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Surah Zumar Ayat 57 in Arabic Text

أَوْ تَقُولَ لَوْ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ هَدَىٰنِى لَكُنتُ مِنَ ٱلْمُتَّقِينَ
Aw taqoola law annal laaha hadaanee lakuntu minal muttaqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 57

Sahih International
Or [lest] it say, “If only Allah had guided me, I would have been among the righteous.”

Yusuf Ali
“Or (lest) it should say: ‘If only Allah had guided me, I should certainly have been among the righteous!’-

Abul Ala Maududi
and lest a person should say: “If only Allah had guided me, I should have been one of the God-fearing”;

Muhsin Khan
Or (lest) he should say: “If only Allah had guided me, I should indeed have been among the Muttaqun (pious and righteous persons – see V. 2:2).”

Pickthall
Or should say: If Allah had but guided me I should have been among the dutiful!

Dr. Ghali
Or should say, ‘If (only) Allah had guided me, indeed I would have been among the pious.’

Abdel Haleem
Or it says, “If God had guided me, I would have joined the righteous!”

Quran 39 Verse 57 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zumar ayat 57, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(39:57) and lest a person should say: “If only Allah had guided me, I should have been one of the God-fearing”;


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Az-Zumar verse 57 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Zumar ayat 53 which provides the complete commentary from verse 53 through 59.

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