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Surah Saffat Ayat 153 in Arabic Text

أَصْطَفَى ٱلْبَنَاتِ عَلَى ٱلْبَنِينَ
Astafal banaati ‘alal baneen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 153

Sahih International
Has He chosen daughters over sons?

Yusuf Ali
Did He (then) choose daughters rather than sons?

Abul Ala Maududi
Did He choose daughters rather than sons?

Muhsin Khan
Has He (then) chosen daughters rather than sons?

Pickthall
(And again of their falsehood): He hath preferred daughters to sons.

Dr. Ghali
Has he elected daughters above sons?

Abdel Haleem
Did He truly choose daughters in preference to sons?

Quran 37 Verse 153 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 153, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:153) Did He choose daughters rather than sons?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 153 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 149 which provides the complete commentary from verse 149 through 160.

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