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AYAH al-Imran 3:67 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic مَا كَانَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ يَهُودِيًّا وَلَا نَصْرَانِيًّا وَلَٰكِن كَانَ حَنِيفًا مُّسْلِمًا وَمَا كَانَ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ zoom
Transliteration Ma kana ibraheemu yahoodiyyan wala nasraniyyan walakin kana haneefan musliman wama kana mina almushrikeena zoom
Transliteration-2 mā kāna ib'rāhīmu yahūdiyyan walā naṣrāniyyan walākin kāna ḥanīfan mus'liman wamā kāna mina l-mush'rikīna zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 Not was Ibrahim a Jew and not a Christian and but he was a true Muslim, and not he was from the polytheists. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad Abraham was neither a "Jew" nor a "Christian", but was one who turned away from all that is false, having surrendered himself unto God; and he was not of those who ascribe divinity to aught beside Him. zoom
M. M. Pickthall Abraham was not a Jew, nor yet a Christian; but he was an upright man who had surrendered (to Allah), and he was not of the idolaters. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) Abraham was not a Jew nor yet a Christian; but he was true in Faith, and bowed his will to Allah's (Which is Islam), and he joined not gods with Allah. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Abraham was not a Jew nor yet a Christian; but he was true in Faith, and bowed his will to God's (Which is Islam), and he joined not gods with God. zoom
Shakir Ibrahim was not a Jew nor a Christian but he was (an) upright (man), a Muslim, and he was not one of the polytheists. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian. He was an upright man, one who had surrendered himself to God. He was not one of those who associate partners with God. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar Abraham had been neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he had been a monotheist, one who submits to God. He had not been among the ones who were polytheists. zoom
T.B.Irving Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was a Seeker [after Truth], a Muslim; he was no associator of others with God. zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian; he submitted in all uprightness and was not a polytheist. zoom
Safi Kaskas Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was one who turned away from all that is false, a monotheist who submitted to God; never an idolater. zoom
Abdul Hye  Abraham was neither a Jew and nor a Christian, but was a true Muslim and he was not of the polytheists. zoom
The Study Quran Abraham was neither Jew nor Christian, but rather was a ḥanīf, a submitter, and he was not one of the idolaters. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Nazarene, but he was a monotheist who surrendered; he was not of those who set up partners. zoom
Abdel Haleem Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian. He was upright and devoted to God, never an idolater, zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Ibrahim was not a Jew, nor a Nazarene, but he was an upright Muslim, nor was he of the associators. zoom
Ahmed Ali Neither was Abraham a Jew nor a Christian, but upright and obedient, and not an idolater. zoom
Aisha Bewley Ibrahim was neither a Jew nor a Christian. but a man of pure natural belief — a Muslim. He was not one of the idolaters. zoom
Ali Ünal Abraham was not a Jew, nor a Christian; but he was one pure of faith and Muslim (who submitted to God with a sound heart). He was never of those who associate partners with God. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian. Rather he was a muslim, and he was not one of the polytheists. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz Abraham was not a Jew, nor yet a Christian, but he was a "Hanif" (an upright man) who had surrendered, and not of the idolaters. zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali In no way was Ibrahim a Jew, neither a Christian; (i.e. a follower of Isa "Jesus", Nasraniyyan) but he was an unswervingly (upright) (i.e. veering away from idolatry) Muslim; and in no way was he one of the associators (Those who associate others with Allah). zoom
Muhammad Sarwar Abraham was not a Jew or a Christian. He was an upright person who had submitted himself to the will of God. Abraham was not a pagan. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani Ibrahim was neither a Jew nor a Christian. But he was upright, a Muslim, and was not one of those who associate partners with Allah. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was an upright man who had surrendered to Allah. He never ascribed divinity to anyone beside One True God. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Ibrahim (Abraham) was neither a Jew nor even a Christian; But he was true in Faith, and surrendered his will to Allah’s, (like a Muslim) and He did not join gods with Allah. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was one inclining toward truth, a Muslim [submitting to Allah ]. And he was not of the polytheists. zoom
Farook Malik Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian but he was a Muslim, true in faith. He was not one of the Pagans (who set up partners with Allah). zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Ibraheem was neither a Jew nor a Christian. In fact, he was an obedient and sincere devotee of Allah; he was not among the idolaters. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Ibrahim is not a Yahudi and not a Nasraani but he is a devout Muslim and he is not of the polytheists. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was a Monotheist, a Muslim. And he was not of the Polytheists. zoom
Maududi Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian; he was a Muslim, wholly devoted to God. And he certainly was not amongst those who associate others with Allah in His divinity. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was a submitted monotheist and he was not one of the polytheists. zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) Abraham was not a Jew, nor a Christian, but he was an honorary Muslim, and he did not join gods with God. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Nazarene, but he was a monotheist who submitted; he was not of the polytheists. zoom
Mohammad Shafi Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian. But he was one who was single-minded in his devotion and submission to Allah. And he was not a polytheist. zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian. He was a Muslim (Arabic word for “submitter to God”), decisive in submission to God, and [unlike the Christian who make of Jesus a partner of God,] he never associated any partner with God. zoom
Faridul Haque Ibrahim was neither a Jew nor a Christian; but he was a Muslim, free from all falsehood; and was not of the polytheists. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah No, Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Nazarene. He was of pure faith, a submitter (Muslim). He was never of the idolaters. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali Abraham was not a Jew nor a Christian, but he was (an) upright (man), a Muslim; and he was not one of the polytheists. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira Abraham was not a Jew and nor a Christian and but (he) was (a) true submitter/Moslem/Unifier of God a Moslem/submitter, and (he) was not from the sharers/takers of partners (with God). zoom
Sher Ali Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian but he was ever inclined to God and obedient to HIM, and he was not of those who associate gods with ALLAH. zoom
Rashad Khalifa Abraham was neither Jewish, nor Christian; he was a monotheist submitter. He never was an idol worshiper. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) Abraham was neither a Jew nor Christian but was a Muslim separate from every falsehood and was not of the polytheists. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was upright who had submitted (to the will of God), and he was not one of the polytheists. zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Ibrahim (Abraham) was neither a Jew nor a Christian; he was a (true) Muslim, far detached from all heresy and falsehood. Nor was he one of the polytheists. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali Ibrahim (Abraham) was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was a true Muslim Hanifa (Islamic Monotheism - to worship none but Allah Alone) and he was not of Al-Mushrikoon (See V.2:105). zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry No; Abraham in truth was not a Jew, neither a Christian; but he was a Muslim and one pure of faith; certainly he was never of the idolaters. zoom
Edward Henry Palmer Abraham was not a Jew, nor yet a Christian, but he was a `Hanif resigned, and not of the idolaters. zoom
George Sale Abraham was neither a Jew, nor a Christian; but he was of the true religion, one resigned unto God, and was not of the number of the idolaters. zoom
John Medows Rodwell Abraham was neither Jew nor Christian; but he was sound in the faith, a Muslim; and not of those who add gods to God. zoom
N J Dawood (2014) Abraham was neither Jew nor Christian. He was a devout Muslim. And he was no idolater. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian; but he was wholly devoted to God, having surrendered himself to Him. He was not of those who associate partners with God. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi Indeed, the closest ones to the truth with Abraham are those who follow his understanding, this Nabi (Muhammad saw) and those who believe in him. Allah is the Waliyy of the believers. zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli Abraham was neither (a) Jew nor (a) Christian but he was an upright Muslim, and he was not (one) of polytheists. zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim Ibrahim was neither a Jew nor a Christian but an Orthodox Muslim. He never incorporated with Allah other deities. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin Ibrahim was neither a Jew nor a Christian but he was upright, one who submitted (as a Muslim), and he was not of the polytheists. zoom

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