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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 149 in Arabic Text

وَلَمَّا سُقِطَ فِىٓ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَرَأَوْا۟ أَنَّهُمْ قَدْ ضَلُّوا۟ قَالُوا۟ لَئِن لَّمْ يَرْحَمْنَا رَبُّنَا وَيَغْفِرْ لَنَا لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ ٱلْخَـٰسِرِينَ
Wa lammaa suqita feee aideehim wa ra aw annahum qad dalloo qaaloo la’il lam yarhamnaa Rabbunaa wa yaghfir lanaa lanakoonanna minal khaasireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 149

Sahih International
And when regret overcame them and they saw that they had gone astray, they said, “If our Lord does not have mercy upon us and forgive us, we will surely be among the losers.”

Yusuf Ali
When they repented, and saw that they had erred, they said: “If our Lord have not mercy upon us and forgive us, we shall indeed be of those who perish.”

Abul Ala Maududi
And when they were afflicted with remorse and realized that they had fallen into error, they said: ‘If our Lord does not have mercy on us and does not pardon us, we shall be among the losers.’

Muhsin Khan
And when they regretted and saw that they had gone astray, they (repented and) said: “If our Lord have not mercy upon us and forgive us, we shall certainly be of the losers.”

Pickthall
And when they feared the consequences thereof and saw that they had gone astray, they said: Unless our Lord have mercy on us and forgive us, we verily are of the lost.

Dr. Ghali
And as soon as it was made to fall down in their hands, (i.e., they regretted.) and (they) saw that they had already erred, they said, “Indeed in case our Lord has no mercy on us and does not forgive us, indeed, we will definitely be of the losers.”.

Abdel Haleem
When, with much wringing of hands, they perceived that they were doing wrong, they said, ‘If our Lord does not have mercy and forgive us, we shall be the losers.’

Quran 7 Verse 149 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 149, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:149) And when they were afflicted with remorse and realized that they had fallen into error, they said: ‘If our Lord does not have mercy on us and does not pardon us, we shall be among the losers.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 149 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 148 which provides the complete commentary from verse 148 through 149.

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