Surah Ma’arij Ayat 3 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 3
[It is] from Allah, owner of the ways of ascent.
(A Penalty) from Allah, Lord of the Ways of Ascent.
a chastisement from Allah, the Lord of the ascending steps,
From Allah, the Lord of the ways of ascent.
From Allah, Lord of the Ascending Stairways
From Allah, The Owner of the Stairways.
from God, the Lord of the Ways of Ascent,
Quran 70 Verse 3 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(70:3) a chastisement from Allah, the Lord of the ascending steps,
2. Maarij is plural of Miraj, which means a stairway, or a ladder, or something by which one may go up. To call Allah dhil-Maaij (Owner of the ways of ascent) means that He is Most High and in order to go up into His Presence the angels have to ascend many heights, one above the other, as has been stated in the following verses.
The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 3 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maarij ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 7.
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