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Surah Tur Ayat 37 in Arabic Text

أَمْ عِندَهُمْ خَزَآئِنُ رَبِّكَ أَمْ هُمُ ٱلْمُصَۣيْطِرُونَ
Am’indahum khazaaa’inu rabbika am humul musaitiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 37

Sahih International
Or have they the depositories [containing the provision] of your Lord? Or are they the controllers [of them]?

Yusuf Ali
Or are the Treasures of thy Lord with them, or are they the managers (of affairs)?

Abul Ala Maududi
Or do they have your Lord’s treasures in their keeping? Or have absolute authority over them?

Muhsin Khan
Or are with them the treasures of your Lord? Or are they the tyrants with the authority to do as they like?

Pickthall
Or do they own the treasures of thy Lord? Or have they been given charge (thereof)?

Dr. Ghali
Or even do they have in their presence the treasuries of your Lord? Or even are they the dominators?

Abdel Haleem
Do they possess your Lord’s treasures or have control over them?

Quran 52 Verse 37 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Tur ayat 37, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(52:37) Or do they have your Lord’s treasures in their keeping? Or have absolute authority over them?[29]


29. This is an answer to the objection of the disbelievers of Makkah who said: Why had Muhammad (peace be upon him), son of Abdullah, only been appointed a Messenger? The answer implies this: Somebody in any case had to be appointed a Messenger in order to deliver the people from their error of serving others than Allah. Now the question is: Who should decide whom Allah should appoint His Messenger and whom He should not? If these people refuse to accept the Messenger appointed by Allah, it means that either they regard themselves as the masters of the world or they presume that the world may belong to Allah, but it should be ruled by them.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 37 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 35 which provides the complete commentary from verse 35 through 43.

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