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Surah Saffat Ayat 53 in Arabic Text

أَءِذَا مِتْنَا وَكُنَّا تُرَابًۭا وَعِظَـٰمًا أَءِنَّا لَمَدِينُونَ
‘A-izaa mitnaa wa kunnaa turaabanw wa ‘izaaman ‘a innaa lamadeenoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 53

Sahih International
That when we have died and become dust and bones, we will indeed be recompensed?'”

Yusuf Ali
“‘When we die and become dust and bones, shall we indeed receive rewards and punishments?'”

Abul Ala Maududi
After we are dead and have become all dust and bones shall we still be requited?’

Muhsin Khan
“(That) when we die and become dust and bones, shall we indeed (be raised up) to receive reward or punishment (according to our deeds)?”

Pickthall
Can we, when we are dead and have become mere dust and bones – can we (then) verily be brought to book?

Dr. Ghali
When we die and are dust and bones, will we surely be doomed (Or: judged) indeed?”

Abdel Haleem
after we die and become dust and bone, we shall be brought for judgement?”’

Quran 37 Verse 53 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 53, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:53) After we are dead and have become all dust and bones shall we still be requited?’[31]


31. That is, were you also one of those credulous people who put their faith in an irrational and impossible thing like life-after-death.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 53 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 50 which provides the complete commentary from verse 50 through 61.

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