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Surah Mulk Ayat 27 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا رَأَوْهُ زُلْفَةًۭ سِيٓـَٔتْ وُجُوهُ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ وَقِيلَ هَـٰذَا ٱلَّذِى كُنتُم بِهِۦ تَدَّعُونَ
Falaammaa ra-awhu zulfatan seee’at wujoohul lazeena kafaroo wa qeela haazal lazee kuntum bihee tadda’oon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 27

Sahih International
But when they see it approaching, the faces of those who disbelieve will be distressed, and it will be said, “This is that for which you used to call.”

Yusuf Ali
At length, when they see it close at hand, grieved will be the faces of the Unbelievers, and it will be said (to them): “This is (the promise fulfilled), which ye were calling for!”

Abul Ala Maududi
When they will see it near at hand, the faces of all those who had denied it will be distraught, and then they will be told: “This is the doom which you used to ask for.”

Muhsin Khan
But when they will see it (the torment on the Day of Resurrection) approaching, the faces of those who disbelieve will be different (black, sad, and in grieve), and it will be said (to them): “This is (the promise) which you were calling for!”

Pickthall
But when they see it nigh, the faces of those who disbelieve will be awry, and it will be said (unto them): This is that for which ye used to call.

Dr. Ghali
Then, as soon as they see it drawn forward, the faces of the disbelievers will be vexed, and it will be said, “This is (the thing) that you used to claim.”

Abdel Haleem
When they see it close at hand, the disbelievers’ faces will be gloomy, and it will be said, ‘This is what you were calling for.’

Quran 67 Verse 27 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mulk ayat 27, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(67:27) When they will see it near at hand, the faces of all those who had denied it will be distraught,[37] and then they will be told: “This is the doom which you used to ask for.”


37. That is, they will be in the same agony as is suffered by the criminal who is being taken to the gallows.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Mulk verse 27 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mulk ayat 20 which provides the complete commentary from verse 20 through 27.

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