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Surah Zumar Ayat 39 in Arabic Text

قُلْ يَـٰقَوْمِ ٱعْمَلُوا۟ عَلَىٰ مَكَانَتِكُمْ إِنِّى عَـٰمِلٌۭ ۖ فَسَوْفَ تَعْلَمُونَ
Qul yaa qawmi’maloo ‘alaa makaanatikum innee ‘aamilun fasawfa ta’lamoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 39

Sahih International
Say, “O my people, work according to your position, [for] indeed, I am working; and you are going to know

Yusuf Ali
Say: “O my People! Do whatever ye can: I will do (my part): but soon will ye know-

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them: “My people, continue to work in your position as you will, I too will continue with my work. Soon you shall know

Muhsin Khan
Say: (O Muhammad SAW) “O My people! Work according to your way, I am working (according to my way). Then you will come to know,

Pickthall
Say: O my people! Act in your manner. Lo! I (too) am acting. Thus ye will come to know

Dr. Ghali
Say, (This is addressed to the Ptophet) “O my people, behave (Literally: do) according to your situation; surely I am behaving (according to my situation); then eventually you will know.

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘My people, do whatever is in your power- and so will I. You will find out

Quran 39 Verse 39 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zumar ayat 39, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(39:39) Tell them: “My people, continue to work in your position as you will, I too will continue with my work.[58] Soon you shall know


58. That is, you may go on doing what you can in order to harm me and do not give me any respite.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Az-Zumar verse 39 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Zumar ayat 36 which provides the complete commentary from verse 36 through 40.

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