Surah Al Mulk >> Currently viewing Surah Mulk Ayat 22 (Quran 67:22)

Surah MULK Ayah 22 in Arabic Text:

أَفَمَنْ يَمْشِي مُكِبًّا عَلَىٰ وَجْهِهِ أَهْدَىٰ أَمَّنْ يَمْشِي سَوِيًّا عَلَىٰ صِرَاطٍ مُسْتَقِيمٍ

Transliteration:

Afamai yamshee mukibban ‘alaa wajhihee ahdaaa ammany yamshee sawiyyan ‘alaa siratim mustaqeem

 

English Translation:

DR. GHALI Then, is he who walks tossed down upon his face better guided than he who walks (perfectly) level on a straight Path?

MUHSIN KHAN Is he who walks prone (without seeing) on his face, more rightly guided, or he who (sees and) walks upright on the Straight Way (i.e. Islamic Monotheism)?

PICKTHALL Is he who goeth groping on his face more rightly guided, or he who walketh upright on a straight road?

SAHIH INTERNATIONAL Then is one who walks fallen on his face better guided or one who walks erect on a straight path?

YUSUF ALI Is then one who walks headlong, with his face grovelling, better guided,- or one who walks evenly on a Straight Way?

MUFTI TAQI USMANI Then, is the one who walks falling down (frequently) on his face more right or the one who walks properly on a straight path?

ABDUL HALEEM Who is better guided: someone who falls on his face, or someone who walks steadily on a straight path?

ABUL ALA MAUDUDI Who is better guided: he who walks grovelling on his face, or he who walks upright on a Straight Path?

DR. MUSTAFA KHATTAB Who is ˹rightly˺ guided: the one who crawls facedown or the one who walks upright on the Straight Path?

Surah Mulk Ayat 22 Tafseer / Commentary

Here you can expand your knowledge on ayah 22 of Surah Mulk by reading both the tafsir of Ibn Kathir and Abul Ala Maududi.

This section is for those looking to find explanation of verse 22 and gain more insight to the background or significance of this verse.

 

Tafsir of Surah Mulk Ayat 22 – By Abul Ala Maududi

(67:22) Who is better guided: he who walks grovelling on his face,[32] or he who walks upright on a Straight Path?


32. Walking fallen on his face: walking with face turned down like the cattle on the same track on which someone put him.

Surah Mulk Tafsir by Ibn Kathir – Ayat 22

The tafsir of ayat 20-27 of Surah Mulk is provided on this page.