Surah Ankabut Ayat 42 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 42
Indeed, Allah knows whatever thing they call upon other than Him. And He is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.
Verily Allah doth know of (every thing) whatever that they call upon besides Him: and He is Exalted (in power), Wise.
Surely Allah knows fully what they call upon apart from Him. He is the Most Powerful, the Most Wise.
Verily, Allah knows what things they invoke instead of Him. He is the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.
Lo! Allah knoweth what thing they invoke instead of Him. He is the Mighty, the Wise.
Surely Allah knows that in no way do they (really) invoke anything (else), apart from Him; and He is The Ever-Mighty, The Ever-Wise.
God knows what things they call upon beside Him: He is the Mighty, the Wise.
Quran 29 Verse 42 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ankabut ayat 42, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(29:42) Surely Allah knows fully what they call upon apart from Him. He is the Most Powerful, the Most Wise.
74. That is, Allah knows fully the reality of those beings and things which they have taken as their deities and which they invoke for help. They are absolutely powerless. The Owner of power is only Allah, Who is controlling the system of this universe according to His own wisdom and design. Another translation of this verse can be: “Allah knows well that of those whom they invoke, apart from Him, are nonentities, and He alone is the All Mighty, the All-Wise.”
The tafsir of Surah Ankabut verse 42 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ankabut ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 43.
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