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Surah Inshiqaq Ayat 10 in Arabic Text

وَأَمَّا مَنۡ أُوتِيَ كِتَٰبَهُۥ وَرَآءَ ظَهۡرِهِۦ
Wa ammaa man ootiya kitaabahoo waraaa’a zahrih

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 10

Sahih International
But as for he who is given his record behind his back,

Yusuf Ali
But he who is given his Record behind his back,-

Abul Ala Maududi
But he who is given the Record behind his back,

Muhsin Khan
But whosoever is given his Record behind his back,

But whoso is given his account behind his back,

Dr. Ghali
And as for him who is brought his Book beyond his back,

Abdel Haleem
but whoever is given his record from behind his back

Muhammad Junagarhi
ہاں جس شخص کا اعمال نامہ اس کی پیٹھ کے پیچھے سے دیا جائے گا

Quran 84 Verse 10 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Inshiqaq ayat 10, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(84:10) But he who is given the Record behind his back,[8]

8. In (Surah Al-Haaqqah, Ayat 25), it was said that his record will be given to him in his left hand but here behind his back. This will probably be for the reason that he would already have lost all hopes that he would be given his record in his right hand, for he would be well aware of his misdeeds and sure to receive his record in his left hand. However, in order to avoid the humiliation of receiving it in the left hand, in front of all mankind, he will withdraw his hand behind and so would receive it behind his back.


The tafsir of Surah Inshiqaq verse 10 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Inshiqaq ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 15.

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