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Surah Sad Ayat 63 in Arabic Text

أَتَّخَذْنَـٰهُمْ سِخْرِيًّا أَمْ زَاغَتْ عَنْهُمُ ٱلْأَبْصَـٰرُ
Attakhaznaahum sikh riyyan am zaaghat ‘anhumul absaar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 63

Sahih International
Is it [because] we took them in ridicule, or has [our] vision turned away from them?”

Yusuf Ali
“Did we treat them (as such) in ridicule, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?”

Abul Ala Maududi
Is it that we mistakenly made fun of them; or have they disappeared from our sight?”

Muhsin Khan
Did we take them as an object of mockery, or have (our) eyes failed to perceive them?”

Pickthall
Did we take them (wrongly) for a laughing-stock, or have our eyes missed them?

Dr. Ghali
Did we take them to ourselves as a (target of) scoffing? Or have our be holdings swerved away from them?”

Abdel Haleem
and took as a laughing-stock? Have our eyes missed them?’

Quran 38 Verse 63 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 63, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:63) Is it that we mistakenly made fun of them; or have they disappeared from our sight?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 63 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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