Surah Al-Isra Ayat 3 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 3
O descendants of those We carried [in the ship] with Noah. Indeed, he was a grateful servant.
O ye that are sprung from those whom We carried (in the Ark) with Noah! Verily he was a devotee most grateful.
You are the descendants of those whom We carried (in the Ark) with Noah. He was truly a thankful servant.
“O offspring of those whom We carried (in the ship) with Nuh (Noah)! Verily, he was a grateful slave.”
(They were) the seed of those whom We carried (in the ship) along with Noah. Lo! he was a grateful slave.
Offspring of whomever We carried with Nûh, (Noah) surely he was a constantly thankful bondman.
you descendants of those We carried with Noah: he was truly a thankful servant.’
Quran 17 Verse 3 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(17:3) You are the descendants of those whom We carried (in the Ark) with Noah. He was truly a thankful servant.
4. That is, you are the descendants of Noah (peace be upon him) and his companions; therefore, you should behave in a manner as behooves such people. You should make Allah alone as your Guardian, for your ancestors escaped death from the flood only because they had made Allah their Guardian.
The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 3 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 2 which provides the complete commentary from verse 2 through 3.
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