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سورة الأنبياء

21. Al-Anbiya

The Prophets

Total verses: 112
Revealed in: Mecca

- Saheeh International (English)
- Mawlana Fateh Muhammad Jalandhari (Urdu)

The surah that mentions the names of sixteen of The Prophets and Mary, illustrating the unity of the divine message. Accounts of several prophets (anbiyāʾ) appear in this surah from verse 48 ff., hence its name. The surah stresses that fact that Muḥammad is a man like earlier prophets, and has been given the same message to declare the unity of God. It warns the disbelievers of the approaching Judgement from which there is no escape.

- Mishary bin Rashid Al-Afasy (Arabic)
- Ibrahim Walk (English)
- Shamshad Ali Khan (Urdu)
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Tafsir (Bayanul Quran):
Detailed verse by verse explanation of Quran in Urdu by Late Dr. Israr Ahmad.

بَلْ قَالُوا أَضْغَاثُ أَحْلَامٍ بَلِ افْتَرَاهُ بَلْ هُوَ شَاعِرٌ فَلْيَأْتِنَا بِآيَةٍ كَمَا أُرْسِلَ الْأَوَّلُونَ ﴿٥﴾
٥ - بلکہ (ظالم) کہنے لگے کہ (یہ قرآن) پریشان (باتیں ہیں جو) خواب (میں دیکھ لی) ہیں۔ (نہیں) بلکہ اس نے اس کو اپنی طرف سے بنا لیا ہے (نہیں) بلکہ (یہ شعر ہے جو اس) شاعر (کا نتیجہٴ طبع) ہے۔ تو جیسے پہلے (پیغمبر نشانیاں دے کر) بھیجے گئے تھے (اسی طرح) یہ بھی ہمارے پاس کوئی نشانی لائے .
[21:5] But they say, "[The revelation is but] a mixture of false dreams; rather, he has invented it; rather, he is a poet. So let him bring us a sign just as the previous [messengers] were sent [with miracles]."
[Transliteration] Bal qaalooo adghaasu ahlaamim balif taraahu bal huwa shaa'irun falyaatinaa bi Aayatin kamaa ursilal awwaloon
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