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Surah Dhariyat Ayat 46 in Arabic Text

وَقَوْمَ نُوحٍۢ مِّن قَبْلُ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا۟ قَوْمًۭا فَـٰسِقِينَ
Wa qawma Noohim min qablu innahum kaano qawman faasiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 46

Sahih International
And [We destroyed] the people of Noah before; indeed, they were a people defiantly disobedient.

Yusuf Ali
So were the People of Noah before them for they wickedly transgressed.

Abul Ala Maududi
Before all these We destroyed the people of Noah: they were a wicked people.

Muhsin Khan
(So were) the people of Nuh (Noah) before them. Verily, they were a people who were Fasiqun (rebellious, disobedient to Allah).

Pickthall
And the folk of Noah aforetime. Lo! they were licentious folk.

Dr. Ghali
And the people of Nû‍h (Noah) earlier, surely they were an immoral people.

Abdel Haleem
Before that We destroyed the people of Noah. They were a truly sinful people!

Quran 51 Verse 46 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dhariyat ayat 46, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(51:46) Before all these We destroyed the people of Noah: they were a wicked people.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dhariyat verse 46 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dhariyat ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 46.

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