Al-Quran Surah 84. Al-Inshiqaq, Ayah 10

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وَأَمَّا مَنْ أُوتِيَ كِتَابَهُ وَرَاءَ ظَهْرِهِ


Asad : But as for him whose record shall be given to him behind his back,7
Khattab :

And as for those who are given their record ˹in their left hand˺ from behind their backs,

Malik : But he who will be given his book of deeds from behind his back,
Pickthall : But whoso is given his account behind his back,
Yusuf Ali : But he who is given his Record behind his back 6039
Transliteration : Waamma man ootiya kitabahu waraa thahrihi
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Asad   
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Asad 7 At first glance, this seems to contrast with 69:25 where it is stated that the record of the unrighteous "shall be placed in his left hand". In reality, however, the present formulation alludes to the sinner's horror at his record, and his wish that he had never been shown it ({69:25-26}): in other words, his not wanting to see it is symbolized by its appearance "behind his back".

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 6039 In lxix. 24, the wicked are given the Record in their left hand. But their hands will not be free. Sin will tie their hands behind their back: and thus they can only receive their Records in their left hand, behind their back.

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