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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 99 in Arabic Text

أَفَأَمِنُوا۟ مَكْرَ ٱللَّهِ ۚ فَلَا يَأْمَنُ مَكْرَ ٱللَّهِ إِلَّا ٱلْقَوْمُ ٱلْخَـٰسِرُونَ
Afa aminoo makral laah; falaa ya’manu makral laahi illal qawmul khaasiroon (section 12)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 99

Sahih International
Then did they feel secure from the plan of Allah? But no one feels secure from the plan of Allah except the losing people.

Yusuf Ali
Did they then feel secure against the plan of Allah?- but no one can feel secure from the Plan of Allah, except those (doomed) to ruin!

Abul Ala Maududi
Do they feel secure against the design of Allah None can feel secure against the design of Allah except the utter losers.

Muhsin Khan
Did they then feel secure against the Plan of Allah. None feels secure from the Plan of Allah except the people who are the losers.

Pickthall
Are they then secure from Allah’s scheme? None deemeth himself secure from Allah’s scheme save folk that perish.

Dr. Ghali
So, do they feel secure against the scheming of Allah? Then none feels secure against the scheming of Allah except the people (who) are the losers.

Abdel Haleem
Do they feel secure against God’s plan? Only the losers feel secure against God’s plan.

Quran 7 Verse 99 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 99, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:99) Do they feel secure against the design of Allah[78] None can feel secure against the design of Allah except the utter losers.


78. The expression makr signifies a secret strategy of which the victim has no inkling until the decisive blow is struck. Until then, the victim is under the illusion that everything is in good order.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 99 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 96 which provides the complete commentary from verse 96 through 99.

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