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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 208 in Arabic Text

وَمَآ أَهْلَكْنَا مِن قَرْيَةٍ إِلَّا لَهَا مُنذِرُونَ
Wa maaa ahlaknaa min qaryatin illaa lahaa munziroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 208

Sahih International
And We did not destroy any city except that it had warners

Yusuf Ali
Never did We destroy a population, but had its warners –

Abul Ala Maududi
We never destroyed any habitation but that it had warners

Muhsin Khan
And never did We destroy a township, but it had its warners

Pickthall
And We destroyed no township but it had its warners

Dr. Ghali
And in no way did We cause (any) town to perish except that it had warners.

Abdel Haleem
Never have We destroyed a town without sending down messengers to warn it,

Quran 26 Verse 208 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 208, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:208) We never destroyed any habitation but that it had warners


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 208 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 200 which provides the complete commentary from verse 200 through 210.

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