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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 22 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا ٱلْمُصَلِّينَ
Illal musalleen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 22

Sahih International
Except the observers of prayer –

Yusuf Ali
Not so those devoted to Prayer;-

Abul Ala Maududi
except those that pray,

Muhsin Khan
Except those devoted to Salat (prayers)

Pickthall
Save worshippers.

Dr. Ghali
Except the ones who are (constantly) praying.

Abdel Haleem
Not so those who pray

Quran 70 Verse 22 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 22, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:22) except those that pray,[14]


14. A person’s performing the salat necessarily implies that he believes in Allah, His Messenger (peace be upon him), His Book and the Hereafter as well as tries to act according to his belief.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 22 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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