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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

نَزَّاعَةًۭ لِّلشَّوَىٰ
Nazzaa’atal lishshawaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
A remover of exteriors.

Yusuf Ali
Plucking out (his being) right to the skull!-

Abul Ala Maududi
that will strip off the scalp.

Muhsin Khan
Taking away (burning completely) the head skin!

Pickthall
Eager to roast;

Dr. Ghali
Constantly plucking forth the scalps,

Abdel Haleem
that strips away the skin,

Quran 70 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:16) that will strip off the scalp.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maarij ayat 8 which provides the complete commentary from verse 8 through 18.

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