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Surah Ibrahim Ayat 45 in Arabic Text

وَسَكَنتُمْ فِى مَسَـٰكِنِ ٱلَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوٓا۟ أَنفُسَهُمْ وَتَبَيَّنَ لَكُمْ كَيْفَ فَعَلْنَا بِهِمْ وَضَرَبْنَا لَكُمُ ٱلْأَمْثَالَ
Wa sakantum fee masaakinil lazeena zalamooo anfusahum wa tabaiyana lakum kaifa fa’alnaa bihim wa darabnaa lakumul amsaal

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 45

Sahih International
And you lived among the dwellings of those who wronged themselves, and it had become clear to you how We dealt with them. And We presented for you [many] examples.”

Yusuf Ali
“And ye dwelt in the dwellings of men who wronged their own souls; ye were clearly shown how We dealt with them; and We put forth (many) parables in your behoof!”

Abul Ala Maududi
You said so even though you had lived in the dwellings of those who had wronged themselves (by sinning), and you were aware how We dealt with them, and We had even explained to you all this by giving examples.

Muhsin Khan
“And you dwelt in the dwellings of men who wronged themselves, and it was clear to you how We had dealt with them. And We put forth (many) parables for you.”

Pickthall
And (have ye not) dwelt in the dwellings of those who wronged themselves (of old) and (hath it not) become plain to you how We dealt with them and made examples for you?

Dr. Ghali
And you dwelt in the dwellings of the ones who did injustice to themselves, and it became evident to you how We performed with them, and We have struck similitudes for you.

Abdel Haleem
You lived in the same places as others who wronged themselves before, and you were clearly shown how We dealt with them––We gave you many examples.

Quran 14 Verse 45 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ibrahim ayat 45, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(14:45) You said so even though you had lived in the dwellings of those who had wronged themselves (by sinning), and you were aware how We dealt with them, and We had even explained to you all this by giving examples.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ibrahim verse 45 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ibrahim ayat 44 which provides the complete commentary from verse 44 through 46.

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