتُ فِيهِ مِن رُّوحِى فَقَعُوا۟ لَهُۥ سَـٰجِدِينَ
Fa-iza sawwaituhoo wa nafakhtu feehi mir roohee faqa’oo lahoo saajideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 72

Sahih International
So when I have proportioned him and breathed into him of My [created] soul, then fall down to him in prostration.”

Yusuf Ali
“When I have fashioned him (in due proportion) and breathed into him of My spirit, fall ye down in obeisance unto him.”

Abul Ala Maududi
After I have created him and breathed into him of My spirit, fall you down, prostrating yourselves to him.”

Muhsin Khan
So when I have fashioned him and breathed into him (his) soul created by Me, then you fall down prostrate to him.”

Pickthall
And when I have fashioned him and breathed into him of My Spirit, then fall down before him prostrate,

Dr. Ghali
So when I have molded him and breathed into him of My Spirit, then fall down to him prostrating!”

Abdel Haleem
When I have shaped him and breathed from My Spirit into him, bow down before him.’

Quran 38 Verse 72 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 72, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:72) After I have created him and breathed into him of My spirit,[61] fall you down, prostrating yourselves to him.”[62]


61. For explanation, see (Surah Al-Hijr, Ayats 29-30), and (E.N. 16 of Surah As-Sajdah).

62. For explanation, see (Surah Al-Baqarah, Ayats 34); (Surah Al-Aaraf, Ayat 11) and the E.Ns thereof.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 72 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 71 which provides the complete commentary from verse 71 through 85.

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