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Surah Ghafir Ayat 6 in Arabic Text

وَكَذَٰلِكَ حَقَّتْ كَلِمَتُ رَبِّكَ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓا۟ أَنَّهُمْ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلنَّارِ
Wa kazaalika haqqat Kalimatu Rabbika ‘alal lazeena kafarooo annahum Ashaabun Naar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 6

Sahih International
And thus has the word of your Lord come into effect upon those who disbelieved that they are companions of the Fire.

Yusuf Ali
Thus was the Decree of thy Lord proved true against the Unbelievers; that truly they are Companions of the Fire!

Abul Ala Maududi
Thus has the decree of your Lord become due against the unbelievers. They are destined for the Fire.

Muhsin Khan
Thus has the Word of your Lord been justified against those who disbelieved, that they will be the dwellers of the Fire.

Pickthall
Thus was the word of thy Lord concerning those who disbelieve fulfilled: That they are owners of the Fire.

Dr. Ghali
And thus the Word of your Lord has come true against the ones who disbelieved that they are the companions (i.e., inhabitants) of the Fire.

Abdel Haleem
In this way your Lord’s sentence was passed against the disbelievers that they would be the inhabitants of the Fire.

Quran 40 Verse 6 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 6, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:6) Thus has the decree of your Lord become due against the unbelievers. They are destined for the Fire.[5]


5. That is, the torment that seized them in the world was not their final punishment, but Allah has also decreed that they shall go to Hell. Another meaning can be: Just as the nations of the past have gone to their doom, so will those people also who are committing disbelief go to Hell, according to the fixed decree of Allah.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 6 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 6.

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