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Surah Balad Ayat 19 in Arabic Text

وَٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا هُمْ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْمَشْـَٔمَةِ
Wallazeena kafaroo bi aayaatinaa hum as-haabul Mash’amah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 19

Sahih International
But they who disbelieved in Our signs – those are the companions of the left.

Yusuf Ali
But those who reject Our Signs, they are the (unhappy) Companions of the Left Hand.

Abul Ala Maududi
As for those who rejected Our Signs, they are the People of the Left Hand.

Muhsin Khan
But those who disbelieved in Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.), they are those on the Left Hand (the dwellers of Hell).

Pickthall
But those who disbelieve Our revelations, their place will be on the left hand.

Dr. Ghali
And the ones who disbelieve in Our signs, they are the companions of the position of sinister (befalling); (Or: the Hand)

Abdel Haleem
but those who disbelieve in Our revelations will be on the left-hand side,

Quran 90 Verse 19 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Balad ayat 19, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(90:19) As for those who rejected Our Signs, they are the People of the Left Hand.[15]


15. For an explanation of the people of the right hand and of the left hand, see(E.Ns 5, 6 of Surah Al-Waqiah). 2

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Balad verse 19 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Balad ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 20.

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