Surah Al-Isra Ayat 81 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 81
And say, “Truth has come, and falsehood has departed. Indeed is falsehood, [by nature], ever bound to depart.”
And say: “Truth has (now) arrived, and Falsehood perished: for Falsehood is (by its nature) bound to perish.”
And proclaim: “The Truth has come, and falsehood has vanished. Surely falsehood is ever bound to vanish.”
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.”
And say: Truth hath come and falsehood hath vanished away. Lo! falsehood is ever bound to vanish.
And say, “The Truth has come and untruth has expired; surely the untruth has been certain to expire.” (Literally: ever-expiring)
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.
(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.
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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