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Surah Hajj Ayat 66 in Arabic Text

وَهُوَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَحْيَاكُمْ ثُمَّ يُمِيتُكُمْ ثُمَّ يُحْيِيكُمْ ۗ إِنَّ ٱلْإِنسَـٰنَ لَكَفُورٌۭ
Wa Huwal lazee ahyaakum summa yumeetukum summa yuhyeekum; innal insaana la kafoor

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 66

Sahih International
And He is the one who gave you life; then He causes you to die and then will [again] give you life. Indeed, mankind is ungrateful.

Yusuf Ali
It is He Who gave you life, will cause you to die, and will again give you life: Truly man is a most ungrateful creature!

Abul Ala Maududi
And it is He Who has endowed you with life and it is He who causes you to die, and it is He Who will then resurrect you. Man is indeed extremely prone to denying the Truth.

Muhsin Khan
It is He, Who gave you life, and then will cause you to die, and will again give you life (on the Day of Resurrection). Verily! Man is indeed an ingrate.

Pickthall
And He it is Who gave you life, then He will cause you to die, and then will give you life (again). Lo! man is verily an ingrate.

Dr. Ghali
And He is (The One) Who has given life to you; (i.e., mankind) thereafter He makes you to die; thereafter He will give you life. Surely man is indeed most disbelieving (Or: ungrateful).

Abdel Haleem
it is He who gave you [people] life, will cause you to die, then will give you life again- but man is ungrateful.

Quran 22 Verse 66 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hajj ayat 66, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(22:66) And it is He Who has endowed you with life and it is He who causes you to die, and it is He Who will then resurrect you. Man is indeed extremely prone to denying the Truth.[114]


114. That is, though man sees every reality presented by the Prophets, yet he denies it.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Hajj verse 66 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hajj ayat 63 which provides the complete commentary from verse 63 through 66.

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