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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 118 in Arabic Text

فَوَقَعَ ٱلْحَقُّ وَبَطَلَ مَا كَانُوا۟ يَعْمَلُونَ
Fawaqa’al haqqu wa batala maa kaanoo ya’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 118

Sahih International
So the truth was established, and abolished was what they were doing.

Yusuf Ali
Thus truth was confirmed, and all that they did was made of no effect.

Abul Ala Maududi
Thus was the truth established, and their doings proved in vain.

Muhsin Khan
Thus truth was confirmed, and all that they did was made of no effect.

Pickthall
Thus was the Truth vindicated and that which they were doing was made vain.

Dr. Ghali
So the Truth came to pass, (Literally: fell “on them”) and void (Literally: became untrue) was whatever they were doing.

Abdel Haleem
The truth was confirmed and what they had produced came to nothing:

Quran 7 Verse 118 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 118, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:118) Thus was the truth established, and their doings proved in vain.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 118 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 117 which provides the complete commentary from verse 117 through 122.

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