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Surah Nahl Ayat 32 in Arabic Text

ٱلَّذِينَ تَتَوَفَّىٰهُمُ ٱلْمَلَـٰٓئِكَةُ طَيِّبِينَ ۙ يَقُولُونَ سَلَـٰمٌ عَلَيْكُمُ ٱدْخُلُوا۟ ٱلْجَنَّةَ بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Allazeena tatawaf faahumul malaaa’ikatu taiyibeena yaqooloona salaamun ‘alai kumud khulul Jannata bimaa kuntum ta’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 32

Sahih International
The ones whom the angels take in death, [being] good and pure; [the angels] will say, “Peace be upon you. Enter Paradise for what you used to do.”

Yusuf Ali
(Namely) those whose lives the angels take in a state of purity, saying (to them), “Peace be on you; enter ye the Garden, because of (the good) which ye did (in the world).”

Abul Ala Maududi
those whose souls the angels seize while they are in a state of purity, saying: “Peace be upon you. Enter Paradise as a reward for your deeds.”

Muhsin Khan
Those whose lives the angels take while they are in a pious state (i.e. pure from all evil, and worshipping none but Allah Alone) saying (to them): Salamun ‘Alaikum (peace be on you) enter you Paradise, because of (the good) which you used to do (in the world).”

Pickthall
Those whom the angels cause to die (when they are) good. They say: Peace be unto you! Enter the Garden because of what ye used to do.

Dr. Ghali
Whom the Angels take up while they are goodly. They say, “Peace be on you! Enter the Garden for whatever you were doing.”

Abdel Haleem
those whose lives the angels take in a state of goodness. They will say to them, ‘Peace be upon you. Enter the Garden as a reward for what you have done.’

Quran 16 Verse 32 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 32, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:32) those whose souls the angels seize while they are in a state of purity, saying: “Peace be upon you. Enter Paradise as a reward for your deeds.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 32 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 30 which provides the complete commentary from verse 30 through 32.

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