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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 44 in Arabic Text

خَـٰشِعَةً أَبْصَـٰرُهُمْ تَرْهَقُهُمْ ذِلَّةٌۭ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ ٱلْيَوْمُ ٱلَّذِى كَانُوا۟ يُوعَدُونَ
Khaashi’atan absaaruhum tarhaquhum zillah; zaalikal yawmul lazee kaanoo yoo’adoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 44

Sahih International
Their eyes humbled, humiliation will cover them. That is the Day which they had been promised.

Yusuf Ali
Their eyes lowered in dejection,- ignominy covering them (all over)! such is the Day the which they are promised!

Abul Ala Maududi
Their eyes will be downcast and disgrace will overwhelm them. Such is the Day that they were promised.

Muhsin Khan
With their eyes lowered in fear and humility, ignominy covering them (all over)! That is the Day which they were promised!

Pickthall
With eyes aghast, abasement stupefying them: Such is the Day which they are promised.

Dr. Ghali
Submissive will be their be holdings (i.e., gazes).They will be oppressed by humbleness. That is the Day which they were promised.

Abdel Haleem
eyes downcast and covered in shame: that is the Day of which they were warned.

Quran 70 Verse 44 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 44, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:44) Their eyes will be downcast and disgrace will overwhelm them. Such is the Day that they were promised.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 44 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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