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Surah Nahl Ayat 34 in Arabic Text

فَأَصَابَهُمْ سَيِّـَٔاتُ مَا عَمِلُوا۟ وَحَاقَ بِهِم مَّا كَانُوا۟ بِهِۦ يَسْتَهْزِءُونَ
Fa asaabahum saiyi aatu maa ‘amiloo wa haaqa bihim maa kaano bihee yastahzi’oon (section 4)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 34

Sahih International
So they were struck by the evil consequences of what they did and were enveloped by what they used to ridicule.

Yusuf Ali
But the evil results of their deeds overtook them, and that very (Wrath) at which they had scoffed hemmed them in.

Abul Ala Maududi
The evil consequences of their misdeeds overtook them and what they mocked at overwhelmed them.

Muhsin Khan
Then, the evil results of their deeds overtook them, and that at which they used to mock surrounded them.

Pickthall
So that the evils of what they did smote them, and that which they used to mock surrounded them.

Dr. Ghali
So the odious (deeds) that they did afflicted them, and that which they used to mock (Or: they were mocking) redounded on them.

Abdel Haleem
So the evil they had done hit them and they were surrounded by the very thing they had mocked.

Quran 16 Verse 34 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 34, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:34) The evil consequences of their misdeeds overtook them and what they mocked at overwhelmed them.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 34 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 33 which provides the complete commentary from verse 33 through 34.

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