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Surah Ash-Sharh Ayat 8 in Arabic Text

وَإِلَىٰ رَبِّكَ فَٱرْغَب
Wa ilaa rabbika far ghab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 8

Sahih International
And to your Lord direct [your] longing.

Yusuf Ali
And to thy Lord turn (all) thy attention.

Abul Ala Maududi
and turn to your Lord with longing.

Muhsin Khan
And to your Lord (Alone) turn (all your intentions and hopes and) your invocations.

Pickthall
And strive to please thy Lord.

Dr. Ghali
And to your Lord then be desirous (i.e., of His Grace).

Abdel Haleem
and turn to your Lord for everything.

Quran 94 Verse 8 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Sharh ayat 8, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(94:8) and turn to your Lord with longing.[5]


5. So when you have finished (your duties): When you are free from other occupations, whether occupations in connection with the preaching of divine message, or teaching and training of the new converts, or domestic occupations of mundane nature. The commandment means: When you are no more occupied, you should spend your time in the labor and toil of Allah’s worship and turn all your attention exclusively to your Lord.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Sharh verse 8 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Ash Sharh ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 8.

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