Surah Al-Isra Ayat 96 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 96
Say, “Sufficient is Allah as Witness between me and you. Indeed he is ever, concerning His servants, Acquainted and Seeing.”
Say: “Enough is Allah for a witness between me and you: for He is well acquainted with His servants, and He sees (all things).
Tell them, (O Prophet): “Allah suffices as a witness between me and you. Allah is well aware and fully observes everything pertaining to His servants.”
Say: “Sufficient is Allah for a witness between me and you. Verily! He is the All-Knower, the All-Seer of His slaves.”
Say: Allah sufficeth for a witness between me and you. Lo! He is Knower, Seer of His slaves.
Say, ” Allah suffices as an Ever-Present Witness between you and me; surely He has been EverCognizant of (and) Ever-Beholding His bondmen.”
Say, ‘God is witness enough between me and you. He knows and observes His servants well.’
Quran 17 Verse 96 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Isra ayat 96, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(17:96) Tell them, (O Prophet): “Allah suffices as a witness between me and you. Allah is well aware and fully observes everything pertaining to His servants.”
109. That is, Allah is fully aware of all my efforts which I am sending in order to reform you, and He is fully aware of the efforts you are making against my mission. His witness is sufficient because He will pass the final judgment.
96. Say: “Sufficient is Allah for a witness between me and you. Verily, He is Ever the All-Knower, the All-Seer of His servants.”) Allah tells His Prophet how to prove that what he has brought is true, saying to him to tell them: “He (Allah) is a witness over me and over you. He knows what I have brought to you. If I were lying to you, He would take revenge on me in the severest manner,” as Allah says:
(And if he had forged a false saying concerning Us, We surely would have seized him by his right hand, And then We certainly would have cut off his life artery.) (69:44-46) Allah said;
(Verily, He is Ever the All-Knower, the All-Seer of His servants.) meaning, He knows best who among them deserves blessings, good treatment and guidance, and who deserves to be doomed and led astray. He says:
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