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Surah Dukhan Ayat 36 in Arabic Text

فَأْتُوا۟ بِـَٔابَآئِنَآ إِن كُنتُمْ صَـٰدِقِينَ
Fa’too bi aabaaa’inaaa inkuntum saadiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 36

Sahih International
Then bring [back] our forefathers, if you should be truthful.”

Yusuf Ali
“Then bring (back) our forefathers, if what ye say is true!”

Abul Ala Maududi
Bring back to us our fathers if you are truthful.”

Muhsin Khan
“Then bring back our fore-fathers, if you speak the truth!”

Pickthall
Bring back our fathers, if ye speak the truth!

Dr. Ghali
Then come up with (i.e., bring) our fathers, in case you are sincere!”

Abdel Haleem
Bring back our forefathers, if what you say is true.’

Quran 44 Verse 36 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Dukhan ayat 36, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(44:36) Bring back to us our fathers if you are truthful.”[31]


31. This was their reasoning: We have never seen a dead person resurrected to life. Therefore, we believe that there will be no other life after death. If you claim that there will be another life, then resurrect our forefathers from their graves, so that we are convinced of the life after death. If you do not do this, we would think that your claim is false. This was, as they thought, a very strong argument for the refutation of life after death, whereas it was absurd. Nobody had told them that the dead would return to this very world after being raised back to life, nor the Prophet (peace be upon him), nor any Muslim had ever claimed that he could raise the dead back to life.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ad-Dukhan verse 36 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Dukhan ayat 34 which provides the complete commentary from verse 34 through 37.

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