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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 53 in Arabic Text

قَالُواْ وَجَدۡنَآ ءَابَآءَنَا لَهَا عَٰبِدِينَ
Qaaloo wajadnaaa aabaaa’anaa lahaa ‘aabideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 53

Sahih International
They said, “We found our fathers worshippers of them.”

Yusuf Ali
They said, “We found our fathers worshipping them.”

Abul Ala Maududi
They answered: “We found our fathers worshipping them.”

Muhsin Khan
They said:”We found our fathers worshipping them.”

Pickthall
They said: We found our fathers worshippers of them.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “We found our fathers worshiping them.”

Abdel Haleem
They replied, ‘We found our fathers worshipping them.’

Quran 21 Verse 53 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 53, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:53) They answered: “We found our fathers worshipping them.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 53 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 51 which provides the complete commentary from verse 51 through 56.

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