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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 27 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ ٱلْمُبَذِّرِينَ كَانُوٓا۟ إِخْوَٰنَ ٱلشَّيَـٰطِينِ ۖ وَكَانَ ٱلشَّيْطَـٰنُ لِرَبِّهِۦ كَفُورًۭا
Innal mubazzireena kaanoo ikhwaanash shayaateeni wa kaanash shaytaanu li Rabbihee kafooraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 27

Sahih International
Indeed, the wasteful are brothers of the devils, and ever has Satan been to his Lord ungrateful.

Yusuf Ali
Verily spendthrifts are brothers of the Evil Ones; and the Evil One is to his Lord (himself) ungrateful.

Abul Ala Maududi
for those who squander wastefully are Satan’s brothers, and Satan is ever ungrateful to his Lord.

Muhsin Khan
Verily, spendthrifts are brothers of the Shayatin (devils), and the Shaitan (Devil – Satan) is ever ungrateful to his Lord.

Pickthall
Lo! the squanderers were ever brothers of the devils, and the devil was ever an ingrate to his Lord.

Dr. Ghali
Surely the squanderers have been brethren of Ash-Shayâtîn (The all-vicious ones, i.e., the devils), and Ash-Shaytan has ever been ever-disbelieving to his Lord.

Abdel Haleem
those who squander are the brothers of Satan, and Satan is most ungrateful to his Lord-

Quran 17 Verse 27 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 27, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:27) for those who squander wastefully are Satan’s brothers, and Satan is ever ungrateful to his Lord.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 27 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 26 which provides the complete commentary from verse 26 through 28.

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