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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 22 in Arabic Text

وَأَرْسَلْنَا ٱلرِّيَـٰحَ لَوَٰقِحَ فَأَنزَلْنَا مِنَ ٱلسَّمَآءِ مَآءًۭ فَأَسْقَيْنَـٰكُمُوهُ وَمَآ أَنتُمْ لَهُۥ بِخَـٰزِنِينَ
Wa arsalnar riyaaha la waaqiha fa anzalnaa minas samaaa’i maaa’an fa asqai naakumoohu wa maaa antum lahoo bikhaazineen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 22

Sahih International
And We have sent the fertilizing winds and sent down water from the sky and given you drink from it. And you are not its retainers.

Yusuf Ali
And We send the fecundating winds, then cause the rain to descend from the sky, therewith providing you with water (in abundance), though ye are not the guardians of its stores.

Abul Ala Maududi
We send fertilizing winds, and then cause rain to descend from the sky, providing you abundant water to drink even though you could not have stored it up for yourselves.

Muhsin Khan
And We send the winds fertilizing (to fill heavily the clouds with water), then caused the water (rain) to descend from the sky, and We gave it to you to drink, and it is not you who are the owners of its stores [i.e. to give water to whom you like or to withhold it from whom you like].

Pickthall
And We send the winds fertilising, and cause water to descend from the sky, and give it you to drink. It is not ye who are the holders of the store thereof.

Dr. Ghali
And We send the winds impregnating, (and) so We send down from the heaven water, then We give it to you to drink, and in no way can you even be its treasurers.

Abdel Haleem
We send the winds to fertilize, and We bring down water from the sky for you to drink- you do not control its sources.

Quran 15 Verse 22 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 22, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:22) We send fertilizing winds, and then cause rain to descend from the sky, providing you abundant water to drink even though you could not have stored it up for yourselves.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 22 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 21 which provides the complete commentary from verse 21 through 25.

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