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Surah Zukhruf Ayat 24 in Arabic Text

قَـٰلَ أَوَلَوْ جِئْتُكُم بِأَهْدَىٰ مِمَّا وَجَدتُّمْ عَلَيْهِ ءَابَآءَكُمْ ۖ قَالُوٓا۟ إِنَّا بِمَآ أُرْسِلْتُم بِهِۦ كَـٰفِرُونَ
Qaala awa law ji’tukum bi ahdaa mimmaa wajatdtum ‘alaihi aabaaa’akum qaalooo innaa bimaaa ursiltum bihee kaafiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 24

Sahih International
[Each warner] said, “Even if I brought you better guidance than that [religion] upon which you found your fathers?” They said, “Indeed we, in that with which you were sent, are disbelievers.”

Yusuf Ali
He said: “What! Even if I brought you better guidance than that which ye found your fathers following?” They said: “For us, we deny that ye (prophets) are sent (on a mission at all).”

Abul Ala Maududi
Each Prophet asked them: “Will you do so even if we were to show you a way better than the way of your forefathers?” They answered: “We disbelieve in the religion with which you have been sent.”

Muhsin Khan
(The warner) said: “Even if I bring you better guidance than that which you found your fathers following?” They said: “Verily, We disbelieve in that with which you have been sent.”

Pickthall
(And the warner) said: What! Even though I bring you better guidance than that ye found your fathers following? They answered: Lo! in what ye bring we are disbelievers.

Dr. Ghali
He said, ” (Even) if I should come to you with a better guidance than you found your fathers upon?” They said, “Surely we are disbelievers in what you have been sent with.”

Abdel Haleem
The messenger said, ‘Even though I bring you a truer religion than what you saw your fathers following?’ and they replied, ‘But we do not believe the message you bring.’

Quran 43 Verse 24 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Zukhruf ayat 24, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(43:24) Each Prophet asked them: “Will you do so even if we were to show you a way better than the way of your forefathers?” They answered: “We disbelieve in the religion with which you have been sent.”


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Zukhruf verse 24 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Zukhruf ayat 21 which provides the complete commentary from verse 21 through 25.

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