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Surah Ghafir Ayat 84 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا رَأَوْا۟ بَأْسَنَا قَالُوٓا۟ ءَامَنَّا بِٱللَّهِ وَحْدَهُۥ وَكَفَرْنَا بِمَا كُنَّا بِهِۦ مُشْرِكِينَ
Falammaa ra aw baasanaa qaalooo aamannaa billaahi wahdahoo wa kafarnaa bimaa kunnaa bihee mushrikeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 84

Sahih International
And when they saw Our punishment, they said,” We believe in Allah alone and disbelieve in that which we used to associate with Him.”

Yusuf Ali
But when they saw Our Punishment, they said: “We believe in Allah,- the one Allah – and we reject the partners we used to join with Him.”

Abul Ala Maududi
When they saw Our chastisement, they said: “We have come to believe in Allah, the Only One, and we reject all what we had associated (with Allah in His Divinity).”

Muhsin Khan
So when they saw Our punishment, they said: “We believe in Allah Alone and reject (all) that we used to associate with Him as (His) partners.

Pickthall
Then, when they saw Our doom, they said: We believe in Allah only and reject (all) that we used to associate (with Him).

Dr. Ghali
Then, as soon as they saw Our violence, they said, “We believe in Allah alone, and we disbelieve in whatever we used to be associating with Him.”

Abdel Haleem
when they saw Our punishment, they said, ‘We believe in God alone; we reject any partner we ascribed to Him,’

Quran 40 Verse 84 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 84, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:84) When they saw Our chastisement, they said: “We have come to believe in Allah, the Only One, and we reject all what we had associated (with Allah in His Divinity).”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 84 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 82 which provides the complete commentary from verse 82 through 85.

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