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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

وَبُسَّتِ ٱلْجِبَالُ بَسًّۭا
Wa bussatil jibaalu bassaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
And the mountains are broken down, crumbling

Yusuf Ali
And the mountains shall be crumbled to atoms,

Abul Ala Maududi
and the mountains will crumble

Muhsin Khan
And the mountains will be powdered to dust.

Pickthall
And the hills are ground to powder

Dr. Ghali
And the mountains crumbled with a violent crumbling,

Abdel Haleem
and the mountains are ground to powder

Quran 56 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:5) and the mountains will crumble


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 12.

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