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Surah Saffat Ayat 8 in Arabic Text

لَّا يَسَّمَّعُونَ إِلَى ٱلْمَلَإِ ٱلْأَعْلَىٰ وَيُقْذَفُونَ مِن كُلِّ جَانِبٍۢ
Laa yassamma ‘oona ilal mala ‘il a’alaa wa yuqzafoona min kulli jaanib

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 8

Sahih International
[So] they may not listen to the exalted assembly [of angels] and are pelted from every side,

Yusuf Ali
(So) they should not strain their ears in the direction of the Exalted Assembly but be cast away from every side,

Abul Ala Maududi
These satans cannot listen to what transpires in the High Council for they are pelted away from every side

Muhsin Khan
They cannot listen to the higher group (angels) for they are pelted from every side.

Pickthall
They cannot listen to the Highest Chiefs for they are pelted from every side,

Dr. Ghali
They do not overhear the most Exalted Chiefs, (i.e., angels) and they are pelted (with hurled meteors) from every side,

Abdel Haleem
they cannot eavesdrop on the Higher Assembly––pelted from every side,

Quran 37 Verse 8 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 8, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:8) These satans cannot listen to what transpires in the High Council for they are pelted away from every side


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 8 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 6 which provides the complete commentary from verse 6 through 10.

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