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Surah Jinn Ayat 21 in Arabic Text

قُلْ إِنِّى لَآ أَمْلِكُ لَكُمْ ضَرًّۭا وَلَا رَشَدًۭا
Qul innee laaa amliku lakum darranw wa laa rashada

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 21

Sahih International
Say, “Indeed, I do not possess for you [the power of] harm or right direction.”

Yusuf Ali
Say: “It is not in my power to cause you harm, or to bring you to right conduct.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Say: “Surely neither it is in my power to hurt you nor to bring you to the Right Way.”

Muhsin Khan
Say: “It is not in my power to cause you harm, or to bring you to the Right Path.”

Pickthall
Say: Lo! I control not hurt nor benefit for you.

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Surely I possess (no power) over you, either for harm or for rectitude.”

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘I have no control over any harm or good that may befall you.’

Quran 72 Verse 21 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Jinn ayat 21, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(72:21) Say: “Surely neither it is in my power to hurt you nor to bring you to the Right Way.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Jinn verse 21 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Jinn ayat 18 which provides the complete commentary from verse 18 through 24.

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