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Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 40 in Arabic Text

فَأَخَذْنَـٰهُ وَجُنُودَهُۥ فَنَبَذْنَـٰهُمْ فِى ٱلْيَمِّ ۖ فَٱنظُرْ كَيْفَ كَانَ عَـٰقِبَةُ ٱلظَّـٰلِمِينَ
Fa akhaznaahu wa junoo dahoo fanabaznaahum fil yammi fanzur kaifa kaana ‘aaqibatuz zaalimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 40

Sahih International
So We took him and his soldiers and threw them into the sea. So see how was the end of the wrongdoers.

Yusuf Ali
So We seized him and his hosts, and We flung them into the sea: Now behold what was the end of those who did wrong!

Abul Ala Maududi
Eventually We seized him and his hosts and We flung them into the sea. So do see the end of the wrong-doers!

Muhsin Khan
So We seized him and his hosts, and We threw them all into the sea (and drowned them). So behold (O Muhammad SAW) what was the end of the Zalimun [wrong-doers, polytheists and those who disbelieved in the Oneness of their Lord (Allah), or rejected the advice of His Messenger Musa (Moses)].

Pickthall
Therefor We seized him and his hosts, and abandoned them unto the sea. Behold the nature of the consequence for evil-doers!

Dr. Ghali
So We took him (away) and his hosts, then We flung them off into the main. So look into how was the end of the unjust.

Abdel Haleem
so We seized him and his armies and threw them into the sea. See what became of the wrongdoers!

Quran 28 Verse 40 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Qasas 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

(28:40) Eventually We seized him and his hosts and We flung them into the sea.[56] So do see the end of the wrong-doers!


56. Allah in these words has depicted their worthlessness and insignificance as against their false pride. They thought they were big people, but when the respite, Allah had granted them to reform, came to an end, they were thrown into the sea like rubbish.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qasas verse 40 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qasas ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 42.

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