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Surah Nahl Ayat 121 in Arabic Text

شَاكِرًۭا لِّأَنْعُمِهِ ۚ ٱجْتَبَىٰهُ وَهَدَىٰهُ إِلَىٰ صِرَٰطٍۢ مُّسْتَقِيمٍۢ
Shaakiral li an’umih; ijtabaahu wa hadaahu ilaa Siraatim Muustaqeem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 121

Sahih International
[He was] grateful for His favors. Allah chose him and guided him to a straight path.

Yusuf Ali
He showed his gratitude for the favours of Allah, who chose him, and guided him to a Straight Way.

Abul Ala Maududi
He rendered thanks to Allah for His bounties so that Allah chose him (for His favours) and directed him to the Right Way.

Muhsin Khan
(He was) thankful for His (Allah’s) Graces. He (Allah) chose him (as an intimate friend) and guided him to a Straight Path (Islamic Monotheism, neither Judaism nor Christianity).

Pickthall
Thankful for His bounties; He chose him and He guided him unto a straight path.

Dr. Ghali
Thankful for His amenities. He selected him and He guided him to a straight Path.

Abdel Haleem
he was thankful for the blessings of God who chose him and guided him to a straight path.

Quran 16 Verse 121 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 121, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:121) He rendered thanks to Allah for His bounties so that Allah chose him (for His favours) and directed him to the Right Way.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 121 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 120 which provides the complete commentary from verse 120 through 123.

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