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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 53 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ لَا تَوْجَلْ إِنَّا نُبَشِّرُكَ بِغُلَـٰمٍ عَلِيمٍۢ
Qaaloo la tawjal innaa nubashshiruka bighulaamin ‘aleem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 53

Sahih International
[The angels] said, “Fear not. Indeed, we give you good tidings of a learned boy.”

Yusuf Ali
They said: “Fear not! We give thee glad tidings of a son endowed with wisdom.”

Abul Ala Maududi
They said: “Do not feel afraid, for we give you the good news of a wise boy.”

Muhsin Khan
They (the angels) said: “Do not be afraid! We give you glad tidings of a boy (son) possessing much knowledge and wisdom.”

Pickthall
They said: Be not afraid! Lo! we bring thee good tidings of a boy possessing wisdom.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Do not feel tremulous. Surely we give you glad tidings of a knowledgeable youth.”

Abdel Haleem
‘Do not be afraid,’ they said, ‘We bring you good news of a son who will have great knowledge.’

Quran 15 Verse 53 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 53, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:53) They said: “Do not feel afraid, for we give you the good news of a wise boy.”[32]


32. “A boy possessing knowledge”, Prophet Isaac (peace be upon him). His name has been mentioned in connection with this good news in Surah Houd, Ayat 71.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 53 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hijr ayat 51 which provides the complete commentary from verse 51 through 56.

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