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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 81 in Arabic Text

وَقُلْ جَآءَ ٱلْحَقُّ وَزَهَقَ ٱلْبَـٰطِلُ ۚ إِنَّ ٱلْبَـٰطِلَ كَانَ زَهُوقًۭا
Wa qul jaaa’al haqqu wa zahaqal baatil; innal baatila kaana zahooqaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 81

Sahih International
And say, “Truth has come, and falsehood has departed. Indeed is falsehood, [by nature], ever bound to depart.”

Yusuf Ali
And say: “Truth has (now) arrived, and Falsehood perished: for Falsehood is (by its nature) bound to perish.”

Abul Ala Maududi
And proclaim: “The Truth has come, and falsehood has vanished. Surely falsehood is ever bound to vanish.”

Muhsin Khan
And say: “Truth (i.e. Islamic Monotheism or this Quran or Jihad against polytheists) has come and Batil (falsehood, i.e. Satan or polytheism, etc.) has vanished. Surely! Batil is ever bound to vanish.”

Pickthall
And say: Truth hath come and falsehood hath vanished away. Lo! falsehood is ever bound to vanish.

Dr. Ghali
And say, “The Truth has come and untruth has expired; surely the untruth has been certain to expire.” (Literally: ever-expiring)

Abdel Haleem
And say, ‘The truth has come, and falsehood has passed away: falsehood is bound to pass away.’

Quran 17 Verse 81 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 81, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:81) And proclaim: “The Truth has come, and falsehood has vanished. Surely falsehood is ever bound to vanish.”101


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 81 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 80 which provides the complete commentary from verse 80 through 81.

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