Verse. 4155

٤٠ - غَافِر

40 - Ghafir

ذٰلِكَ بِاَنَّہُمْ كَانَتْ تَّاْتِيْہِمْ رُسُلُہُمْ بِالْبَيِّنٰتِ فَكَفَرُوْا فَاَخَذَہُمُ اؙ۝۰ۭ اِنَّہٗ قَوِيٌّ شَدِيْدُ الْعِقَابِ۝۲۲
Thalika biannahum kanat tateehim rusuluhum bialbayyinati fakafaroo faakhathahumu Allahu innahu qawiyyun shadeedu alAAiqabi


Ahmed Ali

This was so because their apostles came with clear proofs to them, but they refused to believe. So they were seized by God. Surely God is powerful, unrelenting in retribution.



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (that) punishment in the life of this world (was because their messengers kept bringing them clear proofs) of commands and prohibitions as well as signs (but they disbelieved) in the messengers and in the message they brought; (so allah seized them) with punishment. (lo! he is strong) when he seizes, (severe in punishment) towards whoever he punishes.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : that was because their messengers used to bring them clear signs, manifest miracles, but they disbelieved. so god seized them. indeed he is strong, severe in punishment.