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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 98 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا ٱلْمُسْتَضْعَفِينَ مِنَ ٱلرِّجَالِ وَٱلنِّسَآءِ وَٱلْوِلْدَٰنِ لَا يَسْتَطِيعُونَ حِيلَةًۭ وَلَا يَهْتَدُونَ سَبِيلًۭا
Illal mustad ‘afeena minar rijaali wannisaaa’i walwildaani laa yastatee’oona heelatanw wa laa yahtadoona sabeela

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 98

Sahih International
And it is He who produced you from one soul and [gave you] a place of dwelling and of storage. We have detailed the signs for a people who understand.

Yusuf Ali
It is He Who hath produced you from a single person: here is a place of sojourn and a place of departure: We detail Our signs for people who understand.

Abul Ala Maududi
It is He Who created you out of a single being, and appointed for each of you a time-limit and a resting place. We have indeed spelled out Our signs for those who can understand.

Muhsin Khan
It is He Who has created you from a single person (Adam), and has given you a place of residing (on the earth or in your mother’s wombs) and a place of storage [in the earth (in your graves) or in your father’s loins]. Indeed, We have explained in detail Our revelations (this Quran) for people who understand.

Pickthall
And He it is Who hath produced you from a single being, and (hath given you) a habitation and a repository. We have detailed Our revelations for a people who have understanding.

Dr. Ghali
And He is (The One) Who brought you into being from one self, then (for you is) a repository, then a depository. We (On the earth, then in the grave) have already expounded the signs for a people who comprehend.

Abdel Haleem
It is He who first produced you from a single soul, then gave you a place to stay [in life] and a resting place [after death]. We have made Our revelations clear to those who understand.

Quran 4 Verse 98 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa 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

(4:98) except the men, women, and children who were indeed too feeble to be able to seek the means of escape and did not know where to go .-


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 98 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 97 which provides the complete commentary from verse 97 through 100.

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