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Surah Al-Buruj English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah al- buruj

Al-Burūj (Arabic: البروج, "The Great Star") is the eighty-fifth chapter (surah) of the Quran, with 22 ayat or verses.

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The summary/theme of the surah  al- buruj:

This  Surah was revealed in Meccan and the main intention seems to be the strengthening of the believers against that process, and encouraging them to persevere. Taking this point into account, it describes the people who dug ditches and burned people for their faith, called 'the makers of the pit of fire'.

Lessons learned from this surah  al- buruj:

1. Those who put the believers to trial and then do not repent, the punishment of hell awaits them.  

2. Having the correct beliefs and then doing good, and achieving Jannah in the Hereafter is the greatest success.  

3. The Grip of Allāh is severe.  

4. Allāh is loving and forgiving.  

5. Allāh is the owner of the great throne. 


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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


وَٱلسَّمَآءِ ذَاتِ ٱلۡبُرُوجِ
Transliteration:( Wassamaaa'i zaatil burooj )

1. By the sky in which are constellations (1). (Cluster of stars)

وَٱلسَّمَآءِ وَٱلطَّارِقِ
Transliteration:( Wassamaaa'i wattaariq )

1. By the sky (1) and the comet (2). (Early morning star).
Topic Discussed: By the sky   | Sky(Direct Word)   | Comet   | Morning   |

وَٱلۡيَوۡمِ ٱلۡمَوۡعُودِ
Transliteration:( Wal yawmil maw'ood )

2. And by the promised day (2).

وَشَاهِدٖ وَمَشۡهُودٖ
Transliteration:( Wa shaahidinw wa mashhood )

3. And by the witnessing and the witnessed (3).

قُتِلَ أَصۡحَٰبُ ٱلۡأُخۡدُودِ
Transliteration:( Qutila as haabul ukhdood )

4. Perish the flowers of the ditch.
Topic Discussed: Flowers   | Hell Fire   | Perish   |

ٱلنَّارِ ذَاتِ ٱلۡوَقُودِ
Transliteration:( Annaari zaatil waqood )

5. In the blazing fire.
Topic Discussed: Hell Fire   |

إِذۡ هُمۡ عَلَيۡهَا قُعُودٞ
Transliteration:( Iz hum 'alaihaa qu'ood )

6. When they will be seated over it (4).

وَهُمۡ عَلَىٰ مَا يَفۡعَلُونَ بِٱلۡمُؤۡمِنِينَ شُهُودٞ
Transliteration:( Wa hum 'alaa maa yaf'aloona bilmu 'mineena shuhood )

7. And will themselves witness (5) what they did with the believers.
Topic Discussed: Believer(Word)   | Deeds(Word)   | Witness   |

وَمَا نَقَمُواْ مِنۡهُمۡ إِلَّآ أَن يُؤۡمِنُواْ بِٱللَّهِ ٱلۡعَزِيزِ ٱلۡحَمِيدِ
Transliteration:( Wa maa naqamoo minhum illaaa aiyu'minoo billaahil 'azeezil Hameed )

8.And they hated them (the believers) for no reason except that they believe in Allah, the Honourable, the All-Praiseworthy(6).

ٱلَّذِي لَهُۥ مُلۡكُ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِۚ وَٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيۡءٖ شَهِيدٌ
Transliteration:( Allazee lahoo mulkus samaawaati wal ard; wallaahu 'alaa kulli shai 'in Shaheed )

9. Who is the Supreme Ruler of the heavens and the earth? And Allah is a witness to everything(7).

Surah Al-Buruj English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Al-Buruj you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah Al-Buruj which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah Al-Buruj.

Surah Al-Buruj English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Al-Buruj we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 22 verses / Ayat in Surah Al-Buruj

Surah Al-Buruj was revealed in Makkah

Surah Al-Buruj can be found in Juz or Para 30

There are 1 Ruku in Surah Al-Buruj

Surah number of Surah Al-Buruj is 85

The meaning of Surah Al-Buruj is The Mansions Of The Stars, The Constellations, The Great Constellations

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Al-Buruj here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

Dear bothers and sisters as a Sunni Muslim we cannot say any Translation and Tafseer was as long it conforms with the 4 school of thoughts. But here at quran4ever.com, we have included Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is most comprehensive tafsir. Apart from that we have also included tafsir of Mufti Ahmad Yaar khan, Tafsir-e-Naeemi of Surah Al-Buruj.

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