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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

مُّتَّكِـِٔينَ عَلَيْهَا مُتَقَـٰبِلِينَ
Muttaki’eena ‘alaihaa mutaqabileen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
Reclining on them, facing each other.

Yusuf Ali
Reclining on them, facing each other.

Abul Ala Maududi
reclining on them, arrayed face to face;

Muhsin Khan
Reclining thereon, face to face.

Pickthall
Reclining therein face to face.

Dr. Ghali
Reclining upon them, facing one another.

Abdel Haleem
they will sit facing each other;

Quran 56 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:16) reclining on them, arrayed face to face;


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 13 which provides the complete commentary from verse 13 through 26.

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