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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

لَا يُسۡـَٔلُ عَمَّا يَفۡعَلُ وَهُمۡ يُسۡـَٔلُونَ
Laa yus’alu ‘ammaa yaf’alu wa hum yus’aloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
He is not questioned about what He does, but they will be questioned.

Yusuf Ali
He cannot be questioned for His acts, but they will be questioned (for theirs).

Abul Ala Maududi
None shall question Him about what He does, but they shall be questioned.

Muhsin Khan
He cannot be questioned as to what He does, while they will be questioned.

Pickthall
He will not be questioned as to that which He doeth, but they will be questioned.

Dr. Ghali
He will not be questioned as (to) what He performs, and they will be questioned.

Abdel Haleem
He cannot be called to account for anything He does, whereas they will be called to account.

Quran 21 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:23) None shall question Him about what He does, but they shall be questioned.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 21 which provides the complete commentary from verse 21 through 23.

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