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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 6 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا عَلَىٰٓ أَزْوَٰجِهِمْ أَوْ مَا مَلَكَتْ أَيْمَـٰنُهُمْ فَإِنَّهُمْ غَيْرُ مَلُومِينَ
Illaa ‘alaaa azwaajihim aw maa malakat aimaanuhum fa innahum ghairu maloomeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 6

Sahih International
Except from their wives or those their right hands possess, for indeed, they will not be blamed –

Yusuf Ali
Except with those joined to them in the marriage bond, or (the captives) whom their right hands possess,- for (in their case) they are free from blame,

Abul Ala Maududi
save from their wives, or those whom their right hands possess; for with regard to them they are free from blame “

Muhsin Khan
Except from their wives or (the captives and slaves) that their right hands possess, for then, they are free from blame;

Pickthall
Save from their wives or the (slaves) that their right hands possess, for then they are not blameworthy,

Dr. Ghali
Except from their spouses and what their right hands possess, then surely they are not blameworthy. (literally: other than being blameworthy)

Abdel Haleem
except with their spouses or their slaves––with these they are not to blame,

Quran 23 Verse 6 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 6, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:6) save from their wives, or those whom their right hands possess; for with regard to them they are free from blame “


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 6 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 11.

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