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thumma
ثُمَّ
Then
awḥaynā
أَوْحَيْنَآ
We revealed
ilayka
إِلَيْكَ
to you,
ani
أَنِ
that,
ittabiʿ
ٱتَّبِعْ
"You follow
millata
مِلَّةَ
(the) religion
ib'rāhīma
إِبْرَٰهِيمَ
(of) Ibrahim
ḥanīfan
حَنِيفًاۖ
upright;
wamā
وَمَا
and not
kāna
كَانَ
he was
mina
مِنَ
of
l-mush'rikīna
ٱلْمُشْرِكِينَ
the polytheists."

Summma awhainaa ilaika anit tabi' Millata Ibraaheema haneefaa; wa maa kaana minal mushrikeen

Sahih International:

Then We revealed to you, [O Muhammad], to follow the religion of Abraham, inclining toward truth; and he was not of those who associate with Allah.

1 A. J. Arberry

Then We revealed to thee: 'Follow thou the creed of Abraham, a man of pure faith and no idolater.'

2 Abdul Haleem

Then We revealed to you [Muhammad], ‘Follow the creed of Abraham, a man of pure faith who was not an idolater.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Afterwards We revealed unto thee: follow thou the faith of Ibrahim the upright; and he was not of the associaters.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

So We have taught thee the inspired (Message), "Follow the ways of Abraham the True in Faith, and he joined not gods with Allah."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then We revealed to you: "Follow the way of Abraham with exclusive devotion to Allah. He was not one of those who associated others with Allah in His Divinity."

6 Ahmed Ali

So We commanded you to follow the way of Abraham the upright who was not of idolaters.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And then We sent you (O dear Prophet Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him) the divine revelation that, “Follow the religion of Ibrahim, who was free from all falsehood; and was not a polytheist.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Thereafter We revealed to you [saying], ‘Follow the creed of Abraham, a Hanif, who was not a polytheist.’

9 Ali Ünal

Thereafter, We have revealed to you (O Messenger): Follow the way of Abraham as one of pure faith (free from unbelief and hypocrisy), and he was never of those who associate partners with God.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Again, (Prophet! to complete Our favours on Abraham) We have revealed to you (saying), `Follow the creed of Abraham (who was an) upright, (devotee of God) and was not of the polytheists.´

11 English Literal

Then We inspired/transmitted to you that follow Abraham`s religion/faith, (he was) a submitter/Moslem/Unifier of God and (he) was not from the sharers/takers of partners (with God).

12 Faridul Haque

And then We sent you (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him) the divine revelation that, "Follow the religion of Ibrahim, who was free from all falsehood; and was not a polytheist."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then We inspired you (Muhammad) saying, "Follow the religion of Abraham, as one by nature upright. He was not of the idolaters."

14 Hilali & Khan

Then, We have inspired you (O Muhammad SAW saying): "Follow the religion of Ibrahim (Abraham) Hanifa (Islamic Monotheism - to worship none but Allah) and he was not of the Mushrikun (polytheists, idolaters, disbelievers, etc.).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And We gave him good in this world; and in the Hereafter he is surely among the righteous.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then We revealed to you: Follow the faith of Ibrahim, the upright one, and he was not of the polytheists.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And afterward We inspired thee (Muhammad, saying): Follow the religion of Abraham, as one by nature upright. He was not of the idolaters.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

We sent you, (Muhammad), a revelation that you should follow the tradition of Abraham, the upright one, who was not a pagan.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then, We revealed to you: 'Follow the Creed of Abraham, he of pure faith, he was not among the idolaters'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Then, We have sent the revelation to you: "Follow the religion of Ibrahim (he was a) Hanif, and he was not one of the idolators."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Then We revealed Our will to you [O Muhammad], saying, "Follow the religion of Abraham, the upright in faith; he was not one of the polytheists."

22 Talal Itani

Then We inspired you: “Follow the religion of Abraham, the Monotheist. He was not an idol-worshiper.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Then We revealed to you, O Muhammad (s), [saying]; `Follow the creed, the religion, of Abraham, a hanf, and he was not of the idolaters'; this [remark] is repeated in order to refute to the claim of the Jews and Christians that they follow his religion.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

ثُمَّ أَوْحَيْنَا إِلَيْكَ أَنِ اتَّبِعْ مِلَّةَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ حَنِيفًا

Then, We have sent the revelation to you;"Follow the religion of Ibrahim (he was a) Hanif...

meaning, `because of his perfection, greatness, and the soundness of his Tawhid and his way, We revealed to you, O Seal of the Messengers and Leader of the Prophets,'

أَنِ اتَّبِعْ مِلَّةَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ



Follow the religion of Ibrahim (he was a) Hanif and he was not of the idolators.

This is like the Ayah in Surah Al-An`am;

قُلْ إِنَّنِى هَدَانِى رَبِّى إِلَى صِرَطٍ مُّسْتَقِيمٍ دِينًا قِيَمًا مِّلَّةَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ

Say;"Truly, my Lord has guided me to a straight path, a right religion, the religion of Ibrahim, (he was a) Hanif and he was not of the idolators." (6;161