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Surah Nahl Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

لَا جَرَمَ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَعْلَمُ مَا يُسِرُّونَ وَمَا يُعْلِنُونَ ۚ إِنَّهُۥ لَا يُحِبُّ ٱلْمُسْتَكْبِرِينَ
Laa jarama annal laaha ya’lamu maa yusirrona wa ma yu’linoon; innahoo laa yuhibbul mustakbireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
Assuredly, Allah knows what they conceal and what they declare. Indeed, He does not like the arrogant.

Yusuf Ali
Undoubtedly Allah doth know what they conceal, and what they reveal: verily He loveth not the arrogant.

Abul Ala Maududi
Surely Allah knows all that they conceal and all that they disclose. He certainly does not love those who are steeped in arrogance.

Muhsin Khan
Certainly, Allah knows what they conceal and what they reveal. Truly, He likes not the proud.

Pickthall
Assuredly Allah knoweth that which they keep hidden and that which they proclaim. Lo! He loveth not the proud.

Dr. Ghali
(There is) no question that Allah knows whatever they keep secret and whatever they make public; surely He does not love the ones waxing proud.

Abdel Haleem
There is no doubt that God knows what they conceal and what they reveal. He does not love the arrogant.

Quran 16 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:23) Surely Allah knows all that they conceal and all that they disclose. He certainly does not love those who are steeped in arrogance.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 22 which provides the complete commentary from verse 22 through 23.

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