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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 98 in Arabic Text

وَأَعُوذُ بِكَ رَبِّ أَن يَحْضُرُونِ
Wa a’oozu bika Rabbi ai-yahduroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 98

Sahih International
And I seek refuge in You, my Lord, lest they be present with me.”

Yusuf Ali
“And I seek refuge with Thee O my Lord! lest they should come near me.”

Abul Ala Maududi
I even seek Your refuge, my Lord, lest they should approach me.”

Muhsin Khan
“And I seek refuge with You, My Lord! lest they may attend (or come near) me.”

Pickthall
And I seek refuge in Thee, my Lord, lest they be present with me,

Dr. Ghali
And I take refuge in You, Lord, that they should not be present with me.”

Abdel Haleem
I seek refuge with you, Lord, so that they may not come near me.’

Quran 23 Verse 98 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 98, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:98) I even seek Your refuge, my Lord, lest they should approach me.”[88]


88. For explanation, see (E.Ns 71, 72 of Surah Al-Anaam); (E.Ns 138, 150 to 153 of Surah Al-Aaraf); (E.N. 39 of Surah Younus); (E.N. 48 of Surah Al-Hijr); (E.Ns 122 to 124 of Surah An-Nahl); (E.Ns 58 to 63 of Surah Bani-Israil) and (E.Ns 35 to 41 of Surah HaMim-Sajdah).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 98 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 93 which provides the complete commentary from verse 93 through 98.

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