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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 7 in Arabic Text

وَكُنتُمْ أَزْوَٰجًۭا ثَلَـٰثَةًۭ
Wa kuntum azwaajan salaasah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 7

Sahih International
And you become [of] three kinds:

Yusuf Ali
And ye shall be sorted out into three classes.

Abul Ala Maududi
You shall then become three groups.

Muhsin Khan
And you (all) will be in three kinds (i.e. separate groups).

Pickthall
And ye will be three kinds:

Dr. Ghali
And you will be three pairs,

Abdel Haleem
then you will be sorted into three classes.

Quran 56 Verse 7 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 7, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:7) You shall then become three groups.[4]


4. Although the address apparently is directed to the people to whom this discourse was being recited, or who may read it or hear it read now, in fact the entire mankind is its addressee. All human beings who have been born since the first day of creation and will be born till the Day of Resurrection will ultimately he divided into three classes.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 7 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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