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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 97 in Arabic Text

تَٱللَّهِ إِن كُنَّا لَفِى ضَلَـٰلٍۢ مُّبِينٍ
Tallaahi in kunnaa lafee dalaalim mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 97

Sahih International
“By Allah, we were indeed in manifest error

Yusuf Ali
“‘By Allah, we were truly in an error manifest,

Abul Ala Maududi
“By Allah, we were surely in clear error

Muhsin Khan
By Allah, we were truly in a manifest error,

Pickthall
By Allah, of a truth we were in error manifest

Dr. Ghali
“By Allah, decidedly we were indeed in evident error,

Abdel Haleem
‘We were clearly misguided

Quran 26 Verse 97 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 97, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:97) “By Allah, we were surely in clear error


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 97 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 90 which provides the complete commentary from verse 90 through 104.

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