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Surah Ta-Ha Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

فَلَا يَصُدَّنَّكَ عَنْهَا مَن لَّا يُؤْمِنُ بِهَا وَٱتَّبَعَ هَوَىٰهُ فَتَرْدَىٰ
Falaa yasuddannaka ‘anhaa mal laa yu’minu bihaa wattaba’a hawaahu fatardaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
So do not let one avert you from it who does not believe in it and follows his desire, for you [then] would perish.

Yusuf Ali
“Therefore let not such as believe not therein but follow their own lusts, divert thee therefrom, lest thou perish!”..

Abul Ala Maududi
Let him who does not believe in it and follows his lust not turn your thought away from it, lest you are ruined.

Muhsin Khan
“Therefore, let not the one who believes not therein (i.e. in the Day of Resurrection, Reckoning, Paradise and Hell, etc.), but follows his own lusts, divert you therefrom, lest you perish.

Pickthall
Therefor, let not him turn thee aside from (the thought of) it who believeth not therein but followeth his own desire, lest thou perish.

Dr. Ghali
So definitely do not let him who does not believe in it and closely follows his (own) prejudices bar you from it (and) then you will topple down.

Abdel Haleem
Do not let anyone who does not believe in it and follows his own desires distract you from it, and so bring you to ruin.’

Quran 20 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ta-Ha ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(20:16) Let him who does not believe in it and follows his lust not turn your thought away from it, lest you are ruined.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ta-Ha verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taha ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 16.

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