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Surah Dukhan Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

فَأَسْرِ بِعِبَادِى لَيْلًا إِنَّكُم مُّتَّبَعُونَ
Fa asri bi’ibaadee lailan innakum muttaba’oon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
[Allah said], “Then set out with My servants by night. Indeed, you are to be pursued.

Yusuf Ali
(The reply came:) “March forth with My Servants by night: for ye are sure to be pursued.

Abul Ala Maududi
(He was told): “Set out with My servants by night for you will certainly be pursued.

Muhsin Khan
(Allah said): “Depart you with My slaves by night. Surely, you will be pursued.

Pickthall
Then (his Lord commanded): Take away My slaves by night. Lo! ye will be followed,

Dr. Ghali
“Then set forth with My bondmen by night, surely you will be closely followed.

Abdel Haleem
[God replied], ‘Escape in the night with My servants, for you are sure to be pursued.

Quran 44 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dukhan ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(44:23) (He was told): “Set out with My servants by night[21] for you will certainly be pursued.[22]


21. With my servants: With all those people who have believed, including both the Israelites and the Egyptian Copts who had become Muslims since the time of the Prophet Joseph till that of the Prophet Moses (peace be upon them), and those also who had been influenced by the signs shown by Moses (peace be upon him) and His preaching and accepted Islam from among the Egyptians. (For explanation, see (Surah Yousuf: E.N. 68).

22. This was the initial command given to the prophet Moses (peace be upon him) for the migration. (For explanation, see (Surah TaHa, Ayat 77); (Surah Ash-Shuara, Ayats 52-68) and the corresponding E.Ns).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dukhan verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dukhan ayat 17 which provides the complete commentary from verse 17 through 33.

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