Verse. 331

٣ - آلِ عِمْرَان

3 - Al-Imran

ھُنَالِكَ دَعَا زَكَرِيَّا رَبَّہٗ۝۰ۚ قَالَ رَبِّ ھَبْ لِيْ مِنْ لَّدُنْكَ ذُرِّيَّۃً طَيِّبَۃً۝۰ۚ اِنَّكَ سَمِيْعُ الدُّعَاۗءِ۝۳۸
Hunalika daAAa zakariyya rabbahu qala rabbi hab lee min ladunka thurriyyatan tayyibatan innaka sameeAAu aldduAAai


Ahmed Ali

Then prayed Zachariah to his Lord: "O Lord, bestow on me offspring, virtuous and good, for You answer all prayers."



'Abdullāh Ibn 'Abbās / Muḥammad al-Fīrūzabādī

تفسير : (then) at that point (zachariah prayed unto) and wished from (his lord and said: my lord! bestow upon me of thy bounty) from you (goodly offspring) a righteous child. (lo! thou art the hearer of prayer) you are the one who answers prayers.

Jalāl al-Dīn al-Maḥallī

تفسير : then, when zachariah had seen this and realised that the one with power to bring something about in other than its [natural] time, is able to bring about a child in old age, and with those of his family line all deceased, zachariah prayed to his lord, when he entered the sanctuary to pray in the middle of the night, saying, ‘lord, bestow upon me from you a goodly offspring, a righteous son, verily, you are the hearer of, [you are] the one who answers, supplication’.