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Surah Al-Anbiya Ayat 72 in Arabic Text

وَوَهَبۡنَا لَهُۥٓ إِسۡحَٰقَ وَيَعۡقُوبَ نَافِلَةٗۖ وَكُلّٗا جَعَلۡنَا صَٰلِحِينَ
Wa wahabnaa lahooo Ishaaqa; wa Ya’qooba naafilah; wa kullan ja’alnaa saaliheen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 72

Sahih International
And We gave him Isaac and Jacob in addition, and all [of them] We made righteous.

Yusuf Ali
And We bestowed on him Isaac and, as an additional gift, (a grandson), Jacob, and We made righteous men of every one (of them).

Abul Ala Maududi
And We bestowed upon him Isaac and Jacob as an additional gift, making each of them righteous.

Muhsin Khan
And We bestowed upon him Ishaque (Isaac), and (a grandson) Ya’qub (Jacob). Each one We made righteous.

Pickthall
And We bestowed upon him Isaac, and Jacob as a grandson. Each of them We made righteous.

Dr. Ghali
And We bestowed upon him Ibrahîm and Yac ‍ûq‍b, (Isaac and Jacob) (additional) gift (to him), and each (one) of them We made righteous.

Abdel Haleem
and We gave him Isaac and Jacob as an additional gift, and made each of them righteous.

Quran 21 Verse 72 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anbiya ayat 72, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(21:72) And We bestowed upon him Isaac and Jacob as an additional gift,[65] making each of them righteous.


65. That is, We made his son a Prophet and his grandson too.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Anbiya verse 72 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anbiya ayat 71 which provides the complete commentary from verse 71 through 75.

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