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Surah Ankabut Ayat 37 in Arabic Text

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَأَخَذَتْهُمُ ٱلرَّجْفَةُ فَأَصْبَحُوا۟ فِى دَارِهِمْ جَـٰثِمِينَ
Fakazzaboohu fa akhazat humur rajfatu fa asbahoo fee daarihim jaasimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 37

Sahih International
But they denied him, so the earthquake seized them, and they became within their home [corpses] fallen prone.

Yusuf Ali
But they rejected him: Then the mighty Blast seized them, and they lay prostrate in their homes by the morning.

Abul Ala Maududi
But they denounced him as a liar. So a mighty earthquake overtook them, and by the morning they lay overturned in their houses.

Muhsin Khan
And they belied him [Shu’aib (Shuaib)], so the earthquake seized them, and they lay (dead), prostrate in their dwellings.

Pickthall
But they denied him, and the dreadful earthquake took them, and morning found them prostrate in their dwelling place.

Dr. Ghali
Yet they cried lies to him. Then the Commotion took them (away); so in the morning they became cowering (bodies) in their home-residence.

Abdel Haleem
They rejected him and so the earthquake overtook them. When morning came, they were lying dead in their homes.

Quran 29 Verse 37 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ankabut ayat 37, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(29:37) But they denounced him as a liar.[63] So a mighty earthquake overtook them, and by the morning they lay overturned in their houses.[64]


63. That is, “They did not believe that the Prophet Shuaib (peace be upon him) was a Messenger of Allah and the teachings he gave were from Allah and that if they rejected him they would be punished by a torment from Allah.”

64. “Dwelling places”: the whole area and country inhabited by them.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ankabut verse 37 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ankabut ayat 36 which provides the complete commentary from verse 36 through 37.

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