Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 113 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 113
Their account is only upon my Lord, if you [could] perceive.
“Their account is only with my Lord, if ye could (but) understand.
It is only for my Lord to take account of them. Would that you made use of your understanding!
“Their account is only with my Lord, if you could (but) know.
Lo! their reckoning is my Lord’s concern, if ye but knew;
Decidedly their reckoning (falls) upon no one except my Lord, if you are aware.
It is for my Lord alone to bring them to account- if only you could see-
Quran 26 Verse 113 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 113, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:113) It is only for my Lord to take account of them. Would that you made use of your understanding!
82. This is the first answer to their objection, which was based on the assumption that the poor people belonging to the working classes and lower social strata who performed humble duties, did not possess any mental maturity and were without intelligence and common sense. Therefore, their belief was without any rational basis, and so unreliable, and their deeds were of no value at all. To this Prophet Noah (peace be upon him) replies: I have no means of judging the motives and assessing the worth of the deeds of the people who accept my message and act accordingly. This is not my concern but the responsibility of God.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 113 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 111 which provides the complete commentary from verse 111 through 115.
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