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Surah Qaf English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About the surah Qaf

Qaf (Arabic: ق, the letter qāf) is the 50th chapter (sūrah) of the Qur'an. It contains 45 ayats or verses. Since the Surah begins with the letter Qaf, the name of this surah is from that letter only.

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Summary / Theme of Surah Qaf

Resurrection is the central theme of the Surah and depicts the scene of the Last Day and how Man's deeds will be recorded and brought to him during the Day of Judgment. Showing the end of previous nations that denied their prophets, it also encourages people to believe in Prophet Muhammad.

Surah Qaf lessons learned:

1. Allāh did not tire from creating us initially; nor will He tire from resurrecting us.  

2. Allāh knows the thoughts that cross our minds.  

3. Allāh is closer to us than our own jugular vein; he knows us better than we know ourselves.  

4. Every word we speak is recorded.  

5. Allāh will ask Jahannam on the Day of Qiyāmah, "Are you full?" upon which it shall reply, "Is there any more that I can take!?"  

6. Allāh has destroyed nations much more powerful than those we see today. Nothing is beyond His Power. 

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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


قٓۚ وَٱلۡقُرۡءَانِ ٱلۡمَجِيدِ
Transliteration:( Qaaaf; wal Qur aanil Majeed )

1. QAAF.By the Glorious (1) Quran.

بَلۡ عَجِبُوٓاْ أَن جَآءَهُم مُّنذِرٞ مِّنۡهُمۡ فَقَالَ ٱلۡكَٰفِرُونَ هَٰذَا شَيۡءٌ عَجِيبٌ
Transliteration:( Bal 'ajibooo an jaa'ahum munzirum minhum faqaalal kaafiroona haazaa shai'un 'ajeeb )

2. But they wondered that a warner (2)has come to them from themselves. And the infidels say: "This is a strange thing."(3)

أَءِذَا مِتۡنَا وَكُنَّا تُرَابٗاۖ ذَٰلِكَ رَجۡعُۢ بَعِيدٞ
Transliteration:( 'A-izaa mitnaa wa kunnaa turaaban zaalika raj'um ba'eed )

3. What! When we are dead and become dust. That return (to life) is far (not possible)(4).

قَدۡ عَلِمۡنَا مَا تَنقُصُ ٱلۡأَرۡضُ مِنۡهُمۡۖ وَعِندَنَا كِتَٰبٌ حَفِيظُۢ
Transliteration:( Qad 'alimnaa maa tanqu-sul-ardu minhum wa 'indanaa Kitaabun Hafeez )

4. We know that the earth diminishes for them, and with Us (5) is a preserving Book (6).

بَلۡ كَذَّبُواْ بِٱلۡحَقِّ لَمَّا جَآءَهُمۡ فَهُمۡ فِيٓ أَمۡرٖ مَّرِيجٍ
Transliteration:( Bal kazzaboo bilhaqqi lammaa jaaa'ahum fahum feee amrim mareej )

5. But they have falsified the truth (7) when it came to them, so they are in a state of confusion (8).

أَفَلَمۡ يَنظُرُوٓاْ إِلَى ٱلسَّمَآءِ فَوۡقَهُمۡ كَيۡفَ بَنَيۡنَٰهَا وَزَيَّنَّـٰهَا وَمَا لَهَا مِن فُرُوجٖ
Transliteration:( Afalam yanzurooo ilas samaaa'i fawqahum kaifa banainaahaa wa zaiyannaahaa wa maa lahaa min furooj )

6. Have they not looked at the sky above them? How We have built it and adorned (9) it and there is no rift (10) therein.

وَٱلۡأَرۡضَ مَدَدۡنَٰهَا وَأَلۡقَيۡنَا فِيهَا رَوَٰسِيَ وَأَنۢبَتۡنَا فِيهَا مِن كُلِّ زَوۡجِۭ بَهِيجٖ
Transliteration:( Wal arda madadnaahaa wa alqainaa feehaa rawaasiya wa ambatnaa feehaa min kulli zawjim baheej )

7. And the earth, We have spread(11) it out, and placed therein firm and anchors(12) made therein grow every kind of beautiful species (13).

تَبۡصِرَةٗ وَذِكۡرَىٰ لِكُلِّ عَبۡدٖ مُّنِيبٖ
Transliteration:( Tabsiratanw wa zikraa likulli 'abdim muneeb )

8. For an insight and understanding of every penitent devotee (14).

وَنَزَّلۡنَا مِنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ مَآءٗ مُّبَٰرَكٗا فَأَنۢبَتۡنَا بِهِۦ جَنَّـٰتٖ وَحَبَّ ٱلۡحَصِيدِ
Transliteration:( Wa nazzalnaa minas samaaa'i maaa'am mubaarakan fa ambatnaa bihee jannaatinw wa habbal haseed )

9. And We send down from the sky water (15) as a blessing and make to grow thereby gardens and the grain. that is harvested (16).

وَٱلنَّخۡلَ بَاسِقَٰتٖ لَّهَا طَلۡعٞ نَّضِيدٞ
Transliteration:( Wannakhla baasiqaatil laha tal'un nadeed )

10. And tall date palm trees have Compact shoots (17) and fruit stalk, piled over one another.
Topic Discussed: Fruits(Word)   | Date-Palms   | Palm Trees   |


Surah Qaf English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Qaf 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 Qaf 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 Qaf.

Surah Qaf English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Qaf 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 45 verses / Ayat in Surah Qaf

Surah Qaf was revealed in Makkah

Surah Qaf can be found in Juz or Para

There are 3 Ruku in Surah Qaf

Surah number of Surah Qaf is 50

The meaning of Surah Qaf is Q??f

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Qaf 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 Qaf.

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