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Surah Nahl Ayat 105 in Arabic Text

إِنَّمَا يَفْتَرِى ٱلْكَذِبَ ٱلَّذِينَ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِـَٔايَـٰتِ ٱللَّهِ ۖ وَأُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلْكَـٰذِبُونَ
Innamaa yaftaril kazibal lazeena laa yu’minoona bi Aayaatil laahi wa ulaaa’ika humul kaaziboon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 105

Sahih International
They only invent falsehood who do not believe in the verses of Allah, and it is those who are the liars.

Yusuf Ali
It is those who believe not in the Signs of Allah, that forge falsehood: it is they who lie!

Abul Ala Maududi
(It is not the Prophet who invents lies), it is rather those who do not believe in the signs of Allah who invent lies. They are liars.

Muhsin Khan
It is only those who believe not in the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) of Allah, who fabricate falsehood, and it is they who are liars.

Pickthall
Only they invent falsehood who believe not Allah’s revelations, and (only) they are the liars.

Dr. Ghali
Surely they who do not believe in the signs of Allah only fabricate lies, and those are they (who are) the liars.

Abdel Haleem
Falsehood is fabricated only by those who do not believe in God’s revelation: they are the liars.

Quran 16 Verse 105 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 105, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:105) (It is not the Prophet who invents lies), it is rather those who do not believe in the signs of Allah who invent lies.[108] They are liars.


108. This verse can also be rendered like this: A Prophet does not forge any false thing but those, who do not believe in the revelations of Allah, invent falsehoods.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 105 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 104 which provides the complete commentary from verse 104 through 105.

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