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Surah Al-Hijr English Translation,Transliteration Tafsir [1-10]

About surah Al-Ḥijr

Al-Ḥijr(Arabic: الحِجْرْ, lit. 'The Stoneland') is the 15th Quranic chapter (Surah). It has 99 verses (Ayat).

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The summary/theme of the Surah Al-Ḥijr  : 

In summary, Surah Hijr contains verses about the origin of the universe, belief in Allah through reflection on the creation, verses about resurrection, and verses about punishment for wrongdoing.

Lesson learned from Surah Al-Ḥijr  : 

  1. Each person will die at his or her appointed time, not before it, not after it.  
  2. Allah's has revealed the Quran, and Allah's has assumed responsibility for its protection.  
  3. Only the deviant ones lose hope in the Mercy of Allah's.  
  4. Don’t long for the wealth Allah's has given to the disbelievers; it is a test for them.
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بِسۡمِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ


الٓرۚ تِلۡكَ ءَايَٰتُ ٱلۡكِتَٰبِ وَقُرۡءَانٖ مُّبِينٖ

Transliteration:( Alif-Laaam-Raa; tilka Aayaatul Kitaabi wa Qur-aa-nim Mubeen )
1.Alif-Laam-Raa. These are the verses of a book and of a Bright Quran (1).
Topic Discussed: Quran(Direct Word)   | Book of Allah   | Verses   | Clear Book   |

رُّبَمَا يَوَدُّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ لَوۡ كَانُواْ مُسۡلِمِينَ

Transliteration:( Rubamaa yawaddul lazeena kafaroo law kaanoo muslimeen )
2.The infidels would desire ardently (2) that had they been Muslims.

ذَرۡهُمۡ يَأۡكُلُواْ وَيَتَمَتَّعُواْ وَيُلۡهِهِمُ ٱلۡأَمَلُۖ فَسَوۡفَ يَعۡلَمُونَ

Transliteration:( Zarhum yaakuloo wa yatamatta'oo wa yulhihimul amalu fasawfa ya'lamoon )
3. Leave them (3) to eat (4) and enjoy and let the hope may amuse them now then they are about to know (5).

وَمَآ أَهۡلَكۡنَا مِن قَرۡيَةٍ إِلَّا وَلَهَا كِتَابٞ مَّعۡلُومٞ

Transliteration:( Wa maaa ahlaknaa min qaryatin illaa wa lahaa kitaabum ma'loom )
4.And the town We destroyed had a writing known (6).

مَّا تَسۡبِقُ مِنۡ أُمَّةٍ أَجَلَهَا وَمَا يَسۡتَـٔۡخِرُونَ

Transliteration:( Maa tasbiqu min ummatin ajalahaa wa maa yastaakhiroon )
5. No community can precede its promised time nor can fall behind (7).

وَقَالُواْ يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِي نُزِّلَ عَلَيۡهِ ٱلذِّكۡرُ إِنَّكَ لَمَجۡنُونٞ

Transliteration:( Wa qaaloo yaaa aiyuhal lazee nuzzila 'alaihiz Zikru innaka lamajnoon )
6. And they said, 'O you upon whom Quran has been sent down (8) you are certainly a madman' (9).

لَّوۡ مَا تَأۡتِينَا بِٱلۡمَلَـٰٓئِكَةِ إِن كُنتَ مِنَ ٱلصَّـٰدِقِينَ

Transliteration:( Law maa taateenaa bil malaaa'ikati in kunta minas saadiqeen )
7. Why don't you bring angels to us, if you are truthful' (10),

مَا نُنَزِّلُ ٱلۡمَلَـٰٓئِكَةَ إِلَّا بِٱلۡحَقِّ وَمَا كَانُوٓاْ إِذٗا مُّنظَرِينَ

Transliteration:( Maa nunazzilul malaaa'i kata illaa bilhaqqi wa maa kaanooo izam munzareen )
8. We do not send down the angels without any purpose and if they come down, they would not get time (11).

إِنَّا نَحۡنُ نَزَّلۡنَا ٱلذِّكۡرَ وَإِنَّا لَهُۥ لَحَٰفِظُونَ

Transliteration:( Innaa Nahnu nazalnaz Zikra wa Innaa lahoo lahaa fizoon )
9.No doubt, We have sent down this Quran (12) and We most surely are its Guardians (13).

وَلَقَدۡ أَرۡسَلۡنَا مِن قَبۡلِكَ فِي شِيَعِ ٱلۡأَوَّلِينَ

Transliteration:( Wa laqad arsalnaa min qablika fee shiya'il awwaleen )
10. And surely We sent messengers before you amongst earlier prophets (14).

Surah Al-Hijr English Translation and Transliteration

In Surah Al-Hijr you can read the translation of Ahmad Raza Khan who was a renowned scholar of the Islamic world and his translation book is known as Kanzul Imaan. You can read the transliteration of Surah Al-Hijr which will help you to understand how to read the Arabic text. Apart from that, we have included a Word-By-Word English Translation of the Arabic text of Surah Al-Hijr.

Surah Al-Hijr English Tafsir/Tafseer (Commentry)

In Surah Al-Hijr we have included two Tafseer (Commentary) in English. The first one is from Mufti Ahmad Yaar Khan who was a well-known scholar. In this tafsir, we have also included the most popular Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is the most comprehensive tafsir available in the world. You can read both or any one of your choice.

Frequently Asked Questions

There are 99 verses / Ayat in Surah Al-Hijr

Surah Al-Hijr was revealed in Makkah

Surah Al-Hijr can be found in Juz or Para 14

There are 6 Ruku in Surah Al-Hijr

Surah number of Surah Al-Hijr is 15

The meaning of Surah Al-Hijr is The Rocky Tract, The Stoneland, The Rock City

You can find English Translation, Transliteration and Tafseer/Tafsir of Surah Al-Hijr here at quran4ever.com. Here two tafseer are currently.One is Tafsir Ibn-Kathir and another one is Tafsir-e-Naeemi.

Dear bothers and sisters as a Sunni Muslim we cannot say any Translation and Tafseer was as long it conforms with the 4 school of thoughts. But here at quran4ever.com, we have included Tafsir Ibn-Kathir which is most comprehensive tafsir. Apart from that we have also included tafsir of Mufti Ahmad Yaar khan, Tafsir-e-Naeemi of Surah Al-Hijr.

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