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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 48 in Arabic Text

فَكَذَّبُوهُمَا فَكَانُوا۟ مِنَ ٱلْمُهْلَكِينَ
Fakazzaboohumaa fakaanoo minal muhlakeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 48

Sahih International
So they denied them and were of those destroyed.

Yusuf Ali
So they accused them of falsehood, and they became of those who were destroyed.

Abul Ala Maududi
So they rejected them, calling them liars, and they too eventually became of those that were destroyed.

Muhsin Khan
So they denied them both [Musa (Moses) and Harun (Aaron)] and became of those who were destroyed.

Pickthall
So they denied them, and became of those who were destroyed.

Dr. Ghali
Then they cried lies to them (both); so they were among the perished.

Abdel Haleem
and so they called them both liars: they became another ruined people.

Quran 23 Verse 48 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 48, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:48) So they rejected them, calling them liars, and they too eventually became of those that were destroyed.[42]


42. For further details of the story of Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) and Pharaoh, see (Surah Al-Baqarah, Ayats 49-50); (Surah Al-Aaraf, Ayats 103-136); (Surah Younus, Ayats 75-92), (Surah H0ud, Ayats 96-99), (Surah Bani Israil, Ayats 101-104), (Surah TaHa, Ayats 9-80 ) along with the relevant E. Ns.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 48 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 45 which provides the complete commentary from verse 45 through 49.

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