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Surah Muzzammil Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

فَعَصَىٰ فِرْعَوْنُ ٱلرَّسُولَ فَأَخَذْنَـٰهُ أَخْذًۭا وَبِيلًۭا
Fa’asaa Fir’awnur Rasoola fa akhaznaahu akhzanw wabeelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
But Pharaoh disobeyed the messenger, so We seized him with a ruinous seizure.

Yusuf Ali
But Pharaoh disobeyed the messenger; so We seized him with a heavy Punishment.

Abul Ala Maududi
But Pharaoh disobeyed Our Messenger, so We seized him with a terrible seizing.

Muhsin Khan
But Fir’aun (Pharaoh) disobeyed the Messenger [Musa (Moses)], so We seized him with a severe punishment.

Pickthall
But Pharaoh rebelled against the messenger, whereupon We seized him with no gentle grip.

Dr. Ghali
Yet Firaawn disobeyed the Messenger, so We took him (away) a baneful (The root of the Arabic word implies death by droning) taking,

Abdel Haleem
but Pharaoh disobeyed the messenger and so We inflicted a heavy punishment on him.

Quran 73 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muzzammil ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(73:16) But Pharaoh disobeyed Our Messenger, so We seized him with a terrible seizing.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muzzammil verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muzzammil ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 18.

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