Surah Sad Ayat 3 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 3
How many a generation have We destroyed before them, and they [then] called out; but it was not a time for escape.
How many generations before them did We destroy? In the end they cried (for mercy)- when there was no longer time for being saved!
How many a nation did We destroy before them! (When they approached their doom) they cried out (for deliverance), but the time for deliverance was already past.
How many a generation We have destroyed before them, and they cried out when there was no longer time for escape!
How many a generation We destroyed before them, and they cried out when it was no longer the time for escape!
How many a generation We caused to perish even before them, yet they called out, while time had lapsed for shirking (their doom).
How many generations We have destroyed before them! They all cried out, once it was too late, for escape.
ہم نے ان سے پہلے بھی بہت سی امتوں کو تباه کر ڈاﻻ انہوں نے ہر چند چیﺦ وپکار کی لیکن وه وقت چھٹکارے کا نہ تھا
Quran 38 Verse 3 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(38:3) How many a nation did We destroy before them! (When they approached their doom) they cried out (for deliverance), but the time for deliverance was already past.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 3 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 3.
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