Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 78 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 78
In a Register well-protected;
In Book well-guarded,
inscribed in a well-guarded Book,
In a Book well-guarded (with Allah in the heaven i.e. Al-Lauh Al-Mahfuz).
In a Book kept hidden
In a nestled Book,
in a protected Record
Quran 56 Verse 78 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 78, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(56:78) inscribed in a well-guarded Book,
38. This implies the well-guarded Tablet (lohe-mahfuz). For it the word kitabin maknun has been used, which means a writing kept hidden, i.e. a writing that is inaccessible to all. The Quran’s having been inscribed in this well guarded Book means that before its being sent down to the Prophet (peace be upon him) it lay inscribed in the divine writ of destiny in which there is no possibility of any alteration or corruption taking place, for it is inaccessible to every kind of creation.
The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 78 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 75 which provides the complete commentary from verse 75 through 82.
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