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Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 49 in Arabic Text

قُلْ فَأْتُوا۟ بِكِتَـٰبٍۢ مِّنْ عِندِ ٱللَّهِ هُوَ أَهْدَىٰ مِنْهُمَآ أَتَّبِعْهُ إِن كُنتُمْ صَـٰدِقِينَ
Qul faatoo bi Kitaabim min ‘indil laahi huwa ahdaa minhu maaa attabi’hu in kuntum saadiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 49

Sahih International
Say, “Then bring a scripture from Allah which is more guiding than either of them that I may follow it, if you should be truthful.”

Yusuf Ali
Say: “Then bring ye a Book from Allah, which is a better guide than either of them, that I may follow it! (do), if ye are truthful!”

Abul Ala Maududi
Tell them, (O Prophet): “Then do bring a Book from Allah which is a better guide than either of them, and I will follow it! Do so if you are truthful!”

Muhsin Khan
Say (to them, O Muhammad SAW): “Then bring a Book from Allah, which is a better guide than these two [the Taurat (Torah) and the Quran], that I may follow it, if you are truthful.”

Pickthall
Say (unto them, O Muhammad): Then bring a scripture from the presence of Allah that giveth clearer guidance than these two (that) I may follow it, if ye are truthful.

Dr. Ghali
Say, “Then come up with a Book from the Providence of Allah that gives (fairer) guidance (Literally: more guiding) than these (two), (and) I (should) closely follow it, in case you are sincere.”

Abdel Haleem
Say [Muhammad], ‘Then produce a book from God that gives better guidance than these two and I will follow it, if you are telling the truth.’

Quran 28 Verse 49 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Qasas ayat 49, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(28:49) Tell them, (O Prophet): “Then do bring a Book from Allah which is a better guide than either of them, and I will follow it![70] Do so if you are truthful!”


70. That is, “I have to follow the guidance in any case, provided that it is not forged but is real guidance from God. If you possess a divine Book which gives better guidance than the Quran and the Torah, you should produce it: I shall follow it without any hesitation.”

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Qasas verse 49 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Qasas ayat 48 which provides the complete commentary from verse 48 through 51.

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