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Surah Saffat Ayat 169 in Arabic Text

لَكُنَّا عِبَادَ ٱللَّهِ ٱلْمُخْلَصِينَ
Lakunna ‘ibaadal laahil mukhlaseen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 169

Sahih International
We would have been the chosen servants of Allah.”

Yusuf Ali
“We should certainly have been Servants of Allah, sincere (and devoted)!”

Abul Ala Maududi
we would surely have been Allah’s chosen servants.”

Muhsin Khan
“We would have indeed been the chosen slaves of Allah (true believers of Islamic Monotheism)!”

Pickthall
We would be single-minded slaves of Allah.

Dr. Ghali
Indeed we would be the most faithful bondmen of Allah.”

Abdel Haleem
we would be true servants of God,’

Quran 37 Verse 169 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 169, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:169) we would surely have been Allah’s chosen servants.”[92]


92. This same thing has already been mentioned in( Surah Fatir, Ayat 42).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 169 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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