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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 56 in Arabic Text

قَالَ بَل رَّبُّكُمۡ رَبُّ ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ وَٱلۡأَرۡضِ ٱلَّذِي فَطَرَهُنَّ وَأَنَا۠ عَلَىٰ ذَٰلِكُم مِّنَ ٱلشَّٰهِدِينَ
Qaala bar Rabbukum Rabbus samaawaati wal ardil lazee fatarahunna wa ana ‘alaa zaalikum minash shaahideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 56

Sahih International
He said, “[No], rather, your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth who created them, and I, to that, am of those who testify.

Yusuf Ali
He said, “Nay, your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth, He Who created them (from nothing): and I am a witness to this (Truth).

Abul Ala Maududi
He said: “Nay, but your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth which He created and to that I bear witness before you.

Muhsin Khan
He said: “Nay, your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth, Who created them and of that I am one of the witnesses.

Pickthall
He said: Nay, but your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth, Who created them; and I am of those who testify unto that.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “No indeed, (but) your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth Who originated them, (2) and I am of the ones who testify to this.

Abdel Haleem
He said, ‘Listen! Your true Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth, He who created them, and I am a witness to this.

Quran 21 Verse 56 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 56, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:56) He said: “Nay, but your Lord is the Lord of the heavens and the earth which He created and to that I bear witness before you.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 56 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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