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Surah Ar-Rum Ayat 49 in Arabic Text

وَإِن كَانُوا۟ مِن قَبْلِ أَن يُنَزَّلَ عَلَيْهِم مِّن قَبْلِهِۦ لَمُبْلِسِينَ
Wa in kaanoo min qabli any yunazzala ‘alaihim min qablihee lamubliseen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 49

Sahih International
Although they were, before it was sent down upon them – before that, in despair.

Yusuf Ali
Even though, before they received (the rain) – just before this – they were dumb with despair!

Abul Ala Maududi
although before that they were given to despair.

Muhsin Khan
And verily before that (rain), just before it was sent down upon them, they were in despair!

Pickthall
Though before that, even before it was sent down upon them, they were in despair.

Dr. Ghali
And decidedly before that, before it was sent down on them, they had been indeed dumbfounded.

Abdel Haleem
though before it is sent they may have lost all hope.

Quran 30 Verse 49 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ar-Rum ayat 49, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(30:49) although before that they were given to despair.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ar-Rum verse 49 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Rum ayat 48 which provides the complete commentary from verse 48 through 51.

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