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Surah Muddaththir Ayat 51 in Arabic Text

فَرَّتْ مِن قَسْوَرَةٍۭ
Farrat min qaswarah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 51

Sahih International
Fleeing from a lion?

Yusuf Ali
Fleeing from a lion!

Abul Ala Maududi
fleeing from a lion?

Muhsin Khan
Fleeing from a hunter, or a lion, or a beast of prey.

Pickthall
Fleeing from a lion?

Dr. Ghali
Fleeing from a fierce beast? (Or: animal)

Abdel Haleem
fleeing from a lion?

Quran 74 Verse 51 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muddaththir ayat 51, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(74:51) fleeing from a lion?[37]


37. This is an idiomatic expression in Arabic which depicts the character of wild donkeys who flee stupefied and stunned as soon as they smell a lion or hear a hunter.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muddaththir verse 51 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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