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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 38 in Arabic Text

كُلُّ ذَٰلِكَ كَانَ سَيِّئُهُۥ عِندَ رَبِّكَ مَكْرُوهًۭا
Kullu zaalika kaana sayyi’uhoo inda Rabbika makroohaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 38

Sahih International
All that – its evil is ever, in the sight of your Lord, detested.

Yusuf Ali
Of all such things the evil is hateful in the sight of thy Lord.

Abul Ala Maududi
The wickedness of each of that is hateful to your Lord.

Muhsin Khan
All the bad aspects of these (the above mentioned things) are hateful to your Lord.

Pickthall
The evil of all that is hateful in the sight of thy Lord.

Dr. Ghali
All of that, the odiousness of it is hateful in the Meeting of your Lord.

Abdel Haleem
The evil of all these actions is hateful to your Lord.

Quran 17 Verse 38 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 38, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:38) The wickedness of each of that is hateful to your Lord.[44]


44. That is, Allah disapproves of the commission of anything that has been prohibited or, in other words, He disapproves of disobedience to any of these commandments.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 38 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 37 which provides the complete commentary from verse 37 through 38.

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