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idh
إِذْ
When
qāla
قَالَ
said,
l-lahu
ٱللَّهُ
Allah,
yāʿīsā
يَٰعِيسَى
"O Isa,
ib'na
ٱبْنَ
son
maryama
مَرْيَمَ
(of) Maryam!
udh'kur
ٱذْكُرْ
Remember
niʿ'matī
نِعْمَتِى
My Favor
ʿalayka
عَلَيْكَ
upon you
waʿalā
وَعَلَىٰ
and upon
wālidatika
وَٰلِدَتِكَ
your mother
idh
إِذْ
When
ayyadttuka
أَيَّدتُّكَ
I strengthened you
birūḥi
بِرُوحِ
with (the) Spirit,
l-qudusi
ٱلْقُدُسِ
the Holy,
tukallimu
تُكَلِّمُ
you spoke
l-nāsa
ٱلنَّاسَ
(to) the people
فِى
in
l-mahdi
ٱلْمَهْدِ
the cradle
wakahlan
وَكَهْلًاۖ
and (in) maturity.
wa-idh
وَإِذْ
And when
ʿallamtuka
عَلَّمْتُكَ
I taught you
l-kitāba
ٱلْكِتَٰبَ
the Book
wal-ḥik'mata
وَٱلْحِكْمَةَ
and the wisdom
wal-tawrāta
وَٱلتَّوْرَىٰةَ
and the Taurat
wal-injīla
وَٱلْإِنجِيلَۖ
and the Injeel;
wa-idh
وَإِذْ
And when
takhluqu
تَخْلُقُ
you make
mina
مِنَ
from
l-ṭīni
ٱلطِّينِ
the clay
kahayati
كَهَيْـَٔةِ
like the shape
l-ṭayri
ٱلطَّيْرِ
(of) the bird
bi-idh'nī
بِإِذْنِى
by My permission
fatanfukhu
فَتَنفُخُ
then you breath
fīhā
فِيهَا
into it
fatakūnu
فَتَكُونُ
and it becomes
ṭayran
طَيْرًۢا
a bird
bi-idh'nī
بِإِذْنِىۖ
by My permission,
watub'ri-u
وَتُبْرِئُ
and you heal
l-akmaha
ٱلْأَكْمَهَ
the born blind
wal-abraṣa
وَٱلْأَبْرَصَ
and the leper
bi-idh'nī
بِإِذْنِىۖ
by My permission,
wa-idh
وَإِذْ
And when
tukh'riju
تُخْرِجُ
you bring forth
l-mawtā
ٱلْمَوْتَىٰ
the dead
bi-idh'nī
بِإِذْنِىۖ
by My permission.
wa-idh
وَإِذْ
And when
kafaftu
كَفَفْتُ
I restrained
banī
بَنِىٓ
(the) Children
is'rāīla
إِسْرَٰٓءِيلَ
(of) Israel
ʿanka
عَنكَ
from you
idh
إِذْ
When
ji'tahum
جِئْتَهُم
you came to them
bil-bayināti
بِٱلْبَيِّنَٰتِ
with the clear proofs
faqāla
فَقَالَ
then said
alladhīna
ٱلَّذِينَ
those who
kafarū
كَفَرُوا۟
disbelieved
min'hum
مِنْهُمْ
among them
in
إِنْ
"Not
hādhā
هَٰذَآ
"(is) this
illā
إِلَّا
but
siḥ'run
سِحْرٌ
magic."
mubīnun
مُّبِينٌ
clear."

Iz qaalal laahu yaa 'Eesab-na-Maryamaz kur ni'matee 'alaika wa 'alaa waalidatik; iz aiyattuka bi Roohil Qudusi tukallimun naasa fil mahdi wa kahlanw wa iz 'allamtukal kitaaba wal Hikmata wa Tawraata wal Injeela wa iz Takhluqu minat teeni kahai 'atit tairi bi iznee fatanfukhu feeha fatakoonu tairam bi iznee wa tubri'ul akmaha wal abrasa bi iznee wa iz tukhrijul mawtaa bi iznee wa iz kafaftu Baneee Israaa'eela 'anka iz ji'tahum bil baiyinaati fa qaalal lazeena kafaroo minhum in haazaaa illaa sihrum mubeen

Sahih International:

[The Day] when Allah will say, "O Jesus, Son of Mary, remember My favor upon you and upon your mother when I supported you with the Pure Spirit and you spoke to the people in the cradle and in maturity; and [remember] when I taught you writing and wisdom and the Torah and the Gospel; and when you designed from clay [what was] like the form of a bird with My permission, then you breathed into it, and it became a bird with My permission; and you healed the blind and the leper with My permission; and when you brought forth the dead with My permission; and when I restrained the Children of Israel from [killing] you when you came to them with clear proofs and those who disbelieved among them said, "This is not but obvious magic."

1 A. J. Arberry

When God said, 'Jesus Son of Mary, remember My blessing upon thee and upon thy mother, when I confirmed thee with the Holy Spirit, to speak to men in the cradle, and of age; and when I taught thee the Book, the Wisdom, the Torah, the Gospel; and when thou createst out of clay, by My leave, as the likeness of a bird, and thou breathest into it, and it is a bird, by My leave; and thou healest the blind and the leper by My leave, and thou bringest the dead forth by My leave; and when restrained from thee the Children of Israel when thou camest unto them with the clear signs, and the unbelievers among them said, "This is nothing but sorcery manifest."

2 Abdul Haleem

Then God will say, ‘Jesus, son of Mary! Remember My favour to you and to your mother: how I strengthened you with the holy spirit, so that you spoke to people in your infancy and as a grown man; how I taught you the Scripture and wisdom, the Torah and the Gospel; how, by My leave, you fashioned the shape of a bird out of clay, breathed into it, and it became, by My leave, a bird; how, by My leave, you healed the blind person and the leper; how, by My leave, you brought the dead back to life; how I restrained the Children of Israel from [harming] you when you brought them clear signs, and those of them who disbelieved said, “This is clearly nothing but sorcery”;

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And call to mind what time Allah will say: 'Isa, son of Maryam, remember My favour unto thee and unto thine mother when I aided thee with the holy spirit so that thou spakest unto mankind in the cradle and in maturity, and when taught thee the Book and wisdom and the Taurah and the Injil, and when thou formedst out of clay as though the likeness of a bird by My command, and thou breathedest thereinto and it became a bird by My command, and thou healedest the blind from birth and the leprous by My command; and when thou causedest the dead to come forth by My command; and when I restrained the Children of Isra'il from thee when thou didst come to them with evidences, and those of them who disbelieved said: this is but magic manifest.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Then will Allah say; "O Jesus the son of Mary! Recount My favour to thee and to thy mother. Behold! I strengthened thee with the holy spirit, so that thou didst speak to the people in childhood and in maturity. Behold! I taught thee the Book and Wisdom, the Law and the Gospel and behold! thou makest out of clay, as it were, the figure of a bird, by My leave, and thou breathest into it and it becometh a bird by My leave, and thou healest those born blind, and the lepers, by My leave. And behold! thou bringest forth the dead by My leave. And behold! I did restrain the Children of Israel from (violence to) thee when thou didst show them the clear Signs, and the unbelievers among them said; 'This is nothing but evident magic.'

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Imagine, then, when Allah will say: 'Jesus, son of Mary, recall My favour upon you and your mother, and when I strengthened you with the spirit of holiness so that you talked to men in the cradle and also when you became of age; and when I taught you the Book and Wisdom, and the Torah and the Gospel; and when, by My leave, you fashioned from clay the likeness of a bird and you breathed into it, and by My leave it became a bird; you healed, by My leave, the blind from birth and the leprous; and when, by My leave, you caused the dead to come to life. And recall when I restrained the Israelites from you when you came to them with clear proofs whereupon those of them who disbelieved said: "This is nothing but clear magic."

6 Ahmed Ali

And when God will say: "O Jesus, son of Mary, remember the favours I bestowed on you and your mother, and reinforced you with divine grace that you spoke to men when in the cradle, and when in the prime of life; when I taught you the law and the judgement and the Torah and the Gospel; when you formed the state of your people's destiny out of mire and you breathed (a new spirit) into it, and they rose by My leave; when you healed the blind by My leave, and the leper; when you put life into the dead by My will; and when I held back the children of Israel from you when you brought to them My signs, and the disbelievers among them said: "Surely these are nothing but pure magic."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

When Allah will say, “O Eisa, the son of Maryam! Remember My favour upon you and your mother; when I supported you with the Holy Spirit; you were speaking to people from the cradle and in maturity; and when I taught you the Book and wisdom and the Taurat and the Injeel; and when you used to mould a birdlike sculpture from clay, by My command, and blow into it – so it (the living bird) used to fly by My command, and you used to cure him who was born blind and cure the leper, by My command; and when you used to raise up the dead, by My command; and when I restrained the Descendants of Israel against you when you came to them with clear proofs, and the disbelievers among them said, ‘This is nothing but clear magic’.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

When Allah will say, O Jesus son of Mary, remember My blessing upon you and upon your mother, when I strengthened you with the Holy Spirit, so you would speak to the people in the cradle and in adulthood, and when I taught you the Book and wisdom, the Torah and the Evangel, and when you would create from clay the form of a bird, with My leave, and you would breathe into it and it would become a bird, with My leave; and you would heal the blind and the leper, with My leave, and you would raise the dead, with My leave; and when I held off [the evil of] the Children of Israel from you when you brought them manifest proofs, whereat the faithless among them said, ‘This is nothing but plain magic.’

9 Ali Ünal

When God says: "O Jesus, son of Mary! Remember My favor upon you and upon your mother, when I confirmed you with the Spirit of Holiness so that you talked to people in the cradle and in manhood; and when I taught you of the Book and Wisdom, and the Torah and the Gospel; and when you fashioned out of clay something in the shape of a bird by My leave, then you breathed into it, and it became a bird by My leave, and you healed the blind from birth and the leper by My leave; and when you raised the dead by My leave; and when I restrained the Children of Israel from you when you came to them with clear proofs (truths and miracles demonstrating Your Messengership), and those of them who disbelieved said: ‘This is clearly nothing but sorcery.’

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(Again imagine) when Allâh said, `O Jesus, son of Mary! remember My blessing upon you and upon your mother, how I strengthened you with the holy revelation. You spoke to the people *(when you were) in the cradle and when of old age, and how I taught you the Scripture and the wisdom and the Torah and the Evangel, and how you determined from clay the likeness of a bird by My leave, then you breathed into it (a new spirit) then it became a soaring being by My leave, and by My leave you absolved the blind, the leprous, and by My leave you raised the (spiritually or nearly) dead to life, and how I warded off the Children of Israel from (putting) you (to death). It was the time when you came to them with clear arguments, but those among them who disbelieved had said, "This is naught but a hoax cutting (us) off (from the nation)".´

11 English Literal

when God said: "You Jesus Mary`s son, remember My blessing on you and on your mother, when I supported you with the Holy/Sanctimonious Soul/Spirit, you speak/converse (to) the people in the crib/cradle and aged77approximately between thirty to fifty years , and when I taught/instructed/informed you The Book , and the wisdom , and the Torah/Old Testament, and the New Testament/Bible , and when you create as a shape/form (of) the bird/birds with My permission, so you blow in it, so it will be flying/birds, with My permission, and you cure and heal the blind/born blind, and the leper with My permission, and when you bring out the deads with My permission, and when I prevented/stopped Israel`s sons and daughters from you, when you came to them with the evidences, so those who disbelieved from them said: "That that (is) except clear/evident magic/sorcery."

12 Faridul Haque

When Allah will say, “O Eisa, the son of Maryam! Remember My favour upon you and your mother; when I supported you with the Holy Spirit; you were speaking to people from the cradle and in maturity; and when I taught you the Book and wisdom and the Taurat and the Injeel; and when you used to mould a birdlike sculpture from clay, by My command, and blow into it - so it (the living bird) used to fly by My command, and you used to cure him who was born blind and cure the leper, by My command; and when you used to raise up the dead, by My command; and when I restrained the Descendants of Israel against you when you came to them with clear proofs, and the disbelievers among them said, ‘This is nothing but clear magic’.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

"And when I inspired the Disciples that they should believe in Me and in My Messenger, they said, ´We believe; do you bear witness that we have Surrendered. (become Muslims)´"

14 Hilali & Khan

(Remember) when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection). "O 'Iesa (Jesus), son of Maryam (Mary)! Remember My Favour to you and to your mother when I supported you with Ruh-ul-Qudus [Jibrael (Gabriel)] so that you spoke to the people in the cradle and in maturity; and when I taught you writing, Al-Hikmah (the power of understanding), the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel); and when you made out of the clay, as it were, the figure of a bird, by My Permission, and you breathed into it, and it became a bird by My Permission, and you healed those born blind, and the lepers by My Permission, and when you brought forth the dead by My Permission; and when I restrained the Children of Israel from you (when they resolved to kill you) since you came unto them with clear proofs, and the disbelievers among them said: 'This is nothing but evident magic.' "

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

On the day when Allah will gather together the messengers and say: What was the response you received? They will say: We have no knowledge. Surely Thou art the great Knower of the unseen.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

When Allah will say: O Isa son of Marium! Remember My favor on you and on your mother, when I strengthened you I with the holy Spirit, you spoke to the people in the cradle and I when of old age, and when I taught you the Book and the wisdom and the Taurat and the Injeel; and when you determined out of clay a thing like the form of a bird by My permission, then you breathed into it and it became a bird by My permission, and you healed the blind and the leprous by My permission; and when you brought forth the dead by My permission; and when I withheld the children of Israel from you when you came to them with clear arguments, but those who disbelieved among them said: This is nothing but clear enchantment.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

When Allah saith: O Jesus, son of Mary! Remember My favour unto thee and unto thy mother; how I strengthened thee with the holy Spirit, so that thou spakest unto mankind in the cradle as in maturity; and how I taught thee the Scripture and Wisdom and the Torah and the Gospel; and how thou didst shape of clay as it were the likeness of a bird by My permission, and didst blow upon it and it was a bird by My permission, and thou didst heal him who was born blind and the leper by My permission; and how thou didst raise the dead by My permission; and how I restrained the Children of Israel from (harming) thee when thou camest unto them with clear proofs, and those of them who disbelieved exclaimed: This is naught else than mere magic;

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When God said, "Jesus, son of Mary, recall My favors to you and your mother. (Recall) how I supported you by the holy spirit, made you speak to people from your cradle and when you grew up, taught you the Book, gave you wisdom, the Torah, and the Gospel. (Recall) when, by My will, you made a sculpture of a bird out of clay, blew into it, and it turned into a real bird by My Will. (Recall) how, by My will, you healed the deaf, the lepers, and raised the dead. (Recall) when you came to the Israelites in the house with clear miracles and I saved you from their mischief, even though the disbelievers among them said, "This is obviously magic".

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

When Allah said: '(Prophet) Jesus, son of Mary, remember the favor upon you and on your mother; how I strengthened you with the Holy Spirit (Gabriel), to speak to people in your cradle and of age (when he descends and dies); how I taught you the Book and Wisdom, the Torah and the Gospel; and how, by My permission, you fashioned from clay the likeness of a bird, and breathed into it so that, by My permission, it became a living bird. How, by My permission, you healed the blind man and the leper, and by My permission you brought the dead forth; and how I protected you from the Children of Israel when you brought them clear signs; whereupon the unbelievers among them said: "This is nothing but plain magic".

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

(Remember) when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection): "O `Isa, son of Maryam! Remember My favor to you and to your mother when I supported you with Ruh - il-Qudus [Jibril] so that you spoke to the people in the cradle and in maturity; and when I taught you the Book, the Hikmah, the Tawrah and the Injil; and when you made out of the clay, as it were, the figure of a bird, by My permission, and you breathed into it, and it became a bird by My permission, and you healed those born blind, and the lepers by My permission, and when you brought forth the dead by My permission; and when I restrained the Children of Israel from you since you came unto them with clear proofs, and the disbelievers among them said: `This is nothing but evident magic."'

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Then God will say, "Jesus, son of Mary, remember My favour to you and to your mother: how I strengthened you with the holy spirit, so that you could speak to people in childhood and in maturity; and how I taught you the Book, and wisdom, the Torah and the Gospel; how by My leave you fashioned from clay the shape of a bird and blew upon it, so that, by My leave, it became a bird, and healed the blind and the leper by My permission, and when you brought forth the dead by My permission; and how I prevented the Children of Israel from harming you when you came to them with clear signs, when those of them who denied the truth said, "This is sheer magic."

22 Talal Itani

When God will say, “O Jesus son of Mary, recall My favor upon you and upon your mother, how I supported you with the Holy Spirit. You spoke to the people from the crib, and in maturity. How I taught you the Scripture and wisdom, and the Torah and the Gospel. And recall that you molded from clay the shape of a bird, by My leave, and then you breathed into it, and it became a bird, by My leave. And you healed the blind and the leprous, by My leave; and you revived the dead, by My leave. And recall that I restrained the Children of Israel from you when you brought them the clear miracles. But those who disbelieved among them said, `This is nothing but obvious sorcery.'“

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Mention, when God said, `O Jesus, son of Mary, remember My favour to you and to your mother, be thankful for it; when I strengthened you with the Holy Spirit, Gabriel, to speak to people (tukallimu'l-nsa is a circumstantial qualifier referring to the [suffixed pronoun] kf in ayyadtu-ka) in the cradle, that is, as a child, and in maturity -- this implies that he will descend before the Hour, since he was raised up [to God] before middle age, as has already been mentioned in [srat] l `Imrn [Q. 3;55], and when I taught you the Scripture, and wisdom, and the Torah, and the Gospel; and how you create out of clay the likeness (ka- hay'at; the kf here functions like a noun and is a direct object), the image, of a bird by My permission, and you breathe into it and it becomes a bird by My permission, by My will, and you heal the blind and the leper by My permission, and you raise the dead, from their graves back to life, by My permission; and how I restrained the Children of Israel from you, when they intended to kill you, when you brought them clear proofs, miracles, and the disbelievers among them said, "This, what you have done, is nothing but manifest sorcery" (a variant reading [for sihrun, `sorcery'] has shirun, `sorcerer', in other words, [he] Jesus [is nothing but a manifest sorcerer]).

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Reminding `Isa of the Favors that Allah Granted him

Allah

إِذْ قَالَ اللّهُ يَا عِيسى ابْنَ مَرْيَمَ

(Remember) when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection);"O `Isa, son of Maryam!

Allah mentions how He blessed His servant and Messenger, `Isa, son of Maryam, and the miracles and extraordinary acts He granted him.

Allah said,

اذْكُرْ نِعْمَتِي عَلَيْكَ

Remember My favor to you,

when I created you from your mother, without male intervention, and made you a sign and clear proof of My perfect power over all things.

وَعَلَى وَالِدَتِكَ

And to your mother,

when I made you testify to her chastity and you thus absolved her from the sin that the unjust, ignorant liars accused her of.

إِذْ أَيَّدتُّكَ بِرُوحِ الْقُدُسِ

when I supported you with Ruh-il-Qudus,

the angel Jibril, and made you a Prophet, calling to Allah in the cradle and manhood. I made you speak in the cradle, and you testified that your mother was free from any immoral behavior, and you proclaimed that you worship Me. You also conveyed the news of My Message and invited them to worship Me.

تُكَلِّمُ النَّاسَ فِي الْمَهْدِ وَكَهْلً

so that you spoke to the people in the cradle and in maturity;

Meaning you called the people to Allah in childhood and in maturity.

And the word Tukallim means invited, because his speaking to people while a child is nothing strange by itself.

Allah's statement,

وَإِذْ عَلَّمْتُكَ الْكِتَابَ وَالْحِكْمَةَ

(And when I taught you the Book and the Hikmah,) the power of writing and understanding,

وَالتَّوْرَاةَ وَالاِنجِيلَ

(and the Tawrah,) which was revealed to Musa, son of `Imran, who spoke to Allah directly.


Allah's statement,

وَإِذْ تَخْلُقُ مِنَ الطِّينِ كَهَيْيَةِ الطَّيْرِ بِإِذْنِي

and when you made out of the clay, as it were, the figure of a bird, by My permission,

means;`you shaped it in the figure of a bird by My permission, and it became a bird with My permission,

فَتَنفُخُ فِيهَا فَتَكُونُ طَيْرًا بِإِذْنِي

and you breathed into it, and it became a bird by My permission,

after you blew into it'. Then, it became a flying bird with a soul by Allah's permission.

Allah said;

وَتُبْرِىءُ الَاكْمَهَ وَالَابْرَصَ بِإِذْنِي

and you healed those born blind, and the lepers by My permission,

This was explained before in Surah Al Imran and we do not need to repeat it here.

Allah's statement,

وَإِذْ تُخْرِجُ الْمَوتَى بِإِذْنِي

And when you brought forth the dead by My permission,

meaning, you called them and they rose from their graves by Allah's leave, power, intent and will. Allah said next,

وَإِذْ كَفَفْتُ بَنِي إِسْرَايِيلَ عَنكَ إِذْ جِيْتَهُمْ بِالْبَيِّنَاتِ فَقَالَ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ مِنْهُمْ إِنْ هَـذَا إِلاَّ سِحْرٌ مُّبِينٌ



and when I restrained the Children of Israel from you since you came unto them with clear proofs, and the disbelievers among them said;"This is nothing but evident magic."

Meaning;`remember My favor, when I stopped the Children of Israel from harming you, when you brought them the clear proofs and evidence, testifying to your Prophethood and Message from Me to them. They rejected you and accused you of being a magician and tried to kill you by crucifixion, but I saved you, raised you to Me, purified you from their vulgarity and protected you from their harm.' The wording of this Ayah indicates that `Isa will be reminded of these favors on the Day of Resurrection.

Allah used the past tense in these Ayat indicating that it is a forgone matter that will certainly occur.

This Ayah also contains some of the secrets of the Unseen that Allah revealed to His Messenger Muhammad.

Allah said