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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 36 in Arabic Text

قَالُوٓا۟ أَرْجِهْ وَأَخَاهُ وَٱبْعَثْ فِى ٱلْمَدَآئِنِ حَـٰشِرِينَ
Qaalooo arjih wa akhaahu wab’as filmadaaa’ini haashireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 36

Sahih International
They said, “Postpone [the matter of] him and his brother and send among the cities gatherers

Yusuf Ali
They said: “Keep him and his brother in suspense (for a while), and dispatch to the Cities heralds to collect-

Abul Ala Maududi
They said: “Detain him and his brother for a while and send forth heralds to the cities

Muhsin Khan
They said: “Put him off and his brother (for a while), and send callers to the cities

Pickthall
They said: Put him off, (him) and his brother, and send into the cities summoners

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Put him off, (him) and his brother, and send forth into the cities musterers,

Abdel Haleem
They answered, ‘Delay him and his brother for a while, and send messengers to all the cities

Quran 26 Verse 36 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 36, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:36) They said: “Detain him and his brother for a while and send forth heralds to the cities


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 36 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 29 which provides the complete commentary from verse 29 through 37.

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