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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 45 in Arabic Text

إِنَّهُمْ كَانُوا۟ قَبْلَ ذَٰلِكَ مُتْرَفِينَ
Innahum kaanoo qabla zaalika mutrafeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 45

Sahih International
Indeed they were, before that, indulging in affluence,

Yusuf Ali
For that they were wont to be indulged, before that, in wealth (and luxury),

Abul Ala Maududi
Surely they had lived before in luxury,

Muhsin Khan
Verily, before that, they indulged in luxury,

Pickthall
Lo! heretofore they were effete with luxury

Dr. Ghali
Surely they were before that (living) in ease and luxury.

Abdel Haleem
Before, they overindulged in luxury

Quran 56 Verse 45 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 45, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:45) Surely they had lived before in luxury,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 45 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 56.

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