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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 77 in Arabic Text

حَتَّىٰٓ إِذَا فَتَحْنَا عَلَيْهِم بَابًۭا ذَا عَذَابٍۢ شَدِيدٍ إِذَا هُمْ فِيهِ مُبْلِسُونَ
Hattaaa izaa fatahnaa ‘alaihim baaban zaa ‘azaabin shadeedin izaa hum feehi mublisoon (section 4)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 77

Sahih International
Until when We have opened before them a door of severe punishment, immediately they will be therein in despair.

Yusuf Ali
Until We open on them a gate leading to a severe Punishment: then Lo! they will be plunged in despair therein!

Abul Ala Maududi
until We opened upon them the door of a severe chastisement. Then lo, in this state they become utterly despaired of any good.

Muhsin Khan
Until, when We open for them the gate of severe punishment, then lo! They will be plunged into destruction with deep regrets, sorrows and in despair.

Pickthall
Until, when We open for them the gate of extreme punishment, behold! they are aghast thereat.

Dr. Ghali
Until, when We open upon them a gate of (Literally: owning, comprising) strict torment, only then are they dumbfounded at it.

Abdel Haleem
until We open a gate to severe torment for them- then they will be plunged into utter despair.

Quran 23 Verse 77 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 77, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:77) until We opened upon them the door of a severe chastisement. Then lo, in this state they become utterly despaired of any good.[73]


73. The Arabic word mublis is used for one whom frustration makes so desperate and obdurate that he does not hesitate to resort to any crime. The Devil has been called Iblis for the same reason.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 77 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 76 which provides the complete commentary from verse 76 through 83.

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