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Surah Al-An’am Ayat 85 in Arabic Text

وَزَكَرِيَّا وَيَحْيَىٰ وَعِيسَىٰ وَإِلْيَاسَ ۖ كُلٌّۭ مِّنَ ٱلصَّـٰلِحِينَ
Wa Zakariyyaa wa Yahyaa wa ‘Eesaa wa Illyaasa kullum minas saaliheen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 85

Sahih International
And Zechariah and John and Jesus and Elias – and all were of the righteous.

Yusuf Ali
And Zakariya and John, and Jesus and Elias: all in the ranks of the righteous:

Abul Ala Maududi
(And of his descendants We guided) Zakariya (Zachariah), Yahya (John), Isa (Jesus) and Ilyas (Elias): each one of them was of the righteous.

Muhsin Khan
And Zakariya (Zachariya), and Yahya (John) and ‘Iesa (Jesus) and Iliyas (Elias), each one of them was of the righteous.

Pickthall
And Zachariah and John and Jesus and Elias. Each one (of them) was of the righteous.

Dr. Ghali
And Zakariyya and Yahya and Isa and ÉIlyas, (Zechariah, John, Jesus and Elias “=Elijah”, respectively) each one was of the righteous.

Abdel Haleem
Zachariah, John, Jesus, and Elijah- every one of them was righteous-

Quran 6 Verse 85 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-An’am ayat 85, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(6:85) (And of his descendants We guided) Zakariya (Zachariah), Yahya (John), Isa (Jesus) and Ilyas (Elias): each one of them was of the righteous.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anam verse 85 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anam ayat 84 which provides the complete commentary from verse 84 through 90.

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