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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 87 in Arabic Text

سَيَقُولُونَ لِلَّهِ ۚ قُلْ أَفَلَا تَتَّقُونَ
Sa yaqooloona lillaah; qul afalaa tattaqoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 87

Sahih International
They will say, “[They belong] to Allah.” Say, “Then will you not fear Him?”

Yusuf Ali
They will say, “(They belong) to Allah.” Say: “Will ye not then be filled with awe?”

Abul Ala Maududi
They will surely say: “Allah.” Say: “Will you not, then, fear (Allah)?”

Muhsin Khan
They will say: “Allah.” Say: “Will you not then fear Allah (believe in His Oneness, obey Him, believe in the Resurrection and Recompense for each and every good or bad deed).”

Pickthall
They will say: Unto Allah (all that belongeth). Say: Will ye not then keep duty (unto Him)?

Dr. Ghali
They will say, “To Allah (all that belongs).” Say, “Will you not then be pious?”

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

Quran 23 Verse 87 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 87, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:87) They will surely say: “Allah.”[79] Say: “Will you not, then, fear (Allah)?”[80]


79. See (E.N. 78 of this Surah).

80. That is, why are you not afraid of rebelling against Him and worshiping others besides Him? Why do you not dread that one day you shall have to give an account of all your deeds to the All-Powerful Sovereign of the universe?

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 87 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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