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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 46 in Arabic Text

وَيُكَلِّمُ ٱلنَّاسَ فِى ٱلْمَهْدِ وَكَهْلًۭا وَمِنَ ٱلصَّـٰلِحِينَ
Wa yukallimun naasa filmahdi wa kahlanw wa minassaaliheen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 46

Sahih International
He will speak to the people in the cradle and in maturity and will be of the righteous.”

Yusuf Ali
“He shall speak to the people in childhood and in maturity. And he shall be (of the company) of the righteous.”

Abul Ala Maududi
And he shall speak to men in the cradle and also later when he grows to maturity and shall indeed be among the righteous.’

Muhsin Khan
“He will speak to the people in the cradle and in manhood, and he will be one of the righteous.”

Pickthall
He will speak unto mankind in his cradle and in his manhood, and he is of the righteous.

Dr. Ghali
And he will speak to mankind in the cradle and in maturity and will be one of the righteous.”

Abdel Haleem
He will speak to people in his infancyand in his adulthood. He will be one of the righteous.’

Quran 3 Verse 46 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 46, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:46) And he shall speak to men in the cradle and also later when he grows to maturity and shall indeed be among the righteous.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 46 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 45 which provides the complete commentary from verse 45 through 47.

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