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Surah Fajr Ayat 20 in Arabic Text

وَتُحِبُّونَ ٱلْمَالَ حُبًّۭا جَمًّۭا
Wa tuhibboonal maala hubban jammaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 20

Sahih International
And you love wealth with immense love.

Yusuf Ali
And ye love wealth with inordinate love!

Abul Ala Maududi
and love the riches, loving them ardently.

Muhsin Khan
And you love wealth with much love!

Pickthall
And love wealth with abounding love.

Dr. Ghali
And you love wealth with an ardent love.

Abdel Haleem
and you love wealth with a passion.

Quran 89 Verse 20 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Fajr ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(89:20) and love the riches, loving them ardently.[14]


14. That is, you have no regard for the permissible or the forbidden, the lawful or the unlawful. You feel no qualms about acquiring wealth in any way or by any means, fair or foul, and your greed is never satisfied however much you may have acquired and amassed.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Fajr verse 20 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Fajr ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 21.

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