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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 84 in Arabic Text

قُلْ كُلٌّۭ يَعْمَلُ عَلَىٰ شَاكِلَتِهِۦ فَرَبُّكُمْ أَعْلَمُ بِمَنْ هُوَ أَهْدَىٰ سَبِيلًۭا
Qul kulluny ya’malu ‘alaa shaakilatihee fa rabbukum a’lamu biman huwa ahdaa sabeelaa (section 9)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 84

Sahih International
Say, “Each works according to his manner, but your Lord is most knowing of who is best guided in way.”

Yusuf Ali
Say: “Everyone acts according to his own disposition: But your Lord knows best who it is that is best guided on the Way.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Say, (O Prophet): “Each one acts according to his own manner. Your Lord knows well who is best-guided to the Right Path.”

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW to mankind): “Each one does according to Shakilatihi (i.e. his way or his religion or his intentions, etc.), and your Lord knows best of him whose path (religion, etc.) is right.”

Pickthall
Say: Each one doth according to his rule of conduct, and thy Lord is Best Aware of him whose way is right.

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Each one does according to his own manner; yet your Lord is He who knows best whoever is best guided to the way.”

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘Everyone does things their own way, but your Lord is fully aware of who follows the best-guided path.’

Quran 17 Verse 84 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 84, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:84) Say, (O Prophet): “Each one acts according to his own manner. Your Lord knows well who is best-guided to the Right Path.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Isra verse 84 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Isra ayat 83 which provides the complete commentary from verse 83 through 84.

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