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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 101 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ سَبَقَتۡ لَهُم مِّنَّا ٱلۡحُسۡنَىٰٓ أُوْلَٰٓئِكَ عَنۡهَا مُبۡعَدُونَ
Innal lazeena sabaqat lahum minnal husnaaa ulaaa’ika ‘anhaa mub’adoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 101

Sahih International
Indeed, those for whom the best [reward] has preceded from Us – they are from it far removed.

Yusuf Ali
Those for whom the good (record) from Us has gone before, will be removed far therefrom.

Abul Ala Maududi
But for those whom We had decided to favour with good reward, they shall be kept far removed from Hell.

Muhsin Khan
Verily those for whom the good has preceded from Us, they will be removed far therefrom (Hell) [e.g. ‘Iesa (Jesus), son of Maryam (Mary); ‘Uzair (Ezra), etc.].

Pickthall
Lo! those unto whom kindness hath gone forth before from Us, they will be far removed from thence.

Dr. Ghali
Surely the ones to whom the fairest reward has gone before from Us, those will be kept far from it.

Abdel Haleem
But those for whom We have decreed Paradise will be kept far from Hell-

Quran 21 Verse 101 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 101, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:101) But for those whom We had decided to favour with good reward, they shall be kept far removed from Hell.[97]


97. These will be the people who practiced virtue and righteousness in this world. Allah has already promised that they will be kept safe from the torture and will be granted salvation.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 101 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 98 which provides the complete commentary from verse 98 through 103.

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