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Surah Ankabut Ayat 65 in Arabic Text

فَإِذَا رَكِبُوا۟ فِى ٱلْفُلْكِ دَعَوُا۟ ٱللَّهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ ٱلدِّينَ فَلَمَّا نَجَّىٰهُمْ إِلَى ٱلْبَرِّ إِذَا هُمْ يُشْرِكُونَ
Fa-izaa rakiboo fil fulki da’awul laaha mukhliseena lahud deena falammaa najjaa hum ilal barri izaa hum yushrikoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 65

Sahih International
And when they board a ship, they supplicate Allah, sincere to Him in religion. But when He delivers them to the land, at once they associate others with Him

Yusuf Ali
Now, if they embark on a boat, they call on Allah, making their devotion sincerely (and exclusively) to Him; but when He has delivered them safely to (dry) land, behold, they give a share (of their worship to others)!-

Abul Ala Maududi
When they embark in the ships they call upon Allah, consecrating their faith to Him. But when He rescues them and brings them to land, they suddenly begin to associate others with Allah in His Divinity

Muhsin Khan
And when they embark on a ship, they invoke Allah, making their Faith pure for Him only, but when He brings them safely to land, behold, they give a share of their worship to others.

Pickthall
And when they mount upon the ships they pray to Allah, making their faith pure for Him only, but when He bringeth them safe to land, behold! they ascribe partners (unto Him),

Dr. Ghali
So when they embark in the ships, they invoke Allah, making the religion His faithfully; then, as soon as He delivers them safe on the dry land, only then do they associate others (with Him).

Abdel Haleem
Whenever they go on board a ship they call on God, and dedicate their faith to Him alone, but once He has delivered them safely back to land, see how they ascribe partners to Him!

Quran 29 Verse 65 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ankabut ayat 65, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(29:65) When they embark in the ships they call upon Allah, consecrating their faith to Him. But when He rescues them and brings them to land, they suddenly begin to associate others with Allah in His Divinity


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ankabut verse 65 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ankabut ayat 64 which provides the complete commentary from verse 64 through 65.

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