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Surah Ta-Ha Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

ٱلرَّحْمَـٰنُ عَلَى ٱلْعَرْشِ ٱسْتَوَىٰ
Ar-Rahmaanu ‘alal ‘Arshis tawaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
The Most Merciful [who is] above the Throne established.

Yusuf Ali
(Allah) Most Gracious is firmly established on the throne (of authority).

Abul Ala Maududi
The Most Compassionate Lord is settled on the Throne (of the Universe).

Muhsin Khan
The Most Beneficent (Allah) Istawa (rose over) the (Mighty) Throne (in a manner that suits His Majesty).

Pickthall
The Beneficent One, Who is established on the Throne.

Dr. Ghali
The All-Merciful has upon the Throne leveled Himself (How He has done so is beyond human understanding).

Abdel Haleem
the Lord of Mercy, established on the throne.

Quran 20 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ta-Ha ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(20:5) The Most Compassionate Lord is settled on the Throne (of the Universe).[2]


2. That is, after creating the universe, He is ruling over it and conducting all the affairs of its management.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ta-Ha verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taha ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 8.

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