Surah Tur Ayat 38 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 38
Or have they a stairway [into the heaven] upon which they listen? Then let their listener produce a clear authority.
Or have they a ladder, by which they can (climb up to heaven and) listen (to its secrets)? Then let (such a) listener of theirs produce a manifest proof.
Or do they have a ladder whereon they can climb and attempt to listen (to what is transpiring in the Higher Realm)? Then, let any of them who has listened to it produce a clear proof of it.
Or have they a stairway (to heaven), by means of which they listen (to the talks of the angels)? Then let their listener produce some manifest proof.
Or have they any stairway (unto heaven) by means of which they overhear (decrees). Then let their listener produce some warrant manifest!
Or even do they have a ladder wherein they listen? Then let their listener come up with an evident, allbinding authority.
Do they have a ladder to climb, in order to eavesdrop [on Heaven’s secrets]? Let their eavesdropper produce clear proof.
Quran 52 Verse 38 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Tur ayat 38, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(52:38) Or do they have a ladder whereon they can climb and attempt to listen (to what is transpiring in the Higher Realm)? Then, let any of them who has listened to it produce a clear proof of it.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 38 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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