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Surah Nuh Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ إِنِّىٓ أَعْلَنتُ لَهُمْ وَأَسْرَرْتُ لَهُمْ إِسْرَارًۭا
Summaa inneee a’lantu lahum wa asrartu lahum israaraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
Then I announced to them and [also] confided to them secretly

Yusuf Ali
“Further I have spoken to them in public and secretly in private,

Abul Ala Maududi
and preached to them in public, and also addressed them in secret.

Muhsin Khan
“Then verily, I proclaimed to them in public, and I have appealed to them in private,

Pickthall
And lo! I have made public proclamation unto them, and I have appealed to them in private.

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter, surely I called them publicly, and I secretly (spoke) to them in private (Literally: in secret “conversation”).

Abdel Haleem
I have tried preaching to them in public and speaking to them in private.

Quran 71 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nuh ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(71:9) and preached to them in public, and also addressed them in secret.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nuh verse 9 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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