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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 41 in Arabic Text

فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ ٱلصَّيْحَةُ بِٱلْحَقِّ فَجَعَلْنَـٰهُمْ غُثَآءًۭ ۚ فَبُعْدًۭا لِّلْقَوْمِ ٱلظَّـٰلِمِينَ
Fa akhazat humus saihatu bilhaqqi faja’alnaahum ghusaaa’aa; fabu’dal lilqaw miz zaalimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 41

Sahih International
So the shriek seized them in truth, and We made them as [plant] stubble. Then away with the wrongdoing people.

Yusuf Ali
Then the Blast overtook them with justice, and We made them as rubbish of dead leaves (floating on the stream of Time)! So away with the people who do wrong!

Abul Ala Maududi
Then a mighty blast quite justly overtook them, and We reduced them to a rubble. So away with the wrong-doing folk!

Muhsin Khan
So As-Saihah (torment – awful cry, etc.) overtook them with justice, and We made them as rubbish of dead plants. So away with the people who are Zalimun (polytheists, wrong-doers, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allah, disobedient to His Messengers, etc.).

Pickthall
So the (Awful) Cry overtook them rightfully, and We made them like as wreckage (that a torrent hurleth). A far removal for wrongdoing folk!

Dr. Ghali
So the Shout took them (away) with the truth, then We made them (as) stubble; so far away (are gone) the unjust people!

Abdel Haleem
The blast justly struck them and We swept them away like scum. Away with the evildoers!

Quran 23 Verse 41 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun 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

(23:41) Then a mighty blast quite justly overtook them, and We reduced them to a rubble.[37] So away with the wrong-doing folk!


37. Lexically, the word ghutha means the rubbish which is brought by flood waters and is deposited on the banks to rot there.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 41 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 31 which provides the complete commentary from verse 31 through 41.

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