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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 85 in Arabic Text

سَيَقُولُونَ لِلَّهِ ۚ قُلْ أَفَلَا تَذَكَّرُونَ
Sa-yaqooloona lillaah; qul afalaa tazakkkaroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 85

Sahih International
They will say, “To Allah.” Say, “Then will you not remember?”

Yusuf Ali
They will say, “To Allah!” say: “Yet will ye not receive admonition?”

Abul Ala Maududi
They will surely say: “Allah’s.” Say: “Then why do you not take heed?”

Muhsin Khan
They will say: “It is Allah’s!” Say: “Will you not then remember?”

Pickthall
They will say: Unto Allah. Say: Will ye not then remember?

Dr. Ghali
They will say, “To Allah.” Say, “Will you not then be mindful?”

Abdel Haleem
and they will reply, ‘God.’ Say, ‘Will you not take heed?’

Quran 23 Verse 85 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 85, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:85) They will surely say: “Allah’s.” Say: “Then why do you not take heed?”[78]


78. That is, if you acknowledge this, why do you not then understand that none but Allah deserves to be worshiped and that when He has once created the earth and all the things in it, it is not difficult for Him to re-create them once again?

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 85 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 84 which provides the complete commentary from verse 84 through 90.

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