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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 27 in Arabic Text

لَا يَسۡبِقُونَهُۥ بِٱلۡقَوۡلِ وَهُم بِأَمۡرِهِۦ يَعۡمَلُونَ
Laa yasbiqoonahoo bil qawli wa hum bi amrihee ya’maloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 27

Sahih International
They cannot precede Him in word, and they act by His command.

Yusuf Ali
They speak not before He speaks, and they act (in all things) by His Command.

Abul Ala Maududi
They do not outstrip Him in speech and only act as He commands.

Muhsin Khan
They speak not until He has spoken, and they act on His Command.

Pickthall
They speak not until He hath spoken, and they act by His command.

Dr. Ghali
They do not outstrip Him in speech, and they do according to His Command.

Abdel Haleem
they do not speak before He speaks and they act by His command.

Quran 21 Verse 27 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 27, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:27) They do not outstrip Him in speech and only act as He commands.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 27 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 26 which provides the complete commentary from verse 26 through 29.

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