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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 26 in Arabic Text

وَهُمْ يَنْهَوْنَ عَنْهُ وَيَنْـَٔوْنَ عَنْهُ ۖ وَإِن يُهْلِكُونَ إِلَّآ أَنفُسَهُمْ وَمَا يَشْعُرُونَ
Wa hum yanhawna ‘anhu wa yan’awna ‘anhu wa iny yuhlikoona illaa anfusahum wa maa yash’uroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 26

Sahih International
And they prevent [others] from him and are [themselves] remote from him. And they do not destroy except themselves, but they perceive [it] not.

Yusuf Ali
Others they keep away from it, and themselves they keep away; but they only destroy their own souls, and they perceive it not.

Abul Ala Maududi
As for others, they prevent them from embracing the Truth; and themselves, they flee from it (so as to harm you). But they court their own ruin, although they do not realize it.

Muhsin Khan
And they prevent others from him (from following Prophet Muhammad SAW) and they themselves keep away from him, and (by doing so) they destroy not but their ownselves, yet they perceive (it) not.

Pickthall
And they forbid (men) from it and avoid it, and they ruin none save themselves, though they perceive not.

Dr. Ghali
And they forbid (i.e., the Qur’an) it, and retire aside of it, (i.e., keep away from it) and decidedly it is only themselves they cause to perish, and in no way are they aware of (it).

Abdel Haleem
and tell others not to listen [to the Quran], while they themselves keep away from it. But they ruin no one but themselves, though they fail to realize this.

Quran 6 Verse 26 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 26, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:26) As for others, they prevent them from embracing the Truth; and themselves, they flee from it (so as to harm you). But they court their own ruin, although they do not realize it.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 26 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 22 which provides the complete commentary from verse 22 through 26.

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