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Surah Dhariyat Ayat 32 in Arabic Text

قَالُوٓا۟ إِنَّآ أُرْسِلْنَآ إِلَىٰ قَوْمٍۢ مُّجْرِمِينَ
Qaalooo innaaa ursilnaaa ilaa qawmim mujrimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 32

Sahih International
They said, “Indeed, we have been sent to a people of criminals

Yusuf Ali
They said, “We have been sent to a people (deep) in sin;-

Abul Ala Maududi
They replied: “Behold, we have been sent to a wicked people

Muhsin Khan
They said: “We have been sent to a people who are Mujrimun (polytheists, sinners, criminals, disbelievers in Allah);

Pickthall
They said: Lo! we are sent unto a guilty folk,

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Surely we have been sent to a criminal people,

Abdel Haleem
They said, ‘We are sent to a people lost in sin,

Quran 51 Verse 32 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dhariyat ayat 32, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(51:32) They replied: “Behold, we have been sent to a wicked people[31]


31. That is, to the people of the Prophet Lot (peace be upon him). The epithet of a criminal people was enough to tell which people were meant in view of the gravity of their crimes. They have already been mentioned in the Quran in (Surah Al-Araf, Ayats 80-84); (Surah Hood, Ayats 74-83); (Surah Al-Hijr, Ayats 58-79); (Surah Al-Anbiya, Ayats 74-75); (Surah Ash-Shuara, Ayats 160-175); (Surah An-Naml, Ayats 54-58); (Surah As-Saaffat, Ayats 133-137).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dhariyat verse 32 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dhariyat ayat 31 which provides the complete commentary from verse 31 through 37.

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