Surah Saffat Ayat 71 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 71
And there had already strayed before them most of the former peoples,
And truly before them, many of the ancients went astray;-
Before them a multitude of people of olden times had erred,
And indeed most of the men of old went astray before them;
And verily most of the men of old went astray before them,
And indeed before them already erred away most of the earliest (people),
most men in the past went astray,
Quran 37 Verse 71 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 71, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(37:71) Before them a multitude of people of olden times had erred,
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
71. And indeed most of the earlier ones went astray before them; 72. And indeed We sent among them warners; 73. Then see what was the end of those who were warned. 74. Except the chosen servants of Allah.) Allah tells us that most of the previous nations went astray, worshipping other gods alongside Allah. He states that He sent among them warners to alert them to the anger, wrath and vengeance of Allah towards those who disbelieve in Him and worship others besides Him. He tells us that they persisted in their opposition to their Messengers and their disbelief in them, so He destroyed those who disbelieved in Him and saved the believers and caused them to prevail. Allah says:
(Then see what was the end of those who were warned. Except the chosen servants of Allah).
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