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Surah Yusuf Ayat 71 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ وَأَقْبَلُوا۟ عَلَيْهِم مَّاذَا تَفْقِدُونَ
Qaaloo wa aqbaloo ‘alaihim maazaa tafqidoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 71

Sahih International
They said while approaching them, “What is it you are missing?”

Yusuf Ali
They said, turning towards them: “What is it that ye miss?”

Abul Ala Maududi
Turning back they asked: “What have you lost?”

Muhsin Khan
They, turning towards them, said: “What is it that you have missed?”

Pickthall
They cried, coming toward them: What is it ye have lost?

Dr. Ghali
They said (as) they came forward to them, “What is (it) that you are missing?”

Abdel Haleem
and they turned and said, ‘What have you lost?’

Quran 12 Verse 71 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yusuf ayat 71, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(12:71) Turning back they asked: “What have you lost?”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yusuf verse 71 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yusuf ayat 70 which provides the complete commentary from verse 70 through 72.

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