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Surah Baqarah Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

صُمٌّۢ بُكْمٌ عُمْىٌۭ فَهُمْ لَا يَرْجِعُونَ
Summum bukmun ‘umyun fahum laa yarji’oon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
Deaf, dumb and blind – so they will not return [to the right path].

Yusuf Ali
“Deaf, dumb, and blind, they will not return (to the path).

Abul Ala Maududi
They are deaf; they are dumb; they are blind so they will not return (to the right way).

Muhsin Khan
They are deaf, dumb, and blind, so they return not (to the Right Path).

Pickthall
Deaf, dumb and blind; and they return not.

Dr. Ghali
Deaf, dumb, blind, so they will not return.

Abdel Haleem
deaf, dumb, and blind: they will never return.

Quran 2 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(2:18) They are deaf, they are dumb, they are blind;[17] they will never return (to the Right Way).


17. They have become deaf to hear, dumb to utter and blind to perceive the truth.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 18.

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