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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 34 in Arabic Text

قَالَ لِلْمَلَإِ حَوْلَهُۥٓ إِنَّ هَـٰذَا لَسَـٰحِرٌ عَلِيمٌۭ
Qaala lilmala-i hawlahooo inna haazaa lasaahirun ‘aleem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 34

Sahih International
[Pharaoh] said to the eminent ones around him, “Indeed, this is a learned magician.

Yusuf Ali
(Pharaoh) said to the Chiefs around him: “This is indeed a sorcerer well-versed:

Abul Ala Maududi
Pharaoh said to the nobles around him: “Surely this man is a skilled magician

Muhsin Khan
[Fir’aun (Pharaoh)] said to the chiefs around him: “Verily! This is indeed a well-versed sorcerer.

Pickthall
(Pharaoh) said unto the chiefs about him: Lo! this is verily a knowing wizard,

Dr. Ghali
He (Firaawn) said to the chiefs around him, “Surely this is indeed a knowledgeable sorcerer.

Abdel Haleem
Pharaoh said to the counsellors around him, ‘This man is a learned sorcerer!

Quran 26 Verse 34 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 34, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:34) Pharaoh said to the nobles around him: “Surely this man is a skilled magician


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 34 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 29 which provides the complete commentary from verse 29 through 37.

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