Surah Ash-Shura Ayat 11 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 11
[He is] Creator of the heavens and the earth. He has made for you from yourselves, mates, and among the cattle, mates; He multiplies you thereby. There is nothing like unto Him, and He is the Hearing, the Seeing.
(He is) the Creator of the heavens and the earth: He has made for you pairs from among yourselves, and pairs among cattle: by this means does He multiply you: there is nothing whatever like unto Him, and He is the One that hears and sees (all things).
The Originator of the heavens and the earth, He has appointed for you pairs of your own kind, and pairs also of cattle. Thus does He multiply you. Naught in the universe is like Him. He is All-Hearing, All-Seeing.
The Creator of the heavens and the earth. He has made for you mates from yourselves, and for the cattle (also) mates. By this means He creates you (in the wombs). There is nothing like unto Him, and He is the All-Hearer, the All-Seer.
The Creator of the heavens and the earth. He hath made for you pairs of yourselves, and of the cattle also pairs, whereby He multiplieth you. Naught is as His likeness; and He is the Hearer, the Seer.
The Originator of the heavens and the earth-He has made for you, of yourselves, pairs, (i.e., spouses) and of the cattle (⊃ Ancam includes cattle, camels, sheep and goats) (also) pairs, whereby (Literally: wherein) He propagates you. There is not anything like Him (whatsoever), and He is The EverHearing, The Ever-Beholding.
the Creator of the heavens and earth.’ He made mates for you from among yourselves––and for the animals too––so that you may multiply. There is nothing like Him: He is the All Hearing, the All Seeing.
وه آسمانوں اور زمین کا پیدا کرنے واﻻ ہے اس نے تمہارے لیے تمہاری جنس کے جوڑے بنادیئے ہیں اور چوپایوں کے جوڑے بنائے ہیں تمہیں وه اس میں پھیلا رہا ہے اس جیسی کوئی چیز نہیں وه سننے اور دیکھنے واﻻ ہے
Quran 42 Verse 11 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shura ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(42:11) The Originator of the heavens and the earth, He has appointed for you pairs of your own kind, and pairs also of cattle. Thus does He multiply you. Naught in the universe is like Him. He is All-Hearing, All-Seeing.
17. Literally, “Nothing is like His likeness,” which implies this: Even if there were a likeness of Allah, nothing would be like it, not to speak of being like unto Allah Himself.
18. That is, at one and the same time He is hearing everybody and seeing everything in the Universe.
The tafsir of Surah Shura verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 9 which provides the complete commentary from verse 9 through 12.
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