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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 198 in Arabic Text

وَلَوْ نَزَّلْنَـٰهُ عَلَىٰ بَعْضِ ٱلْأَعْجَمِينَ
Wa law nazzalnaahu ‘alaa ba’dil a’jameen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 198

Sahih International
And even if We had revealed it to one among the foreigners

Yusuf Ali
Had We revealed it to any of the non-Arabs,

Abul Ala Maududi
(But such is their adamance) that had We revealed it to one of the non-Arabs and even if he had recited (this clear Arabic discourse) to them

Muhsin Khan
And if We had revealed it (this Quran) unto any of the non-Arabs,

Pickthall
And if We had revealed it unto one of any other nation than the Arabs,

Dr. Ghali
And if We had been sending it down on some non-Arabs,

Abdel Haleem
If We had sent it down to someone who was not an Arab,

Quran 26 Verse 198 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 198, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:198) (But such is their adamance) that had We revealed it to one of the non-Arabs and even if he had recited(this clear Arabic discourse) to them


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 198 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 196 which provides the complete commentary from verse 196 through 199.

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