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Surah Saffat Ayat 164 in Arabic Text

وَمَا مِنَّآ إِلَّا لَهُۥ مَقَامٌۭ مَّعْلُومٌۭ
Wa maa minnaaa illaa lahoo maqaamun ma’loom

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 164

Sahih International
[The angels say], “There is not among us any except that he has a known position.

Yusuf Ali
(Those ranged in ranks say): “Not one of us but has a place appointed;

Abul Ala Maududi
As for us, there is none but has an appointed station.

Muhsin Khan
There is not one of us (angels) but has his known place (or position);

Pickthall
There is not one of us but hath his known position.

Dr. Ghali
And in no way is there one of us, (i.e., the angels) except that he has a known station,

Abdel Haleem
[The angels say], ‘Every single one of us has his appointed place:

Quran 37 Verse 164 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 164, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:164) As for us, there is none but has an appointed station.[91]


91. That is, not to speak of being Allah’s children, we do not have the power to exceed in any way or degree the place and position and status appointed for each of us by Allah.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 164 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 161 which provides the complete commentary from verse 161 through 170.

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