Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 128 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 128
Do you construct on every elevation a sign, amusing yourselves,
“Do ye build a landmark on every high place to amuse yourselves?
What, you build a monument on every hill merely for fun
“Do you build high palaces on every high place, while you do not live in them?
Build ye on every high place a monument for vain delight?
Do you build on every prominence a sign, sporting? (i.e., huge prominence inspiring fear)
How can you be so vain that you set up monuments on every high place?
Quran 26 Verse 128 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 128, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:128) What, you build a monument on every hill merely for fun
90. That is, you build grand buildings merely to show off your wealth and power, whereas they have no use and purpose except that they stand as monuments to your grandeur and glory.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 128 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 123 which provides the complete commentary from verse 123 through 135.
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