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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 52 in Arabic Text

لَـَٔاكِلُونَ مِن شَجَرٍۢ مِّن زَقُّومٍۢ
La aakiloona min shaja rim min zaqqoom

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 52

Sahih International
Will be eating from trees of zaqqum

Yusuf Ali
“Ye will surely taste of the Tree of Zaqqum.

Abul Ala Maududi
shall all eat from the Tree of al-Zaqqum,

Muhsin Khan
“You verily will eat of the trees of Zaqqum.

Pickthall
Ye verily will eat of a tree called Zaqqum

Dr. Ghali
Indeed you will eat of the trees of Zaqqû‍m;

Abdel Haleem
will eat from the bitter tree of Zaqqum,

Quran 56 Verse 52 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 52, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:52) shall all eat from the Tree of al-Zaqqum,[21]


21. For the explanation of zaqqum, sec (E.N. 34 of Surah As- Saaffat).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 52 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 56.

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