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Surah Ghafir Ayat 75 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكُم بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَفْرَحُونَ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ بِغَيْرِ ٱلْحَقِّ وَبِمَا كُنتُمْ تَمْرَحُونَ
Zaalikum bimaa kuntum tafrahoona fil ardi bighairil haqqi wa bimaa kuntum tamrahoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 75

Sahih International
[The angels will say], “That was because you used to exult upon the earth without right and you used to behave insolently.

Yusuf Ali
“That was because ye were wont to rejoice on the earth in things other than the Truth, and that ye were wont to be insolent.

Abul Ala Maududi
(They will be told): “This is because while you were on earth you took delight in untruth and exulted in it.

Muhsin Khan
That was because you had been exulting in the earth without any right (by worshipping others instead of Allah and by committing crimes), and that you used to rejoice extremely (in your error).

Pickthall
(And it is said unto them): This is because ye exulted in the earth without right, and because ye were petulant.

Dr. Ghali
That is (due to the fact) that you used to exult in the earth untruthfully, (Literally: without the truth) and (due to the fact) that you used to live in merriment.

Abdel Haleem
all because on earth you revelled in untruth and ran wild.

Quran 40 Verse 75 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 75, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:75) (They will be told): “This is because while you were on earth you took delight in untruth and exulted in it.[104]


104. That is, you not only followed that which was untrue and false, but you became so enamored of the untruth that when the truth was presented before you, you paid no heed to it, but continued to exult in your worship of the falsehood.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 75 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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