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Surah Hud Ayat 95 in Arabic Text

كَأَن لَّمْ يَغْنَوْا۟ فِيهَآ ۗ أَلَا بُعْدًۭا لِّمَدْيَنَ كَمَا بَعِدَتْ ثَمُودُ
Ka-al-lam yaghnaw feehaaa; alaa bu’dal li Madyana Kamaa ba’idat Samood (section 8)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 95

Sahih International
As if they had never prospered therein. Then, away with Madyan as Thamud was taken away.

Yusuf Ali
As if they had never dwelt and flourished there! Ah! Behold! How the Madyan were removed (from sight) as were removed the Thamud!

Abul Ala Maududi
as though they had never dwelt in them before. Lo! Away with (the people of) Midian, even as the Thamud were done away with!

Muhsin Khan
As if they had never lived there! So away with Madyan (Midian)! As away with Thamud! (All these nations were destroyed).

Pickthall
As though they had not dwelt there. A far removal for Midian, even as Thamud had been removed afar!

Dr. Ghali
As if they had not flourished in it. “Verily, away with Madyan, (even) as Tham‍d was away!”

Abdel Haleem
as if they had never lived and flourished there. Yes, away with the people of Midian, just like the Thamud!

Quran 11 Verse 95 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hud ayat 95, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(11:95) as though they had never dwelt in them before. Lo! Away with (the people of) Midian, even as the Thamud were done away with!


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hud verse 95 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hud ayat 93 which provides the complete commentary from verse 93 through 95.

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