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Surah Saffat Ayat 135 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا عَجُوزًۭا فِى ٱلْغَـٰبِرِينَ
Illaa ‘ajoozan fil ghaabireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 135

Sahih International
Except his wife among those who remained [with the evildoers].

Yusuf Ali
Except an old woman who was among those who lagged behind:

Abul Ala Maududi
except for an old woman who was among those that stayed behind.

Muhsin Khan
Except an old woman (his wife) who was among those who remained behind.

Pickthall
Save an old woman among those who stayed behind;

Dr. Ghali
Except an old woman among the laggards;

Abdel Haleem
except for an old woman who stayed behind-

Quran 37 Verse 135 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 135, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:135) except for an old woman who was among those that stayed behind.[75]


75. This implies the wife of the Prophet Lot (peace be upon him), who did not migrate with her illustrious husband, but remained behind with her people and was punished.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 135 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 133 which provides the complete commentary from verse 133 through 138.

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