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Surah Asr Ayat 2 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ ٱلۡإِنسَٰنَ لَفِي خُسۡرٍ
Innal insaana lafee khusr

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 2

Sahih International
Indeed, mankind is in loss,

Yusuf Ali
Verily Man is in loss,

Abul Ala Maududi
Lo! Man is in a state of loss;

Muhsin Khan
Verily! Man is in loss,

Lo! man is a state of loss,

Dr. Ghali
Surely man is indeed in (sheer) loss,

Abdel Haleem
man is [deep] in loss,

Muhammad Junagarhi
بیشک (بالیقین) انسان سرتا سر نقصان میں ہے

Quran 103 Verse 2 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Asr ayat 2, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(103:2) Lo! Man is in a state of loss;

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


The tafsir of Surah Asr verse 2 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Asr ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 3.

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