بَلْ قَالُوا۟ مِثْلَ مَا قَالَ ٱلْأَوَّلُونَ
Asad Quran Translation
But nay, they speak as the people of olden times did speak:
Malik Quran Translation
On the contrary they just say what their forefathers said before them,
Yusuf Ali Quran Translation
On the contrary they say things similar to what the ancients said. 2926
And they are the more culpable, as they have received a later and completer revelation. Why should they now stand on the primitive ideas of their ancestors?
Mustafa Khattab Quran Translation
But they ˹just˺ say what their predecessors said.
Piktal Quran Translation
Nay, but they say the like of that which said the men of old;
Bal qaloo mithla ma qala alawwaloona