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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 40 in Arabic Text

وَثُلَّةٌۭ مِّنَ ٱلْـَٔاخِرِينَ
Wa sullatum minal aakhireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 40

Sahih International
And a company of the later peoples.

Yusuf Ali
And a (goodly) number from those of later times.

Abul Ala Maududi
and also a large throng from those of later times.

Muhsin Khan
And a multitude of those (on the Right Hand) will be from the later times (generations).

Pickthall
And a multitude of those of later time.

Dr. Ghali
And a throng of the later (people).

Abdel Haleem
and many from later generations.

Quran 56 Verse 40 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah ayat 40, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(56:40) and also a large throng from those of later times.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 40 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 27 which provides the complete commentary from verse 27 through 40.

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