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Surah Saffat Ayat 17 in Arabic Text

أَوَءَابَآؤُنَا ٱلْأَوَّلُونَ
Awa aabaa’unal awwaloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 17

Sahih International
And our forefathers [as well]?”

Yusuf Ali
“And also our fathers of old?”

Abul Ala Maududi
And so also shall our forefathers of yore be raised to life?”

Muhsin Khan
“And also our fathers of old?”

Pickthall
And our forefathers?

Dr. Ghali
And our earliest fathers?”

Abdel Haleem
along with our forefathers?’

Quran 37 Verse 17 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Saffat ayat 17, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(37:17) And so also shall our forefathers of yore be raised to life?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah As-Saffat verse 17 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Saffat ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 19.

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