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Surah Maryam Ayat 19 in Arabic Text

قَالَ إِنَّمَآ أَنَا۠ رَسُولُ رَبِّكِ لِأَهَبَ لَكِ غُلَـٰمًۭا زَكِيًّۭا
Qaala innamaa ana rasoolu Rabbiki li ahaba laki ghulaaman zakiyyaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 19

Sahih International
He said, “I am only the messenger of your Lord to give you [news of] a pure boy.”

Yusuf Ali
He said: “Nay, I am only a messenger from thy Lord, (to announce) to thee the gift of a holy son.

Abul Ala Maududi
He said: “I am just a message-bearer of your Lord, I have come to grant you a most pure boy.”

Muhsin Khan
(The angel) said: “I am only a Messenger from your Lord, (to announce) to you the gift of a righteous son.”

Pickthall
He said: I am only a messenger of thy Lord, that I may bestow on thee a faultless son.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “Surely I am only a Messenger of your Lord to bestow upon you a most cleansed youth.”

Abdel Haleem
but he said, ‘I am but a Mes-senger from your Lord, [come] to announce to you the gift of a pure son.’

Quran 19 Verse 19 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Maryam ayat 19, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(19:19) He said: “I am just a message-bearer of your Lord, I have come to grant you a most pure boy.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maryam verse 19 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maryam ayat 16 which provides the complete commentary from verse 16 through 21.

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