Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 26 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 26
[Moses] said, “Your Lord and the Lord of your first forefathers.”
(Moses) said: “Your Lord and the Lord of your fathers from the beginning!”
Moses said: “(He is) Your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers of yore.”
Musa (Moses) said: “Your Lord and the Lord of your ancient fathers!”
He said: Your Lord and the Lord of your fathers.
He said, “Your Lord and The Lord of your earliest fathers.”
Moses said, ‘He is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers.’
Quran 26 Verse 26 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 26, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:26) Moses said: “(He is) Your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers of yore.”
22. These words were addressed to the chiefs of Pharaoh, whom he had asked: Do you hear? Prophet Moses said: I do not believe in the false gods who exist today, but did not exist yesterday, or who existed yesterday but do not exist today. This Pharaoh, whom you worship as your lord today, did not exist yesterday, and the Pharaohs whom your elders worshiped yesterday, do not exist today; whereas I believe in the sovereignty and authority of that Lord Who is both your Lord and Pharaoh’s Lord as much today as He was your elders’ Lord before this.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 26 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 23 which provides the complete commentary from verse 23 through 28.
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