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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 60 in Arabic Text

قَالُواْ سَمِعۡنَا فَتٗى يَذۡكُرُهُمۡ يُقَالُ لَهُۥٓ إِبۡرَٰهِيمُ
Qaaloo sami’naa fatany yazkuruhum yuqaalu lahooo Ibraaheem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 60

Sahih International
They said, “We heard a young man mention them who is called Abraham.”

Yusuf Ali
They said, “We heard a youth talk of them: He is called Abraham.”

Abul Ala Maududi
Some of them said: “We heard a youth called Abraham speak (ill) of them.”

Muhsin Khan
They said: “We heard a young man talking (against) them who is called Ibrahim (Abraham).”

Pickthall
They said: We heard a youth make mention of them, who is called Abraham.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “We heard a young man making mention of them; he is called Ibrahîm.” (Abraham)

Abdel Haleem
Some said, ‘We heard a youth called Abraham talking about them.’

Quran 21 Verse 60 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 60, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:60) Some of them said: “We heard a youth called Abraham speak (ill) of them.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 60 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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