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wafir'ʿawna
وَفِرْعَوْنَ
And Firaun,
dhī
ذِى
owner of
l-awtādi
ٱلْأَوْتَادِ
stakes?

Wa fir'awna zil awtaad

Sahih International:

And [with] Pharaoh, owner of the stakes? -

1 A. J. Arberry

and Pharaoh, he of the tent-pegs,

2 Abdul Haleem

and the mighty and powerful Pharaoh?

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And with Fir'awn, owner of the stakes -

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And with Pharaoh, lord of stakes?

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And with Pharaoh of the tent pegs

6 Ahmed Ali

And the mighty Pharaoh

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And with Firaun, who used to crucify.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

and Pharaoh, the impaler

9 Ali Ünal

And with the Pharaoh, who had formidable strongholds?

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (how He dealt with) Pharaoh, lord of vast hosts?

11 English Literal

And Pharaoh that of the stakes/pegs/nails ?

12 Faridul Haque

And with Firaun, who used to crucify.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And with Pharaoh, Lord of the stakes?

14 Hilali & Khan

And (with) Fir'aun (Pharaoh), who had pegs (who used to torture men by binding them to pegs)?

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Who exceeded limits in the cities,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And (with) Firon, the lord of hosts,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And with Pharaoh, firm of might,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

(Also consider the people of) the Pharaoh who victimized people by placing them on the stake,

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And Pharaoh, of the pegs (impaling his victims)?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And Fir`awn with Al-Awtad

21 Wahiduddin Khan

and with Pharaoh of the stakes?

22 Talal Itani

And Pharaoh of the Stakes.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

and Pharaoh, the one of the tent-pegs; he used to fasten four pegs and tie to these the hands and feet of those whom he tortured --

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

And Fir`awn with Al-Awtad,

Al-`Awfi reported from Ibn `Abbas that he said,

"Al-Awtad are the armies who enforced his commands for him."

It has also been said that Fir`awn used to nail their hands and their feet into pegs (Awtad) of iron that he would hang them from.

A similar statement was made by Mujahid when he said,

"He used to nail the people (up) on pegs."

Sa`id bin Jubayr, Al-Hasan and As-Suddi all said the same thing.

Allah said,

الَّذِينَ طَغَوْا فِي الْبِلَدِ