Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 71 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 71
They said, “We worship idols and remain to them devoted.”
They said: “We worship idols, and we remain constantly in attendance on them.”
They answered: “There are some idols that we worship and are devoted to them with constancy.”
They said: “We worship idols, and to them we are ever devoted.”
They said: We worship idols, and are ever devoted unto them.
They said, “We worship idols, so we linger on consecrating (ourselves) to them.”
They said, ‘We worship idols, and are constantly in attendance on them.’
Quran 26 Verse 71 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 71, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:71) They answered: “There are some idols that we worship and are devoted to them with constancy.”
52. Though everybody knew that they worshiped idols, their answer implied that they were firm in faith and their hearts were satisfied with it, as if to say: We also know that these are idols of stone and wood, which we worship, but our faith demands that we should serve and worship them devotedly.
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 71 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 69 which provides the complete commentary from verse 69 through 77.
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