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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 68 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ أَوْلَى ٱلنَّاسِ بِإِبْرَٰهِيمَ لَلَّذِينَ ٱتَّبَعُوهُ وَهَـٰذَا ٱلنَّبِىُّ وَٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ ۗ وَٱللَّهُ وَلِىُّ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ
Innaa awlan naasi bi Ibraaheema lallazeenat taba ‘oohu wa haazan nabiyyu wallazeena aamanoo; wallaahu waliyyul mu’mineen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 68

Sahih International
Indeed, the most worthy of Abraham among the people are those who followed him [in submission to Allah] and this prophet, and those who believe [in his message]. And Allah is the ally of the believers.

Yusuf Ali
Without doubt, among men, the nearest of kin to Abraham, are those who follow him, as are also this Prophet and those who believe: And Allah is the Protector of those who have faith.

Abul Ala Maududi
Surely the people who have the best claim to a relationship with Abraham are those who followed him in the past, and presently this Prophet and those who believe in him; Allah is the guardian of the men of faith.

Muhsin Khan
Verily, among mankind who have the best claim to Ibrahim (Abraham) are those who followed him, and this Prophet (Muhammad SAW) and those who have believed (Muslims). And Allah is the Wali (Protector and Helper) of the believers.

Pickthall
Lo! those of mankind who have the best claim to Abraham are those who followed him, and this Prophet and those who believe (with him); and Allah is the Protecting Guardian of the believers.

Dr. Ghali
Surely the ones of mankind who are most deserving of Ibrahîm’s patronage are indeed the ones who closely followed him, and this Prophet, and the ones who have believed; and Allah is the EverPatronizing Patron of the believers.

Abdel Haleem
and the people who are closest to him are those who truly follow his ways, this Prophet, and [true] believers- God is close to [true] believers.

Quran 3 Verse 68 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 68, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:68) Surely the people who have the best claim to a relationship with Abraham are those who followed him in the past, and presently this Prophet and those who believe in him; Allah is the guardian of the men of faith.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 68 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 65 which provides the complete commentary from verse 65 through 68.

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