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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 41 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا جَآءَ ٱلسَّحَرَةُ قَالُوا۟ لِفِرْعَوْنَ أَئِنَّ لَنَا لَأَجْرًا إِن كُنَّا نَحْنُ ٱلْغَـٰلِبِينَ
Falammaa jaaa’as saharatu qaaloo li Fir’awna a’inna lanaa la ajjran in kunnaa nahnul ghaalibeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 41

Sahih International
And when the magicians arrived, they said to Pharaoh, “Is there indeed for us a reward if we are the predominant?”

Yusuf Ali
So when the sorcerers arrived, they said to Pharaoh: “Of course – shall we have a (suitable) reward if we win?

Abul Ala Maududi
When the magicians came forth (for the encounter) they said to Pharaoh: “Is there a reward for us if we triumph?”

Muhsin Khan
So when the sorcerers arrived, they said to Fir’aun (Pharaoh): “Will there surely be a reward for us if we are the winners?”

Pickthall
And when the wizards came they said unto Pharaoh: Will there surely be a reward for us if we are the winners?

Dr. Ghali
Then, when the sorcerers came, they said to Firaawn, (Pharaoh) “will we surely have a reward indeed, in case we are the ones who are the overcomers?”

Abdel Haleem
When the sorcerers came, they said to Pharaoh, ‘Shall we be rewarded if we win?’

Quran 26 Verse 41 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 41, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:41) When the magicians came forth (for the encounter) they said to Pharaoh: Is there a reward for us if we triumph?[34]


34. Such was the mentality of the supporters of the polytheistic creed of the land, whose only ambition was to win rewards from the king if they won the day.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 41 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 38 which provides the complete commentary from verse 38 through 48.

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