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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 2 in Arabic Text

رُّبَمَا يَوَدُّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ لَوْ كَانُوا۟ مُسْلِمِينَ
Rubamaa yawaddul lazeena kafaroo law kaanoo muslimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 2

Sahih International
Perhaps those who disbelieve will wish that they had been Muslims.

Yusuf Ali
Again and again will those who disbelieve, wish that they had bowed (to Allah’s will) in Islam.

Abul Ala Maududi
Soon will the time come when the unbelievers will wish they were Muslims.

Muhsin Khan
Perhaps (often) will those who disbelieve wish that they were Muslims [those who have submitted themselves to Allah’s Will in Islam Islamic Monotheism, this will be on the Day of Resurrection when they will see the disbelievers going to Hell and the Muslims going to Paradise].

Pickthall
It may be that those who disbelieve wish ardently that they were Muslims.

Dr. Ghali
(Probably) the ones who have disbelieved would often rather like that if they were Muslims.

Abdel Haleem
The disbelievers may well come to wish they had submitted to God,

Quran 15 Verse 2 Explanation

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

Ala-Maududi

(15:2) Soon will the time come when the unbelievers will wish they were Muslims.


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

Ibn-Kathir

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

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