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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 77 in Arabic Text

سُنَّةَ مَن قَدْ أَرْسَلْنَا قَبْلَكَ مِن رُّسُلِنَا ۖ وَلَا تَجِدُ لِسُنَّتِنَا تَحْوِيلًا
Sunnata man qad arsalnaa qablakamir Rusulinaa wa laa tajidu lisunnatinaa tahweelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 77

Sahih International
[That is Our] established way for those We had sent before you of Our messengers; and you will not find in Our way any alteration.

Yusuf Ali
(This was Our) way with the messengers We sent before thee: thou wilt find no change in Our ways.

Abul Ala Maududi
This has been Our Way with the Messengers whom We sent before you. You will find no change in Our Way.

Muhsin Khan
(This was Our) Sunnah (rule or way) with the Messengers We sent before you (O Muhammad SAW), and you will not find any alteration in Our Sunnah (rule or way, etc.).

Pickthall
(Such was Our) method in the case of those whom We sent before thee (to mankind), and thou wilt not find for Our method aught of power to change.

Dr. Ghali
(This was) the enactment for the ones We already sent before you of Our Messengers; and you will not find any transference to Our Enactment.

Abdel Haleem
Such was Our way with the messengers We sent before you, and you will find no change in Our ways.

Quran 17 Verse 77 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 77, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:77) This has been Our Way with the Messengers whom We sent before you.[90] You will find no change in Our Way.


90. That is, this is how Allah has always dealt with the people who killed or exiled His Messengers. They never survived in the land after this. They were either annihilated by the scourge of Allah or were brought under the sway of an enemy or were subdued by the followers of the Messenger.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 77 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 76 which provides the complete commentary from verse 76 through 77.

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