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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 29 in Arabic Text

وَمَن يَقُلۡ مِنۡهُمۡ إِنِّيٓ إِلَٰهٞ مِّن دُونِهِۦ فَذَٰلِكَ نَجۡزِيهِ جَهَنَّمَۚ كَذَٰلِكَ نَجۡزِي ٱلظَّٰلِمِينَ
Wa mai yaqul minhum inneee ilaahum min doonihee fazaalika najzeehi Jahannam; kazaalika najziz zaalimeen (section 2)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 29

Sahih International
And whoever of them should say, “Indeed, I am a god besides Him”- that one We would recompense with Hell. Thus do We recompense the wrongdoers.

Yusuf Ali
If any of them should say, “I am a god besides Him”, such a one We should reward with Hell: thus do We reward those who do wrong.

Abul Ala Maududi
And if anyone of them were to claim: “Indeed I am a god apart from Him,” We shall recompense both with Hell. Thus do We recompense the wrong-doers.

Muhsin Khan
And if any of them should say: “Verily, I am an ilah (a god) besides Him (Allah),” such a one We should recompense with Hell. Thus We recompense the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers, etc.).

Pickthall
And one of them who should say: Lo! I am a god beside Him, that one We should repay with hell. Thus We Repay wrong-doers.

Dr. Ghali
And whoever of them should say, “Surely I am a god apart from Him, ” then that one We recompense with Hell; thus We recompense the unjust.

Abdel Haleem
If any of them were to claim, ‘I am a god beside Him,’ We would reward them with Hell: this is how We reward evildoers.

Quran 21 Verse 29 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 29, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:29) And if anyone of them were to claim: “Indeed I am a god apart from Him,” We shall recompense both with Hell. Thus do We recompense the wrong-doers.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 29 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 26 which provides the complete commentary from verse 26 through 29.

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