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Surah Dukhan Ayat 22 in Arabic Text

فَدَعَا رَبَّهُۥٓ أَنَّ هَـٰٓؤُلَآءِ قَوْمٌۭ مُّجْرِمُونَ
Fada’aa rabbahooo anna haaa’ulaaa’i qawmum mujrimoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 22

Sahih International
And [finally] he called to his Lord that these were a criminal people.

Yusuf Ali
(But they were aggressive:) then he cried to his Lord: “These are indeed a people given to sin.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Then he called upon his Lord: “These are a criminal people.”

Muhsin Khan
(But they were aggressive), so he [Musa (Moses)] called upon his Lord (saying): “These are indeed the people who are Mujrimun (disbelievers, polytheists, sinners, criminals, etc.).”

Pickthall
And he cried unto his Lord, (saying): These are guilty folk.

Dr. Ghali
“These are a criminal people.”

Abdel Haleem
[Moses] cried to his Lord, ‘These people are evildoers!’

Quran 44 Verse 22 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dukhan ayat 22, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(44:22) Then he called upon his Lord: “These are a criminal people.”[20]


20. This is the final report that the Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) presented before his Lord, saying: These are the people who are criminals. That is, their being the criminals has been confirmed finally and absolutely. They have exhausted every chance of concession and respite for reformation. It is time that the final fatal decision be passed against them.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dukhan verse 22 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dukhan ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 33.

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