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ākhidhīna
ءَاخِذِينَ
Taking
مَآ
what
ātāhum
ءَاتَىٰهُمْ
their Lord has given them.
rabbuhum
رَبُّهُمْۚ
their Lord has given them.
innahum
إِنَّهُمْ
Indeed, they
kānū
كَانُوا۟
were
qabla
قَبْلَ
before
dhālika
ذَٰلِكَ
that
muḥ'sinīna
مُحْسِنِينَ
good-doers.

Aakhizeena maaa aataahum Rabbuhum; innahum kaanoo qabla zaalika muhsineen

Sahih International:

Accepting what their Lord has given them. Indeed, they were before that doers of good.

1 A. J. Arberry

taking whatsoever their Lord has given them; they were good-doers before that.

2 Abdul Haleem

They will receive their Lord’s gifts because of the good they did before:

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Taking that which their Lord will vouchsafe Unto hem. Verily they have been before that well-doers.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Taking joy in the things which their Lord gives them, because, before then, they lived a good life.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

joyously receiving what their Lord will have granted them. Verily they did good works before (the coming of this Day):

6 Ahmed Ali

Receiving what is given them by their Lord. They were surely the virtuous before this.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Accepting the rewards given by their Lord; they were indeed virtuous before this.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

receiving what their Lord has given them, for they had been virtuous aforetime.

9 Ali Ünal

Taking whatever their Lord grants them. For they were, before that, devoted to doing God’s commands, aware that God was seeing them.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Receiving the gifts that their Lord will give them for they used to do excellent deeds before that.

11 English Literal

Taking what their Lord gave them, that they were before that good doers.

12 Faridul Haque

Accepting the rewards given by their Lord; they were indeed virtuous before this.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Taking joy in what their Lord gives them; surely they were before that, the doers of good.

14 Hilali & Khan

Taking joy in the things which their Lord has given them. Verily, they were before this Muhsinun (good-doers - see V. 2:112).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Surely the dutiful are amidst Gardens and fountains,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Taking what their Lord gives them; surely they were before that, the doers of good.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Taking that which their Lord giveth them; for lo! aforetime they were doers of good;

18 Muhammad Sarwar

receiving their reward from their Lord. They had been righteous people before the Day of Judgment.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

receiving what their Lord will give them because before this they were gooddoers.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Taking joy in the things which their Lord has given them. Verily, they were before this doers of good.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

They shall receive what their Lord will bestow on them. They have done good works in the past,

22 Talal Itani

Receiving what their Lord has given them. They were virtuous before that.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

receiving (khidhna is a circumstantial qualifier referring to the person of the predicate of inna, `truly') what their Lord has given them, of reward, for indeed formerly, [before] their entering Paradise, they had been virtuous, in the world.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

اخِذِينَ مَا اتَاهُمْ رَبُّهُمْ

Taking joy in the things which their Lord has given them.

His statement;
اخِذِينَ
(Taking) describes the state of the people of Taqwa in the midst of gardens and springs. They will receive what their Lord gives them, meaning, delight, happiness and favors.

Allah the Exalted and Most Honored said,

إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا قَبْلَ ذَلِكَ

Verily, they were before that, (in the life of the world),

مُحْسِنِينَ



good doers,

As He said;

كُلُواْ وَاشْرَبُواْ هَنِييَاً بِمَأ أَسْلَفْتُمْ فِى الاٌّيَّامِ الْخَالِيَةِ

Eat and drink at ease for that which you have sent on before you in days past! (69;24)

Allah the Exalted described the good acts that they performed,

كَانُوا قَلِيلًا مِّنَ اللَّيْلِ مَا يَهْجَعُونَ