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Surah Yusuf Ayat 61 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ سَنُرَٰوِدُ عَنْهُ أَبَاهُ وَإِنَّا لَفَـٰعِلُونَ
Qaaloo sanuraawidu ‘anhu abaahu wa innaa lafaa’iloon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 61

Sahih International
They said, “We will attempt to dissuade his father from [keeping] him, and indeed, we will do [it].”

Yusuf Ali
They said: “We shall certainly seek to get our wish about him from his father: Indeed we shall do it.”

Abul Ala Maududi
They said: “We will surely try to prevail over our father to send him. Be sure we shall do so.”

Muhsin Khan
They said: “We shall try to get permission (for him) from his father, and verily, we shall do it.”

Pickthall
They said: We will try to win him from his father: that we will surely do.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “We will soon solicit him of his father, and surely we will indeed be performing (that).”

Abdel Haleem
They said, ‘We shall do all we can to persuade his father to send him with us, indeed we shall.’

Quran 12 Verse 61 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yusuf ayat 61, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(12:61) They said: “We will surely try to prevail over our father to send him. Be sure we shall do so.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yusuf verse 61 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yusuf ayat 58 which provides the complete commentary from verse 58 through 62.

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