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Surah Mujadila Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

لَّن تُغْنِىَ عَنْهُمْ أَمْوَٰلُهُمْ وَلَآ أَوْلَـٰدُهُم مِّنَ ٱللَّهِ شَيْـًٔا ۚ أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ أَصْحَـٰبُ ٱلنَّارِ ۖ هُمْ فِيهَا خَـٰلِدُونَ
Lan tughniya ‘anhum amwaaluhum wa laaa awladuhum minal laahi shai’aa; ulaaa ‘ika As haabun Naari hum feehaa khaalidoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
Never will their wealth or their children avail them against Allah at all. Those are the companions of the Fire; they will abide therein eternally

Yusuf Ali
Of no profit whatever to them, against Allah, will be their riches nor their sons: they will be Companions of the Fire, to dwell therein (for aye)!

Abul Ala Maududi
Neither their possessions nor their offspring will be of any avail to them against Allah. They are the people of the Fire; therein they shall abide.

Muhsin Khan
Their children and their wealth will avail them nothing against Allah. They will be (the) dwellers of the Fire, to dwell therein forever.

Pickthall
Their wealth and their children will avail them naught against Allah. Such are rightful owners of the Fire; they will abide therein.

Dr. Ghali
Their riches (or) their children will never avail them anything against Allah; those are the companions (i.e., inhabitants) of the Fire; they are therein eternally (abiding (

Abdel Haleem
neither their wealth nor their children will be of any use to them against God- they will be the inhabitants of Hell, where they will remain.

Quran 58 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mujadila ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(58:17) Neither their possessions nor their offspring will be of any avail to them against Allah. They are the people of the Fire; therein they shall abide.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Mujadilah verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mujadilah ayat 14 which provides the complete commentary from verse 14 through 19.

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