Ayah

Word by Word
أَلَمۡ
Do not
تَرَ
you see
كَيۡفَ
how
ضَرَبَ
Allah sets forth
ٱللَّهُ
Allah sets forth
مَثَلٗا
the example
كَلِمَةٗ
a word
طَيِّبَةٗ
good
كَشَجَرَةٖ
(is) like a tree
طَيِّبَةٍ
good
أَصۡلُهَا
its root
ثَابِتٞ
(is) firm
وَفَرۡعُهَا
and its branches
فِي
(are) in
ٱلسَّمَآءِ
the sky
أَلَمۡ
Do not
تَرَ
you see
كَيۡفَ
how
ضَرَبَ
Allah sets forth
ٱللَّهُ
Allah sets forth
مَثَلٗا
the example
كَلِمَةٗ
a word
طَيِّبَةٗ
good
كَشَجَرَةٖ
(is) like a tree
طَيِّبَةٍ
good
أَصۡلُهَا
its root
ثَابِتٞ
(is) firm
وَفَرۡعُهَا
and its branches
فِي
(are) in
ٱلسَّمَآءِ
the sky

Translation

Seest thou not how Allah sets forth a parable? - A goodly word like a goodly tree, whose root is firmly fixed, and its branches (reach) to the heavens,- of its Lord. So Allah sets forth parables for men, in order that they may receive admonition.

Tafsir

Have you not seen, observed, how God has struck a similitude? (mathalan is substituted by [the following words, kalimatan tayyibatan]): a goodly saying, which is, 'there is no god but God', is as a goodly tree, a palm tree, its root set firm, in the ground, and its shoots, its branches, are in sky;

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