Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 76 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 76
You and your ancient forefathers?
“Ye and your fathers before you?-
you and your forefathers of yore?
“You and your ancient fathers?
Ye and your forefathers!
You and your fathers of old?
you and your forefathers,
Quran 26 Verse 76 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 76, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(26:76) you and your forefathers of yore?
54. That is, is it enough to say that a religion is true only because it has been held as such by their ancestors? Should people, generation after generation, go on following their ancestors in their footsteps blindly without ever caring to see whether the deities they worship possess any divine attribute or not, and whether they have any power to influence their destinies?
The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 76 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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