Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 139 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 139
And they denied him, so We destroyed them. Indeed in that is a sign, but most of them were not to be believers.
So they rejected him, and We destroyed them. Verily in this is a Sign: but most of them do not believe.
Eventually they gave the lie to him and We destroyed them. Surely there is a Sign in this, but most of them would not believe.
So they belied him, and We destroyed them. Verily! In this is indeed a sign, yet most of them are not believers.
And they denied him; therefor We destroyed them. Lo! herein is indeed a portent, yet most of them are not believers.
So they cried him lies, then We caused them to perish. Surely in that is indeed a sign; and in no way were most of them believers,
They denounced him as a liar, and so We destroyed them. There truly is a sign in this, though most of them do not believe:
Quran 26 Verse 139 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 139, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:139) Eventually they gave the lie to him and We destroyed them. Surely there is a Sign in this, but most of them would not believe.
94. According to the Quran, the people of Aad were destroyed by a violent windstorm. When they saw it advancing towards their valleys, they rejoiced with the hope that those were dense clouds which would bring much rain for them, but in reality it was Allah’s scourge. The windstorm continued to rage for eight days and seven nights and destroyed everything. The people were swept away like straw and everything on which the hot, dry wind blew was left rotting. The storm did not abate until the last man of the wicked tribe had met his doom. Only ruins of their habitations remained to tell the tale of their terrible fate, and today even the ruins have become extinct. The whole territory of Ahqaf has turned into dreadful desert dunes. For details, see (E.N. 25 of Surah Al-Ahqaf).
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 139 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 136 which provides the complete commentary from verse 136 through 140.
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