Verse. 1869

١٥ - ٱلْحِجْر

15 - Al-Hijr

وَجَاۗءَ اَہْلُ الْمَدِيْنَۃِ يَسْـتَبْشِرُوْنَ۝۶۷
Wajaa ahlu almadeenati yastabshiroona


Ahmed Ali

Then came the people of the city, exulting at the news.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (and the people of the city came) to the house of lot, (rejoicing at the news (of new arrivals)) and at the prospect of engaging in their evil acts.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and then came the people of the city, the city of sodom, that is, the people of lot, upon being told that there were handsome clean-shaven individuals — namely, the angels — in the house of lot, rejoicing (yastabshirūn is a circumstantial qualifier), desiring to commit an abomination with them.