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Surah Ma’arij Ayat 7 in Arabic Text

وَنَرَىٰهُ قَرِيبًۭا
Wa naraahu qareebaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 7

Sahih International
But We see it [as] near.

Yusuf Ali
But We see it (quite) near.

Abul Ala Maududi
while We think that it is near at hand.

Muhsin Khan
But We see it (quite) near.

Pickthall
While we behold it nigh:

Dr. Ghali
And We see it near.

Abdel Haleem
but We know it to be close.

Quran 70 Verse 7 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ma’arij ayat 7, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(70:7) while We think that it is near at hand.[7]


7. This can have two meanings:

(1) That these people think it cannot possibly take place, and in Our view it is going to take place very soon.

(2) That these people think Resurrection is yet remote and far off, and in Our sight it is close at hand and may occur any moment.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Ma’arij verse 7 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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