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Surah Hud Ayat 73 in Arabic Text

قَالُوٓا۟ أَتَعْجَبِينَ مِنْ أَمْرِ ٱللَّهِ ۖ رَحْمَتُ ٱللَّهِ وَبَرَكَـٰتُهُۥ عَلَيْكُمْ أَهْلَ ٱلْبَيْتِ ۚ إِنَّهُۥ حَمِيدٌۭ مَّجِيدٌۭ
Qaalooo ata’jabeena min amril laahi rahmatul laahi wa barakaatuhoo ‘alaikum Ahlal Bayt; innahoo Hameedun Majeed

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 73

Sahih International
They said, “Are you amazed at the decree of Allah? May the mercy of Allah and His blessings be upon you, people of the house. Indeed, He is Praiseworthy and Honorable.”

Yusuf Ali
They said: “Dost thou wonder at Allah’s decree? The grace of Allah and His blessings on you, o ye people of the house! for He is indeed worthy of all praise, full of all glory!”

Abul Ala Maududi
They said: ‘Do you wonder at Allah’s decree? Allah’s mercy and His blessings be upon you, O people of the house. Surely, He is Praiseworthy, Glorious.’

Muhsin Khan
They said: “Do you wonder at the Decree of Allah? The Mercy of Allah and His Blessings be on you, O the family [of Ibrahim (Abraham)]. Surely, He (Allah) is All-Praiseworthy, All-Glorious.”

Pickthall
They said: Wonderest thou at the commandment of Allah? The mercy of Allah and His blessings be upon you, O people of the house! Lo! He is Owner of Praise, Owner of Glory!

Dr. Ghali
They said, “Do you wonder at the Command of Allah? The mercy of Allah and His blessings be upon you, O population (1) of the Home! Surely He is Ever-Praiseworthy, Ever-Glorious.”

Abdel Haleem
They said, ‘Are you astonished at what God ordains? The grace of God and His blessings be upon you, people of this house! For He is worthy of all praise and glory.’

Quran 11 Verse 73 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hud ayat 73, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(11:73) They said: ‘Do you wonder at Allah’s decree?[82] Allah’s mercy and His blessings be upon you, O people of the house. Surely, He is Praiseworthy, Glorious.’


82. The question was posed to her to remind her that though people of old age do not bear children, it is not beyond Allah’s power to bring this about. Therefore a true believer like her should not show any surprise at the good news when it is conveyed to her from Allah.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hud verse 73 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hud ayat 69 which provides the complete commentary from verse 69 through 73.

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