Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 14 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 14
And they have upon me a [claim due to] sin, so I fear that they will kill me.”
“And (further), they have a charge of crime against me; and I fear they may slay me.”
As for me, they hold the charge of a crime against me. I fear they will put me to death.”
“And they have a charge of crime against me, and I fear they will kill me.”
And they have a crime against me, so I fear that they will kill me.
And they have a guilty deed against me; so I fear they will kill me.”
besides, they have a chargeagainst me, and I fear they may kill me.’
Quran 26 Verse 14 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 14, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:14) As for me, they hold the charge of a crime against me. I fear they will put me to death.”
11. The allusion is to the incident of Prophet Moses (peace be upon him) giving a blow to an Egyptian, who was fighting with an Israelite, and thus causing his death. Then as soon as Moses came to know that the report had reached Pharaoh and his people and they were planning to take revenge, he fled the country and took refuge in Midian. See (Surah Al-Qasas, Ayat 15-21). Now when after a period of almost ten years of hiding he was suddenly called upon and commanded to go before Pharaoh, who had already a charge of murder against him, with the message, Prophet Moses rightly felt apprehensive that he would immediately be involved in the murder case even before he was able to convey the message as commanded by Allah.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 14 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 22.
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