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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

وَإِذَا مَسَّهُ ٱلْخَيْرُ مَنُوعًا
Wa izaa massahul khairu manoo’aa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
And when good touches him, withholding [of it],

Yusuf Ali
And niggardly when good reaches him;-

Abul Ala Maududi
and tight-fisted when good fortune visits him,

Muhsin Khan
And niggardly when good touches him;

Pickthall
And, when good befalleth him, grudging;

Dr. Ghali
And when charity touches him, (he is) a constant preventer of it,

Abdel Haleem
but tight-fisted when good fortune comes his way.

Quran 70 Verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:21) and tight-fisted when good fortune visits him,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 21 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maarij ayat 19 which provides the complete commentary from verse 19 through 35.

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