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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

فَكَذَّبَ وَعَصَىٰ
Fa kazzaba wa asaa.

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
But Pharaoh denied and disobeyed.

Yusuf Ali
But (Pharaoh) rejected it and disobeyed (guidance);

Abul Ala Maududi
but he denied it as false and disobeyed,

Muhsin Khan
But [Fir’aun (Pharaoh)] belied and disobeyed;

Pickthall
But he denied and disobeyed,

Dr. Ghali
Yet he (Pharaoh) cried lies and disobeyed,

Abdel Haleem
but he denied it and refused [the faith].

Quran 79 Verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nazi’at ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(79:21) but he denied it as false and disobeyed,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 21 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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