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Surah Waqi’ah Ayat 48 in Arabic Text

أَوَءَابَآؤُنَا ٱلْأَوَّلُونَ
Awa aabaaa’unal awwaloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 48

Sahih International
And our forefathers [as well]?”

Yusuf Ali
“(We) and our fathers of old?”

Abul Ala Maududi
(We) and our fore-fathers of yore?”

Muhsin Khan
“And also our forefathers?”

Pickthall
And also our forefathers?

Dr. Ghali
And (also) our earliest fathers?”

Abdel Haleem
And our earliest forefathers too?’

Quran 56 Verse 48 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Waqi’ah 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

(56:48) (We) and our fore-fathers of yore?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Waqiah verse 48 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Waqiah ayat 41 which provides the complete commentary from verse 41 through 56.

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