Verse. 3657

٣٤ - سَبَأ

34 - Saba

وَلَوْ تَرٰۗى اِذْ فَزِعُوْا فَلَا فَوْتَ وَاُخِذُوْا مِنْ مَّكَانٍ قَرِيْبٍ۝۵۱ۙ
Walaw tara ith faziAAoo fala fawta waokhithoo min makanin qareebin


Ahmed Ali

If you could see when they are gripped by terror without any escape, and are seized from close at hand



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (couldst thou but see) o muhammad (when they are terrified) when the earth swallows them (with no escape) for anyone among them, (and are seized from near at hand) from beneath their feet the earth swallows them.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : if you could but see, o muhammad (s), when they are stricken with terror, at the resurrection, you would see a dreadful thing, and so there is no escape, for them, from us, that is to say, they will not [be able to] elude us, and they are seized from a close quarter, namely, [from] the graves.