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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 78 in Arabic Text

وَهُوَ ٱلَّذِىٓ أَنشَأَ لَكُمُ ٱلسَّمْعَ وَٱلْأَبْصَـٰرَ وَٱلْأَفْـِٔدَةَ ۚ قَلِيلًۭا مَّا تَشْكُرُونَ
Wa Huwal lazeee ansha a-lakumus sam’a wal absaara wal af’idah; qaleelam maa tashkuroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 78

Sahih International
And it is He who produced for you hearing and vision and hearts; little are you grateful.

Yusuf Ali
It is He Who has created for you (the faculties of) hearing, sight, feeling and understanding: little thanks it is ye give!

Abul Ala Maududi
It is He Who has endowed you with the faculties of hearing and sight and has given you hearts (to think). Scarcely do you give thanks.

Muhsin Khan
It is He, Who has created for you (the sense of) hearing (ears), sight (eyes), and hearts (understanding). Little thanks you give.

Pickthall
He it is Who hath created for you ears and eyes and hearts. Small thanks give ye!

Dr. Ghali
And He is The One Who brought into being for you hearing, and beholdings (i.e., eyesights) and heart-sights; (Or: perception) little do you thank (Him)!

Abdel Haleem
It is God who endowed you with hearing, sight, and hearts- how seldom you are grateful!

Quran 23 Verse 78 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 78, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:78) It is He Who has endowed you with the faculties of hearing and sight and has given you hearts (to think). Scarcely do you give thanks.[74]


74. The disbelievers have been told to consider the great blessings of eyes, ears, mind and heart and use them as human beings should, and show gratitude to the Creator by accepting His Message.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 78 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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