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Surah Saffat Ayat 39 in Arabic Text

وَمَا تُجْزَوْنَ إِلَّا مَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ
Wa maa tujzawna illaa maa kuntum ta’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 39

Sahih International
And you will not be recompensed except for what you used to do –

Yusuf Ali
But it will be no more than the retribution of (the Evil) that ye have wrought;-

Abul Ala Maududi
You will only be recompensed according to your deeds.”

Muhsin Khan
And you will be requited nothing except for what you used to do (evil deeds, sins, and Allah’s disobedience which you used to do in this world);

Pickthall
Ye are requited naught save what ye did –

Dr. Ghali
And in no way will you be recompensed, except according to whatever you were doing.

Abdel Haleem
and be repaid only according to your deeds.’

Quran 37 Verse 39 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 39, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:39) You will only be recompensed according to your deeds.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 39 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 49.

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