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waqifūhum
وَقِفُوهُمْۖ
And stop them;
innahum
إِنَّهُم
indeed, they
masūlūna
مَّسْـُٔولُونَ
(are) to be questioned."

Wa qifoohum innahum mas'ooloon

Sahih International:

And stop them; indeed, they are to be questioned."

1 A. J. Arberry

And halt them, to be questioned:

2 Abdul Haleem

and halt them for questioning:

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And stop them; verily they are to be questioned:

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"But stop them, for they must be asked;

5 Abul Ala Maududi

and detain them there; they will be called to account.

6 Ahmed Ali

And detain them, for they will be questioned."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“And stop them – they are to be questioned.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

[But first] stop them! For they must be questioned.’

9 Ali Ünal

"And arrest them there, for they must be questioned (concerning their deeds in the world).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

`And hold them up for a while for they have to be questioned.´

11 English Literal

And stop/suspend them , that they are questioned.

12 Faridul Haque

“And stop them - they are to be questioned.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

"And stop them, for they must be questioned:

14 Hilali & Khan

"But stop them, verily they are to be questioned.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Besides Allah, then lead them to the way to hell.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And stop them, for they shall be questioned:

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And stop them, for they must be questioned.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Stop them. They must be questioned."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And halt them so that they may be questioned.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

But stop them, verily, they are to be questioned.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

and stop them there for questioning:

22 Talal Itani

And stop them. They are to be questioned.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

But [first] stop them, detain them on the path, for they must be questioned, about all their sayings and deeds, and it will be said to them in rebuke;

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

But stop them, verily, they are to be questioned.

means, stop them so that they may be questioned about the things they did and said in this world.

As Ad-Dahhak said, narrating from Ibn Abbas, this means,

`detain them, for they are to be brought to account.'

Abdullah bin Al-Mubarak said, "I heard Uthman bin Za'idah say,

`The first thing about which a man will be asked is the company that he kept. Then by way of rebuke, it will be said to them;

مَا لَكُمْ لَاا تَنَاصَرُونَ