٢٢. بَلْ قَالُوا إِنَّا وَجَدْنَا آبَاءَنَا عَلَىٰ أُمَّةٍ وَإِنَّا عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ مُهْتَدُونَ
22. Bal qaloo inna wajadna abaana AAala ommatin wainna AAala atharihim muhtadoona
English Translation
Rather, they say, "Indeed, we found our fathers upon a religion, and we are in their footsteps [rightly] guided."
In fact they say: "We found our fathers following a certain way, and are guided by their footprints."
Rather they said, We found our forefathers upon a religion, and we are following their footsteps.
Nay, but they say, 'We found our fathers upon a community, and we are guided upon their traces.'
Nay! they say: verily we have found our fathers on a certain way, and verily by their footsteps we are guided.
Nay! They say: We found our fathers following a certain way and religion, and we guide ourselves by their footsteps.
But they say, “We found our parents on a course, and we are guided in their footsteps.”
Nay; they simply claim: “We found our forefathers on a way, and we continue to find guidance in their footsteps.”
Nay! They say: We found our fathers following a certain way and religion, and we guide ourselves by their footsteps.
Nay, for they say only: Lo! we found our fathers following a religion, and we are guided by their footprints.
No, they said, ‘We found our fathers following a creed, and we are indeed guided in their footsteps.’
No, but they say: 'We found our fathers following a creed, and by following in their footsteps we are guided.
In fact, they say, "We found our fathers following a certain belief and we now follow in their footsteps for our guidance".
Nay! they say: We found our fathers on a course, and surely we are guided by their footsteps.
No indeed! They say, "We have found our fathers following a certain course, and we are guided by their footsteps."
Nay! they say: "We found our fathers following a certain religion, and we do guide ourselves by their footsteps."
Surah 43
Quran Surah Az-Zukhruf ( Verse 22 ) with English Translation بَلْ قَالُوا إِنَّا وَجَدْنَا آبَاءَنَا عَلَىٰ أُمَّةٍ وَإِنَّا عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ مُهْتَدُونَ