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Surah Nahl Ayat 108 in Arabic Text

أُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ ٱلَّذِينَ طَبَعَ ٱللَّهُ عَلَىٰ قُلُوبِهِمْ وَسَمْعِهِمْ وَأَبْصَـٰرِهِمْ ۖ وَأُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلْغَـٰفِلُونَ
Ulaaa’ikal lazeena taba’al laahu ‘alaa quloobihim wa sam’ihim wa absaarihim wa ulaaa’ika humul ghaafiloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 108

Sahih International
Those are the ones over whose hearts and hearing and vision Allah has sealed, and it is those who are the heedless.

Yusuf Ali
Those are they whose hearts, ears, and eyes Allah has sealed up, and they take no heed.

Abul Ala Maududi
They are the ones upon whose hearts and hearing and eyes Allah has set a seal. They are utterly steeped in heedlessness.

Muhsin Khan
They are those upon whose hearts, hearing (ears) and sight (eyes) Allah has set a seal. And they are the heedless!

Pickthall
Such are they whose hearts and ears and eyes Allah hath sealed. And such are the heedless.

Dr. Ghali
Those are they upon whose hearts Allah has stamped (i.e., impressed or set seal) and on their hearing and their be holdings; and those are the ones who are heedless.

Abdel Haleem
These are people whose hearts, hearing, and sight have been closed off by God: they are heedless,

Quran 16 Verse 108 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 108, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:108) They are the ones upon whose hearts and hearing and eyes Allah has set a seal. They are utterly steeped in heedlessness.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 108 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 106 which provides the complete commentary from verse 106 through 109.

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