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Surah Najm Ayat 52 in Arabic Text

وَقَوْمَ نُوحٍۢ مِّن قَبْلُ ۖ إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا۟ هُمْ أَظْلَمَ وَأَطْغَىٰ
Wa qawma Noohim min qablu innahum kaanoo hum azlama wa atghaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 52

Sahih International
And the people of Noah before. Indeed, it was they who were [even] more unjust and oppressing.

Yusuf Ali
And before them, the people of Noah, for that they were (all) most unjust and most insolent transgressors,

Abul Ala Maududi
and that He it is Who destroyed the people of Noah before for they were much given to iniquity and transgression.

Muhsin Khan
And the people of Nuh (Noah) aforetime, verily, they were more unjust and more rebellious and transgressing [in disobeying Allah and His Messenger Nuh (Noah)].

Pickthall
And the folk of Noah aforetime, Lo! they were more unjust and more rebellious;

Dr. Ghali
And the people of Nû‍h (Noah) earlier; surely they were the ones who were more unjust and more inordinate.

Abdel Haleem
and before them the people of Noah who were even more unjust and insolent;

Quran 53 Verse 52 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Najm ayat 52, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(53:52) and that He it is Who destroyed the people of Noah before for they were much given to iniquity and transgression.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Tur verse 52 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Tur ayat 42 which provides the complete commentary from verse 42 through 55.

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