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Surah Yusuf Ayat 74 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ فَمَا جَزَٰٓؤُهُۥٓ إِن كُنتُمْ كَـٰذِبِينَ
Qaaloo famaa jazaaa’u hooo in kuntum kaazibeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 74

Sahih International
The accusers said, “Then what would be its recompense if you should be liars?”

Yusuf Ali
(The Egyptians) said: “What then shall be the penalty of this, if ye are (proved) to have lied?”

Abul Ala Maududi
The officials said: “If you are lying, what will be the penalty for him who has stolen?”

Muhsin Khan
They [Yusuf’s (Joseph) men] said: “What then shall be the penalty of him, if you are (proved to be) liars.”

Pickthall
They said: And what shall be the penalty for it, if ye prove liars?

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Then what shall be the recompense of this, in case you are liars.”

Abdel Haleem
They asked them, ‘And if we find that you are lying, what penalty shall we apply to you?’

Quran 12 Verse 74 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yusuf ayat 74, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(12:74) The officials said: “If you are lying, what will be the penalty for him who has stolen?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yusuf verse 74 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yusuf ayat 73 which provides the complete commentary from verse 73 through 76.

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