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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 73 in Arabic Text

قَالَ لَا تُؤَاخِذْنِى بِمَا نَسِيتُ وَلَا تُرْهِقْنِى مِنْ أَمْرِى عُسْرًۭا
Qaala laa tu’aakhiznee bimaa naseetu wa laa turhiqnee min amree ‘usraa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 73

Sahih International
[Moses] said, “Do not blame me for what I forgot and do not cover me in my matter with difficulty.”

Yusuf Ali
Moses said: “Rebuke me not for forgetting, nor grieve me by raising difficulties in my case.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Moses said: “Do not take me to task at my forgetfulness, and do not be hard on me.”

Muhsin Khan
[Musa (Moses)] said: “Call me not to account for what I forgot, and be not hard upon me for my affair (with you).”

Pickthall
(Moses) said: Be not wroth with me that I forgot, and be not hard upon me for my fault.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “Do not take me to task that I forgot, nor oppress me with a command (too) difficult (for me).”

Abdel Haleem
Moses said, ‘Forgive me for forgetting. Do not make it too hard for me to follow you.’

Quran 18 Verse 73 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 73, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:73) Moses said: “Do not take me to task at my forgetfulness, and do not be hard on me.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 73 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 71 which provides the complete commentary from verse 71 through 73.

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