Surah Fajr Ayat 9 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 9
And [with] Thamud, who carved out the rocks in the valley?
And with the Thamud (people), who cut out (huge) rocks in the valley?-
And how did He deal with Thamud who hewed out rocks in the valley?
And (with) Thamud (people), who cut (hewed) out rocks in the valley (to make dwellings)?
And with (the tribe of) Thamud, who clove the rocks in the valley;
And (with) Thamd? who carved out the rocks in the valley,
and the Thamud, who hewed into the rocks in the valley,
Quran 89 Verse 9 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Fajr ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(89:9) And how did He deal with Thamud who hewed out rocks in the valley?
5. The valley: Wad-il-Qura, where the Thamud carved out dwellings in the mountains, and probably in history they were the first people who started cutting out such buildings into the rocks. (For details, see (E.Ns 57, 59 of Surah Al- Aaraf); (E.N. 45 of Surah Al-Hijr);(E.Ns 95, 99 of Surah Ash- Shuara).
The tafsir of Surah Fajr verse 9 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Fajr ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 14.
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