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Surah Saba Ayat 29 in Arabic Text

وَيَقُولُونَ مَتَىٰ هَـٰذَا ٱلْوَعْدُ إِن كُنتُمْ صَـٰدِقِينَ
Wa yaqooloona mataa haazal wa’du in kuntum saadiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 29

Sahih International
And they say, “When is this promise, if you should be truthful?”

Yusuf Ali
They say: “When will this promise (come to pass) if ye are telling the truth?”

Abul Ala Maududi
They ask you: “When will this promise (of Resurrection) be fulfilled, if what you say is true?”

Muhsin Khan
And they say: “When is this promise (i.e. the Day of Resurrection will be fulfilled) if you are truthful?”

Pickthall
And they say: When is this promise (to be fulfilled) if ye are truthful?

Dr. Ghali
And they say, “When will this promise (come to pass), in case you are sincere?”

Abdel Haleem
And they say, ‘If what you say is true, when will this promise be fulfilled?’

Quran 34 Verse 29 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saba ayat 29, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(34:29) They ask you: “When will this promise (of Resurrection) be fulfilled, if what you say is true?”[48]


48. That is, “When will the time come about which you say: Our Lord will gather you together, then He will judge between us rightly? We have been denying you persistently and opposing you openly for so long. Why is not then the judgment being passed against us?

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Saba verse 29 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saba ayat 28 which provides the complete commentary from verse 28 through 30.

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