Skip to main content
idh
إِذْ
When
dakhalū
دَخَلُوا۟
they entered
ʿalayhi
عَلَيْهِ
upon him
faqālū
فَقَالُوا۟
and said,
salāman
سَلَٰمًا
"Peace."
qāla
قَالَ
He said,
innā
إِنَّا
"Indeed, we
minkum
مِنكُمْ
(are) of you
wajilūna
وَجِلُونَ
afraid."

Iz dakhaloo 'alaihi faqaaloo salaaman qaala innaa minkum wajiloon

Sahih International:

When they entered upon him and said, "Peace." [Abraham] said, "Indeed, we are fearful of you."

1 A. J. Arberry

when they entered unto him, saying, 'Peace!' He said, 'Behold, we are afraid of you.'

2 Abdul Haleem

when they came to him and said, ‘Peace,’ he said, ‘We are afraid of you.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

When they entered unto him, and said; peace! He said: verily we are afraid of you.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

When they entered his presence and said, "Peace!" He said, "We feel afraid of you!"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

When they came to Abraham they said: "Peace be upon you!" He replied: "Indeed we feel afraid of you."

6 Ahmed Ali

When they came to him and said: "Peace," he answered: "Truly we are afraid of you."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

When the angels came to him and said, “Peace"; he said, “We feel afraid of you.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

when they entered into his presence and said, ‘Peace!’ He said, ‘We are indeed afraid of you.’

9 Ali Ünal

They presented themselves before him and bade him peace. Abraham said: "We are apprehensive of you."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

When they entered upon him and greeted him saying, `Peace (be upon you)´ he answered, `We feel afraid of you.´

11 English Literal

When/if they entered on (to) him, so they said: "Greeting/peace ." He said: "That we are afraid/apprehensive from you."

12 Faridul Haque

When the angels came to him and said, "Peace"; he said, "We feel afraid of you."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

When they came unto him and said, "Peace!", he said, "Verily, we are afraid of you."

14 Hilali & Khan

When they entered unto him, and said: Salaman (peace)! [Ibrahim (Abraham)] said: "Indeed! We are afraid of you."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And inform them of the guests of Abraham.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

When they entered upon him, they said, Peace. He said: Surely we are afraid of you.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(How) when they came in unto him, and said: Peace. He said: Lo! we are afraid of you.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

who came to him saying, "Peace be with you." Abraham said, "We are afraid of you".

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

They entered to him and said: 'Peace' but he replied: 'We are afraid of you'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

When they entered upon him, and said: "Salaman (peace!)." He said: "Indeed we are frightened of you."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

when they came to him they greeted him with: "Peace." He said,"We feel afraid of you."

22 Talal Itani

When they entered upon him, and said, “Peace.” He said, “We are wary of you.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

[how] when they entered unto him, and said, `Peace!', that is, [they said] this very word (salm). He, Abraham, said, after having offered them food which they did not eat; `Lo! we are afraid of you'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

He said;"Indeed we are frightened of you."

meaning that they were scared. The reason for their fear has been mentioned previously, which is that they noticed that these guests did not eat of the food that was offered, which was a fattened calf.