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Surah Ghafir Ayat 14 in Arabic Text

فَٱدْعُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ مُخْلِصِينَ لَهُ ٱلدِّينَ وَلَوْ كَرِهَ ٱلْكَـٰفِرُونَ
Fad’ul laaha mukhliseena lahud deena wa law karihal kaafiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 14

Sahih International
So invoke Allah, [being] sincere to Him in religion, although the disbelievers dislike it.

Yusuf Ali
Call ye, then, upon Allah with sincere devotion to Him, even though the Unbelievers may detest it.

Abul Ala Maududi
So call upon Allah, consecrating all your devotion to Him, howsoever much the unbelievers may dislike it.

Muhsin Khan
So, call you (O Muhammad SAW and the believers) upon (or invoke) Allah making (your) worship pure for Him (Alone) (by worshipping none but Him and by doing religious deeds sincerely for Allah’s sake only and not to show-off and not to set up rivals with Him in worship). However much the disbelievers (in the Oneness of Allah) may hate (it).

Pickthall
Therefor (O believers) pray unto Allah, making religion pure for Him (only), however much the disbelievers be averse –

Dr. Ghali
So invoke Allah, making the religion faithfully His, though the disbelievers hate it.

Abdel Haleem
So call upon God and dedicate your religion to Him alone, however hateful this may be to the disbelievers:

Quran 40 Verse 14 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 14, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:14) So call upon Allah, consecrating all your devotion to Him,[22] howsoever much the unbelievers may dislike it.


22. For the explanation of making one’s religion sincerely Allah’s, see (E.N. 3 of Surah Az-Zumar).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 14 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 14.

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