Verse. 5452

٧٢ - ٱلْجِنّ

72 - Al-Jinn

وَّاَنَّا ظَنَنَّاۗ اَنْ لَّنْ تَقُوْلَ الْاِنْسُ وَالْجِنُّ عَلَي اللہِ كَذِبًا۝۵ۙ
Waanna thananna an lan taqoola alinsu waaljinnu AAala Allahi kathiban


Ahmed Ali

We had in fact thought that men and jinns would never speak a lie about God,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : and lo! we had supposed that humankind and jinn would not speak a lie concerning allah) and we thought that what humans and the jinn said about allah was not a lie, but we know now that it is. from the beginning of the surah up to here, allah related what the jinn said.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : and we thought that (an: softened, that is to say, annahu) humans and jinn would never utter a lie against god, by attributing such things to him, until we discovered their mendacity thereby. god, exalted be he, says: