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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 40 in Arabic Text

وَأَمَّا مَنْ خَافَ مَقَامَ رَبِّهِۦ وَنَهَى ٱلنَّفْسَ عَنِ ٱلْهَوَىٰ
Wa ammaa man khaafa maqaama Rabbihee wa nahan nafsa ‘anil hawaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 40

Sahih International
But as for he who feared the position of his Lord and prevented the soul from [unlawful] inclination,

Yusuf Ali
And for such as had entertained the fear of standing before their Lord’s (tribunal) and had restrained (their) soul from lower desires,

Abul Ala Maududi
But he who feared to stand before his Lord, and restrained himself from evil desires,

Muhsin Khan
But as for him who feared standing before his Lord, and restrained himself from impure evil desires, and lusts.

Pickthall
But as for him who feared to stand before his Lord and restrained his soul from lust,

Dr. Ghali
And as for him who feared the station of his Lord (i.e., punishment from his lord) and forbade the self (its) prejudices,

Abdel Haleem
for anyone who feared the meeting with his Lord and restrained himself from base desires,

Quran 79 Verse 40 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nazi’at ayat 40, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(79:40) But he who feared to stand before his Lord, and restrained himself from evil desires,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 40 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naziat ayat 34 which provides the complete commentary from verse 34 through 46.

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