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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 70 in Arabic Text

وَأَرَادُواْ بِهِۦ كَيۡدٗا فَجَعَلۡنَٰهُمُ ٱلۡأَخۡسَرِينَ
Wa araadoo bihee kaidan faja’alnaahumul akhsareen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 70

Sahih International
And they intended for him harm, but We made them the greatest losers.

Yusuf Ali
Then they sought a stratagem against him: but We made them the ones that lost most!

Abul Ala Maududi
They had sought to do evil to him, but We caused them to be the worst losers,

Muhsin Khan
And they wanted to harm him, but We made them the worst losers.

Pickthall
And they wished to set a snare for him, but We made them the greater losers.

Dr. Ghali
And they would (devise) a plot against him; yet We made them the greatest losers.

Abdel Haleem
They planned to harm him, but We made them suffer the greatest loss.

Quran 21 Verse 70 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 70, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:70) They had sought to do evil to him, but We caused them to be the worst losers,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 70 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 68 which provides the complete commentary from verse 68 through 70.

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