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Surah Al-Anfal Ayat 22 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ شَرَّ ٱلدَّوَآبِّ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ ٱلصُّمُّ ٱلْبُكْمُ ٱلَّذِينَ لَا يَعْقِلُونَ
Inna sharrad dawaaabbi ‘indal laahis summul bukmul lazeena laa ya’qiloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 22

Sahih International
Indeed, the worst of living creatures in the sight of Allah are the deaf and dumb who do not use reason.

Yusuf Ali
For the worst of beasts in the sight of Allah are the deaf and the dumb,- those who understand not.

Abul Ala Maududi
Indeed the worst kind of all beasts in the sight of Allah are the people that are deaf and dumb, and do not understand.

Muhsin Khan
Verily! The worst of (moving) living creatures with Allah are the deaf and the dumb, those who understand not (i.e. the disbelievers).

Pickthall
Lo! the worst of beasts in Allah’s sight are the deaf, the dumb, who have no sense.

Dr. Ghali
Surely the evilest of beasts in the Meeting with Allah are the deaf, the dumb, who do not consider.

Abdel Haleem
the worst creatures in God’s eyes are those who are [wilfully] deaf and dumb, who do not reason.

Quran 8 Verse 22 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anfal ayat 22, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(8:22) Indeed the worst kind of all beasts in the sight of Allah are the people that are deaf and dumb,[17] and do not understand.


17. These are the ones who neither hear nor speak the truth. So far as truth is concerned, their ears are deaf and their mouths dumb.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anfal verse 22 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anfal ayat 20 which provides the complete commentary from verse 21 through 23.

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