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Surah Nur Ayat 46 in Arabic Text

لَّقَدْ أَنزَلْنَآ ءَايَـٰتٍۢ مُّبَيِّنَـٰتٍۢ ۚ وَٱللَّهُ يَهْدِى مَن يَشَآءُ إِلَىٰ صِرَٰطٍۢ مُّسْتَقِيمٍۢ
Laqad anzalnaaa Aayaatim mubaiyinaat; wallaahu yahdee mai yashaaa’u ilaa Siraatim Mustaqeem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 46

Sahih International
We have certainly sent down distinct verses. And Allah guides whom He wills to a straight path.

Yusuf Ali
We have indeed sent down signs that make things manifest: and Allah guides whom He wills to a way that is straight.

Abul Ala Maududi
We have sent down Revelations that make the reality quite plain; however, Allah guides to the straight path whomsoever He pleases.

Muhsin Khan
We have indeed sent down (in this Quran) manifest Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, lawful and unlawful things, and the set boundries of Islamic religion, etc. that make things clear showing the Right Path of Allah). And Allah guides whom He wills to a Straight Path (i.e. to Allah’s religion of Islamic Monotheism).

Pickthall
Verily We have sent down revelations and explained them. Allah guideth whom He will unto a straight path.

Dr. Ghali
Indeed We have already sent down demonstrably evident signs, and Allah guides whomever He decides to a straight Path.

Abdel Haleem
We have sent verses that clarify the right path: God guides whoever He will to a straight path.

Quran 24 Verse 46 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nur ayat 46, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(24:46) Verily We have sent down revelations that clearly explain the Truth. Allah guides whomsoever He wills to a Straight Way.


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

Ibn-Kathir

46. We have indeed sent down manifest Ayat. And Allah guides whom He wills to the straight path.) Allah states that in this Qur’an He has revealed many clear and unambiguous rulings, words of wisdom and parables, and that He guides people of understanding, insight and intellect to ponder and understand them. He says:


﴿وَاللَّهُ يَهْدِى مَن يَشَآءُ إِلَى صِرَاطٍ مُّسْتَقِيمٍ﴾

(And Allah guides whom He wills to the Straight Path.)

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