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Surah Furqan Ayat 28 in Arabic Text

يَـٰوَيْلَتَىٰ لَيْتَنِى لَمْ أَتَّخِذْ فُلَانًا خَلِيلًۭا
Yaa wailataa laitanee lam attakhiz fulaanan khaleelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 28

Sahih International
Oh, woe to me! I wish I had not taken that one as a friend.

Yusuf Ali
“Ah! woe is me! Would that I had never taken such a one for a friend!

Abul Ala Maududi
O, woe to me! Would that I had not chosen so and so for a friend!

Muhsin Khan
“Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as a friend!

Pickthall
Alas for me! Ah, would that I had never taken such an one for friend!

Dr. Ghali
Oh, woe to me! Would that I had not taken so-and-so to myself for a (close) fellow.

Abdel Haleem
Woe is me! If only I had not taken so and so as a friend-

Quran 25 Verse 28 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Furqan ayat 28, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(25:28) Woe is me! Would that I had not taken such a one for a friend!


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Furqan verse 28 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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