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Surah Taubah Ayat 78 in Arabic Text

أَلَمْ يَعْلَمُوٓا۟ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ يَعْلَمُ سِرَّهُمْ وَنَجْوَىٰهُمْ وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلَّـٰمُ ٱلْغُيُوبِ
Alam ya’lamooo annal laaha ya’lamu sirrahum wa najwaahum wa annal laaha ‘Allaamul Ghuyoob

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 78

Sahih International
Did they not know that Allah knows their secrets and their private conversations and that Allah is the Knower of the unseen?

Yusuf Ali
Know they not that Allah doth know their secret (thoughts) and their secret counsels, and that Allah knoweth well all things unseen?

Abul Ala Maududi
Are they not aware that Allah knows what they conceal and what they secretly discuss, and that Allah has full knowledge even of all that is beyond the reach of perception.

Muhsin Khan
Know they not that Allah knows their secret ideas, and their Najwa (secret counsels), and that Allah is the All-Knower of the unseen.

Pickthall
Know they not that Allah knoweth both their secret and the thought that they confide, and that Allah is the Knower of Things Hidden?

Dr. Ghali
Do they not know that Allah knows their secret and their private conference and that Allah is The Sublime Knower of the things Unseen.?

Abdel Haleem
Do they not realize that God knows their secrets and their private discussions? That God knows all that is hidden?

Quran 9 Verse 78 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Taubah ayat 78, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(9:78) Are they not aware that Allah knows what they conceal and what they secretly discuss, and that Allah has full knowledge even of all that is beyond the reach of perception.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Taubah verse 78 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taubah ayat 75 which provides the complete commentary from verse 75 through 78.

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