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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

فَقُلْ هَل لَّكَ إِلَىٰٓ أَن تَزَكَّىٰ
Faqul hal laka ilaa-an tazakka.

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
And say to him, ‘Would you [be willing to] purify yourself

Yusuf Ali
“And say to him, ‘Wouldst thou that thou shouldst be purified (from sin)?-

Abul Ala Maududi
and say to him: ‘Are you willing to be purified,

Muhsin Khan
And say to him: “Would you purify yourself (from the sin of disbelief by becoming a believer)”,

Pickthall
And say (unto him): Hast thou (will) to grow (in grace)?

Dr. Ghali
So say (to him), ‘Would you (be ready) to cleanse yourself,

Abdel Haleem
and ask him, “Do you want to purify yourself [of sin]?

Quran 79 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nazi’at ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(79:18) and say to him: ‘Are you willing to be purified,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naziat ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 26.

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