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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

ثُمَّ أَدْبَرَ وَٱسْتَكْبَرَ
Summaa adbara wastakbar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
Then he turned back and was arrogant

Yusuf Ali
Then he turned back and was haughty;

Abul Ala Maududi
then he retreated and waxed proud,

Muhsin Khan
Then he turned back and was proud;

Pickthall
Then turned he away in pride

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter he withdrew, and he waxed proud.

Abdel Haleem
and turned away and behaved arrogantly

Quran 74 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:23) then he retreated and waxed proud,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 23 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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