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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 163 in Arabic Text

هُمْ دَرَجَـٰتٌ عِندَ ٱللَّهِ ۗ وَٱللَّهُ بَصِيرٌۢ بِمَا يَعْمَلُونَ
Hum darajaatun ‘indal laah; wallaahu baseerum bimaa ya’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 163

Sahih International
They are [varying] degrees in the sight of Allah, and Allah is Seeing of whatever they do.

Yusuf Ali
They are in varying gardens in the sight of Allah, and Allah sees well all that they do.

Abul Ala Maududi
They vary greatly in rank in the sight of Allah, and Allah sees what they do.

Muhsin Khan
They are in varying grades with Allah, and Allah is All-Seer of what they do.

Pickthall
There are degrees (of grace and reprobation) with Allah, and Allah is Seer of what they do.

Dr. Ghali
They are degrees (of honor) in the Providence of Allah; and Allah is Ever-Beholding of whatever they do.

Abdel Haleem
They are in a different class in God’s eyes; God sees exactly what they do.

Quran 3 Verse 163 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 163, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:163) They vary greatly in rank in the sight of Allah, and Allah sees what they do.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 163 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 159 which provides the complete commentary from verse 159 through 164.

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