Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 216 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 216
And if they disobey you, then say, “Indeed, I am disassociated from what you are doing.”
Then if they disobey thee, say: “I am free (of responsibility) for what ye do!”
Then if they disobey you say to them: “I am quit of what you do.”
Then if they disobey you, say: “I am innocent of what you do.”
And if they (thy kinsfolk) disobey thee, say: Lo! I am innocent of what they do.
Yet, in case they disobey you, then say, “Surely I am quit of whatever you do.”
If they disobey you, say, ‘I bear no responsibility for your actions.’
Quran 26 Verse 216 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 216, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:216) Then if they disobey you say to them: “I am quit of what you do.”
136. That is, you should not care at all for any worldly power, howsoever big and strong, but should continue to perform your mission with complete trust in that Being Who is Mighty as well as Merciful. He is Mighty and, therefore, anybody enjoying His support, cannot be overcome by any other power; He is Merciful and, therefore, He will not let go waste the sacrifices and efforts of the one who struggles for the sake of raising His Word in the world.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 216 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 213 which provides the complete commentary from verse 213 through 220.
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