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Al-Qur'an Surah Al-Muddaththir Verse 13

Al-Muddaththir [74]: 13 ~ English Qur'an Word By Word and Multi Tafseer

وَّبَنِيْنَ شُهُوْدًاۙ (المدثر : ٧٤)

And children


Wa baneena shuhoodaa (QS. al-Muddathir:13)

English / Sahih Translation:

And children present [with him] (QS. Al-Muddaththir, ayah 13)

Mufti Taqi Usmani

and sons present before (his) eyes,

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, the Clear Quran

and children always by his side,

Ruwwad Translation Center

and sons by his side,

A. J. Arberry

and sons standing before him,

Abdul Haleem

and sons by his side,

Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And sons present by his side.

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And sons to be by his side!-

Abul Ala Maududi

and sons ever present with him,

Ahmed Ali

And sons always present by his side,

Ahmed Raza Khan

And gave him sons present before him.

Ali Quli Qarai

[gave him] sons to be at his side,

Ali Ünal

And children around him as means of power;

Amatul Rahman Omar

And sons that remain present (with him),

English Literal

And sons and daughters present/testifying .

Faridul Haque

And gave him sons present before him.

Hamid S. Aziz

And sons to be by his side,

Hilali & Khan

And children to be by his side!

Maulana Mohammad Ali

And yet he desires that I should give more!

Mohammad Habib Shakir

And sons dwelling in his presence,

Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And sons abiding in his presence

Muhammad Sarwar

and children living in his presence,

Qaribullah & Darwish

and sons that stand in witness.

Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And children attending.

Wahiduddin Khan

and sons to be by his side,

Talal Itani

And children as witnesses.

Tafsir jalalayn

and sons, ten or more, present [by his side], present at social gatherings and whose testimonies are listened to,

Tafseer Ibn Kathir

And children attending.

Mujahid said,

"They are not absent."

This means that they are present with him. They do not travel for business and trade. Rather, their servants and hired workers handle all of that for them while they are sitting with their father. He enjoys their company and delights in being with them.

وَمَهَّدتُّ لَهُ تَمْهِيدًا