Verse. 1378

١٠ - يُونُس

10 - Yunus

ثُمَّ جَعَلْنٰكُمْ خَلٰۗىِٕفَ فِي الْاَرْضِ مِنْۢ بَعْدِہِمْ لِنَنْظُرَ كَيْفَ تَعْمَلُوْنَ۝۱۴
Thumma jaAAalnakum khalaifa fee alardi min baAAdihim linanthura kayfa taAAmaloona


Ahmed Ali

Then We appointed you leaders in the land after them to see how you behaved.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (then we appointed you) o community of muhammad (pbuh) (vicegerents) successors (in the earth after them) after their destruction, (that we might see how ye behave) what you will do of goodness.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : then we made you, o people of mecca, successors (khalā’if is the plural of khalīfa) in the earth after them, that we might behold how you would behave, in it, and whether you would take heed from their example and believe in our messengers.