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Surah Abasa Ayat 3 in Arabic Text

وَمَا يُدْرِيكَ لَعَلَّهُۥ يَزَّكَّىٰٓ
Wa maa yudreeka la’allahu yaz zakkaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 3

Sahih International
But what would make you perceive, [O Muhammad], that perhaps he might be purified

Yusuf Ali
But what could tell thee but that perchance he might grow (in spiritual understanding)?-

Abul Ala Maududi
How could you know? Perhaps he would cleanse himself,

Muhsin Khan
But what could tell you that per chance he might become pure (from sins)?

Pickthall
What could inform thee but that he might grow (in grace)

Dr. Ghali
And what makes you (The prophet) realize whether he (The blind man (Abdullah ibn Umm Maktûm) would possibly (try) to cleanse himself.

Abdel Haleem
for all you know, he might have grown in spirit,

Quran 80 Verse 3 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Abasa ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(80:3) How could you know? Perhaps he would cleanse himself,


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Abasa verse 3 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Abasa ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 16.

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