Surah Yusuf Ayat 55 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 55
[Joseph] said, “Appoint me over the storehouses of the land. Indeed, I will be a knowing guardian.”
(Joseph) said: “Set me over the store-houses of the land: I will indeed guard them, as one that knows (their importance).”
Joseph said: “Place me in charge of the treasures of the land. I am a good keeper and know my task well.”
[Yusuf (Joseph)] said: “Set me over the storehouses of the land; I will indeed guard them with full knowledge” (as a minister of finance in Egypt, in place of Al-‘Aziz who was dead at that time).
He said: Set me over the storehouses of the land. Lo! I am a skilled custodian.
He (Yûsuf) said, “Set me over the lands treasuries. Surely I am constantly-persevering, (i.e., guardian) constantly-knowing.”
Joseph said, ‘Put me in charge of the nation’s storehouses: I shall manage them prudently and carefully.’
Quran 12 Verse 55 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yusuf ayat 55, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(12:55) Joseph said: “Place me in charge of the treasures of the land. I am a good keeper and know my task well.”
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Yusuf verse 55 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yusuf ayat 54 which provides the complete commentary from verse 54 through 55.
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