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Surah Yaseen Ayat 70 in Arabic Text

لِّيُنذِرَ مَن كَانَ حَيًّۭا وَيَحِقَّ ٱلْقَوْلُ عَلَى ٱلْكَـٰفِرِينَ
Liyunzira man kaana haiyanw-wa yahiqqal qawlu ‘alal-kaafireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 70

Sahih International
To warn whoever is alive and justify the word against the disbelievers.

Yusuf Ali
That it may give admonition to any (who are) alive, and that the charge may be proved against those who reject (Truth).

Abul Ala Maududi
that he may warn him who is alive and establish an argument against those that deny the Truth.

Muhsin Khan
That he or it (Muhammad SAW or the Quran) may give warning to him who is living (a healthy minded the believer), and that Word (charge) may be justified against the disbelievers (dead, as they reject the warnings).

Pickthall
To warn whosoever liveth, and that the word may be fulfilled against the disbelievers.

Dr. Ghali
That he may warn whomever is living and that the Saying may come true against the disbelievers.

Abdel Haleem
This is a revelation, an illuminating Quran to warn anyone who is truly alive, so that God’s verdict may be passed against the disbelievers.

Quran 36 Verse 70 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yaseen ayat 70, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(36:70) that he may warn him who is alive[59] and establish an argument against those that deny the Truth.


59. Every living person means: Every person who is capable of thinking and understanding, who is not like a stone, which neither hears nor understands nor moves from its place however rationally and sympathetically one may explain the distinction between the truth and falsehood and give admonition before him.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yaseen verse 70 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yaseen ayat 68 which provides the complete commentary from verse 68 through 70.

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