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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 32 in Arabic Text

قَالَ يَـٰٓإِبْلِيسُ مَا لَكَ أَلَّا تَكُونَ مَعَ ٱلسَّـٰجِدِينَ
Qaala yaaa Ibleesu maa laka allaa takoona ma’as saajideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 32

Sahih International
[Allah] said, O Iblees, what is [the matter] with you that you are not with those who prostrate?”

Yusuf Ali
(Allah) said: “O Iblis! what is your reason for not being among those who prostrated themselves?”

Abul Ala Maududi
The Lord inquired: “Iblis! What is the matter with you that you did not join those who prostrated?”

Muhsin Khan
(Allah) said: “O Iblis (Satan)! What is your reason for not being among the prostrators?”

Pickthall
He said: O Iblis! What aileth thee that thou art not among the prostrate?

Dr. Ghali
Said He, “O Iblîs, what about you, that you are not among the prostrate?”

Abdel Haleem
God said, ‘Iblis, why did you not bow down like the others?’

Quran 15 Verse 32 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 32, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:32) The Lord inquired: “Iblis! What is the matter with you that you did not join those who prostrated?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 32 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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