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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 60 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا ٱمْرَأَتَهُۥ قَدَّرْنَآ ۙ إِنَّهَا لَمِنَ ٱلْغَـٰبِرِينَ
Illam ra atahoo qaddarnaaa innahaa laminal ghaabireen (section 4)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 60

Sahih International
Except his wife.” Allah decreed that she is of those who remain behind.

Yusuf Ali
“Except his wife, who, We have ascertained, will be among those who will lag behind.”

Abul Ala Maududi
except his wife (about whom Allah says that) We have decreed that she shall be among those who stay behind.”

Muhsin Khan
“Except his wife, of whom We have decreed that she shall be of those who remain behind (i.e. she will be destroyed).”

Pickthall
Except his wife, of whom We had decreed that she should be of those who stay behind.

Dr. Ghali
Excepting his wife. We have determined (that) surely she will indeed be of the laggards.”

Abdel Haleem
all except his wife: We have decreed that she will be one of those who stay behind.

Quran 15 Verse 60 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 60, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:60) except his wife (about whom Allah says that) We have decreed that she shall be among those who stay behind.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 60 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 57 which provides the complete commentary from verse 57 through 60.

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