Surah Maryam Ayat 74 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 74
And how many a generation have We destroyed before them who were better in possessions and [outward] appearance?
But how many (countless) generations before them have we destroyed, who were even better in equipment and in glitter to the eye?
How numerous are the peoples We destroyed before them – those that were more resourceful and grander in outward appearance!
And how many a generation (past nations) have We destroyed before them, who were better in wealth, goods and outward appearance?
How many a generation have We destroyed before them, who were more imposing in respect of gear and outward seeming!
And how many a generation We caused to perish before them. They were fairer in furnishings and outward show!
We have destroyed many a generation before them who surpassed them in riches and outward glitter!
Quran 19 Verse 74 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Maryam ayat 74, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(19:74) How numerous are the peoples We destroyed before them – those that were more resourceful and grander in outward appearance!
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Maryam verse 74 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maryam ayat 73 which provides the complete commentary from verse 73 through 74.
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