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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 24 in Arabic Text

وَٱخْفِضْ لَهُمَا جَنَاحَ ٱلذُّلِّ مِنَ ٱلرَّحْمَةِ وَقُل رَّبِّ ٱرْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِى صَغِيرًۭا
Wakhfid lahumaa janaahaz zulli minar rahmati wa qur Rabbir hamhumaa kamaa rabbayaanee sagheera

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 24

Sahih International
And lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy and say, “My Lord, have mercy upon them as they brought me up [when I was] small.”

Yusuf Ali
And, out of kindness, lower to them the wing of humility, and say: “My Lord! bestow on them thy Mercy even as they cherished me in childhood.”

Abul Ala Maududi
and be humble and tender to them and say: “Lord, show mercy to them as they nurtured me when I was small.”

Muhsin Khan
And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: “My Lord! Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was small.”

Pickthall
And lower unto them the wing of submission through mercy, and say: My Lord! Have mercy on them both as they did care for me when I was little.

Dr. Ghali
And lower to them the wing of humbleness out of mercy and say, “Lord! Have mercy on them, as they reared me (when I was) small.”

Abdel Haleem
and lower your wing in humility towards them in kindness and say, ‘Lord, have mercy on them, just as they cared for me when I was little.’

Quran 17 Verse 24 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 24, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:24) and be humble and tender to them and say: “Lord, show mercy to them as they nurtured me when I was small.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 24 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 23 which provides the complete commentary from verse 23 through 24.

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