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Surah Qamar Ayat 42 in Arabic Text

كَذَّبُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا كُلِّهَا فَأَخَذْنَـٰهُمْ أَخْذَ عَزِيزٍۢ مُّقْتَدِرٍ
Kazzaboo bi Aayaatinaa kullihaa fa akhaznaahum akhza ‘azeezim muqtadir

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 42

Sahih International
They denied Our signs, all of them, so We seized them with a seizure of one Exalted in Might and Perfect in Ability.

Yusuf Ali
The (people) rejected all Our Signs; but We seized them with such Penalty (as comes) from One Exalted in Power, able to carry out His Will.

Abul Ala Maududi
but they gave the lie to Our Signs, to all of them. Thereupon We seized them with the seizing of the Most Mighty, the Most Powerful.

Muhsin Khan
(They) belied all Our Signs, so We seized them with a Seizure of the All-Mighty, All-Capable to carry out what he Will (Omnipotent).

Pickthall
Who denied Our revelations, every one. Therefore We grasped them with the grasp of the Mighty, the Powerful.

Dr. Ghali
They cried lies to Our signs, all of them, so We took them (away) with the taking of an EverMighty, Supreme Determiner.

Abdel Haleem
They rejected all Our signs so We seized them with all Our might and power.

Quran 54 Verse 42 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qamar ayat 42, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(54:42) but they gave the lie to Our Signs, to all of them. Thereupon We seized them with the seizing of the Most Mighty, the Most Powerful.


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qamar verse 42 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qamar ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 46.

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