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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 201 in Arabic Text

لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِهِۦ حَتَّىٰ يَرَوُا۟ ٱلْعَذَابَ ٱلْأَلِيمَ
Laa yu’minoona bihee hattaa yarawul ‘azaabal aleem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 201

Sahih International
They will not believe in it until they see the painful punishment.

Yusuf Ali
They will not believe in it until they see the grievous Penalty;

Abul Ala Maududi
They will not believe in it until they clearly see the grievous chastisement.

Muhsin Khan
They will not believe in it until they see the painful torment;

Pickthall
They will not believe in it till they behold the painful doom,

Dr. Ghali
They (will) not believe in it until they see the painful torment,

Abdel Haleem
they will not believe in it until they see the grievous torment,

Quran 26 Verse 201 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 201, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:201) They will not believe in it until they clearly see the grievous chastisement.[126]


126. That is, until the criminals are actually overtaken by the torment, they do not believe in the Prophet. Then they feel remorse and desire to be given some respite when it is too late.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 201 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 200 which provides the complete commentary from verse 200 through 210.

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