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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 45 in Arabic Text

قُلۡ إِنَّمَآ أُنذِرُكُم بِٱلۡوَحۡيِۚ وَلَا يَسۡمَعُ ٱلصُّمُّ ٱلدُّعَآءَ إِذَا مَا يُنذَرُونَ
Qul innamaaa unzirukum bilwahyi; wa laa yasma’us summud du’aaa ‘a izaa maa yunzaroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 45

Sahih International
Say, “I only warn you by revelation.” But the deaf do not hear the call when they are warned.

Yusuf Ali
Say, “I do but warn you according to revelation”: But the deaf will not hear the call, (even) when they are warned!

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them: “I only warn you by the Revelation.” But the deaf do not hear the cry when they are warned.

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW): “I warn you only by the revelation (from Allah and not by the opinion of the religious scholars and others). But the deaf (who follow the religious scholars and others blindly) will not hear the call, (even) when they are warned [(i.e. one should follow only the Quran and the Sunnah (legal ways, orders, acts of worship, statements of Prophet Muhammad SAW, as the Companions of the Prophet SAW did)].

Pickthall
Say (O Muhammad, unto mankind): I warn you only by the Inspiration. But the deaf hear not the call when they are warned.

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Surely I am only warning you by the Revelation.” And (yet) they that are deaf do not hear the call (even) when they are warned.

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘I warn you only through the Revelation.’ The deaf will not hear the warning call,

Quran 21 Verse 45 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 45, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:45) Tell them: “I only warn you by the Revelation.” But the deaf do not hear the cry when they are warned.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 45 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 44 which provides the complete commentary from verse 44 through 47.

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