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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 55 in Arabic Text

فَشَـٰرِبُونَ شُرْبَ ٱلْهِيمِ
Fashaariboona shurbal heem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 55

Sahih International
And will drink as the drinking of thirsty camels.

Yusuf Ali
“Indeed ye shall drink like diseased camels raging with thirst!”

Abul Ala Maududi
drinking it as thirsty camels do.”

Muhsin Khan
“So you will drink (that) like thirsty camels!”

Pickthall
Drinking even as the camel drinketh.

Dr. Ghali
So you will be drinking (like) the drinking of diseased camels wandering with thirst.”

Abdel Haleem
lapping it like thirsty camels.’

Quran 56 Verse 55 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 55, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:55) drinking it as thirsty camels do.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 55 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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