Surah 21 «Al Anbiya», Ayah 65

Verse 65 of Surah Al Anbiya (21:65) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

ثُمَّ نُكِسُواْ عَلَىٰ رُءُوسِهِمۡ لَقَدۡ عَلِمۡتَ مَا هَٰٓؤُلَآءِ يَنطِقُونَ ٦٥
Thumma Nukisū `Alá Ru'ūsihim Laqad `Alimta Mā Hā'uulā' Yanţiqūna

Sahih International

Then they reversed themselves, [saying], "You have already known that these do not speak!"

Abdul Haleem

but then they lapsed again and said, ‘You know very well these gods cannot speak.’

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

Then they turned to themselves (their first thought and said): "Indeed you [Ibrahim (Abraham)] know well that these (idols) speak not!"

Taqi Usmani

Then, hanging their heads they reversed their position (and replied to Ibrāhīm,) “You already knew that they do not speak.”


And they were utterly confounded, and they said: Well thou knowest that these speak not.


Then were they confounded with shame: (they said), "Thou knowest full well that these (idols) do not speak!"