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Surah Al-Isra Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ هَـٰذَا ٱلْقُرْءَانَ يَهْدِى لِلَّتِى هِىَ أَقْوَمُ وَيُبَشِّرُ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ ٱلَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ ٱلصَّـٰلِحَـٰتِ أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًۭا كَبِيرًۭا
Inna haazal Quraana yahdee lillatee hiya aqwamu wa yubashshirul mu’mineenal lazeena ya’maloonas saalihaati anna lahum ajran kabeeraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
Indeed, this Qur’an guides to that which is most suitable and gives good tidings to the believers who do righteous deeds that they will have a great reward.

Yusuf Ali
Verily this Qur’an doth guide to that which is most right (or stable), and giveth the Glad Tidings to the Believers who work deeds of righteousness, that they shall have a magnificent reward;

Abul Ala Maududi
Verily this Qur’an guides to the Way that is the Straight most. To those who believe in it, and do righteous works, it gives the good news that a great reward awaits them,

Muhsin Khan
Verily, this Quran guides to that which is most just and right and gives glad tidings to the believers (in the Oneness of Allah and His Messenger, Muhammad SAW, etc.). who work deeds of righteousness, that they shall have a great reward (Paradise).

Pickthall
Lo! this Qur’an guideth unto that which is straightest, and giveth tidings unto the believers who do good works that theirs will be a great reward.

Dr. Ghali
Surely this Qur’an guides to (the way) that is more upright, and gives good tidings to the believers who do deeds of righteousness that they will a great reward,

Abdel Haleem
This Quran does indeed show the straightest way. It gives the faithful who do right the good news that they will have a great reward and

Quran 17 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(17:9) Verily this Qur’an guides to the Way that is the Straight most. To those who believe in it, and do righteous works, it gives the good news that a great reward awaits them,


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

Ibn-Kathir

9. Verily, this Qur’an guides to that which is most just and right and gives good news to those who believe, those who do righteous deeds, that they will have a great reward (Paradise). 10. And that those who do not believe in the Hereafter, for them We have prepared a painful torment (Hell).


Praising the Qur’an

Allah praises His noble Book, the Qur’an, which He revealed to His Messenger Muhammad . It directs people to the best and clearest of ways.

﴿وَيُبَشِّرُ الْمُؤْمِنِينَ﴾

(gives good news to those who believe,) in it a

﴿الَّذِينَ يَعْمَلُونَ الصَّـلِحَاتِ﴾

(those who do righteous deeds,) in accordance with it, telling them

﴿أَنَّ لَهُمْ أَجْرًا كَبِيرًا﴾

(that they will have a great reward,) i.e., on the Day of Resurrection. And He tells

﴿وأَنَّ الَّذِينَ لاَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالاٌّخِرَةِ﴾

(those who do not believe in the Hereafter,) that

﴿لَهُمْ عَذَاباً أَلِيماً﴾

(for them is a painful torment,) i.e. on the Day of Resurrection. As Allah says:

﴿فَبَشِّرْهُمْ بِعَذَابٍ أَلِيمٍ ﴾

(… then announce to them a painful torment.) ﴿84:24﴾

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