بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful.

Continuation of Chapter 26 Ash-Shu'ara (سورة الشعراء)
(The Poets)



بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful.
26:189
فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَأَخَذَهُمْ عَذَابُ يَوْمِ الظُّلَّةِ إِنَّهُ كَانَ عَذَابَ يَوْمٍ عَظِيمٍ
But they rejected him. Then the punishment of a day of overshadowing gloom seized them and that was the Penalty of a Great Day.
  • Perhaps a shower of ashes and cinders accompanying a volcanic eruption. If these people were the same as the Midianites, there was also an earthquake. See vii. 91 and n. 1063.
  • It must have been a terrible day of wholesale destruction-earthquake, volcanic eruption, lava, cinders and ashes and rumbling noises to frighten those whose death was not instantaneous.

Jazak Allahu Khairin