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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

وَكَمْ قَصَمْنَا مِن قَرْيَةٍۢ كَانَتْ ظَالِمَةًۭ وَأَنشَأْنَا بَعْدَهَا قَوْمًا ءَاخَرِينَ
Wa kam qasamnaa min qaryatin kaanat zaalimatanw wa ansha’ naa ba’dahaa qawman aakhareen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
And how many a city which was unjust have We shattered and produced after it another people.

Yusuf Ali
How many were the populations We utterly destroyed because of their iniquities, setting up in their places other peoples?

Abul Ala Maududi
How many a wrong-doing town did We shatter and then raise up another people.

Muhsin Khan
How many a town (community), that were wrong-doers, have We destroyed, and raised up after them another people!

Pickthall
How many a community that dealt unjustly have We shattered, and raised up after them another folk!

Dr. Ghali
And how many a town that was unjust We have shattered, and We brought into being after it another people.

Abdel Haleem
How many communities of evildoers We have destroyed! How many others We have raised up in their places!

Quran 21 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:11) How many a wrong-doing town did We shatter and then raise up another people.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 15.

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