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Surah Hud Ayat 121 in Arabic Text

وَقُل لِّلَّذِينَ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ ٱعْمَلُوا۟ عَلَىٰ مَكَانَتِكُمْ إِنَّا عَـٰمِلُونَ
Wa qul lillazeena laa yu’minoo na’maloo ‘alaa makaanatikum innaa ‘aamiloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 121

Sahih International
And say to those who do not believe, “Work according to your position; indeed, we are working.

Yusuf Ali
Say to those who do not believe: “Do what ever ye can: We shall do our part;

Abul Ala Maududi
As for those who are bent on not believing, tell them: ‘Work according to your way and we are working according to our way.

Muhsin Khan
And say to those who do not believe: “Act according to your ability and way, We are acting (in our way).

Pickthall
And say unto those who believe not: Act according to your power. Lo! We (too) are acting.

Dr. Ghali
And say to the ones who do not believe, “Act according to (Literally: do according to) your situation; surely we are (also) acting,

Abdel Haleem
Say to those who do not believe, ‘Do whatever you can: we too are doing what we can,’

Quran 11 Verse 121 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hud ayat 121, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(11:121) As for those who are bent on not believing, tell them: ‘Work according to your way and we are working according to our way.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hud verse 121 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hud ayat 120 which provides the complete commentary from verse 119 through 120.

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