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Surah Al-Hijr Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

قَالَ أَبَشَّرْتُمُونِى عَلَىٰٓ أَن مَّسَّنِىَ ٱلْكِبَرُ فَبِمَ تُبَشِّرُونَ
Qaala abashshartumoonee ‘alaaa am massaniyal kibaru fabima tubashshiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
He said, “Have you given me good tidings although old age has come upon me? Then of what [wonder] do you inform?”

Yusuf Ali
He said: “Do ye give me glad tidings that old age has seized me? Of what, then, is your good news?”

Abul Ala Maududi
Abraham said: “What, do you give me this tiding though old age has smitten me? Just consider what tiding do you give me!”

Muhsin Khan
[Ibrahim (Abraham)] said: “Do you give me glad tidings (of a son) when old age has overtaken me? Of what then is your news?”

Pickthall
He said: Bring ye me good tidings (of a son) when old age hath overtaken me? Of what then can ye bring good tidings?

Dr. Ghali
He said, “Do you give me glad tidings, though being great (with years) has touched me? (i.e., I am an old man) Of what do you give me glad tidings?”

Abdel Haleem
He said, ‘How can you give me such news when old age has come to me? What sort of news is this?’

Quran 15 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Hijr ayat 54, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(15:54) Abraham said: “What, do you give me this tiding though old age has smitten me? Just consider what tiding do you give me!”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hijr verse 54 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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