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Surah Saffat Ayat 18 in Arabic Text

قُلْ نَعَمْ وَأَنتُمْ دَٰخِرُونَ
Qul na’am wa antum daakhiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 18

Sahih International
Say, “Yes, and you will be [rendered] contemptible.”

Yusuf Ali
Say thou: “Yea, and ye shall then be humiliated (on account of your evil).”

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them: “Yes; and you are utterly helpless (against Allah).”

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW): “Yes, and you shall then be humiliated.”

Pickthall
Say (O Muhammad): Ye, in truth; and ye will be brought low.

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Yes, and you will be (utterly) abject.”

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘Yes indeed, and you will be humiliated.’

Quran 37 Verse 18 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 18, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:18) Tell them: “Yes; and you are utterly helpless (against Allah).”[11]


11. That is, Allah can make of you whatever He likes. When He willed, you came into being forthwith; when He wills, you will die at one command by Him; and then whenever He wills, His one command will raise you back to life.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 18 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 19.

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