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Surah Sad Ayat 48 in Arabic Text

وَٱذْكُرْ إِسْمَـٰعِيلَ وَٱلْيَسَعَ وَذَا ٱلْكِفْلِ ۖ وَكُلٌّۭ مِّنَ ٱلْأَخْيَارِ
Wazkur Ismaa’eela wal Yasa’a wa Zal-Kifli wa kullun minal akhyaar

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 48

Sahih International
And remember Ishmael, Elisha and Dhul-Kifl, and all are among the outstanding.

Yusuf Ali
And commemorate Isma’il, Elisha, and Zul-Kifl: Each of them was of the Company of the Good.

Abul Ala Maududi
And remember Ishmael, Elisha, and Dhu al-Kifl. All were of the best.

Muhsin Khan
And remember Isma’il (Ishmael), Al-Yasa’a (Elisha), and Dhul-Kifl (Isaiah), all are among the best.

Pickthall
And make mention of Ishmael and Elisha and Dhu’l-Kifl. All are of the chosen.

Dr. Ghali
And remember Shuaayb, (Ishmael) and Alyasaca and Thalkifli; and each is among the most charitable.

Abdel Haleem
And remember Our servants Ishmael, Elisha, and Dhu ’l-Kifl, each of them truly good.

Quran 38 Verse 48 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Sad ayat 48, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(38:48) And remember Ishmael, Elisha,[50] and Dhu al-Kifl.[51]All were of the best.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Sad verse 48 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Sad ayat 45 which provides the complete commentary from verse 45 through 48.

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