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Surah Ankabut Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

يُعَذِّبُ مَن يَشَآءُ وَيَرْحَمُ مَن يَشَآءُ ۖ وَإِلَيْهِ تُقْلَبُونَ
Yu’azzibu many yashaaa’u wa yarhamu many yashaaa’; wa ilaihi tuqlaboon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
He punishes whom He wills and has mercy upon whom He wills, and to Him you will be returned.

Yusuf Ali
“He punishes whom He pleases, and He grants Mercy to whom He pleases, and towards Him are ye turned.

Abul Ala Maududi
He chastises whom He will and forgives whom He will. To Him all of you will be sent back.

Muhsin Khan
He punishes whom He will, and shows mercy to whom He will, and to Him you will be returned.

Pickthall
He punisheth whom He will and showeth mercy unto whom He will, and unto Him ye will be turned.

Dr. Ghali
He torments whomever He decides, and He has mercy on whomever He decides. And to Him you will be turned over.

Abdel Haleem
He punishes whoever He will and shows mercy to whoever He will. You will all be returned to Him.

Quran 29 Verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ankabut ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(29:21) He chastises whom He will and forgives whom He will. To Him all of you will be sent back.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ankabut verse 21 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ankabut ayat 19 which provides the complete commentary from verse 19 through 23.

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