Qaaloo la tawjal innaa nubashshiruka bighulaamin 'aleem
[The angels] said, "Fear not. Indeed, we give you good tidings of a learned boy."
1 A. J. Arberry
They said, 'Be not afraid; behold, we give thee good tidings of a cunning boy.'
2 Abdul Haleem
‘Do not be afraid,’ they said, ‘We bring you good news of a son who will have great knowledge.’
3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi
They said: be not afraid; verily we bear thou the glad tidings of a boy knowing.
4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali
They said; "Fear not! We give thee glad tidings of a son endowed with wisdom."
5 Abul Ala Maududi
They said: "Do not feel afraid, for we give you the good news of a wise boy."
6 Ahmed Ali
"Have no fear," they said. "We bring you news of a son full of wisdom."
7 Ahmed Raza Khan
They said, “Do not fear – we convey to you the glad tidings of a knowledgeable boy.”
8 Ali Quli Qarai
They said, ‘Do not be afraid. Indeed we give you the good news of a wise son.’
9 Ali Ünal
They said: "Do not be apprehensive. We have brought you the glad tidings of a boy to be endowed with profound knowledge."
10 Amatul Rahman Omar
They said, `Have no fear, we give you good tidings of (the birth of) a son endowed with knowledge.´
11 English Literal
They said: "Do not be afraid/apprehensive, that we, we announce good news to you with (of) a knowledgeable boy (new son)."
12 Faridul Haque
They said, "Do not fear - we convey to you the glad tidings of a knowledgeable boy."
13 Hamid S. Aziz
They said, "Be not afraid! Verily, we bring you glad tidings of a boy possessing wisdom."
14 Hilali & Khan
They (the angels) said: "Do not be afraid! We give you glad tidings of a boy (son) possessing much knowledge and wisdom."
15 Maulana Mohammad Ali
When they entered upon him, they said, Please! He said: We are afraid of you.
16 Mohammad Habib Shakir
They said: Be not afraid, surely we give you the good news of a boy, possessing knowledge.
17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall
They said: Be not afraid! Lo! we bring thee good tidings of a boy possessing wisdom.
18 Muhammad Sarwar
They replied, "Do not be afraid. We have brought you the glad news of (the birth) of a learned son".
19 Qaribullah & Darwish
'Do not be afraid' they answered. 'We come to give you glad tidings of a knowledgeable child'
20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri
They said: "Do not be afraid! We bring you the good news of a boy possessing much knowledge and wisdom."
21 Wahiduddin Khan
They said, "Do not be afraid. We come to you with good news. You shall have a son who shall be endowed with great knowledge."
22 Talal Itani
They said, “Do not fear; we bring you good news of a boy endowed with knowledge.”
23 Tafsir jalalayn
They said, `Do not be afraid; lo!, we, are the messengers of your Lord [sent to], give you good tidings of a knowledgeable boy', one very knowledgeable [boy], namely, Isaac -- as we mentioned in srat Hd [Q. 11;69].
24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir
قَالُواْ لَا تَوْجَلْ
They said;"Do not be afraid!..."
meaning, do not be scared.
إِنَّا نُبَشِّرُكَ بِغُلمٍ عَلِيمٍ
We bring you the good news of a boy possessing much knowledge and wisdom.
this refers to Ishaq, as was previously mentioned in Surah Hud. Then,