Al-Quran Surah 43. Az-Zukhruf, Ayah 22

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بَلْ قَالُوا إِنَّا وَجَدْنَا آبَاءَنَا عَلَىٰ أُمَّةٍ وَإِنَّا عَلَىٰ آثَارِهِمْ مُهْتَدُونَ


Asad : Nay, but they say, "Behold, We found our forefathers agreed on what to believe - and, verily, it is in their footsteps that we find our guidance!"
Khattab :

In fact, they say, “We found our forefathers following a ˹particular˺ way, and we are following in their footsteps.”

Malik : The only argument they have is to say: "We found our forefathers practicing this faith and we are walking in their footsteps."
Pickthall : Nay, for they say only: Lo! we found our fathers following a religion, and we are guided by their footprints.
Yusuf Ali : Nay! they say: "We found Our fathers following a certain religion and We do guide ourselves by their footsteps." 4627
Transliteration : Bal qaloo inna wajadna abaana AAala ommatin wainna AAala atharihim muhtadoona
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Yusuf Ali 4627 Then comes the argument about ancestral custom, which was repudiated by Abraham (see verses 26-28 below). Indeed a good reply to ancestral custom in the case of the Arabs was the example of Abraham, the True in Faith, for Abraham was the common ancestor of the Arabs and the Israelites.

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