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Sura 36
Aya 65
اليَومَ نَختِمُ عَلىٰ أَفواهِهِم وَتُكَلِّمُنا أَيديهِم وَتَشهَدُ أَرجُلُهُم بِما كانوا يَكسِبونَ

Yusuf Ali

That Day shall We set a seal on their mouths.1 But their hands will speak to us, and their feet bear witness, to all that they did.
  • The ungodly will now be dumbfounded. They will be unable to speak or offer any defence. (The consequences of all acts, which follow according to God’s Law, are, in Qur-ānic language, attributed to God). But their silence will not matter. Their own hands and feet will speak against them. “Hands and feet” in this connection are symbolical of all the instruments for action which they were given in this life, including their faculties and opportunities. The same extended meaning is to be understood for “eyes” in the following verse. Cf. also 41:20-21, where eyes, ears, and skins are all mentioned as bearing witness against such as misused them.