Verse. 2136

١٧ - ٱلْإِسْرَاء

17 - Al-Isra

قُلْ اٰمِنُوْا بِہٖۗ اَوْ لَا تُؤْمِنُوْا۝۰ۭ اِنَّ الَّذِيْنَ اُوْتُوا الْعِلْمَ مِنْ قَبْلِہٖۗ اِذَا يُتْلٰى عَلَيْہِمْ يَخِرُّوْنَ لِلْاَذْقَانِ سُجَّدًا۝۱۰۷ۙ
Qul aminoo bihi aw la tuminoo inna allatheena ootoo alAAilma min qablihi itha yutla AAalayhim yakhirroona lilathqani sujjadan


Ahmed Ali

Say: "Believe in it or do not believe: Those who were given knowledge before it bow in adoration when it is read out to them,



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (say) o muhammad, to them: (believe therein) believe in the qur'an (or believe not) this is a threat to them, (lo! those who were given knowledge) those who were given knowledge of the torah and are aware of the description and attributes of muhammad (pbuh) (before it) before the qur'an, (when it is read unto them) when the qur'an is read to them, (fall down prostrate on their faces, adoring) they prostrate to allah,

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : say, to the disbelievers of mecca, ‘believe in it or do not believe, as a threat to them; indeed those who were given knowledge before it, before its revelation, namely, the believers from among the people of the scripture, when it is recited to them, fall down in prostration on their faces,

Sahl al-Tustari

تفسير : …those who were given knowledge before it, when it is recited to them, fall down on their faces in humble prostration.sahl said:there is nothing which affects [man’s] innermost secret (sirr) like listening to the qurʾān. this is due to the fact that when the servant listens, his innermost secret is humbled in submission (khashaʿa), and his heart is illuminated by this with truthful proofs (barāhīn ṣādiqa). furthermorehis bodily members are adorned with self-abasement (tadhallul) and obedient submission (inqiyād). but god knows best. his words: