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Surah Zumar Ayat 26 in Arabic Text

فَأَذَاقَهُمُ ٱللَّهُ ٱلْخِزْىَ فِى ٱلْحَيَوٰةِ ٱلدُّنْيَا ۖ وَلَعَذَابُ ٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ أَكْبَرُ ۚ لَوْ كَانُوا۟ يَعْلَمُونَ
Fa azaaqahumul laahul khizya fil hayaatid dunyaa wa la’azaabul Aakhirati akbar; law kaanoo ya’lamoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 26

Sahih International
So Allah made them taste disgrace in worldly life. But the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew.

Yusuf Ali
So Allah gave them a taste of humiliation in the present life, but greater is the punishment of the Hereafter, if they only knew!

Abul Ala Maududi
So Allah made them taste degradation in the life of this world, and certainly the chastisement of the Hereafter will be much more grievous. Would that they knew!

Muhsin Khan
So Allah made them to taste the disgrace in the present life, but greater is the torment of the Hereafter if they only knew!

Pickthall
Thus Allah made them taste humiliation in the life of the world, and verily the doom of the Hereafter will be greater if they did but know.

Dr. Ghali
So Allah made them taste disgrace in the present life, (i.e., confronts with his face) and indeed the torment of the Hereafter is greater, if only they do know.

Abdel Haleem
God gave them the punishment of disgrace in this world to taste; the punishment will be even harder in the Hereafter, if only they knew.

Quran 39 Verse 26 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zumar ayat 26, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(39:26) So Allah made them taste degradation in the life of this world, and certainly the chastisement of the Hereafter will be much more grievous. Would that they knew!


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Az-Zumar verse 26 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Zumar ayat 24 which provides the complete commentary from verse 24 through 26.

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