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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 47 in Arabic Text

وَإِذَا صُرِفَتْ أَبْصَـٰرُهُمْ تِلْقَآءَ أَصْحَـٰبِ ٱلنَّارِ قَالُوا۟ رَبَّنَا لَا تَجْعَلْنَا مَعَ ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلظَّـٰلِمِينَ
Wa izaa surifat absaaruhum tilqaaa’a Ashaabin Naari qaaloo Rabbanaa laa taj’alnaa ma’al qawmiz zaalimeen (section 5)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 47

Sahih International
And when their eyes are turned toward the companions of the Fire, they say, “Our Lord, do not place us with the wrongdoing people.”

Yusuf Ali
When their eyes shall be turned towards the Companions of the Fire, they will say: “Our Lord! send us not to the company of the wrong-doers.”

Abul Ala Maududi
And when the eyes of the people of the Heights will be turned towards the people of Hell they will say: ‘Our Lord! Do not cast us among the wrongdoing people.’

Muhsin Khan
And when their eyes will be turned towards the dwellers of the Fire, they will say: “Our Lord! Place us not with the people who are Zalimun (polytheists and wrong-doers).”

Pickthall
And when their eyes are turned toward the dwellers of the Fire, they say: Our Lord! Place us not with the wrong-doing folk.

Dr. Ghali
And when their beholdings (i.e., their eyes) are turned about towards the companions of the Fire, they will say, “Our Lord, do not make us among the unjust people.”

Abdel Haleem
and when their glance falls upon the people of the Fire, they will say, ‘Our Lord, do not let us join the evildoers!’-

Quran 7 Verse 47 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 47, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:47) And when the eyes of the people of the Heights will be turned towards the people of Hell they will say: ‘Our Lord! Do not cast us among the wrongdoing people.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 47 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 46 which provides the complete commentary from verse 46 through 47.

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