Surah 23 «Al Muminun», Ayah 47

Verse 47 of Surah Al Muminun (23:47) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

فَقَالُوٓاْ أَنُؤۡمِنُ لِبَشَرَيۡنِ مِثۡلِنَا وَقَوۡمُهُمَا لَنَا عَٰبِدُونَ ٤٧
Faqālū 'Anu'uminu Libasharayni Mithlinā Wa Qawmuhumā Lanā `Ābidūna

Sahih International

They said, "Should we believe two men like ourselves while their people are for us in servitude?"

Abdul Haleem

They said, ‘Are we to believe in two mortals like us? And their people are our servants?’

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

They said: "Shall we believe in two men like ourselves, and their people are obedient to us with humility (and we use them to serve us as we like)."

Taqi Usmani

So they said, “shall we believe in two humans who are like ourselves and whose people are serving us as slaves?”


And they said: Shall we put faith in two mortals like ourselves, and whose folk are servile unto us?


They said: "Shall we believe in two men like ourselves? And their people are subject to us!"