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Surah Buruj Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

فَعَّالٞ لِّمَا يُرِيدُ
Fa’ ‘aalul limaa yureed

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
Effecter of what He intends.

Yusuf Ali
Doer (without let) of all that He intends.

Abul Ala Maududi
the Executor of what He wills.

Muhsin Khan
He does what He intends (or wills).

Doer of what He will.

Dr. Ghali
The Sublime Performer of whatever He wills.

Abdel Haleem
He does whatever He will.

Muhammad Junagarhi
جو چاہے اسے کر گزرنے واﻻ ہے

Quran 85 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Buruj ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(85:16) the Executor of what He wills.[7]

7. He is the All-Forgiving: If a person repents and reforms himself, he can hope to be received by Allah in His mercy. All-Loving: He has no enmity with His creatures that He would subject them to torment without any reason, but He loves the creatures He has created and punishes them only when they do not give up the attitude of rebellion against Him. Owner of the Throne, means that He alone is the Ruler of the kingdom of the universe: no one who is a rebel can escape His grip and punishment. The mention of His being Exalted is meant to warn man for his meanness when he adopts an attitude of arrogance against such a Being. Last of all, “He is Doer of whatever He intends: no one in the entire universe has the power to obstruct and resist what Allah wills to do.


The tafsir of Surah Al-Buruj verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Buruj ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 22.

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