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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 39 in Arabic Text

ثُلَّةٌۭ مِّنَ ٱلْأَوَّلِينَ
Sullatum minal awwa leen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 39

Sahih International
A company of the former peoples

Yusuf Ali
A (goodly) number from those of old,

Abul Ala Maududi
a large throng from the ancients,

Muhsin Khan
A multitude of those (on the Right Hand) will be from the first generation (who embraced Islam).

Pickthall
A multitude of those of old

Dr. Ghali
A throng of the earliest (people,)

Abdel Haleem
many from the past

Quran 56 Verse 39 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 39, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:39) a large throng from the ancients,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 39 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 27 which provides the complete commentary from verse 27 through 40.

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