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qul
قُلْ
Say,
ṣadaqa
صَدَقَ
(has) spoken the truth,
l-lahu
ٱللَّهُۗ
Allah,
fa-ittabiʿū
فَٱتَّبِعُوا۟
then follow
millata
مِلَّةَ
(the) religion
ib'rāhīma
إِبْرَٰهِيمَ
(of) Ibrahim
ḥanīfan
حَنِيفًا
(the) upright,
wamā
وَمَا
and not
kāna
كَانَ
he was
mina
مِنَ
of
l-mush'rikīna
ٱلْمُشْرِكِينَ
the polytheists.

Qul sadaqal laah; fattabi'oo Millata Ibraaheema Haneefanw wa maa kaana minal mush rikeen

Sahih International:

Say, "Allah has told the truth. So follow the religion of Abraham, inclining toward truth; and he was not of the polytheists."

1 A. J. Arberry

Say: 'God has spoken the truth; therefore follow the creed of Abraham, a man of pure faith and no idolater.'

2 Abdul Haleem

[Prophet], say, ‘God speaks the truth, so follow Abraham’s religion: he had true faith and he was never an idolater.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Say thou: Allah hath spoken the truth; follow therefore the faith of Ibrahim the upright; and he was not of the associators.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Say; "Allah speaketh the Truth; follow the religion of Abraham, the sane in faith; he was not of the Pagans."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Say: 'Whatever Allah has said is true. Follow, then, the way of Abraham in total devotion to Allah. He was not one of those who associate others with Allah in His divinity.

6 Ahmed Ali

Say: "God has veritably spoken the truth. So now follow the way of Abraham the upright, who was not of idolaters."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Say (O dear Prophet Mohammed – peace and blessings be upon him), “Allah is truthful; so follow the religion of Ibrahim, who was free from all falsehood; and he was not of the polytheists.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Say, ‘Allah has spoken the truth; so follow the creed of Abraham, a Hanif, and he was not one of the polytheists.

9 Ali Ünal

Say (O Messenger): "God speaks the truth." Therefore follow the way of Abraham as people of pure faith (a faith free of unbelief, of associating partners with God, and of hypocrisy). He was never of those who associate partners with God.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Say, `(Now that it has been proved that) Allâh has declared the truth, therefore follow the creed of Abraham, the upright, and he was not of the polytheists.

11 English Literal

Say: "God is truthful, so follow Abraham`s faith/religion , a submitter/Moslem , and he was not from the takers (of) partners (with God) ."

12 Faridul Haque

Say (O dear Prophet Mohammed - peace and blessings be upon him), “Allah is truthful; so follow the religion of Ibrahim, who was free from all falsehood; and he was not of the polytheists.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Verily, the first House founded for men was surely that at Bekkah (Mecca), a blessed place and a guidance to the worlds.

14 Hilali & Khan

Say (O Muhammad SAW): "Allah has spoken the truth; follow the religion of Ibrahim (Abraham) Hanifa (Islamic Monotheism, i.e. he used to worship Allah Alone), and he was not of Al-Mushrikun." (See V. 2:105)

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

So whoever forgoes a lie against Allah after this, these are the wrongdoers.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Say: Allah has spoken the truth, therefore follow the religion of Ibrahim, the upright one; and he was not one of the polytheists.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Say: Allah speaketh truth. So follow the religion of Abraham, the upright. He was not of the idolaters.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

(Muhammad), say, "God has spoken the Truth. Follow the upright tradition of Abraham who was not an idolater."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Say: 'Allah has said the truth. Follow the Creed of Abraham, he was of pure faith, and not an idolater'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Say:"Allah has spoken the truth; follow the religion of Ibrahim the Hanif (monotheist), and he was not of the Mushrikin (idolators)."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Say, "God speaks the Truth, so follow the faith of Abraham. He was an upright man and he was not one of the polytheists."

22 Talal Itani

Say, “God has spoken the truth, so follow the religion of Abraham the Monotheist; he was not a Pagan.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Say; `God has spoken the truth, in this matter, just as He has in all that He has related; therefore follow the creed of Abraham, the one which I follow, a hanf, inclining away from all religions towards submission (islm), and he was not an idolater'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

قُلْ صَدَقَ اللّهُ

Say, "Allah has spoken the truth;"

meaning, O Muhammad, say that Allah has said the truth in what He conveyed and legislated in the Qur'an.

فَاتَّبِعُواْ مِلَّةَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ



follow the religion of Ibrahim the Hanif, and he was not of the idolators."

Therefore, follow the religion of Ibrahim that Allah legislated in the Qur'an. Indeed, this is the truth, there is no doubt in it, and the perfect way, and no Prophet has brought a more complete, clear, plain and perfect way than he did.

Allah said in other Ayat,

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, the Hanif, and he was not of the idolators." (6;161)

and,

ثُمَّ أَوْحَيْنَأ إِلَيْكَ أَنِ اتَّبِعْ مِلَّةَ إِبْرَهِيمَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ

Then, We have sent the revelation to you (saying);"Follow the religion of Ibrahim, the Hanif, and he was not of the idolaters. (16;123