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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 15 in Arabic Text

لَقَالُوٓا۟ إِنَّمَا سُكِّرَتْ أَبْصَـٰرُنَا بَلْ نَحْنُ قَوْمٌۭ مَّسْحُورُونَ
Laqaaloo innamaa sukkirat absaarunaa bal nahnu qawmum mashooroon (section 1)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 15

Sahih International
They would say, “Our eyes have only been dazzled. Rather, we are a people affected by magic.”

Yusuf Ali
They would only say: “Our eyes have been intoxicated: Nay, we have been bewitched by sorcery.”

Abul Ala Maududi
they would still have said: “Surely our eyes have been dazzled; rather, we have been enchanted.”

Muhsin Khan
They would surely say: “Our eyes have been (as if) dazzled. Nay, we are a people bewitched.”

Pickthall
They would say: Our sight is wrong – nay, but we are folk bewitched.

Dr. Ghali
They would indeed say, “Surely it is only that our be holdings (i.e., eyesights) are stupefied; no indeed, we are a people bewitched!”

Abdel Haleem
they would still say, ‘Our eyes are hallucinating. We are bewitched.’

Quran 15 Verse 15 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr 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

(15:15) they would still have said: “Surely our eyes have been dazzled; rather, we have been enchanted.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 15 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 14 which provides the complete commentary from verse 14 through 15.

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