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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 61 in Arabic Text

فَلَمَّا تَرَٰٓءَا ٱلْجَمْعَانِ قَالَ أَصْحَـٰبُ مُوسَىٰٓ إِنَّا لَمُدْرَكُونَ
Falammaa taraaa’al jam’aani qaala as haabu Moosaaa innaa lamudrakoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 61

Sahih International
And when the two companies saw one another, the companions of Moses said, “Indeed, we are to be overtaken!”

Yusuf Ali
And when the two bodies saw each other, the people of Moses said: “We are sure to be overtaken.”

Abul Ala Maududi
and when the groups came face to face, the companions of Moses cried out: “We are overtaken!”

Muhsin Khan
And when the two hosts saw each other, the companions of Musa (Moses) said: “We are sure to be overtaken.”

Pickthall
And when the two hosts saw each other, those with Moses said: Lo! we are indeed caught.

Dr. Ghali
Then, as soon as the two gatherings sighted each other, the companions of M‍ûsa (Moses) said, “Surely we are indeed overtaken!”

Abdel Haleem
and as soon as the two sides came within sight of one another, Moses’ followers said, ‘We shall definitely be caught.’

Quran 26 Verse 61 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 61, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:61) and when the groups came face to face, the companions of Moses cried out: “We are overtaken!”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 61 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 60 which provides the complete commentary from verse 60 through 68.

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