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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 4 in Arabic Text

فَٱلسَّـٰبِقَـٰتِ سَبْقًۭا
Fass saabi qaati sabqa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 4

Sahih International
And those who race each other in a race

Yusuf Ali
Then press forward as in a race,

Abul Ala Maududi
and vie with the others (in carrying out their Lord’s behests);

Muhsin Khan
And by those that press forward as in a race (i.e. the angels or stars or the horses, etc.).

Pickthall
By the angels hastening,

Dr. Ghali
Then (by) the outstrippers outstripping (smoothly),

Abdel Haleem
overtaking swiftly

Quran 79 Verse 4 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nazi’at ayat 4, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(79:4) and vie with the others(in carrying out their Lord’s behests);


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 4 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naziat ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 14.

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