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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 31 in Arabic Text

إِلَّآ إِبْلِيسَ أَبَىٰٓ أَن يَكُونَ مَعَ ٱلسَّـٰجِدِينَ
Illaaa ibleesa abaaa ai yakoona ma’as saajideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 31

Sahih International
Except Iblees, he refused to be with those who prostrated.

Yusuf Ali
Not so Iblis: he refused to be among those who prostrated themselves.

Abul Ala Maududi
except Iblis; he refused to join those who prostrated.

Muhsin Khan
Except Iblis (Satan), – he refused to be among the prostrators.

Pickthall
Save Iblis. He refused to be among the prostrate.

Dr. Ghali
Except Iblîs; he refused to be among the prostrate.

Abdel Haleem
But not Iblis: he refused to bow down like the others.

Quran 15 Verse 31 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 31, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:31) except Iblis; he refused to join those who prostrated.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 31 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 28 which provides the complete commentary from verse 28 through 33.

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