Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 85 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 85
And Our angels are nearer to him than you, but you do not see –
But We are nearer to him than ye, and yet see not,-
– at that moment when We are closer to him than you, although you do not see (Us)
But We (i.e. Our angels who take the soul) are nearer to him than you, but you see not, [Tafsir At-Tabari, Vol. 27, Page 209]
– And We are nearer unto him than ye are, but ye see not –
And We are nearer to him than you, but you do not behold
We are nearer to him than you, though you do not see Us-
Quran 56 Verse 85 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 85, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(56:85) – at that moment when We are closer to him than you, although you do not see (Us)
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 85 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 83 which provides the complete commentary from verse 83 through 87.
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