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Surah Saffat Ayat 140 in Arabic Text

إِذْ أَبَقَ إِلَى ٱلْفُلْكِ ٱلْمَشْحُونِ
Iz abaqa ilal fulkil mash hoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 140

Sahih International
[Mention] when he ran away to the laden ship.

Yusuf Ali
When he ran away (like a slave from captivity) to the ship (fully) laden,

Abul Ala Maududi
Call to mind when he fled to the laden ship,

Muhsin Khan
When he ran to the laden ship,

Pickthall
When he fled unto the laden ship,

Dr. Ghali
As he deserted to the laden ship (s);

Abdel Haleem
He fled to the overloaded ship.

Quran 37 Verse 140 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 140, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:140) Call to mind when he fled to the laden ship,[78]


78. The word abaqa in Arabic is used for the flight and escape of a slave from his master’s house.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 140 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 139 which provides the complete commentary from verse 139 through 148.

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