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Surah Ghafir Ayat 53 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدْ ءَاتَيْنَا مُوسَى ٱلْهُدَىٰ وَأَوْرَثْنَا بَنِىٓ إِسْرَٰٓءِيلَ ٱلْكِتَـٰبَ
Wa laqad aatainaa Moosal hudaa wa awrasnaa Baneee Israaa ‘eelal Kitaab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 53

Sahih International
And We had certainly given Moses guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scripture

Yusuf Ali
We did aforetime give Moses the (Book of) Guidance, and We gave the book in inheritance to the Children of Israel,-

Abul Ala Maududi
We surely guided Moses and made the Children of Israel the heirs of the Book

Muhsin Khan
And, indeed We gave Musa (Moses) the guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scripture [i.e. the Taurat (Torah)],

Pickthall
And We verily gave Moses the guidance, and We caused the Children of Israel to inherit the Scripture,

Dr. Ghali
And indeed We already brought M‍ûsa (Moses) the guidance, and We caused the Seeds (Or: sons) of Israel) to inherit the Book,

Abdel Haleem
We gave Moses guidance and passed down the Scripture to the Children of Israel,

Quran 40 Verse 53 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ghafir ayat 53, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(40:53) We surely guided Moses[69] and made the Children of Israel the heirs of the Book


69. That is, We did not just leave Moses alone when We sent him against Pharaoh, but We gave him guidance at every step till success. This contains a subtle allusion to the effect: O Muhammad, We shall help you too in the same manner. We have neither left you alone after raising you as a Prophet in the city of Makkah and the tribe of Quraish so that these wicked people may treat you as they like, but We Ourselves are with you and are giving you guidance at every step.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muminun verse 53 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 51 which provides the complete commentary from verse 51 through 56.

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