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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ هَـٰٓؤُلَآءِ لَشِرْذِمَةٌۭ قَلِيلُونَ
Inna haaa’ulaaa’i lashir zimatun qaleeloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
[And said], “Indeed, those are but a small band,

Yusuf Ali
(Saying): “These (Israelites) are but a small band,

Abul Ala Maududi
saying: “These (Israelites) are only a small band of people

Muhsin Khan
(Saying): “Verily! These indeed are but a small band.

Pickthall
(Who said): Lo! these indeed are but a little troop,

Dr. Ghali
“Surely these are indeed a gang of a few (persons),

Abdel Haleem
‘These people are a puny band––

Quran 26 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara 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

(26:54) saying: “These (Israelites) are only a small band of people


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 54 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 52 which provides the complete commentary from verse 52 through 59.

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