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Surah Qamar Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

فَكَيْفَ كَانَ عَذَابِى وَنُذُرِ
Fakaifa kaana ‘azaabee wa nuzur

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
And how [severe] were My punishment and warning.

Yusuf Ali
But how (terrible) was My Penalty and My Warning?

Abul Ala Maududi
So how awesome were My chastisement and My warnings!

Muhsin Khan
Then how (terrible) was My Torment and My Warnings?

Pickthall
Then see how (dreadful) was My punishment after My warnings!

Dr. Ghali
How then were My torment and My warnings?

Abdel Haleem
How [terrible] was My punishment and [the fulfilment of] My warnings!

Quran 54 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qamar ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(54:16) So how awesome were My chastisement and My warnings!


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qamar verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qamar ayat 9 which provides the complete commentary from verse 9 through 17.

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