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Surah Ghafir Ayat 71 in Arabic Text

إِذِ ٱلْأَغْلَـٰلُ فِىٓ أَعْنَـٰقِهِمْ وَٱلسَّلَـٰسِلُ يُسْحَبُونَ
Izil aghlaalu feee a’naaqi-him wassalaasilu yushaboon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 71

Sahih International
When the shackles are around their necks and the chains; they will be dragged

Yusuf Ali
When the yokes (shall be) round their necks, and the chains; they shall be dragged along-

Abul Ala Maududi
when fetters and chains shall be on their necks, and they shall be dragged into

Muhsin Khan
When iron collars will be rounded over their necks, and the chains, they shall be dragged along.

Pickthall
When carcans are about their necks and chains. They are dragged

Dr. Ghali
As the shackles are on their necks, and (also) the chains; they are pulled.

Abdel Haleem
when, with iron collars and chains around their necks, they are dragged

Quran 40 Verse 71 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 71, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:71) when fetters and chains shall be on their necks, and they shall be dragged into


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 71 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 69 which provides the complete commentary from verse 69 through 76.

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