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Surah Yusuf Ayat 97 in Arabic Text

قَالُوا۟ يَـٰٓأَبَانَا ٱسْتَغْفِرْ لَنَا ذُنُوبَنَآ إِنَّا كُنَّا خَـٰطِـِٔينَ
Qaaloo yaaa abaanas taghfir lanaa zunoobanaa innaa kunnaa khaati’een

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 97

Sahih International
They said, “O our father, ask for us forgiveness of our sins; indeed, we have been sinners.”

Yusuf Ali
They said: “O our father! ask for us forgiveness for our sins, for we were truly at fault.”

Abul Ala Maududi
They said: “Father! Pray for the forgiveness of our sins; we were truly guilty.”

Muhsin Khan
They said: “O our father! Ask forgiveness (from Allah) for our sins, indeed we have been sinners.”

Pickthall
They said: O our father! Ask forgiveness of our sins for us, for lo! we were sinful.

Dr. Ghali
They said, “O our father, ask forgiveness of our guilty (deeds) for us; surely we have been sinners.”

Abdel Haleem
The [brothers] said, ‘Father, ask God to forgive our sins- we were truly in the wrong.’

Quran 12 Verse 97 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Yusuf ayat 97, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(12:97) They said: “Father! Pray for the forgiveness of our sins; we were truly guilty.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Yusuf verse 97 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Yusuf ayat 96 which provides the complete commentary from verse 96 through 98.

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