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Surah Hashr Ayat 20 in Arabic Text

لَا يَسْتَوِىٓ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلنَّارِ وَأَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْجَنَّةِ ۚ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلْجَنَّةِ هُمُ ٱلْفَآئِزُونَ
Laa yastaweee as-haabun naari wa ashaabul jannah; as haabul jannati humul faaa’izoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 20

Sahih International
Not equal are the companions of the Fire and the companions of Paradise. The companions of Paradise – they are the attainers [of success].

Yusuf Ali
Not equal are the Companions of the Fire and the Companions of the Garden: it is the Companions of the Garden, that will achieve Felicity.

Abul Ala Maududi
Those destined for the Fire and those destined for Paradise cannot be alike. Verily it is those destined for Paradise who shall triumph.

Muhsin Khan
Not equal are the dwellers of the Fire and the dwellers of the Paradise. It is the dwellers of Paradise that will be successful.

Pickthall
Not equal are the owners of the Fire and the owners of the Garden. The owners of the Garden, they are the victorious.

Dr. Ghali
Not equal are the companions (i.e., inhabitants) of the Fire and the companions of the Garden; the companions of the Garden are they who are the triumphant

Abdel Haleem
there is no comparison between the inhabitants of the Fire and the inhabitants of Paradise- and the inhabitants of Paradise are the successful ones.

Quran 59 Verse 20 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hashr ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(59:20) Those destined for the Fire and those destined for Paradise cannot be alike. Verily it is those destined for Paradise who shall triumph.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hashr verse 20 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hashr ayat 18 which provides the complete commentary from verse 18 through 20.

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