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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 106 in Arabic Text

يَوْمَ تَبْيَضُّ وُجُوهٌۭ وَتَسْوَدُّ وُجُوهٌۭ ۚ فَأَمَّا ٱلَّذِينَ ٱسْوَدَّتْ وُجُوهُهُمْ أَكَفَرْتُم بَعْدَ إِيمَـٰنِكُمْ فَذُوقُوا۟ ٱلْعَذَابَ بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَكْفُرُونَ
Yawma tabi yaddu wujoohunw wa taswaddu wujooh; fa-ammal lazeenas waddat wujoo hum akafartum ba’da eemaanikum fazooqul ‘azaaba bimaa kuntum takfuroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 106

Sahih International
On the Day [some] faces will turn white and [some] faces will turn black. As for those whose faces turn black, [to them it will be said], “Did you disbelieve after your belief? Then taste the punishment for what you used to reject.”

Yusuf Ali
On the Day when some faces will be (lit up with) white, and some faces will be (in the gloom of) black: To those whose faces will be black, (will be said): “Did ye reject Faith after accepting it? Taste then the penalty for rejecting Faith.”

Abul Ala Maududi
On the Day when some faces will turn bright and ther faces will turn dark. Those whose faces have turned dark will be told: ‘Did you fall into unbelief after you had been blessed with belief? Taste, then, chastisement for your unbelief.

Muhsin Khan
On the Day (i.e. the Day of Resurrection) when some faces will become white and some faces will become black; as for those whose faces will become black (to them will be said): “Did you reject Faith after accepting it? Then taste the torment (in Hell) for rejecting Faith.”

Pickthall
On the Day when (some) faces will be whitened and (some) faces will be blackened; and as for those whose faces have been blackened, it will be said unto them: Disbelieved ye after your (profession of) belief? Then taste the punishment for that ye disbelieved.

Dr. Ghali
The Day when (some) faces are whitened, and (some) faces blackened. Then, as for the ones whose faces are blackened- “Did you disbelieve after your belief? Then taste the torment for that you disbelieved.”

Abdel Haleem
On the Day when some faces brighten and others darken, it will be said to those with darkened faces, ‘How could you reject your faith after believing? Taste the torment for doing so,’

Quran 3 Verse 106 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 106, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:106) On the Day when some faces will turn bright and ther faces will turn dark. Those whose faces have turned dark will be told: ‘Did you fall into unbelief after you had been blessed with belief? Taste, then, chastisement for your unbelief.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 106 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 104 which provides the complete commentary from verse 104 through 109.

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