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Surah Saffat Ayat 35 in Arabic Text

إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوٓا۟ إِذَا قِيلَ لَهُمْ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا ٱللَّهُ يَسْتَكْبِرُونَ
Innahum kaanooo izaa qeela lahum laaa ilaaha illal laahu yastakbiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 35

Sahih International
Indeed they, when it was said to them, “There is no deity but Allah,” were arrogant

Yusuf Ali
For they, when they were told that there is no god except Allah, would puff themselves up with Pride,

Abul Ala Maududi
Whenever it was said to them: “There is no true deity apart from Allah,” they waxed proud

Muhsin Khan
Truly, when it was said to them: La ilaha ill-Allah “(none has the right to be worshipped but Allah),” they puffed themselves up with pride (i.e. denied it).

Pickthall
For when it was said unto them, There is no Allah save Allah, they were scornful

Dr. Ghali
Surely when it was said to them, “There is no god except Allah, ” they were waxing proud.

Abdel Haleem
Whenever it was said to them, ‘There is no deity but God,’ they became arrogant,

Quran 37 Verse 35 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 35, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:35) Whenever it was said to them: “There is no true deity apart from Allah,” they waxed proud


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 35 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 27 which provides the complete commentary from verse 27 through 37.

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