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Surah Nazi’at Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

ٱذْهَبْ إِلَىٰ فِرْعَوْنَ إِنَّهُۥ طَغَىٰ
Izhab ilaa fir’auna innahu taghaa.

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
“Go to Pharaoh. Indeed, he has transgressed.

Yusuf Ali
“Go thou to Pharaoh for he has indeed transgressed all bounds:

Abul Ala Maududi
and directed him: “Go to Pharaoh, he has rebelled,

Muhsin Khan
Go to Fir’aun (Pharaoh), verily, he has transgressed all bounds (in crimes, sins, polytheism, disbelief, etc.).

Pickthall
(Saying:) Go thou unto Pharaoh – Lo! he hath rebelled –

Dr. Ghali
“Go to Firaawn; (Pharaoh) surely he has grown tyrannical (Or: inordinate).

Abdel Haleem
‘Go to Pharaoh, for he has exceeded all bounds,

Quran 79 Verse 17 Explanation

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

Ala-Maududi

(79:17) and directed him: “Go to Pharaoh, he has rebelled,


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Naziat verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Naziat ayat 15 which provides the complete commentary from verse 15 through 26.

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