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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 139 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ هَـٰٓؤُلَآءِ مُتَبَّرٌۭ مَّا هُمْ فِيهِ وَبَـٰطِلٌۭ مَّا كَانُوا۟ يَعْمَلُونَ
Innaa haaa’ulaaa’i mutabbarum maa hum feehi wa baatilum maa kaanoo ya’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 139

Sahih International
Indeed, those [worshippers] – destroyed is that in which they are [engaged], and worthless is whatever they were doing.”

Yusuf Ali
“As to these folk,- the cult they are in is (but) a fragment of a ruin, and vain is the (worship) which they practise.”

Abul Ala Maududi
The way these people follow is bound to lead to destruction; and all their works are vain.

Muhsin Khan
[Musa (Moses) added:] “Verily, these people will be destroyed for that which they are engaged in (idols-worship). And all that they are doing is in vain.”

Pickthall
Lo! as for these, their way will be destroyed and all that they are doing is in vain.

Dr. Ghali
Surely, whatever (idols) these (people consecrated themselves to) will be completely annihilated, and whatever they were doing is untrue.”.

Abdel Haleem
[the cult] these people practise is doomed to destruction, and what they have been doing is useless.

Quran 7 Verse 139 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 139, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:139) The way these people follow is bound to lead to destruction; and all their works are vain.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 139 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 138 which provides the complete commentary from verse 138 through 139.

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