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  • Surah Al Imran (The Family of Imran) Ayat 40


  • قَالَ
  • رَبِّ
  • أَنَّىٰ
  • يَكُونُ
  • لِى
  • غُلَٰمٌ
  • وَقَدْ
  • بَلَغَنِىَ
  • ٱلْكِبَرُ
  • وَٱمْرَأَتِى
  • عَاقِرٌ
  • ۖ
  • قَالَ
  • كَذَٰلِكَ
  • ٱللَّهُ
  • يَفْعَلُ
  • مَا
  • يَشَآءُ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: He said: My Lord! when shall there be a son (born) to me, and old age has already come upon me, and my wife is barren? He said: even thus does Allah what He pleases.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: He said: "O my Lord! How shall I have son, seeing I am very old, and my wife is barren?" "Thus," was the answer, "Doth Allah accomplish what He willeth."
  • M.Pickthall: He said: My Lord! How can I have a son when age hath overtaken me already and my wife is barren? (The angel) answered: So (it will be). Allah doeth what He will.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: `Lord!´ he said, `How shall I have a son now that old age has already come upon me and my wife is barren?´ (The Lord) said, `Such are the ways of Allâh, He does what He will.´
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: So the angels called to him as he stood praying in the sanctuary: Allah gives thee the good news of John, verifying a word from Allah, and honourable and chaste and a prophet from among the good ones.