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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 3 in Arabic Text

ذَرْهُمْ يَأْكُلُوا۟ وَيَتَمَتَّعُوا۟ وَيُلْهِهِمُ ٱلْأَمَلُ ۖ فَسَوْفَ يَعْلَمُونَ
Zarhum yaakuloo wa yatamatta’oo wa yulhihimul amalu fasawfa ya’lamoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 3

Sahih International
Let them eat and enjoy themselves and be diverted by [false] hope, for they are going to know.

Yusuf Ali
Leave them alone, to enjoy (the good things of this life) and to please themselves: let (false) hope amuse them: soon will knowledge (undeceive them).

Abul Ala Maududi
Leave them to eat and enjoy life and let false hopes amuse them. They will soon come to know.

Muhsin Khan
Leave them to eat and enjoy, and let them be preoccupied with (false) hope. They will come to know!

Pickthall
Let them eat and enjoy life, and let (false) hope beguile them. They will come to know!

Dr. Ghali
Leave them out to eat and enjoy (life), and let (false) aspiration divert them; then eventually they will know.

Abdel Haleem
so [Prophet] leave them to eat and enjoy themselves. Let [false] hopes distract them: they will come to know.

Quran 15 Verse 3 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:3) Leave them to eat and enjoy life and let false hopes amuse them. They will soon come to know.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 3 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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