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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 77 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا رَءَا ٱلْقَمَرَ بَازِغًۭا قَالَ هَـٰذَا رَبِّى ۖ فَلَمَّآ أَفَلَ قَالَ لَئِن لَّمْ يَهْدِنِى رَبِّى لَأَكُونَنَّ مِنَ ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلضَّآلِّينَ
Falammmaa ra al qamara baazighan qaala haazaa Rabbee falammaaa afala qaala la’il lam yahdinee Rabbee la akoonanna minal qawmid daaalleen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 77

Sahih International
And when he saw the moon rising, he said, “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said, “Unless my Lord guides me, I will surely be among the people gone astray.”

Yusuf Ali
When he saw the moon rising in splendour, he said: “This is my Lord.” But when the moon set, He said: “unless my Lord guide me, I shall surely be among those who go astray.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Then, when he beheld the moon rising, he said: ‘This is my Lord!’ But when it went down, he said: ‘Were that my Lord did not guide me, I surely would have become among the people who have gone astray.’

Muhsin Khan
When he saw the moon rising up, he said: “This is my lord.” But when it set, he said: “Unless my Lord guides me, I shall surely be among the erring people.”

Pickthall
And when he saw the moon uprising, he exclaimed: This is my Lord. But when it set, he said: Unless my Lord guide me, I surely shall become one of the folk who are astray.

Dr. Ghali
Then, as soon as he saw the moon emerging, he said, “This is my Lord.” Yet as soon as it set, he said, “Indeed unless my Lord guides me, indeed I will definitely be of the erring people.”

Abdel Haleem
And when he saw the moon rising he said, ‘This is my Lord,’ but when it too set, he said, ‘If my Lord does not guide me, I shall be one of those who go astray.’

Quran 6 Verse 77 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 77, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:77) Then, when he beheld the moon rising, he said: ‘This is my Lord!’ But when it went down, he said: ‘Were that my Lord did not guide me, I surely would have become among the people who have gone astray.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 77 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 74 which provides the complete commentary from verse 74 through 79.

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