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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 87 in Arabic Text

قَالَ أَمَّا مَن ظَلَمَ فَسَوْفَ نُعَذِّبُهُۥ ثُمَّ يُرَدُّ إِلَىٰ رَبِّهِۦ فَيُعَذِّبُهُۥ عَذَابًۭا نُّكْرًۭا
Qaala amma man zalama fasawfa nu’azzibuhoo summa yuraddu ilaa Rabbihee fa yu ‘azzibuhoo azaaban nukraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 87

Sahih International
He said, “As for one who wrongs, we will punish him. Then he will be returned to his Lord, and He will punish him with a terrible punishment.

Yusuf Ali
He said: “Whoever doth wrong, him shall we punish; then shall he be sent back to his Lord; and He will punish him with a punishment unheard-of (before).

Abul Ala Maududi
He said: “We will chastise him who does wrong, whereafter he will be returned to his Lord and He will chastise him grievously.

Muhsin Khan
He said: “As for him (a disbeliever in the Oneness of Allah) who does wrong, we shall punish him; and then he will be brought back unto his Lord; Who will punish him with a terrible torment (Hell).

Pickthall
He said: As for him who doeth wrong, we shall punish him, and then he will be brought back unto his Lord, Who will punish him with awful punishment!

Dr. Ghali
He said, “As for him who did injustice, we will eventually torment him; thereafter he will be turned back to his Lord; then He will torment him with a highly maleficent torment.

Abdel Haleem
He answered, ‘We shall punish those who have done evil, and when they are returned to their Lord He will punish them [even more] severely,

Quran 18 Verse 87 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 87, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:87) He said: “We will chastise him who does wrong, whereafter he will be returned to his Lord and He will chastise him grievously.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 87 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 85 which provides the complete commentary from verse 85 through 88.

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