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Surah Ghafir Ayat 63 in Arabic Text

كَذَٰلِكَ يُؤْفَكُ ٱلَّذِينَ كَانُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِ ٱللَّهِ يَجْحَدُونَ
Kazaalika yu’fakul lazeena kaanoo bi Aayaatil laahi yajhadoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 63

Sahih International
Thus were those [before you] deluded who were rejecting the signs of Allah.

Yusuf Ali
Thus are deluded those who are wont to reject the Signs of Allah.

Abul Ala Maududi
Thus it is only those who had denied Allah’s Signs that were led astray.

Muhsin Khan
Thus were turned away those who used to deny the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) of Allah.

Pickthall
Thus are they perverted who deny the revelations of Allah.

Dr. Ghali
Thus diverged (from Truth) are they who used to repudiate the signs of Allah.

Abdel Haleem
This is how deluded those who deny God’s messages are.

Quran 40 Verse 63 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 63, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:63) Thus it is only those who had denied Allah’s Signs that were led astray.[88]


88. That is, in every age the common people have been deluded by the misguides only because the people did not believe in the revelations that Allah sent down through His Messengers to make them understand the truth. Consequently; they were trapped by the selfish, dishonest people, who had set up shrines of false gods as a business.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 63 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 61 which provides the complete commentary from verse 61 through 65.

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