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Surah Qamar Ayat 51 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدْ أَهْلَكْنَآ أَشْيَاعَكُمْ فَهَلْ مِن مُّدَّكِرٍۢ
Wa laqad ahlaknaaa ashyaa’akum fahal min muddakir

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 51

Sahih International
And We have already destroyed your kinds, so is there any who will remember?

Yusuf Ali
And (oft) in the past, have We destroyed gangs like unto you: then is there any that will receive admonition?

Abul Ala Maududi
We did indeed destroy many like you. Is there, then, any who will heed?

Muhsin Khan
And indeed, We have destroyed your likes, then is there any that will remember (or receive admonition)?

Pickthall
And verily We have destroyed your fellows; but is there any that remembereth?

Dr. Ghali
And indeed We have already caused your sects to perish; is there then any that will recollect?

Abdel Haleem
We have destroyed the likes of you in the past. Will anyone take heed?

Quran 54 Verse 51 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qamar ayat 51, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(54:51) We did indeed destroy many like you.[27] Is there, then, any who will heed?


27. That is, if you think that the world is not the kingdom of a Wise and Just God but the lawless empire of a blind ruler, in which man may behave and conduct himself as he likes, without any fear of accountability, history is proof and an eye-opener for you, which shows that the nations that adopted such a way of life, have been sent to their doom, one after

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qamar verse 51 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qamar ayat 47 which provides the complete commentary from verse 47 through 55.

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