Surah Tur Ayat 12 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 12
Who are in [empty] discourse amusing themselves.
That play (and paddle) in shallow trifles.
and amuse themselves with vain argumentation.
Who are playing in falsehood.
Who play in talk of grave matters;
They are the ones who play at their wading, (i.e., become absorbed)
who amuse themselves with idle chatter:
Quran 52 Verse 12 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Tur ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(52:12) and amuse themselves with vain argumentation.
9. It means that they are mocking and ridiculing the news of Resurrection, Hereafter, Heaven and Hell when they hear it from the Prophet (peace be upon him), and instead of considering it seriously they are disputing it only for fun and amusement. Their discussions of the Hereafter are not meant to understand the reality, but only to amuse themselves, and they do not at all realize the fate for which they arc destined.
The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 12 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 16.
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