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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 72 in Arabic Text

وَمَن كَانَ فِى هَـٰذِهِۦٓ أَعْمَىٰ فَهُوَ فِى ٱلْـَٔاخِرَةِ أَعْمَىٰ وَأَضَلُّ سَبِيلًۭا
Wa man kaana fee haaziheee a’maa fahuwa fil aakhirati a’maa wa adallu sabeelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 72

Sahih International
And whoever is blind in this [life] will be blind in the Hereafter and more astray in way.

Yusuf Ali
But those who were blind in this world, will be blind in the hereafter, and most astray from the Path.

Abul Ala Maududi
Whoever lived in this world as blind shall live as blind in the Life to Come; rather, he will be even farther astray than if he were (just) blind.

Muhsin Khan
And whoever is blind in this world (i.e., does not see Allah’s Signs and believes not in Him), will be blind in the Hereafter, and more astray from the Path.

Pickthall
Whoso is blind here will be blind in the Hereafter, and yet further from the road.

Dr. Ghali
And whoever is blind in this (life), then he will be blind in the Hereafter and will be (even) further erring away from the way.

Abdel Haleem
those who were blind in this life will be blind in the Hereafter, and even further off the path.

Quran 17 Verse 72 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 72, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:72) Whoever lived in this world as blind shall live as blind in the Life to Come; rather, he will be even farther astray than if he were (just) blind.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 72 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 71 which provides the complete commentary from verse 71 through 72.

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