Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 167 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 167
They said, “If you do not desist, O Lot, you will surely be of those evicted.”
They said: “If thou desist not, O Lut! thou wilt assuredly be cast out!”
They said: “O Lot! If you do not desist, you will be one of those expelled (from our towns).”
They said: “If you cease not. O Lout (Lot)! Verily, you will be one of those who are driven out!”
They said: If thou cease not, O Lot, thou wilt soon be of the outcast.
They said, “Indeed in case you do not refrain, O Lt, indeed you will definitely be of the driven out.”
but they replied, ‘Lot! If you do not stop this, you will be driven away.’
Quran 26 Verse 167 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 167, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:167) They said: “O Lot! If you do not desist, you will be one of those expelled (from our towns).”
111. That is, you know that whosoever has spoken against us, or protested against our doings, or opposed us in any way, he has been turned out of our habitations. If you also behave like that, you too will be treated likewise. It has been stated in Surahs Al-Aaraf and An-Naml that before giving this warning to Prophet Lot (peace be upon him), the wicked people had decided to “turn out these people of your habitations for they pose to be very pious.” (Surah Al- Aaraf, Ayat 82).
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 167 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 165 which provides the complete commentary from verse 165 through 175.
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