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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 37 in Arabic Text

عَنِ ٱلْيَمِينِ وَعَنِ ٱلشِّمَالِ عِزِينَ
‘Anil yameeni wa ‘anish shimaali ‘izeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 37

Sahih International
[To sit] on [your] right and [your] left in separate groups?

Yusuf Ali
From the right and from the left, in crowds?

Abul Ala Maududi
in crowds, both on the right and on the left?

Muhsin Khan
(Sitting) in groups on the right and on the left (of you, O Muhammad SAW)?

Pickthall
On the right and on the left, in groups?

Dr. Ghali
On the right and on the left in sundry batches?

Abdel Haleem
from right and left, in crowds?

Quran 70 Verse 37 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 37, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:37) in crowds, both on the right and on the left?[24]


24. This refers to those disbelievers who would rush in towards the Prophet (peace be upon him) from every side to mock and ridicule him when they heard him preach Islam and recite the Quran.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 37 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maarij ayat 36 which provides the complete commentary from verse 36 through 44.

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