Surah Dukhan Ayat 40 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 40
Indeed, the Day of Judgement is the appointed time for them all –
Verily the Day of sorting out is the time appointed for all of them,-
The Day of Final Decision is the appointed time for all;
Verily, the Day of Judgement (when Allah will judge between the creatures) is the time appointed for all of them,
Assuredly the Day of Decision is the term for all of them,
Surely the Day of Verdict is their appointed time all together
The Day of Decision is the time appointed for all;
Quran 44 Verse 40 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dukhan ayat 40, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(44:40) The Day of Final Decision is the appointed time for all;
35. This is the answer to their demand: Bring back our forefathers if you are truthful. It means: Life-after-death is not a trivial matter, it cannot be that whenever somebody denies it, a dead person may he raised immediately from the graveyard and presented before him. For it a time has been fixed by the Lord of the worlds, when He will resurrect to life all the former and the latter generations, gather them together in His court and will decide their cases. You may believe in it or may not, but this will in any case happen on its own pre-ordained time. If you believe in it, it will be to your own advantage, for, being forewarned, you will make preparations to fare well in that court. If you do not believe in it, you will incur loss for yourselves, for you will spend your whole life in the misunderstanding that good and evil are confined only to this worldly life; after death there is going to be no court where our good or bad deeds might have to be judged for any permanent results.
The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dukhan verse 40 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dukhan ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 42.
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