١٢. يَا يَحْيَىٰ خُذِ الْكِتَابَ بِقُوَّةٍ ۖ وَآتَيْنَاهُ الْحُكْمَ صَبِيًّا
12. Ya yahya khuthi alkitaba biquwwatin waataynahu alhukma sabiyyan
[Allah] said, "O John, take the Scripture with determination." And We gave him judgement [while yet] a boy
(We said:) "O John, hold fast to the Book;" and We gave him wisdom right from boyhood,
O Yahya – hold the Book firmly; and We gave him Prophethood in his infancy. (Prophet Yahya was only 2 years old at that time.)
'O John, take the Book forcefully'; and We gave him judgment, yet a little child,
O Yahya! se hold fast the book. And We vouchsafed unto him wisdom, while yet a child.
(It was said to his son): O Yahya (John)! Hold fast the Scripture [the Taurat (Torah)]. And We gave him wisdom while yet a child.
“O John, hold on to the Scripture firmly,” and We gave him wisdom in his youth.
"O John! Hold the Book with all your strength." We had bestowed wisdom upon him while he was still a child;
(It was said to his son): O Yahya! Hold fast to the Scripture. And We gave him wisdom while yet a child.
(And it was said unto his son): O John! Hold fast the Scripture. And we gave him wisdom when a child,
‘O John!’ [We said,] ‘Hold on with power to the Book!’ And We gave him judgement while still a child,
(We said): 'O John, hold fast to the Book', and We bestowed on him judgment while yet a child
We commanded John, Zachariah's son, to follow the guidance of the Lord with due steadfastness. To John We gave knowledge and wisdom to John during his childhood.
O Yahya! take hold of the Book with strength, and We granted him wisdom while yet a child
To John We said, "Hold fast the Book," and while he was still a child, We bestowed upon him wisdom,
(To his son came the command): "O Yahya! take hold of the Book with might": and We gave him Wisdom even as a youth,
Quran Surah Maryam ( Verse 12 ) with English Translation يَا يَحْيَىٰ خُذِ الْكِتَابَ بِقُوَّةٍ ۖ وَآتَيْنَاهُ الْحُكْمَ صَبِيًّا