Surah Muddaththir Ayat 35 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 35
Indeed, the Fire is of the greatest [afflictions]
This is but one of the mighty (portents),
surely (Hell) is one of the greatest Signs,
Verily, it (Hell, or their denial of the Prophet Muhammad SAW, or the Day of Resurrection) is but one of the greatest calamities.
Lo! this is one of the greatest (portents)
Surely it is indeed one of the greatest things,
It is one of the mightiest things,
Quran 74 Verse 35 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 35, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(74:35) surely (Hell) is one of the greatest Signs,
28. That is, just as the moon and the night and the day are the great signs of the powers of Allah, so also is Hell a great sign of His powers. If the existence of the moon and the alternation of the night and day so regularly were not impossible, why should the existence of Hell be impossible as you think it is. You see these phenomena day and night; therefore, they do not surprise you: otherwise these things in themselves also are great marvels of the powers of Allah. If you had not observed them and somebody were to tell you that there is also such a thing as the moon in the world, or, there is a sun which leaves the world dark when it hides and makes the world shine forth with light when it appears, then the people like you would have made jests of it too as you make jests of Hell.
The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 35 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muddaththir ayat 31 which provides the complete commentary from verse 31 through 37.
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