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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 82 in Arabic Text

وَكَانُوا۟ يَنْحِتُونَ مِنَ ٱلْجِبَالِ بُيُوتًا ءَامِنِينَ
Wa kaanoo yanhitoona minal jibaali buyootan aamineen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 82

Sahih International
And they used to carve from the mountains, houses, feeling secure.

Yusuf Ali
Out of the mountains did they hew (their) edifices, (feeling themselves) secure.

Abul Ala Maududi
They used to hew out houses from the mountains and lived in security.

Muhsin Khan
And they used to hew out dwellings from the mountains (feeling themselves) secure.

Pickthall
And they used to hew out dwellings from the hills, (wherein they dwelt) secure.

Dr. Ghali
And they used to hew the mountains into homes, (therein dwelling) securely.

Abdel Haleem
They carved out dwellings in the mountains, and lived in security-

Quran 15 Verse 82 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 82, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:82) They used to hew out houses from the mountains[46] and lived in security.


46. That is, their strong and secure buildings, which they had hewed into the mountains, could not protect them from the blast.

Ala-Maududi

(15:82) They used to hew out houses from the mountains[46] and lived in security.


46. That is, their strong and secure buildings, which they had hewed into the mountains, could not protect them from the blast.

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