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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 59 in Arabic Text

قَالُواْ مَن فَعَلَ هَٰذَا بِـَٔالِهَتِنَآ إِنَّهُۥ لَمِنَ ٱلظَّٰلِمِينَ
Qaaloo man fa’ala haazaa bi aalihatinaaa innahoo laminaz zaalimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 59

Sahih International
They said, “Who has done this to our gods? Indeed, he is of the wrongdoers.”

Yusuf Ali
They said, “Who has done this to our gods? He must indeed be some man of impiety!”

Abul Ala Maududi
(When they saw the idols in this state) they said: “Who has done this to our gods? Surely he is one of the wrong-doers.”

Muhsin Khan
They said: “Who has done this to our aliha (gods)? He must indeed be one of the wrong-doers.”

Pickthall
They said: Who hath done this to our gods? Surely it must be some evil-doer.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Who has perfomed this with our gods? Surely he is indeed of the unjust.”

Abdel Haleem
They said, ‘Who has done this to our gods? How wicked he must be!’

Quran 21 Verse 59 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 59, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:59) (When they saw the idols in this state) they said: “Who has done this to our gods? Surely he is one of the wrong-doers.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 59 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 57 which provides the complete commentary from verse 57 through 63.

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