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Surah Saba Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ جَزَيْنَـٰهُم بِمَا كَفَرُوا۟ ۖ وَهَلْ نُجَـٰزِىٓ إِلَّا ٱلْكَفُورَ
Zaalika jazainaahum bimaa kafaroo wa hal nujaazeee illal kafoor

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
[By] that We repaid them because they disbelieved. And do We [thus] repay except the ungrateful?

Yusuf Ali
That was the Requital We gave them because they ungratefully rejected Faith: and never do We give (such) requital except to such as are ungrateful rejecters.

Abul Ala Maududi
Thus did We retribute them for their ingratitude. And none do We retribute in this manner except the utterly ungrateful.

Muhsin Khan
Like this We requited them because they were ungrateful disbelievers. And never do We requit in such a way except those who are ungrateful, (disbelievers).

Pickthall
This We awarded them because of their ingratitude. Punish We ever any save the ingrates?

Dr. Ghali
That (was) what We recompensed them for that they disbelieved; and do We recompense (thus) except the ever-disbelieving (one)?

Abdel Haleem
In this way We punished them for their ingratitude- would We punish anyone but the ungrateful?

Quran 34 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saba ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(34:17) Thus did We retribute them for their ingratitude. And none do We retribute in this manner except the utterly ungrateful.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Saba verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saba ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 17.

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