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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 138 in Arabic Text

بَشِّرِ ٱلْمُنَـٰفِقِينَ بِأَنَّ لَهُمْ عَذَابًا أَلِيمًا
Bashshiril munaafiqeena bi anna lahum ‘azaaban aleemaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 138

Sahih International
Give tidings to the hypocrites that there is for them a painful punishment –

Yusuf Ali
To the Hypocrites give the glad tidings that there is for them (but) a grievous penalty;-

Abul Ala Maududi
Give tidings of painful chastisement to the hypocrites.

Muhsin Khan
Give to the hypocrites the tidings that there is for them a painful torment.

Pickthall
Bear unto the hypocrites the tidings that for them there is a painful doom;

Dr. Ghali
Give (good) tidings to the hypocrites that they will have a painful torment.

Abdul Haleem
[Prophet], tell such hypocrites that an agonizing torment awaits them.

Quran 4 Verse 138 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 138, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:138) Give tidings of painful chastisement to the hypocrites.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 138 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 137 which provides the complete commentary from verse 137 through 140.

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