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Surah Zumar Ayat 74 in Arabic Text

وَقَالُوا۟ ٱلْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ ٱلَّذِى صَدَقَنَا وَعْدَهُۥ وَأَوْرَثَنَا ٱلْأَرْضَ نَتَبَوَّأُ مِنَ ٱلْجَنَّةِ حَيْثُ نَشَآءُ ۖ فَنِعْمَ أَجْرُ ٱلْعَـٰمِلِينَ
Wa qaalull hamdulillaahil lazee sadaqanaa wa’dahoo wa awrasanal arda natabaw wa-u minal jannati haisu nashaaa’u fani’ma ajrul ‘aamileen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 74

Sahih International
And they will say, “Praise to Allah, who has fulfilled for us His promise and made us inherit the earth [so] we may settle in Paradise wherever we will. And excellent is the reward of [righteous] workers.”

Yusuf Ali
They will say: “Praise be to Allah, Who has truly fulfilled His Promise to us, and has given us (this) land in heritage: We can dwell in the Garden as we will: how excellent a reward for those who work (righteousness)!”

Abul Ala Maududi
They will say: “All thanks and praise be to Allah Who has made His promise to us come true, and Who gave us the earth to inherit. We may now dwell in Paradise wherever we please.” How excellent is the reward of those who laboured!

Muhsin Khan
And they will say: “All the praises and thanks be to Allah Who has fulfilled His Promise to us and has made us inherit (this) land. We can dwell in Paradise where we will; how excellent a reward for the (pious good) workers!”

Pickthall
They say: Praise be to Allah, Who hath fulfilled His promise unto us and hath made us inherit the land, sojourning in the Garden where we will! So bounteous is the wage of workers.

Dr. Ghali
And they will say, “Praise be to Allah, Who has sincerely (made good) His promise to us and has made us inherit the earth for us, to make our location in the Garden where we decide. So how favorable is the reward of the (good) doers.”

Abdel Haleem
and they will say, ‘Praise be to God who has kept His promise to us and given us this land as our own. Now we may live wherever we please in the Garden.’ How excellent is the reward of those who labour!

Quran 39 Verse 74 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zumar 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

(39:74) They will say: “All thanks and praise be to Allah Who has made His promise to us come true, and Who gave us the earth to inherit.[82] We may now dwell in Paradise wherever we please.”[83] How excellent is the reward of those who laboured![84]


82. For explanation, see (Surah Ta Ha, Ayats 106-107,124); (Surah Al-Anbiya, Ayats 106-107 )and the E.Ns thereof.

83. That is, the Paradise which has been granted to each of us, is now our property and we possess full rights over it.

84. Maybe this is said by the dwellers of Paradise, or maybe this sentence is added by Allah to what the dwellers of Paradise will say.

Ibn-Kathir

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

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