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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

قَالَ لَقَدۡ كُنتُمۡ أَنتُمۡ وَءَابَآؤُكُمۡ فِي ضَلَٰلٖ مُّبِينٖ
Qaala laqad kuntum antum wa aabaaa’ukum fee dalaalin mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
He said, “You were certainly, you and your fathers, in manifest error.”

Yusuf Ali
He said, “Indeed ye have been in manifest error – ye and your fathers.”

Abul Ala Maududi
He said: “Certainly you and your fathers have all been in manifest error.”

Muhsin Khan
He said: “Indeed you and your fathers have been in manifest error.”

Pickthall
He said: Verily ye and your fathers were in plain error.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “Indeed you were already, you and your fathers, in evident error.”

Abdel Haleem
He said, ‘You and your fathers have clearly gone astray.’

Quran 21 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 54, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:54) He said: “Certainly you and your fathers have all been in manifest error.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 54 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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