Surah Zukhruf Ayat 29 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 29
However, I gave enjoyment to these [people of Makkah] and their fathers until there came to them the truth and a clear Messenger.
Yea, I have given the good things of this life to these (men) and their fathers, until the Truth has come to them, and a messenger making things clear.
(Even when they began worshipping others than Allah We did not destroy them) but bestowed sustenance on them and on their forefathers until there came to them the Truth and a Messenger who clearly expounded things to them.
Nay, but I gave (the good things of this life) to these (polytheists) and their fathers to enjoy, till there came to them the truth (the Quran), and a Messenger (Muhammad SAW) making things clear.
Nay, but I let these and their fathers enjoy life (only) till there should come unto them the Truth and a messenger making plain.
No indeed, (but) I made these and their fathers enjoy (life) until the Truth came to them and an evident Messenger.
I have let these people and their fathers enjoy long lives, and now I have given them the Truth and a messenger to make things clear-
Quran 43 Verse 29 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zukhruf ayat 29, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(43:29) (Even when they began worshipping others than Allah We did not destroy them) but bestowed sustenance on them and on their forefathers until there came to them the Truth and a Messenger who clearly expounded things to them.
28. Another meaning of the word rasulum-mubin can be: A Messenger whose being a Messenger was obvious and apparent: Whose life before and after the Prophethood clearly testified that he was certainly Allah’s Messenger.
The tafsir of Surah Zukhruf verse 29 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Zukhruf ayat 26 which provides the complete commentary from verse 26 through 35.
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