Surah Alaq Ayat 17 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 17
Then let him call his associates;
Then, let him call (for help) to his council (of comrades):
So let him summon his helpmates;
Then, let him call upon his council (of helpers),
Then let him call upon his henchmen!
So let him call upon his assembly!
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.
(96:17) So let him summon his helpmates;
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.
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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