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Surah Ankabut Ayat 55 in Arabic Text

يَوْمَ يَغْشَىٰهُمُ ٱلْعَذَابُ مِن فَوْقِهِمْ وَمِن تَحْتِ أَرْجُلِهِمْ وَيَقُولُ ذُوقُوا۟ مَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Yawma yaghshaahumul ‘azaabu min fawqihim wa min tahti arjulihim wa yaqoolu zooqoo maa kuntum ta’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 55

Sahih International
On the Day the punishment will cover them from above them and from below their feet and it is said, “Taste [the result of] what you used to do.”

Yusuf Ali
On the Day that the Punishment shall cover them from above them and from below them, and (a Voice) shall say: “Taste ye (the fruits) of your deeds!”

Abul Ala Maududi
(They will become aware of it) the Day when the chastisement will overwhelm them from above and from under their feet, and He will say to them: “Taste now the consequence of the deeds that you used to commit.”

Muhsin Khan
On the Day when the torment (Hell-fire) shall cover them from above them and from underneath their feet, and it will be said: “Taste what you used to do.”

Pickthall
On the day when the doom will overwhelm them from above them and from underneath their feet, and He will say: Taste what ye used to do!

Dr. Ghali
On the Day when the torment will envelop them from above them and from beneath their legs (i.e., their feet) and He will say, “Taste (now) whatever you were doing.”

Abdel Haleem
on the Day when punishment overwhelms them from above and from below their very feet, and they will be told, ‘Now taste the punishment for what you used to do.’

Quran 29 Verse 55 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ankabut ayat 55, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(29:55) (They will become aware of it) the Day when the chastisement will overwhelm them from above and from under their feet, and He will say to them: “Taste now the consequence of the deeds that you used to commit.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ankabut verse 55 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ankabut ayat 53 which provides the complete commentary from verse 53 through 55.

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