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Surah Saffat Ayat 97 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ ٱبْنُوا۟ لَهُۥ بُنْيَـٰنًۭا فَأَلْقُوهُ فِى ٱلْجَحِيمِ
Qaalub noo lahoo bun yaanan fa alqoohu fil jaheem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 97

Sahih International
They said, “Construct for him a furnace and throw him into the burning fire.”

Yusuf Ali
They said, “Build him a furnace, and throw him into the blazing fire!”

Abul Ala Maududi
They spoke among themselves: “Build him a pyre and then throw him into the furnace.”

Muhsin Khan
They said: “Build for him a building (it is said that the building was like a furnace) and throw him into the blazing fire!”

Pickthall
They said: Build for him a building and fling him in the red-hotfire.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Build him a structure, (and) then cast him in the Hell-Fire.”

Abdel Haleem
They said, ‘Build a pyre and throw him into the blazing fire.’

Quran 37 Verse 97 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 97, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:97) They spoke among themselves: “Build him a pyre and then throw him into the furnace.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 97 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 88 which provides the complete commentary from verse 88 through 98.

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