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Surah Nuh Ayat 6 in Arabic Text

فَلَمْ يَزِدْهُمْ دُعَآءِىٓ إِلَّا فِرَارًۭا
Falam yazid hum du’aaa ‘eee illaa firaaraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 6

Sahih International
But my invitation increased them not except in flight.

Yusuf Ali
“But my call only increases (their) flight (from the Right).

Abul Ala Maududi
but the more I called, the farther they fled.

Muhsin Khan
“But all my calling added nothing but to (their) flight (from the truth).

Pickthall
But all my calling doth but add to their repugnance;

Dr. Ghali
Yet my calling increased them (in nothing) except in flight.

Abdel Haleem
but the more I call them, the further they run away:

Quran 71 Verse 6 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nuh ayat 6, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(71:6) but the more I called, the farther they fled.[8]


8. That is, as I went on calling them towards You, they went on fleeing farther and farther away from You.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nuh verse 6 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nuh ayat 5 which provides the complete commentary from verse 5 through 20.

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