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Surah Yunus Ayat 72 in Arabic Text

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَنَجَّيْنَـٰهُ وَمَن مَّعَهُۥ فِى ٱلْفُلْكِ وَجَعَلْنَـٰهُمْ خَلَـٰٓئِفَ وَأَغْرَقْنَا ٱلَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا ۖ فَٱنظُرْ كَيْفَ كَانَ عَـٰقِبَةُ ٱلْمُنذَرِينَ
Fa in tawallaitum famaa sa altukum min ajrin; in ajriya illaa ‘al allaahi wa umirtu an akoona minal muslimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 72

Sahih International
And if you turn away [from my advice] then no payment have I asked of you. My reward is only from Allah, and I have been commanded to be of the Muslims.”

Yusuf Ali
“But if ye turn back, (consider): no reward have I asked of you: my reward is only due from Allah, and I have been commanded to be of those who submit to Allah’s will (in Islam).”

Abul Ala Maududi
When you turned your back on my admonition (what harm did you cause me?) I had asked of you no reward, for my reward lies only with Allah, and I am commanded to be of those who totally submit (to Allah)

Muhsin Khan
“But if you turn away [from accepting my doctrine of Islamic Monotheism, i.e. to worship none but Allah], then no reward have I asked of you, my reward is only from Allah, and I have been commanded to be one of the Muslims (those who submit to Allah’s Will).”

Pickthall
But if ye are averse I have asked of you no wage. My wage is the concern of Allah only, and I am commanded to be of those who surrender (unto Him).

Dr. Ghali
Yet in case you turn away, then in no way have I asked you for any reward; decidedly my reward is not from anyone except Allah, and I have been commanded to be one of the Muslims.” (Those who surrender to Allah)

Abdel Haleem
But if you turn away, I have asked no reward from you; my reward is with God alone, and I am commanded to be one of those who devote themselves to Him.’

Quran 10 Verse 72 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yunus ayat 72, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(10:72) When you turned your back on my admonition (what harm did you cause me?) I had asked of you no reward, for my reward lies only with Allah, and I am commanded to be of those who totally submit (to Allah)1.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yunus verse 72 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yunus ayat 71 which provides the complete commentary from verse 71 through 73.

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