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Surah Qalam Ayat 33 in Arabic Text

كَذَٰلِكَ ٱلْعَذَابُ ۖ وَلَعَذَابُ ٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ أَكْبَرُ ۚ لَوْ كَانُوا۟ يَعْلَمُونَ
Kazaalikal azaab, wa la’azaabul aakhirati akbar; law kaanoo ya’lamoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 33

Sahih International
Such is the punishment [of this world]. And the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they only knew.

Yusuf Ali
Such is the Punishment (in this life); but greater is the Punishment in the Hereafter,- if only they knew!

Abul Ala Maududi
Such is the chastisement; and the chastisement of the Hereafter is assuredly even greater, if only they knew.

Muhsin Khan
Such is the punishment (in this life), but truly, the punishment of the Hereafter is greater, if they but knew.

Pickthall
Such was the punishment. And verily the punishment of the Hereafter is greater if they did but know.

Dr. Ghali
Thus was the torment; and the torment of the Hereafter is indeed greater, if they did know.

Abdel Haleem
Such is the punishment [in this life], but greater still is the punishment in the Hereafter, if only they knew.

Quran 68 Verse 33 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qalam ayat 33, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(68:33) Such is the chastisement; and the chastisement of the Hereafter is assuredly even greater, if only they knew.


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qalam verse 33 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qalam ayat 29 which provides the complete commentary from verse 29 through 30.

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