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Surah Al-Kahf Ayat 95 in Arabic Text

قَالَ مَا مَكَّنِّى فِيهِ رَبِّى خَيْرٌۭ فَأَعِينُونِى بِقُوَّةٍ أَجْعَلْ بَيْنَكُمْ وَبَيْنَهُمْ رَدْمًا
Qaala maa makkannee feehi Rabbee khairun fa-a’eenoonee biquwwatin aj’al bainakum wa bainahum radmaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 95

Sahih International
He said, “That in which my Lord has established me is better [than what you offer], but assist me with strength; I will make between you and them a dam.

Yusuf Ali
He said: “(The power) in which my Lord has established me is better (than tribute): Help me therefore with strength (and labour): I will erect a strong barrier between you and them:

Abul Ala Maududi
He answered: “Whatever my Lord has granted me is good enough. But help me with your labour and I will erect a rampart between you and them.

Muhsin Khan
He said: “That (wealth, authority and power) in which my Lord had established me is better (than your tribute). So help me with strength (of men), I will erect between you and them a barrier.

Pickthall
He said: That wherein my Lord hath established me is better (than your tribute). Do but help me with strength (of men), I will set between you and them a bank.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “That wherein my Lord has established me is more charitable; (i.e., what I have from my lord is better than your tribute) so help me with (your) power, so that I will make up a rampart between you and between them.

Abdel Haleem
He answered, ‘The power my Lord has given me is better than any tribute, but if you lend me your strength, I will put up a fortification between you and them:

Quran 18 Verse 95 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Kahf ayat 95, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(18:95) He answered: “Whatever my Lord has granted me is good enough. But help me with your labour and I will erect a rampart between you and them.[70]


70. That is, as a ruler it is my duty to protect you from the ravages of your enemies: therefore it is not lawful for me to levy any extra taxes on you for this purpose. The treasury that Allah has placed in my custody suffices for this purpose. You shall, however, have to help me with your manual labor.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Kahf verse 95 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Kahf ayat 92 which provides the complete commentary from verse 92 through 96.

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