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Surah Haqqah Ayat 41 in Arabic Text

وَمَا هُوَ بِقَوْلِ شَاعِرٍۢ ۚ قَلِيلًۭا مَّا تُؤْمِنُونَ
Wa maa huwa biqawli shaa’ir; qaleelan maa tu’minoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 41

Sahih International
And it is not the word of a poet; little do you believe.

Yusuf Ali
It is not the word of a poet: little it is ye believe!

Abul Ala Maududi
not the speech of a poet. Little do you believe!

Muhsin Khan
It is not the word of a poet, little is that you believe!

Pickthall
It is not poet’s speech – little is it that ye believe!

Dr. Ghali
4 And in no way is it the saying of a poet- little do you believe

Abdel Haleem
not the words of a poet- how little you believe!-

Quran 69 Verse 41 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Haqqah ayat 41, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(69:41) not the speech of a poet. Little do you believe![23]


23. One meaning of “little it is that you believe”, according to Arabic idiom, can be: You do not believe it at all. Another meaning also can be: Hearing the Quran your heart sometimes itself cries out: This cannot be mortal word. Yet you behave stubbornly and refuse to believe in it.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Haqqah verse 41 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Haqqah ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 43.

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