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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 156 in Arabic Text

وَلَا تَمَسُّوهَا بِسُوٓءٍۢ فَيَأْخُذَكُمْ عَذَابُ يَوْمٍ عَظِيمٍۢ
Wa laa tamassoohaa bisooo’in fa yaakhuzakum ‘azaabu Yawmin ‘Azeem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 156

Sahih International
And do not touch her with harm, lest you be seized by the punishment of a terrible day.”

Yusuf Ali
“Touch her not with harm, lest the Penalty of a Great Day seize you.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Do not molest her lest the chastisement of an Awesome Day should seize you.”

Muhsin Khan
“And touch her not with harm, lest the torment of a Great Day seize you.”

Pickthall
And touch her not with ill lest there come on you the retribution of an awful day.

Dr. Ghali
And do not touch her with an odious (treatment) so that there takes you (away) the torment of a Tremendous Day.”

Abdel Haleem
so do not harm her, or the punishment of a terrible day will befall you.’

Quran 26 Verse 156 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 156, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:156) Do not molest her lest the chastisement of an Awesome Day should seize you.”


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 156 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 153 which provides the complete commentary from verse 153 through 159.

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