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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 14 in Arabic Text

ٱقْرَأْ كِتَـٰبَكَ كَفَىٰ بِنَفْسِكَ ٱلْيَوْمَ عَلَيْكَ حَسِيبًۭا
Iqra kitaabaka kafaa bi nafsikal Yawma ‘alaika haseebaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 14

Sahih International
[It will be said], “Read your record. Sufficient is yourself against you this Day as accountant.”

Yusuf Ali
(It will be said to him:) “Read thine (own) record: Sufficient is thy soul this day to make out an account against thee.”

Abul Ala Maududi
“Read your scroll; this Day you suffice to take account of yourself.”

Muhsin Khan
(It will be said to him): “Read your book. You yourself are sufficient as a reckoner against you this Day.”

Pickthall
(And it will be said unto him): Read thy Book. Thy soul sufficeth as reckoner against thee this day.

Dr. Ghali
“Read your book! Your self suffices you this day as a constant-reckoner against you.”

Abdel Haleem
‘Read your record. Today your own soul is enough to calculate your account.’

Quran 17 Verse 14 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 14, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:14) “Read your scroll; this Day you suffice to take account of yourself.”


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 14 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 13 which provides the complete commentary from verse 13 through 14.

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