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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 16 in Arabic Text

فَأْتِيَا فِرْعَوْنَ فَقُولَآ إِنَّا رَسُولُ رَبِّ ٱلْعَـٰلَمِينَ
Faatiyaa Fir’awna faqoolaaa innaa Rasoolu Rabbil ‘aalameen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 16

Sahih International
Go to Pharaoh and say, ‘We are the messengers of the Lord of the worlds,

Yusuf Ali
“So go forth, both of you, to Pharaoh, and say: ‘We have been sent by the Lord and Cherisher of the worlds;

Abul Ala Maududi
Go, then, to Pharaoh and say to him: ‘The Lord of the Universe has sent us

Muhsin Khan
“And when you both come to Fir’aun (Pharaoh), say: ‘We are the Messengers of the Lord of the ‘Alamin (mankind, jinns and all that exists),

Pickthall
And come together unto Pharaoh and say: Lo! we bear a message of the Lord of the Worlds,

Dr. Ghali
So come up to Firaawn, then say (to him), “We (both) are the Messenger of The Lord of the worlds;

Abdel Haleem
Go, both of you, to Pharaoh and say, “We bring a message from the Lord of the Worlds:

Quran 26 Verse 16 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 16, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:16) Go, then, to Pharaoh and say to him: ‘The Lord of the Universe has sent us


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 16 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 22.

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