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Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 42 in Arabic Text

وَأَتْبَعْنَـٰهُمْ فِى هَـٰذِهِ ٱلدُّنْيَا لَعْنَةًۭ ۖ وَيَوْمَ ٱلْقِيَـٰمَةِ هُم مِّنَ ٱلْمَقْبُوحِينَ
Wa atba’naahum fee haazihid dunyaa la’natanw wa Yawmal Qiyaamati hum minal maqbooheen (section 4)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 42

Sahih International
And We caused to overtake them in this world a curse, and on the Day of Resurrection they will be of the despised.

Yusuf Ali
in this world We made a curse to follow them and on the Day of Judgment they will be among the loathed (and despised).

Abul Ala Maududi
We have made a curse to pursue them in this world, and on the Day of Judgement they shall be among the despised.

Muhsin Khan
And We made a curse to follow them in this world, and on the Day of Resurrection, they will be among Al-Maqbuhun (those who are prevented to receive Allah’s Mercy or any good, despised or destroyed, etc.).

Pickthall
And We made a curse to follow them in this world, and on the Day of Resurrection they will be among the hateful.

Dr. Ghali
And We made a curse to follow them in this present (life) (Literally: this lowly “life”, i.e., the life of this world) and on the Day of the Resurrection they will be among the spurned.

Abdel Haleem
We made Our rejection pursue them in this world, and on the Day of Resurrection they will be among the despised.

Quran 28 Verse 42 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Qasas ayat 42, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(28:42) We have made a curse to pursue them in this world, and on the Day of Judgement they shall be among the despised.[58]


58. The words in the text mean: “On the Day of Resurrection they will be among the maqbuhin”, which has several meanings: (l) They will stand rejected and repulsed; (2) they will be wholly deprived of Allah’s mercy; and (3) they will be severely beaten up and their faces will become distorted.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qasas verse 42 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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