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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

وَٱلرُّجْزَ فَٱهْجُرْ
Warrujza fahjur

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
And uncleanliness avoid

Yusuf Ali
And all abomination shun!

Abul Ala Maududi
and shun uncleanness,

Muhsin Khan
And keep away from Ar-Rujz (the idols)!

Pickthall
Pollution shun!

Dr. Ghali
And so defilement forsake!

Abdel Haleem
keep away from all filth;

Quran 74 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:5) and shun uncleanness,[5]


5. Un-cleanliness implies every kind of filth, whether of belief and thought, of morals and deeds, of the body, dress or mode of life. The verse means: Keep yourself free from the filth of evils which are prevalent in society around you: no one should ever impute to you the blame that your own life itself is stained in some degree with the evils that you tell others to avoid.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muddaththir ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 10.

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