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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 24 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدْ عَلِمْنَا ٱلْمُسْتَقْدِمِينَ مِنكُمْ وَلَقَدْ عَلِمْنَا ٱلْمُسْتَـْٔخِرِينَ
Wa la qad ‘alimnal mustaqdimeena minkum wa laqad ‘alimnal mustaakhireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 24

Sahih International
And We have already known the preceding [generations] among you, and We have already known the later [ones to come].

Yusuf Ali
To Us are known those of you who hasten forward, and those who lag behind.

Abul Ala Maududi
Surely We know those of you who have passed before and those who will come later.

Muhsin Khan
And indeed, We know the first generations of you who had passed away, and indeed, We know the present generations of you (mankind), and also those who will come afterwards.

Pickthall
And verily We know the eager among you and verily We know the laggards.

Dr. Ghali
And indeed We already know the ones of you who can go forward, and indeed We already know the ones who can postpone.

Abdel Haleem
We know exactly those of you who come first and those who come later.

Quran 15 Verse 24 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 24, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:24) Surely We know those of you who have passed before and those who will come later.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 24 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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