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Surah Taubah Ayat 82 in Arabic Text

فَلْيَضْحَكُوا۟ قَلِيلًۭا وَلْيَبْكُوا۟ كَثِيرًۭا جَزَآءًۢ بِمَا كَانُوا۟ يَكْسِبُونَ
Falyadhakoo qaleelanw walyabkoo kaseeran jazaaa’an bimaa kaanoo yaksiboon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 82

Sahih International
So let them laugh a little and [then] weep much as recompense for what they used to earn.

Yusuf Ali
Let them laugh a little: much will they weep: a recompense for the (evil) that they do.

Abul Ala Maududi
Let them, then, laugh little, and weep much at the contemplation of the punishment for the evil they have committed.

Muhsin Khan
So let them laugh a little and (they will) cry much as a recompense of what they used to earn (by committing sins).

Pickthall
Then let them laugh a little: they will weep much, as the reward of what they used to earn.

Dr. Ghali
So, let them laugh a little and weep much in recompense for what they have been earning.

Abdel Haleem
Let them laugh a little; they will weep a lot in return for what they have done.

Quran 9 Verse 82 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Taubah ayat 82, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(9:82) Let them, then, laugh little, and weep much at the contemplation of the punishment for the evil they have committed.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Taubah verse 82 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taubah ayat 81 which provides the complete commentary from verse 81 through 82.

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