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Surah Baqarah Ayat 86 in Arabic Text

أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ ٱلَّذِينَ ٱشْتَرَوُا۟ ٱلْحَيَوٰةَ ٱلدُّنْيَا بِٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ ۖ فَلَا يُخَفَّفُ عَنْهُمُ ٱلْعَذَابُ وَلَا هُمْ يُنصَرُونَ
Ulaaa’ikal lazeenash tarawul hayaatad dunyaa bil aakhirati falaa yukhaffafu ‘anhumul ‘azaabu wa laa hum yunsaroon (section 10)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 86

Sahih International
Those are the ones who have bought the life of this world [in exchange] for the Hereafter, so the punishment will not be lightened for them, nor will they be aided.

Yusuf Ali
“These are the people who buy the life of this world at the price of the Hereafter: their penalty shall not be lightened nor shall they be helped.

Abul Ala Maududi
These are the people who have preferred the worldly life to the life in the Hereafter. Therefore their torment shall not be lightened nor shall help be given to them (from any quarter).

Muhsin Khan
Those are they who have bought the life of this world at the price of the Hereafter. Their torment shall not be lightened nor shall they be helped.

Pickthall
Such are those who buy the life of the world at the price of the Hereafter. Their punishment will not be lightened, neither will they have support.

Dr. Ghali
Those are (they) who have traded the present life for the price of the Hereafter. So for them the torment will not be lightened, neither will they be vindicated.

Abdel Haleem
These are the people who buy the life of this world at the price of the Hereafter: their torment will not be lightened, nor will they be helped.

Quran 2 Verse 86 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 86, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(2:86) These are the ones who have bought the present life in exchange for the World to Come. Their chastisement shall not be lightened, nor shall they be helped.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 86 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 84 which provides the complete commentary from verse 84 through 86.

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