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Surah Yaseen Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

وَمَا عَلَيْنَآ إِلَّا ٱلْبَلَـٰغُ ٱلْمُبِينُ
Wa maa ‘alainaaa illal balaaghul mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
And we are not responsible except for clear notification.”

Yusuf Ali
“And our duty is only to proclaim the clear Message.”

Abul Ala Maududi
and our duty is no more than to clearly convey the Message.”

Muhsin Khan
“And our duty is only to convey plainly (the Message).”

Pickthall
And our duty is but plain conveyance (of the message).

Dr. Ghali
And in no way is there anything (incumbent) on us except the evident Proclamation.”

Abdel Haleem
Our duty is only to deliver the message to you,’

Quran 36 Verse 17 Explanation

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

(36:17) and our duty is no more than to clearly convey the Message.”[13]


13. That is, our duty is only to convey to you the message that Allah has entrusted us with. Then it is for you to accept it or reject it. We have not been made responsible to make you accept it forcibly, And if you do not accept it, we shall not be seized in consequence of your disbelief, You will yourselves be answerable for your crimes.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yaseen verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yaseen ayat 13 which provides the complete commentary from verse 13 through 17.

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