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falammā
فَلَمَّا
When
raā
رَءَا
he saw
l-shamsa
ٱلشَّمْسَ
the sun
bāzighatan
بَازِغَةً
rising
qāla
قَالَ
he said,
hādhā
هَٰذَا
"This (is)
rabbī
رَبِّى
my Lord,
hādhā
هَٰذَآ
This (is)
akbaru
أَكْبَرُۖ
greater."
falammā
فَلَمَّآ
When
afalat
أَفَلَتْ
it set,
qāla
قَالَ
he said,
yāqawmi
يَٰقَوْمِ
"O my people!
innī
إِنِّى
Indeed, I am
barīon
بَرِىٓءٌ
free
mimmā
مِّمَّا
of what
tush'rikūna
تُشْرِكُونَ
you associate (with Allah)."

Falammmaa ra ashshamsa baazighatan qaala haazaa Rabbee haazaaa akbaru falammaaa afalat qaala yaa qawmi innee bareee'um mimmaa tushrikoon

Sahih International:

And when he saw the sun rising, he said, "This is my lord; this is greater." But when it set, he said, "O my people, indeed I am free from what you associate with Allah.

1 A. J. Arberry

When he saw the sun rising, he said, 'This is my Lord; this is greater!' But when it set he said, 'O my people, surely I am quit of that you associate.

2 Abdul Haleem

Then he saw the sun rising and cried, ‘This is my Lord! This is greater.’ But when the sun set, he said, ‘My people, I disown all that you worship beside God.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then when he beheld the sun uprise, he said: this is mine Lord; this is the greatest. Then when it set, he said: O my people! verily I am quit of that which ye associate.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

When he saw the sun rising in splendour, he said; "This is my Lord; this is the greatest (of all)." But when the sun set, he said; "O my people! I am indeed free from your (guilt) of giving partners to Allah.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then when he beheld the sun rising, he said: 'This is my Lord. This is the greatest of all.' Then, when it went down, he said: 'O my people! Most certainly I am quit of those whom you associate with Allah in His divinity.

6 Ahmed Ali

When (Azar) saw the sun rise all resplendent, he said: "My Lord is surely this, and the greatest of them all." But the sun also set, and (Abraham) said: "O my people, I am through with those you associate (with God).

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Then when he saw the sun shining brightly, he said, “(You say that) this is my Lord? This is the biggest of them all!”; then when it set he said, “O people! I do not have any relation with the whatever you ascribe as partners (to Him).”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Then, when he saw the sun rising, he said, ‘This is my Lord! This is bigger!’ But when it set, he said, ‘O my people, indeed I disown what you take as [His] partners.’

9 Ali Ünal

Then, when he beheld the sun rising in all its splendor, he said: "This is my Lord, (is it)?. This one is the greatest of all!" But when it set, he said: "O my people! Surely I am free from your association of partners with God and from whatever you associate with Him as partners."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And when he saw the sun rise with spreading light (he said to them), `Is this my Lord (as you assert, as) this is the biggest? But when it (also) set he said, `O my people! I am surely (sick and) quit of that you associate (with Him).

11 English Literal

So when he saw the sun rising/emerging, he said: "That (is) my lord, that (is) bigger." So when it set, he said: "You (my) nation, that I am innocent/renouncing from what you share/make partners (with God)."

12 Faridul Haque

Then when he saw the sun shining brightly, he said, “(You say that) this is my Lord? This is the biggest of them all!”; then when it set he said, “O people! I do not have any relation with the whatever you ascribe as partners (to Him).”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And when he saw the sun beginning to rise he said, "This is my Lord, this is the greatest of all;" But when it set he said, "O my people! Verily, I am clear of what you associate with Allah;

14 Hilali & Khan

When he saw the sun rising up, he said: "This is my lord. This is greater." But when it set, he said: "O my people! I am indeed free from all that you join as partners in worship with Allah.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Then when he saw the moon rising, he said: Is this my Lord? So when it set, he said: If my Lord had not guided me, I should certainly be of the erring people.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then when he saw the sun rising, he said: Is this my Lord? Is this the greatest? So when it set, he said: O my people! surely I am clear of what you set up (with Allah).

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And when he saw the sun uprising, he cried: This is my Lord! This is greater! And when it set he exclaimed: O my people! Lo! I am free from all that ye associate (with Him).

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When he saw the rising sun, he said, "This is my Lord for it is greater (than the others)." But when this too faded away, (Abraham) said, "My people, I disavow whatever you consider equal to God.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then, when he saw the sun rise, shining, he said: 'This must be my Lord, it is larger' But when it set, he said: 'O nation I am quit of what you associate (with Allah, the Creator),

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

When he saw the sun rising up, he said: "This is my lord. This is greater." But when it Afalat, he said: "O my people! I am indeed free from all that you join as partners in worship with Allah.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Then, when he saw the sun shining, he said, "This is my Lord! This is the greatest of all!" Then when it set, he said, "My people, I disown all that you worship besides God.

22 Talal Itani

Then, when he saw the sun rising, he said, “This is my lord, this is bigger.” But when it set, he said, “O my people, I am innocent of your idolatry.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And when he saw the sun rising, he said, `This is my Lord; this is greater!' than the star and the moon (the masculine [demonstrative pronoun] hdh, `this', is used [for the feminine shams, `sun'] because the predicate [rabb, `my Lord'] is masculine). But when it set, and the argument against them had become stronger and they still had not repented, he said, `O my people, surely I am innocent of what you associate, with God, in the way of idols and accidental bodies, which require an originator. They then asked him, `What do you worship?'

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَلَمَّا رَأَى الشَّمْسَ بَازِغَةً قَالَ هَـذَا رَبِّي



When he saw the sun rising up, he said;"This is my lord."

this radiating, rising star is my lord,

هَـذَا أَكْبَرُ

This is greater,

bigger than the star and the moon, and more radiant.

فَلَمَّا أَفَلَتْ

But when it Afalat, (set),

قَالَ يَا قَوْمِ إِنِّي بَرِيءٌ مِّمَّا تُشْرِكُونَ