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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

مَّن يُصْرَفْ عَنْهُ يَوْمَئِذٍۢ فَقَدْ رَحِمَهُۥ ۚ وَذَٰلِكَ ٱلْفَوْزُ ٱلْمُبِينُ
Mai yusraf ‘anhu Yawma’izin faqad rahimah; wa zaalikal fawzul mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
He from whom it is averted that Day – [Allah] has granted him mercy. And that is the clear attainment.

Yusuf Ali
“On that day, if the penalty is averted from any, it is due to Allah’s mercy; And that would be (Salvation), the obvious fulfilment of all desire.

Abul Ala Maududi
Whosoever has been spared chastisement on that Day, Allah has bestowed His mercy upon him. That is the manifest triumph.

Muhsin Khan
Who is averted from (such a torment) on that Day, (Allah) has surely been Merciful to him. And that would be the obvious success.

Pickthall
He from whom (such retribution) is averted on that day, (Allah) hath in truth had mercy on him. That will be the signal triumph.

Dr. Ghali
From whomever it is turned about (i.e., it “torment” is turned away) upon that Day, then He will have mercy on him; and that is the evident triumph.

Abdel Haleem
God will have been truly merciful to whoever is spared on that Day: that is the clearest triumph.’

Quran 6 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:16) Whosoever has been spared chastisement on that Day, Allah has bestowed His mercy upon him. That is the manifest triumph.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 12 which provides the complete commentary from verse 12 through 16.

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