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Surah Saffat Ayat 30 in Arabic Text

وَمَا كَانَ لَنَا عَلَيْكُم مِّن سُلْطَـٰنٍۭ ۖ بَلْ كُنتُمْ قَوْمًۭا طَـٰغِينَ
Wa maa kaana lanaa ‘alaikum min sultaanim bal kuntum qawman taagheen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 30

Sahih International
And we had over you no authority, but you were a transgressing people.

Yusuf Ali
“Nor had we any authority over you. Nay, it was ye who were a people in obstinate rebellion!

Abul Ala Maududi
We had no power over you. You were a rebellious people,

Muhsin Khan
“And we had no authority over you. Nay! But you were transgressing people (disobedient, polytheists, and disbelievers).

Pickthall
We had no power over you, but ye were wayward folk.

Dr. Ghali
And in no way did we have any all- binding authority over you; no indeed, (but) you were an inordinate people.”

Abdel Haleem
we had no power over you- and you were already exceeding all limits.

Quran 37 Verse 30 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 30, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:30) We had no power over you. You were a rebellious people,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 30 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 27 which provides the complete commentary from verse 27 through 37.

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