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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 24 in Arabic Text

فَقَالَ إِنْ هَـٰذَآ إِلَّا سِحْرٌۭ يُؤْثَرُ
Faqaala in haazaaa illaa sihruny yu’sar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 24

Sahih International
And said, “This is not but magic imitated [from others].

Yusuf Ali
Then said he: “This is nothing but magic, derived from of old;

Abul Ala Maududi
and said: “This (Qur’an) is merely a sorcery of yore;

Muhsin Khan
Then he said: “This is nothing but magic from that of old;

Pickthall
And said: This is naught else than magic from of old;

Dr. Ghali
So he said, “Decidedly this is nothing except sorcery, transmitted relics.

Abdel Haleem
and said, ‘This is just old sorcery,

Quran 74 Verse 24 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 24, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:24) and said: “This (Qur’an) is merely a sorcery of yore;


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 24 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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