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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 20 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ قُتِلَ كَيْفَ قَدَّرَ
Summa qutila kaifa qaddar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 20

Sahih International
Then may he be destroyed [for] how he deliberated.

Yusuf Ali
Yea, Woe to him; How he plotted!-

Abul Ala Maududi
Again, ruin seize him, how did he hatch a scheme?

Muhsin Khan
And once more let him be cursed, how he plotted!

Pickthall
Again (self-)destroyed is he, how he planned! –

Dr. Ghali
Again, (Literally: Thereafter) may he be slain, how he determined!

Abdel Haleem
ferociously he plotted!––

Quran 74 Verse 20 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 20, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:20) Again, ruin seize him, how did he hatch a scheme?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 20 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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