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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 44 in Arabic Text

وَلَمْ نَكُ نُطْعِمُ ٱلْمِسْكِينَ
Wa lam naku nut’imul miskeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 44

Sahih International
Nor did we used to feed the poor.

Yusuf Ali
“Nor were we of those who fed the indigent;

Abul Ala Maududi
and we did not feed the poor,

Muhsin Khan
“Nor we used to feed Al-Miskin (the poor);

Pickthall
Nor did we feed the wretched.

Dr. Ghali
And we did not feed the indigent,

Abdel Haleem
we did not feed the poor;

Quran 74 Verse 44 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 44, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:44) and we did not feed the poor,[34]


34. This shows how grave a sin it is in Islam to see a hungry man and fail to feed him even if one can, for this has been particularly mentioned as one of the causes of going to Hell.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 44 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muddaththir ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 56.

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