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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 43 in Arabic Text

سُبْحَـٰنَهُۥ وَتَعَـٰلَىٰ عَمَّا يَقُولُونَ عُلُوًّۭا كَبِيرًۭا
Subhaanahoo wa Ta’aalaa ‘ammaa yaqooloona ‘uluwwan kabeeraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 43

Sahih International
Exalted is He and high above what they say by great sublimity.

Yusuf Ali
Glory to Him! He is high above all that they say!- Exalted and Great (beyond measure)!

Abul Ala Maududi
Holy is He and far above all that they say.

Muhsin Khan
Glorified and High be He! From ‘Uluwan Kabira (the great falsehood) that they say! (i.e. forged statements that there are other gods along with Allah, but He is Allah, the One, the Self-Sufficient Master, whom all creatures need. He begets not, nor was He begotten, and there is none comparable or coequal unto Him).

Pickthall
Glorified is He, and High Exalted above what they say!

Dr. Ghali
All Extolment be to Him and Supremely Exalted be He above whatever they say, by a great exaltation!

Abdel Haleem
Glory to Him! He is far above what they say!

Quran 17 Verse 43 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 43, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:43) Holy is He and far above all that they say.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 43 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 42 which provides the complete commentary from verse 42 through 43.

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