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Surah Al-A’raf Ayat 97 in Arabic Text

أَفَأَمِنَ أَهْلُ ٱلْقُرَىٰٓ أَن يَأْتِيَهُم بَأْسُنَا بَيَـٰتًۭا وَهُمْ نَآئِمُونَ
Afa amina ahlul quraaa ai ya’tiyahum ba’sunaa bayaatanw wa hum naaa’imoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 97

Sahih International
Then, did the people of the cities feel secure from Our punishment coming to them at night while they were asleep?

Yusuf Ali
Did the people of the towns feel secure against the coming of Our wrath by night while they were asleep?

Abul Ala Maududi
Do the people of those towns feel secure that Our punishment will not come to them at night while they are asleep?

Muhsin Khan
Did the people of the towns then feel secure against the coming of Our Punishment by night while they are asleep?

Pickthall
Are the people of the townships then secure from the coming of Our wrath upon them as a night-raid while they sleep?

Dr. Ghali
So, do the population of the towns feel secure that Our violence will not come up to them (in their homes) at night (while) they are sleeping?

Abdel Haleem
Do the people of these towns feel secure that Our punishment will not come upon them by night, while they are asleep?

Quran 7 Verse 97 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-A’raf ayat 97, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(7:97) Do the people of those towns feel secure that Our punishment will not come to them at night while they are asleep?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-A’raf verse 97 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah A’raf ayat 96 which provides the complete commentary from verse 96 through 99.

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