Surah 38 «Soad», Ayah 34

Verse 34 of Surah Soad (38:34) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

وَلَقَدۡ فَتَنَّا سُلَيۡمَٰنَ وَأَلۡقَيۡنَا عَلَىٰ كُرۡسِيِّهِۦ جَسَدٗا ثُمَّ أَنَابَ ٣٤
Wa Laqad Fatannā Sulaymāna Wa 'Alqaynā `Alá Kursīyihi Jasadāan Thumma 'Anāba

Sahih International

And We certainly tried Solomon and placed on his throne a body; then he returned.

Abdul Haleem

We certainly tested Solomon, reducing him to a mere skeleton on his throne.

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

And, indeed We did try Sulaiman (Solomon) and We placed on his throne Jasadan (a devil, so he lost his kingdom for a while) but he did return (to his throne and kingdom by the Grace of Allah and he did return) to Allah with obedience and in repentance.

Taqi Usmani

And indeed We tested Sulaimān while We threw on his throne a body after which he turned (to Us).


And verily We tried Solomon, and set upon his throne a (mere) body. Then did he repent.


And We did try Solomon: We placed on his throne a body (without life); but he did turn (to Us in true devotion):