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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 43 in Arabic Text

وَلَمْ تَكُن لَّهُۥ فِئَةٌۭ يَنصُرُونَهُۥ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ وَمَا كَانَ مُنتَصِرًا
Wa lam takul lahoo fi’atuny yansuroonahoo min doonil laahi wa maa kaana muntasiraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 43

Sahih International
And there was for him no company to aid him other than Allah, nor could he defend himself.

Yusuf Ali
Nor had he numbers to help him against Allah, nor was he able to deliver himself.

Abul Ala Maududi
And there was no host, beside Allah, to help him, nor could he be of any help to himself.

Muhsin Khan
And he had no group of men to help him against Allah, nor could he defend or save himself.

Pickthall
And he had no troop of men to help him as against Allah, nor could he save himself.

Dr. Ghali
And he had no community to vindicate him, apart from All’ah, and in no way could he vindicate (himself).

Abdel Haleem
He had no forces to help him other than God- he could not even help himself.

Quran 18 Verse 43 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 43, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:43) And there was no host, beside Allah, to help him, nor could he be of any help to himself.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 43 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 42 which provides the complete commentary from verse 42 through 44.

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