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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 50 in Arabic Text

قُلْ كُونُوا۟ حِجَارَةً أَوْ حَدِيدًا
Qul koonoo hijaaratan aw hadeedaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 50

Sahih International
Say, “Be you stones or iron

Yusuf Ali
Say: “(Nay!) be ye stones or iron,

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them: “(You will be raised afresh even if) you turn to stone or iron,

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW) “Be you stones or iron,”

Pickthall
Say: Be ye stones or iron

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Be you stones, or iron,

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘[Yes] even if you were [as hard as] stone, or iron,

Quran 17 Verse 50 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 50, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:50) Tell them: “(You will be raised afresh even if) you turn to stone or iron,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 50 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 49 which provides the complete commentary from verse 49 through 52.

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