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Surah Qaf Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

إِذْ يَتَلَقَّى ٱلْمُتَلَقِّيَانِ عَنِ ٱلْيَمِينِ وَعَنِ ٱلشِّمَالِ قَعِيدٌۭ
‘Iz yatalaqqal mutalaqqi yaani ‘anil yameeni wa ‘anish shimaali qa’eed

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
When the two receivers receive, seated on the right and on the left.

Yusuf Ali
Behold, two (guardian angels) appointed to learn (his doings) learn (and noted them), one sitting on the right and one on the left.

Abul Ala Maududi
Moreover, there are two scribes, one each sitting on the right and the left, recording everything.

Muhsin Khan
(Remember!) that the two receivers (recording angels) receive (each human being after he or she has attained the age of puberty), one sitting on the right and one on the left (to note his or her actions).

Pickthall
When the two Receivers receive (him), seated on the right hand and on the left,

Dr. Ghali
As the two Receiver (Angels) receive, on the right (hand) and on the left (hand), constantly seated.

Abdel Haleem
with two receptors set to record, one on his right side and one on his left:

Quran 50 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Qaf 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

(50:17) Moreover, there are two scribes, one each sitting on the right and the left, recording everything.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qaf verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qaf ayat 16 which provides the complete commentary from verse 16 through 22.

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