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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 42 in Arabic Text

فَذَرْهُمْ يَخُوضُوا۟ وَيَلْعَبُوا۟ حَتَّىٰ يُلَـٰقُوا۟ يَوْمَهُمُ ٱلَّذِى يُوعَدُونَ
Fazarhum yakhoodoo wa yal’aboo hattaa yulaaqoo yawma humul lazee yoo’adoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 42

Sahih International
So leave them to converse vainly and amuse themselves until they meet their Day which they are promised –

Yusuf Ali
So leave them to plunge in vain talk and play about, until they encounter that Day of theirs which they have been promised!-

Abul Ala Maududi
So leave them to engage in vain talk and to amuse themselves until they come face to face with the Day which they are promised,

Muhsin Khan
So leave them to plunge in vain talk and play about, until they meet their Day which they are promised.

Pickthall
So let them chat and play until they meet their Day which they are promised,

Dr. Ghali
So leave them out to wade (Or: be engrossed “in vain talk”) and play until they meet the Day of theirs which they are promised.

Abdel Haleem
So leave them to wallow in idle talk, until they come face to face with their promised Day,

Quran 70 Verse 42 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 42, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:42) So leave them to engage in vain talk and to amuse themselves until they come face to face with the Day which they are promised,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 42 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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