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Surah Tariq Ayat 15 in Arabic Text

إِنَّهُمْ يَكِيدُونَ كَيْدًۭا
Innahum yakeedoona kaidaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 15

Sahih International
Indeed, they are planning a plan,

Yusuf Ali
As for them, they are but plotting a scheme,

Abul Ala Maududi
They are devising a guile,

Muhsin Khan
Verily, they are but plotting a plot (against you O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)).

Lo! they plot a plot (against thee, O Muhammad)

Dr. Ghali
Surely they are plotting (evil) plots,

Abdel Haleem
They plot and scheme,

Quran 86 Verse 15 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Tariq ayat 15, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(86:15) They are devising a guile,[8]

8. That is, just as the falling of rain from the sky and the splitting of the earth to put out shoots is no jest but a serious reality, so also the news which the Quran gives that man has to return to his God is no jest but a definite and decisive reality and an unchangeable truth which has to be fulfilled.


The tafsir of Surah Tariq verse 15 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tariq ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 17.

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