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Surah Maryam Ayat 6 in Arabic Text

يَرِثُنِى وَيَرِثُ مِنْ ءَالِ يَعْقُوبَ ۖ وَٱجْعَلْهُ رَبِّ رَضِيًّۭا
Yarisunee wa yarisu min aali Ya’qoob, waj’alhu Rabbi radiyya

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 6

Sahih International
Who will inherit me and inherit from the family of Jacob. And make him, my Lord, pleasing [to You].”

Yusuf Ali
“(One that) will (truly) represent me, and represent the posterity of Jacob; and make him, O my Lord! one with whom Thou art well-pleased!”

Abul Ala Maududi
one that might be my heir and the heir of the house of Jacob; and make him, Lord, one that will be pleasing to You.

Muhsin Khan
“Who shall inherit me, and inherit (also) the posterity of Ya’qub (Jacob) (inheritance of the religious knowledge and Prophethood, not the wealth, etc.). And make him, my Lord, one with whom You are Well-pleased!”.

Pickthall
Who shall inherit of me and inherit (also) of the house of Jacob. And make him, my Lord, acceptable (unto Thee).

Dr. Ghali
Who will inherit of me and inherit (also) of the house of Yaaqû‍b; (Jacob) and make him, Lord, well satisfied.”

Abdel Haleem
to be my heir and the heir of the family of Jacob. Lord, make him well pleasing [to You].’

Quran 19 Verse 6 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Maryam ayat 6, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(19:6) one that might be my heir and the heir of the house of Jacob;[4] and make him, Lord, one that will be pleasing to You.


4. That is, I do not pray for a successor to inherit me alone, but a successor who may inherit the good ways of the house of Jacob.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maryam verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maryam ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 6.

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