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And banana trees

Wa talhim mandood

Sahih International:

And [banana] trees layered [with fruit]

1 A. J. Arberry

and serried acacias,

2 Abdul Haleem

and clustered acacia

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And plantains laden with fruit.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Among Talh trees with flowers (or fruits) piled one above another,-

5 Abul Ala Maududi

and flower-clad acacias,

6 Ahmed Ali

And acacia covered with heaps of bloom,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And clusters of banana plants.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

and clustered spathes

9 Ali Ünal

And banana trees with fruit piled high,

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (in the Garden of) clustered bananas;

11 English Literal

And acacia/bananas , neatly piled over each other .

12 Faridul Haque

And clusters of banana plants.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And tall trees with clusters of flowers (or fruits) one above another.

14 Hilali & Khan

Among Talh (banana-trees) with fruits piled one above another,

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Amid thornless lote-trees,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And banana-trees (with fruits), one above another.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And clustered plantains,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

and banana trees,

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Bananatrees, piled

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And among Talh Mandud.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

and clustered bananas,

22 Talal Itani

And sweet-smelling plants.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

and clustered plantains, banana trees, [weighed down] with its load [of fruit] from top to bottom,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

and among Talh Mandud.

refers to large thorny shrub that used to grow in the area of Hijaz (Western Arabia).

Mujahid said that
(Mandud) means;

"Its fruits are piled on top of each other. Allah is reminding the Quraysh of these kinds of trees, since they used to like the shade that the Talh and Sidr provided for them."

Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Abu Sa`id said that
وَطَلْحٍ مَّنضُودٍ
(Talh Mandud) means;

"The banana tree."

And he (Ibn Abi Hatim) said,

"Similar is reported from Ibn Abbas, Abu Hurayrah, Al-Hasan, `Ikrimah, Qasamah bin Zuhayr, Qatadah and Abu Hazrah. "

Mujahid and Ibn Zayd said similalry, Ibn Zayd added,

"The people of Yemen call the banana tree, Talh."

Ibn Jarir mentioned no other explanation for Talh.

Allah said,

وَظِلٍّ مَّمْدُودٍ