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Surah Nahl Ayat 87 in Arabic Text

وَأَلْقَوْا۟ إِلَى ٱللَّهِ يَوْمَئِذٍ ٱلسَّلَمَ ۖ وَضَلَّ عَنْهُم مَّا كَانُوا۟ يَفْتَرُونَ
Wa alqaw ilal laahi yawma’izinis salama wa dalla ‘anhum maa kaanoo yaftaroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 87

Sahih International
And they will impart to Allah that Day [their] submission, and lost from them is what they used to invent.

Yusuf Ali
That Day shall they (openly) show (their) submission to Allah; and all their inventions shall leave them in the lurch.

Abul Ala Maududi
On that Day they will offer their submission and all that they had fabricated will have vanished.

Muhsin Khan
And they will offer (their full) submission to Allah (Alone) on that Day, and their invented false deities [all that they used to invoke besides Allah, e.g. idols, saints, priests, monks, angels, jinns, Jibrael (Gabriel), Messengers, etc.] will vanish from them.

Pickthall
And they proffer unto Allah submission on that day, and all that they used to invent hath failed them.

Dr. Ghali
And they will cast forth to Allah submissiveness upon that Day and whatever they used to fabricate will err away (Or: stray away) from them.

Abdel Haleem
and on that Day they will offer total submission to God: their false deities will desert them.

Quran 16 Verse 87 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 87, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:87) On that Day they will offer their submission and all that they had fabricated will have vanished.[84]


84. That is, all those things on which they had relied will prove to be false, for they will not find anyone to hear their supplication nor anyone to remove their hardships. Nay, there will be none who will come forward and say: These are my dependents, so no action should be taken against them.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 87 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 84 which provides the complete commentary from verse 84 through 88.

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