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Surah Furqan Ayat 27 in Arabic Text

وَيَوْمَ يَعَضُّ ٱلظَّالِمُ عَلَىٰ يَدَيْهِ يَقُولُ يَـٰلَيْتَنِى ٱتَّخَذْتُ مَعَ ٱلرَّسُولِ سَبِيلًۭا
Wa Yawma ya’adduz zaalimu ‘alaa yadaihi yaqoolu yaa laitanit takhaztu ma’ar Rasooli sabeelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 27

Sahih International
And the Day the wrongdoer will bite on his hands [in regret] he will say, “Oh, I wish I had taken with the Messenger a way.

Yusuf Ali
The Day that the wrong-doer will bite at his hands, he will say, “Oh! would that I had taken a (straight) path with the Messenger!

Abul Ala Maududi
The unjust man will bite at his hand and say, “Would that I had stood by the Messenger!

Muhsin Khan
And (remember) the Day when the Zalim (wrong-doer, oppressor, polytheist, etc.) will bite at his hands, he will say: “Oh! Would that I had taken a path with the Messenger (Muhammad SAW).

Pickthall
On the day when the wrong-doer gnaweth his hands, he will say: Ah, would that I had chosen a way together with the messenger (of Allah)!

Dr. Ghali
And the Day that the unjust (person) will bite at both his hands, (and) say, “Oh, would that I had taken to myself a way along with the Messenger.

Abdel Haleem
On that Day the evildoer will bite his own hand and say, ‘If only I had taken the same path as the Messenger.

Quran 25 Verse 27 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Furqan ayat 27, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(25:27) a Day when the wrong-doer will bite his hands, saying: “Would that I had stood by the Messenger!


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Furqan verse 27 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Furqan ayat 25 which provides the complete commentary from verse 25 through 29.

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