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Surah Alaq Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

فَلْيَدْعُ نَادِيَهُۥ
Fal yad’u naadiyah

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
Then let him call his associates;

Yusuf Ali
Then, let him call (for help) to his council (of comrades):

Abul Ala Maududi
So let him summon his helpmates;

Muhsin Khan
Then, let him call upon his council (of helpers),

Pickthall
Then let him call upon his henchmen!

Dr. Ghali
So let him call upon his assembly!

Abdel Haleem
Let him summon his comrades;

Quran 96 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Alaq ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(96:17) So let him summon his helpmates;[14]


14. As we have explained in the Introduction, when the Prophet (peace be upon him) rebuked Abu Jahl on his foolish behavior, he had retorted: O Muhammad, on what strength do you threaten me? By God, my supporters in this valley far exceed yours in number. At this it is being said: Let him call his band of supporters.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Alaq verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Alaq ayat 6 which provides the complete commentary from verse 6 through 19.

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