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qāla
قَالَ
He said,
abashartumūnī
أَبَشَّرْتُمُونِى
"Do you give me glad tidings
ʿalā
عَلَىٰٓ
"Do you give me glad tidings
an
أَن
although
massaniya
مَّسَّنِىَ
has overtaken me
l-kibaru
ٱلْكِبَرُ
old age?
fabima
فَبِمَ
Then about what
tubashirūna
تُبَشِّرُونَ
you give glad tidings?"

Qaala abashshartumoonee 'alaaa am massaniyal kibaru fabima tubashshiroon

Sahih International:

He said, "Have you given me good tidings although old age has come upon me? Then of what [wonder] do you inform?"

1 A. J. Arberry

He said, 'What, do you give me good tidings, though old age has smitten me? Of what do you

2 Abdul Haleem

He said, ‘How can you give me such news when old age has come to me? What sort of news is this?’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

He said: bear ye me glad tidings when old age hath touched me? of what then ye bear me glad tidings?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

He said; "Do ye give me glad tidings that old age has seized me? Of what, then, is your good news?"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Abraham said: "What, do you give me this tiding though old age has smitten me? Just consider what tiding do you give me!"

6 Ahmed Ali

"You bring me the good news now," he said, "when old age has come upon me. What good news are you giving me then?"

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

He said, “Do you convey to me the glad tidings upon old age reaching me? So upon what do you convey glad tidings?” (* Prophet Ibrahim said this out of surprise.)

8 Ali Quli Qarai

He said, ‘Do you give me good news though old age has befallen me? What is the good news that you bring me?’

9 Ali Ünal

He said: "Do you bring me glad tidings when old age has overtaken me, then how can you bring me such glad tidings?"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

He (-Abraham) said, `Do you give me the good tidings inspite of the fact that old age has come upon me. So on what (basis) are you giving (me this) good tidings.´

11 English Literal

He said: "Did you announce good news to me on that the old age touched me so with what (do) you announce177good news to me?"

12 Faridul Haque

He said, "Do you convey to me the glad tidings upon old age reaching me? So upon what do you convey glad tidings?" (* Prophet Ibrahim said this out of surprise.)

13 Hamid S. Aziz

He said, "Do you bring me this glad tidings when old age has overtaken me? Of what then do you bring good tidings!"

14 Hilali & Khan

[Ibrahim (Abraham)] said: "Do you give me glad tidings (of a son) when old age has overtaken me? Of what then is your news?"

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

They said: Be not afraid, we give thee good news of a boy, possessing knowledge.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

He said: Do you give me good news (of a son) when old age has come upon me?-- Of what then do you give me good news!

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

He said: Bring ye me good tidings (of a son) when old age hath overtaken me? Of what then can ye bring good tidings?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Abraham asked, "Are you giving me the glad news of a son in my old age? What reason can you give for such glad news?"

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

He said: 'What is this, do you bring me glad tidings even though I am old' Of what do you give me glad tidings'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

He said: "Do you give me this good news while old age has overtaken me Of what then is your news about"

21 Wahiduddin Khan

He said, "Do you bring me such news despite my old age? What kind of good news are you bringing me?"

22 Talal Itani

He said, “Do you bring me good news, when old age has overtaken me? What good news do you bring?”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

He said, `Do you give me good tidings, of a boy, when old age has befallen me?' (`al an massaniya l-kibaru is a circumstantial qualifier), in other words, despite the fact of its having befallen me? So, of what, thing, do you give me good tidings?' (an interrogative meant to indicate amazement).

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

قَالَ

He said,

meaning he spoke with wonder and astonishment, asking for confirmation, because he was old and his wife was old;

أَبَشَّرْتُمُونِي عَلَى أَن مَّسَّنِيَ الْكِبَرُ فَبِمَ تُبَشِّرُونَ



Do you give me this good news while old age has overtaken me! Of what then is your news about!

They responded by confirming the good news they had brought, good news after good news;

قَالُواْ بَشَّرْنَاكَ بِالْحَقِّ فَلَ تَكُن مِّنَ الْقَانِطِينَ