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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

سَأُرْهِقُهُۥ صَعُودًا
Sa urhiquhoo sa’oodaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
I will cover him with arduous torment.

Yusuf Ali
Soon will I visit him with a mount of calamities!

Abul Ala Maududi
I shall soon constrain him to a hard ascent.

Muhsin Khan
I shall oblige him to (climb a slippery mountain in the Hell-fire called As-Sa’ud, or to) face a severe torment!

Pickthall
On him I shall impose a fearful doom.

Dr. Ghali
I will soon oppress him to a (hard) mounting (in calamities).

Abdel Haleem
I will inflict a spiralling torment on him.

Quran 74 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:17) I shall soon constrain him to a hard ascent.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muddaththir ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 30.

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