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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 74 in Arabic Text

وَلَوْلَآ أَن ثَبَّتْنَـٰكَ لَقَدْ كِدتَّ تَرْكَنُ إِلَيْهِمْ شَيْـًۭٔا قَلِيلًا
Wa law laaa an sabbatnaaka laqad kitta tarkanu ilaihim shai’an qaleela

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 74

Sahih International
And if We had not strengthened you, you would have almost inclined to them a little.

Yusuf Ali
And had We not given thee strength, thou wouldst nearly have inclined to them a little.

Abul Ala Maududi
Indeed, had We not strengthened you, you might have inclined to them a little,

Muhsin Khan
And had We not made you stand firm, you would nearly have inclined to them a little.

Pickthall
And if We had not made thee wholly firm thou mightest almost have inclined unto them a little.

Dr. Ghali
And if we had not made you stand firm, indeed you were already almost about to (seek) support from them a (very) little.

Abdel Haleem
If We had not made you stand firm, you would almost have inclined a little towards them.

Quran 17 Verse 74 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 74, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:74) Indeed, had We not strengthened you, you might have inclined to them a little,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 74 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 73 which provides the complete commentary from verse 73 through 75.

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