Verse. 5376

٧٠ - ٱلْمَعَارِج

70 - Al-Ma'aarij

سَاَلَ سَاۗىِٕلٌۢ بِعَذَابٍ وَّاقِعٍ۝۱ۙ
Saala sailun biAAathabin waqiAAin


Ahmed Ali

AN INQUIRER ASKED for the affliction that is to come



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : and from his narration on the authority of ibn 'abbas that he said regarding the interpretation of allah's saying (a questioner questioned): '(a questioner questioned) a caller, i.e. al-nadr ibn al-harith, called (concerning the doom about to fall

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : a petitioner petitioned, a supplicator supplicated [for], an impending chastisement

Ali ibn Ahmad al-Wahidi

تفسير : (a questioner questioned concerning the doom about to fall) [70:1]. this verse was revealed about al-nadr ibn al-harith when he said [as reported in the qur’an] (o allah! if this be indeed the truth from thee, then rain down stones on us or bring on us some painful doom!) [8:32], and so he prayed against himself and asked for chastisement. he got what he asked for at the battle of badr when he was killed in captivity. and the verse (a questioner questioned concerning the doom about to fall) was revealed about him.