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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 207 in Arabic Text

مَآ أَغْنَىٰ عَنْهُم مَّا كَانُوا۟ يُمَتَّعُونَ
Maaa aghnaaa ‘anhum maa kaanoo yumatta’oon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 207

Sahih International
They would not be availed by the enjoyment with which they were provided.

Yusuf Ali
It will profit them not that they enjoyed (this life)!

Abul Ala Maududi
of what avail will be the provisions of life which they have been granted to enjoy?

Muhsin Khan
All that with which they used to enjoy shall not avail them.

Pickthall
(How) that wherewith they were contented naught availeth them?

Dr. Ghali
In no way will avail them whatever they had been given to enjoy.

Abdel Haleem
what good would their past enjoyment be to them?

Quran 26 Verse 207 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 207, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:207) of what avail will be the provisions of life which they have been granted to enjoy?[128]


128. That is, We could not be blamed for any injustice when they did not heed the warning and admonition of the warners and were destroyed. It would have been injustice if no effort had been made to admonish them and guide them aright prior to their destruction.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 207 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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