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Surah Ahzab Ayat 66 in Arabic Text

يَوْمَ تُقَلَّبُ وُجُوهُهُمْ فِى ٱلنَّارِ يَقُولُونَ يَـٰلَيْتَنَآ أَطَعْنَا ٱللَّهَ وَأَطَعْنَا ٱلرَّسُولَا۠
Yawma tuqallabu wujoohuhum fin Naari yaqooloona yaa laitanaaa ata’nal laaha wa ata’nar Rasoolaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 66

Sahih International
The Day their faces will be turned about in the Fire, they will say, “How we wish we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger.”

Yusuf Ali
The Day that their faces will be turned upside down in the Fire, they will say: “Woe to us! Would that we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger!”

Abul Ala Maududi
On that Day when their faces shall be turned around in the Fire, they will say: “Would that we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger.”

Muhsin Khan
On the Day when their faces will be turned over in the Fire, they will say: “Oh, would that we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger (Muhammad SAW).”

Pickthall
On the day when their faces are turned over in the Fire, they say: Oh, would that we had obeyed Allah and had obeyed His messenger!

Dr. Ghali
On the Day when their faces are turned about in the Fire, they will say, “O, would that we had obeyed Allah and had obeyed the Messenger!”

Abdel Haleem
On the Day when their faces are being turned about in the Fire, they will say, ‘If only we had obeyed God and the Messenger,’

Quran 33 Verse 66 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ahzab ayat 66, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(33:66) On that Day when their faces shall be turned around in the Fire, they will say: “Would that we had obeyed Allah and obeyed the Messenger.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ahzab verse 66 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ahzab ayat 63 which provides the complete commentary from verse 63 through 68.

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