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Surah Sad Ayat 62 in Arabic Text

وَقَالُوا۟ مَا لَنَا لَا نَرَىٰ رِجَالًۭا كُنَّا نَعُدُّهُم مِّنَ ٱلْأَشْرَارِ
Wa qaaloo maa lanaa laa naraa rijaalan kunnaa na’udduhum minal ashraar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 62

Sahih International
And they will say, “Why do we not see men whom we used to count among the worst?

Yusuf Ali
And they will say: “What has happened to us that we see not men whom we used to number among the bad ones?

Abul Ala Maududi
They will say to one another: “But why do we not see those whom we considered him among the wicked?

Muhsin Khan
And they will say: “What is the matter with us that we see not men whom we used to count among the bad ones?”

Pickthall
And they say: What aileth us that we behold not men whom we were wont to count among the wicked?

Dr. Ghali
And they will say, “How is it with us, (that) we do not see men (here) that we used to count among the evil (ones)?

Abdel Haleem
They will say, ‘Why do we not see those we thought were bad

Quran 38 Verse 62 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 62, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:62) They will say to one another: “But why do we not see those whom we considered him among the wicked?[55]


55. This implies the believers whom the disbelievers used to look down upon as bad people in the world. It means: They will look around bewildered and will find only themselves and their guides in Hell but will find no trace of those people of whom they used to talk disparagingly in the world, and whom they used to mock in their meetings for talking about God, the Messenger and the Hereafter.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 62 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 55 which provides the complete commentary from verse 55 through 64.

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