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al-lahu
ٱللَّهُ
Allah
alladhī
ٱلَّذِى
(is) He Who
khalaqa
خَلَقَ
created
sabʿa
سَبْعَ
seven
samāwātin
سَمَٰوَٰتٍ
heavens
wamina
وَمِنَ
and of
l-arḍi
ٱلْأَرْضِ
the earth,
mith'lahunna
مِثْلَهُنَّ
(the) like of them.
yatanazzalu
يَتَنَزَّلُ
Descends
l-amru
ٱلْأَمْرُ
the command
baynahunna
بَيْنَهُنَّ
between them
litaʿlamū
لِتَعْلَمُوٓا۟
that you may know
anna
أَنَّ
that
l-laha
ٱللَّهَ
Allah
ʿalā
عَلَىٰ
(is) on
kulli
كُلِّ
every
shayin
شَىْءٍ
thing
qadīrun
قَدِيرٌ
All-Powerful.
wa-anna
وَأَنَّ
And that,
l-laha
ٱللَّهَ
Allah
qad
قَدْ
indeed,
aḥāṭa
أَحَاطَ
encompasses
bikulli
بِكُلِّ
all
shayin
شَىْءٍ
thing
ʿil'man
عِلْمًۢا
(in) knowledge.

Allaahul lazee khalaq Sab'a Samaawaatinw wa minal ardi mislahunna yatanazzalul amru bainahunna lita'lamooo annal laaha 'alaa kulli shai'in Qadeerunw wa annal laaha qad ahaata bikulli shai'in ilmaa

Sahih International:

It is Allah who has created seven heavens and of the earth, the like of them. [His] command descends among them so you may know that Allah is over all things competent and that Allah has encompassed all things in knowledge.

1 A. J. Arberry

It is God who created seven heavens, and of earth their like, between them the Command descending, that you may know that God is powerful over everything and that God encompasses everything in knowledge.

2 Abdul Haleem

It is God who created seven heavens and a similar [number] of earths. His command descends throughout them. So you should realize that He has power over all things and that His knowledge encompasses everything.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Allah it is Who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof; the commandment cometh down between them, that ye may know that Allah is over everything Potent, and that Allah! He encompasseth everything in knowledge.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Allah is He Who created seven Firmaments and of the earth a similar number. Through the midst of them (all) descends His Command; that ye may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends, all things in (His) Knowledge.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Allah it is He Who created seven heavens, and, like them, the earth. His commandment descends among them. (All this is being stated so that you know) that Allah has power over everything, and that Allah encompasses all things in His knowledge.

6 Ahmed Ali

It is God who created several skies, and as many earths. The commandment is sent down among them so that you may know that God has power over everything, and everything is held within the knowledge of God.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

It is Allah Who has created the seven heavens, and seven earthly worlds like them; the command descends within them, so that you may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah’s knowledge encompasses everything.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

It is Allah who has created seven heavens, and of the earth [a number] similar to them. The command gradually descends through them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah comprehends all things in knowledge.

9 Ali Ünal

God is He Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like of them; His commands (concerning the creation and its operation, and the life of the inhabitants of the heavens and earth) descend through them, so that you may know for certain that surely God has full power over everything, and that God indeed encompasses all things in (His) Knowledge.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

It is Allâh Who has created seven heavens and (He has created) as many earths. The (divine) law permeates through them. (He tells this to you) so that you may know that Allâh is Possessor of all power to do every desired thing and Allâh encompasses everything in His knowledge.

11 English Literal

God is who created seven skies/space(s), and from the earth/Planet Earth equal/similar to them (F), the command/matter descends between them, to know that (E) God (is) on every thing capable/able , and that (E) God had comprehended/enveloped with every thing knowledge.425

12 Faridul Haque

It is Allah Who has created the seven heavens, and seven earthly worlds like them; the command descends within them, so that you may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah’s knowledge encompasses everything.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like of them. The Commandment continues to descend among them slowly, that you may know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah indeed encompasses all things in knowledge.

14 Hilali & Khan

It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like thereof (i.e. seven). His Command descends between them (heavens and earth), that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds (comprehends) all things in (His) Knowledge.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Allah indeed has sanctioned for you the expiation of your oaths; and Allah is your Patron, and He is the Knowing, the Wise.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Allah is He Who created seven heavens, and of the earth the like of them; the decree continues to descend among them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things and that Allah indeed encompasses all things in (His) knowledge.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Allah it is who hath created seven heavens, and of the earth the like thereof. The commandment cometh down among them slowly, that ye may know that Allah is Able to do all things, and that Allah surroundeth all things in knowledge.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

It is God who has created the seven heavens and a like number of earths. His commandments are sent between them, so that you would know that God has power over all things and that His knowledge encompasses all.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

It is Allah who has created the seven heavens, and of the earth their like, and the Command descends between them so that you know Allah is powerful over all things, and that Allah encompasses everything in knowledge.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

It is Allah Who has created seven heavens and of the earth the like thereof. His command descends between them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds all things with (His) knowledge.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

It is God who created the seven heavens and the same number of earths. His commandment descends among them, so that you may know that God has power over all things; and that He encompasses all things with His knowledge.

22 Talal Itani

God is He Who created seven heavens, and their like of earth. The command descends through them, so that you may know that God is Capable of everything, and that God Encompasses everything in knowledge.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

God it is Who created seven heavens, and of earth the like thereof, that is to say, seven earths. The command, the revelation, descends between them, between the heavens and the earth; Gabriel descends with it from the seventh heaven to the seventh earth, that you may know (li-ta`lam is semantically connected to an omitted clause, that is to say, `He apprises you of this creation and this sending down [that you may know]'), that God has power over all things and that God encompasses all things in knowledge. Medinese, consists of 12 verses.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Allah's Perfect Power

Allah the Exalted asserts His perfect power and infinite greatness, so that the great religion that He has legislated is honored and implemented,

اللَّهُ الَّذِي خَلَقَ سَبْعَ سَمَاوَاتٍ

It is Allah Who has created seven heavens,

Allah said in similar Ayat, like what Prophet Nuh said to his people,

أَلَمْ تَرَوْاْ كَيْفَ خَلَقَ اللَّهُ سَبْعَ سَمَـوَتٍ طِبَاقاً

See you not how Allah has created the seven heavens one above another. (71;15)

and,

تُسَبِّحُ لَهُ السَّمَـوَتُ السَّبْعُ وَالاٌّرْضُ وَمَن فِيهِنَّ

The seven heavens and the earth and all that is therein, glorify him. (17;44)

Allah's statement,

وَمِنَ الاَْرْضِ مِثْلَهُنَّ


and of the earth the like thereof.

means, He created seven earths.

In the Two Sahihs, there is a Hadith that states,

مَنْ ظَلَمَ قِيدَ شِبْرٍ مِنَ الاَْرْضِ طُوِّقَهُ مِنْ سَبْعِ أَرَضِين

Whoever usurps the land of somebody unjustly, even if it was a mere hand span, then his neck will be encircled with it down to the seven earths.

And in Sahih Al-Bukhari the wording is;

خُسِفَ بِهِ إِلَى سَبْعِ أَرَضِين
he will sink down to the seven earths.

In the beginning of my book, Al-Bidayah wan-Nihayah, I mentioned the various narrations for this Hadith when I narrated the story of the creation of the earth.

All the thanks and praise is due to Allah. Those who explained this Hadith to mean the seven continents have brought an implausible explanation that contradicts the letter of the Qur'an and the Hadith without having proof.

يَتَنَزَّلُ الاَْمْرُ بَيْنَهُنَّ لِتَعْلَمُوا

أَنَّ اللَّهَ عَلَى كُلِّ شَيْءٍ قَدِيرٌ

وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ قَدْ أَحَاطَ بِكُلِّ شَيْءٍ عِلْمًا




His command descends between them, that you may know that Allah has power over all things, and that Allah surrounds all things with (His) knowledge.

This is the end of the Tafsir of Surah At-Talaq, all the thanks and praise is due to Allah