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Surah Muhammad Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

وَٱلَّذِينَ ٱهۡتَدَوۡاْ زَادَهُمۡ هُدٗى وَءَاتَىٰهُمۡ تَقۡوَىٰهُمۡ
Wallazeenah tadaw zaadahum hudanw wa aataahum taqwaahum

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
And those who are guided – He increases them in guidance and gives them their righteousness.

Yusuf Ali
But to those who receive Guidance, He increases the (light of) Guidance, and bestows on them their Piety and Restraint (from evil).

Abul Ala Maududi
As for those who were led to the Guidance, Allah increases them in their guidance and causes them to grow in God-fearing.

Muhsin Khan
While as for those who accept guidance, He increases their guidance, and bestows on them their piety.

While as for those who walk aright, He addeth to their guidance, and giveth them their protection (against evil).

Dr. Ghali
And (the ones) who have been guided (aright), (He) increases them in guidance and brings them their piety.

Abdel Haleem
God has increased the guidance of those who follow the right path, and given them their awareness [of Him].

Muhammad Junagarhi
اور جو لوگ ہدایت یافتہ ہیں اللہ نے انہیں ہدایت میں اور بڑھا دیا ہے اور انہیں ان کی پرہیزگاری عطا فرمائی ہے

Quran 47 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muhammad ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.


(47:17) As for those who were led to the Guidance,[27] Allah increases them in their guidance and causes them to grow in God-fearing.[28]

27. That is, the same revelations about which the disbelievers and hypocrites ask: What was the Prophet (peace be upon him) saying just now? become a cause of further guidance for the rightly guided people, and from the same assembly from which these unfortunate people rise without gaining anything, the fortunate ones return with a new treasure of knowledge and insight.

28. That is, Allah grants them the grace to develop in themselves the kind of piety taqwa that they have the capability to develop.


The tafsir of Surah Muhammad verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muhammad ayat 16 which provides the complete commentary from verse 16 through 19.

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