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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 91 in Arabic Text

فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ ٱلرَّجْفَةُ فَأَصْبَحُوا۟ فِى دَارِهِمْ جَـٰثِمِينَ
Fa akhazat humur rajfatu fa asbahoo fee daarihim jaasimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 91

Sahih International
So the earthquake seized them, and they became within their home [corpses] fallen prone.

Yusuf Ali
But the earthquake took them unawares, and they lay prostrate in their homes before the morning!

Abul Ala Maududi
Thereupon a shocking catastrophe seized them, and they remained prostrate in their dwellings.

Muhsin Khan
So the earthquake seized them and they lay (dead), prostrate in their homes.

Pickthall
So the earthquake seized them and morning found them prostrate in their dwelling-place.

Dr. Ghali
Then the Commotion took them (away); so in the morning they became cowering (bodies) in their residence.

Abdel Haleem
an earthquake seized them: by the next morning they were lying dead in their homes;

Quran 7 Verse 91 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 91, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:91) Thereupon a shocking catastrophe seized them, and they remained prostrate in their dwellings.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 91 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 90 which provides the complete commentary from verse 90 through 92.

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