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walammā
وَلَمَّا
And when
balagha
بَلَغَ
he reached
ashuddahu
أَشُدَّهُۥٓ
his maturity,
ātaynāhu
ءَاتَيْنَٰهُ
We gave him
ḥuk'man
حُكْمًا
wisdom
waʿil'man
وَعِلْمًاۚ
and knowledge.
wakadhālika
وَكَذَٰلِكَ
And thus
najzī
نَجْزِى
We reward
l-muḥ'sinīna
ٱلْمُحْسِنِينَ
the good-doers.

Wa lammaa balagha ashuddahooo aatainaahu bukmanw wa 'ilmaa; wa kazaa lika najzil muhsineen

Sahih International:

And when Joseph reached maturity, We gave him judgment and knowledge. And thus We reward the doers of good.

1 A. J. Arberry

And when he was fully grown, We gave him judgment and knowledge. Even so We recompense the good-doers.

2 Abdul Haleem

When he reached maturity, We gave him judgement and knowledge: this is how We reward those who do good.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And when he reached his maturity We vouchsafed unto him judgement and knowledge; and Thus We recompense the well-doers.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

When Joseph attained His full manhood, We gave him power and knowledge; thus do We reward those who do right.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And when Joseph reached the age of maturity, We granted him judgement and knowledge. Thus do We reward those who do good.

6 Ahmed Ali

When he reached the prime of life We gave him wisdom and knowledge. Thus We reward those who are good.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And when he matured to his full strength, We bestowed him wisdom and knowledge; and this is how We reward the virtuous.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

When he came of age, We gave him judgement and [sacred] knowledge, and thus do We reward the virtuous.

9 Ali Ünal

When Joseph reached his full manhood, We granted him authority with sound, wise judgment, and special knowledge. Thus do We reward those devoted to doing good as if seeing God.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And when he attained his (age of) full strength, We granted him judgment and knowledge, and thus do We reward the doers of good deeds to others.

11 English Literal

And when he reached his maturity/strength, We gave/brought him judgment/rule and knowledge, and as/like that We reward the good doers.

12 Faridul Haque

And when he matured to his full strength, We bestowed him wisdom and knowledge; and this is how We reward the virtuous.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And the man from Egypt who had bought him said to his wife, "Make his stay with us honourable; it may be he will be of use to us, or we may adopt him as a son." Thus did We establish Joseph in the land that We might teach him the interpretation of ahadith (events, traditions, sayings, dreams etc.). Allah has full power and control over His (or Joseph´s) affairs; but most of mankind know not.

14 Hilali & Khan

And when he [Yusuf (Joseph)] attained his full manhood, We gave him wisdom and knowledge (the Prophethood), thus We reward the Muhsinun (doers of good - see V. 2:112).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And the Egyptian who bought him said to his wife: Make his stay honourable. Maybe he will be useful to us, or we may adopt him as a son. And thus We established Joseph in the land, and that We might teach him the interpretation of saying. And Allah has full control over His affair, but most people know not.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And when he had attained his maturity, We gave him wisdom and knowledge: and thus do We reward those who do good.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And And when he reached his prime We gave him wisdom and knowledge. Thus We reward the good.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When he attained maturity, God gave him strength, wisdom and knowledge. Thus, do We reward those who do good.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And when he reached maturity, We bestowed on him judgment and knowledge. As such We recompense those who do good.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And when he [Yusuf] attained his full manhood, We gave him wisdom and knowledge (the prophethood), thus We reward the doers of good.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

And when he reached maturity, We bestowed on him right judgement and knowledge. Thus We reward those who do good.

22 Talal Itani

When he reached his maturity, We gave him wisdom and knowledge. We thus reward the righteous.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And when he reached his prime -- which was at 30 or 33 years of age -- We gave him [power of] judgement, wisdom, and knowledge, understanding in [matters of] religion, before his call to prophethood. Thus, just as We rewarded him, We reward those who are virtuous, to [the good] of their souls.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَلَمَّا بَلَغَ

And when he attained,

in reference to Prophet Yusuf, peace be upon him,

أَشُدَّهُ

his full manhood,

sound in mind and perfect in body,

اتَيْنَاهُ حُكْمًا وَعِلْمًا

We gave him wisdom and knowledge,

which is the Prophethood that Allah sent him with for the people he lived among,

وَكَذَلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُحْسِنِينَ



thus We reward the doers of good.

because Yusuf used to do good in the obedience of Allah the Exalted