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Surah An-Naml Ayat 84 in Arabic Text

حَتَّىٰٓ إِذَا جَآءُو قَالَ أَكَذَّبْتُم بِـَٔايَـٰتِى وَلَمْ تُحِيطُوا۟ بِهَا عِلْمًا أَمَّاذَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Hattaaa izaa jaaa’oo qaala akazzabtum bi Aayaatee wa lam tuheetoo bihaa ‘ilman ammaazaa kuntum ta’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 84

Sahih International
Until, when they arrive [at the place of Judgement], He will say, “Did you deny My signs while you encompassed them not in knowledge, or what [was it that] you were doing?”

Yusuf Ali
Until, when they come (before the Judgment-seat), (Allah) will say: “Did ye reject My Signs, though ye comprehended them not in knowledge, or what was it ye did?”

Abul Ala Maududi
until, when all of them have arrived, Allah will say: “Did you give the lie to My Signs even without encompassing them with your knowledge? If that is not so, what did you do?”

Muhsin Khan
Till, when they come (before their Lord at the place of reckoning), He will say: “Did you deny My Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) when you comprehended them not in knowledge, or what (else) was it that you used to do?”

Pickthall
Till, when they come (before their Lord), He will say: Did ye deny My revelations when ye could not compass them in knowledge, or what was it that ye did?

Dr. Ghali
Until, when they come, He will say, “Did you cry lies to My signs, and did (you) not encompass them in knowledge, or what were you doing?”

Abdel Haleem
until, when they come before Him, He will say, ‘Did you deny My messages without even taking them in? Or what were you doing?’

Quran 27 Verse 84 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Naml ayat 84, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(27:84) until, when all of them have arrived, Allah will say: “Did you give the lie to My Signs even without encompassing them with your knowledge?[102] If that is not so, what did you do?”[103]


102. That is, “You did not deny My revelations on the basis of some scientific investigation, which might have proved them to be false, but you denied them without any sound reason.”

103. That is, “If it is not so, can you then prove that you treated them as false only after a thorough scientific investigation through which you came to know that the reality was not that which was being presented in these verses?”

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Naml verse 84 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naml ayat 83 which provides the complete commentary from verse 83 through 86.

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