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Surah Ghafir Ayat 48 in Arabic Text

قَالَ ٱلَّذِينَ ٱسْتَكْبَرُوٓا۟ إِنَّا كُلٌّۭ فِيهَآ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ قَدْ حَكَمَ بَيْنَ ٱلْعِبَادِ
Qaalal lazeenas takbarooo innaa kullun feehaaa innal laaha qad hakama baynal’ibaad

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 48

Sahih International
Those who had been arrogant will say, “Indeed, all [of us] are in it. Indeed, Allah has judged between the servants.”

Yusuf Ali
Those who had been arrogant will say: “We are all in this (Fire)! Truly, Allah has judged between (his) Servants!”

Abul Ala Maududi
Those who had waxed proud will reply: “All of us are in it. Allah has already passed His judgement among His servants.”

Muhsin Khan
Those who were arrogant will say: “We are all (together) in this (Fire)! Verily Allah has judged between (His) slaves!”

Pickthall
Those who were proud say: Lo! we are all (together) herein. Lo! Allah hath judged between (His) slaves.

Dr. Ghali
The ones who waxed proud will say, “Surely every one of us is in it; surely Allah has already judged among (His) bondmen.”

Abdel Haleem
but they will say, ‘We are all in this together. God has judged between His creatures.’

Quran 40 Verse 48 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 48, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:48) Those who had waxed proud will reply: “All of us are in it. Allah has already passed His judgement among His servants.”[65]


65. That is, both you and we have already been sentenced and Allah has passed His judgment regarding each of us. Now it does not lie in anyone’s power to change the sentence of Allah, or to make any increase or decrease in the punishment awarded by Him.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 48 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 47 which provides the complete commentary from verse 47 through 50.

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