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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 117 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ مَن يَضِلُّ عَن سَبِيلِهِۦ ۖ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِٱلْمُهْتَدِينَ
Inna rabbaka Huwa a’lamu mai yadillu ‘an sabeelihee wa Huwa a’lamu bilmuhtadeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 117

Sahih International
Indeed, your Lord is most knowing of who strays from His way, and He is most knowing of the [rightly] guided.

Yusuf Ali
Thy Lord knoweth best who strayeth from His way: He knoweth best who they are that receive His guidance.

Abul Ala Maududi
And your – Lord knows well who stray from His path, and also those who are rightly-guided.

Muhsin Khan
Verily, your Lord! It is He Who knows best who strays from His Way, and He knows best the rightly guided ones.

Pickthall
Lo! thy Lord, He knoweth best who erreth from His way; and He knoweth best (who are) the rightly guided.

Dr. Ghali
Surely your Lord is He Who knows best who errs away from His way, and He knows best the rightly-guided.

Abdel Haleem
Your Lord knows best who strays from His path and who is rightly guided.

Quran 6 Verse 117 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 117, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:117) And your – Lord knows well who stray from His path, and also those who are rightly-guided.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 117 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 116 which provides the complete commentary from verse 116 through 117.

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