Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 5 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 5
No nation will precede its term, nor will they remain thereafter.
Neither can a people anticipate its term, nor delay it.
No people can outstrip the term for its destruction nor can it delay it.
No nation can anticipate its term, nor delay it.
No nation can outstrip its term nor can they lag behind.
In no way can any nation outstrip its term, and in no way will they (be able) to postpone it.
no community can bring its time forward, nor delay it.
Quran 15 Verse 5 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(15:5) No people can outstrip the term for its destruction nor can it delay it.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 5.
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