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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 49 in Arabic Text

قُلْ إِنَّ ٱلْأَوَّلِينَ وَٱلْـَٔاخِرِينَ
Qul innal awwaleena wal aakhireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 49

Sahih International
Say, [O Muhammad], “Indeed, the former and the later peoples

Yusuf Ali
Say: “Yea, those of old and those of later times,

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them, (O Prophet): “The earlier ones and the later ones

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW): “(Yes) verily, those of old, and those of later times.

Pickthall
Say (unto them, O Muhammad): Lo! those of old and those of later time

Dr. Ghali
Say, (This is addressed to the Prophet) “Surely the earliest people and the later.

Abdel Haleem
Say [Prophet], ‘The earliest and latest generations

Quran 56 Verse 49 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 49, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:49) Tell them, (O Prophet): “The earlier ones and the later ones


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 49 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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