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Surah Dhariyat Ayat 26 in Arabic Text

فَرَاغَ إِلَىٰٓ أَهْلِهِۦ فَجَآءَ بِعِجْلٍۢ سَمِينٍۢ
Faraagha ilaaa ahlihee fajaaa’a bi’ijlin sameen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 26

Sahih International
Then he went to his family and came with a fat [roasted] calf

Yusuf Ali
Then he turned quickly to his household, brought out a fatted calf,

Abul Ala Maududi
Then he went back to his family and brought a fat roasted calf

Muhsin Khan
Then he turned to his household, so brought out a roasted calf [as the property of Ibrahim (Abraham) was mainly cows].

Pickthall
Then he went apart unto his housefolk so that they brought a fatted calf;

Dr. Ghali
So he went apart to his family, then came with a plump calf;

Abdel Haleem
He turned quickly to his household, brought out a fat calf,

Quran 51 Verse 26 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dhariyat ayat 26, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(51:26) Then he went back to his family[24] and brought a fat roasted calf[25]


24. That is, he did not tell his guests that he was going to arrange food for them, but after they were seated he went quietly into the house to arrange a feast for them, so that the guests should not refuse it out of formality.

25. In Surah Hood, the words are ijlin hanidh, a roasted calf; here bi-ijlin samin: a fatted calf that he got roasted.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dhariyat verse 26 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dhariyat ayat 24 which provides the complete commentary from verse 24 through 30.

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