Verse. 3818

٣٧ - ٱلصَّافَّات

37 - As-Saffat

وَمَا كَانَ لَنَا عَلَيْكُمْ مِّنْ سُلْطٰنٍ۝۰ۚ بَلْ كُنْتُمْ قَوْمًا طٰغِيْنَ۝۳۰
Wama kana lana AAalaykum min sultanin bal kuntum qawman tagheena


Ahmed Ali

We had no power over you. In fact, you were a people rebellious.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (we had no power over you) we had no reason or proof to win you over, (but ye were wayward folk) but you were disbelievers in allah.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and we did not have any warrant, any sway or power, over you, to compel you to follow us. nay, but you [yourselves] were a rebellious folk, astray, like us.