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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 61 in Arabic Text

أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ يُسَـٰرِعُونَ فِى ٱلْخَيْرَٰتِ وَهُمْ لَهَا سَـٰبِقُونَ
Ulaaa’ika yusaari’oona fil khairaati wa hum lahaa saabiqoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 61

Sahih International
It is those who hasten to good deeds, and they outstrip [others] therein.

Yusuf Ali
It is these who hasten in every good work, and these who are foremost in them.

Abul Ala Maududi
it is these who hasten to do good works and vie in so doing with one another.

Muhsin Khan
It is these who race for the good deeds, and they are foremost in them [e.g. offering the compulsory Salat (prayers) in their (early) stated, fixed times and so on].

Pickthall
These race for the good things, and they shall win them in the race.

Dr. Ghali
Those (come) swiftly with charitable (deeds), and they are outstrippers to them.

Abdel Haleem
are the ones who race toward good things, and they will be the first to get them.

Quran 23 Verse 61 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 61, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:61) it is these who hasten to do good works and vie in so doing with one another.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 61 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 57 which provides the complete commentary from verse 57 through 61.

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