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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 70 in Arabic Text

قَالُوٓا۟ أَوَلَمْ نَنْهَكَ عَنِ ٱلْعَـٰلَمِينَ
Qaalooo awalam nanhaka ‘anil ‘aalameen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 70

Sahih International
They said, “Have we not forbidden you from [protecting] people?”

Yusuf Ali
They said: “Did we not forbid thee (to speak) for all and sundry?”

Abul Ala Maududi
They replied: “Did we not forbid you again and again to extend hospitality to all and sundry?”

Muhsin Khan
They (people of the city) said: “Did we not forbid you to entertain (or protect) any of the ‘Alamin (people, foreigners, strangers, etc. from us)?”

Pickthall
They said; Have we not forbidden you from (entertaining) anyone?

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Have we not forbidden you (to entertain all) men?” (Literally: the worlds)

Abdel Haleem
They answered, ‘Have we not told you not to interfere [between us and] anyone else?’

Quran 15 Verse 70 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 70, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:70) They replied: “Did we not forbid you again and again to extend hospitality to all and sundry?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 70 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 67 which provides the complete commentary from verse 67 through 72.

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