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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 15 in Arabic Text

فَمَا زَالَت تِّلۡكَ دَعۡوَىٰهُمۡ حَتَّىٰ جَعَلۡنَٰهُمۡ حَصِيدًا خَٰمِدِينَ
Famaa zaalat tilka da’waahum hattaa ja’alnaahum haseedan khaamideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 15

Sahih International
And that declaration of theirs did not cease until We made them [as] a harvest [mowed down], extinguished [like a fire].

Yusuf Ali
And that cry of theirs ceased not, till We made them as a field that is mown, as ashes silent and quenched.

Abul Ala Maududi
They did not cease to cry this until We reduced them to stubble, still and silent.

Muhsin Khan
And that cry of theirs ceased not, till We made them as a field that is reaped, extinct (dead).

Pickthall
And this their crying ceased not till We made them as reaped corn, extinct.

Dr. Ghali
So that their (unjust) plea did not cease until We made them a harvest mown down.

Abdel Haleem
and that cry of theirs did not cease until We made them burnt-offstubble.

Quran 21 Verse 15 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 15, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:15) They did not cease to cry this until We reduced them to stubble, still and silent.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 15 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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