Skip to main content
al-laha
ٱللَّهَ
Allah,
rabbakum
رَبَّكُمْ
your Lord
warabba
وَرَبَّ
and (the) Lord
ābāikumu
ءَابَآئِكُمُ
(of) your forefathers?"
l-awalīna
ٱلْأَوَّلِينَ
(of) your forefathers?"

Allaaha Rabbakum wa Rabba aabaaa'ikumul awwaleen

Sahih International:

Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your first forefathers?"

1 A. J. Arberry

God, your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers, the ancients?'

2 Abdul Haleem

God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"Allah, your Lord and Cherisher and the Lord and Cherisher of your fathers of old?"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Allah is your Lord and the Lord of your ancestors of yore.”

6 Ahmed Ali

God, your Lord, and the Lord of your fathers?"

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“Allah – Who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?,’

9 Ali Ünal

"God, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

`Allâh, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers of old.´

11 English Literal

God (is) your Lord, and your fathers`/forefathers` lord the first/beginners.

12 Faridul Haque

“Allah, Who is, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of past times (ancestors)?"

14 Hilali & Khan

"Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Do you call upon Ba’l and forsake the Best of the creators,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of yore?

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Allah, your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

who is your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers?"

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Allah is your Lord and the Lord of your fathers, the ancients'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers"

21 Wahiduddin Khan

God your Lord and Lord of your forefathers?"

22 Talal Itani

God is your Lord, and the Lord of your ancestors.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

God, your Lord, and the Lord of your forefathers?' (read [as predicates] allhu, rabbukum and rabbu, in the nominative, because of the [implicit] omitted huwa [being the subject]; or read allha, rabbakum and rabba, in the accusative, as supplements to ahsana, `the best of').

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

and forsake the Best of creators, Allah, your Lord and the Lord of your forefathers,

means, `He is the One Who is deserving of your worship alone, with no partners or associates.'

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَإِنَّهُمْ لَمُحْضَرُونَ