Al-Quran Surah 68. Al-Qalam, Ayah 15

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إِذَا تُتْلَىٰ عَلَيْهِ آيَاتُنَا قَالَ أَسَاطِيرُ الْأَوَّلِينَ


Asad : that, whenever Our messages are conveyed to him, such a one says, "Fables of ancient times"?9
Malik : When Our revelations are recited to him , he says: "They are nothing but the tales of the ancient."
Mustafa Khattab :

whenever Our revelations are recited to him, he says, “Ancient fables!”

Pickthall : That, when Our revelations are recited unto him, he saith: Mere fables of the men of old.
Yusuf Ali : When to him are rehearsed Our Signs "Tales of the Ancients" he cries. 5603 5604
Transliteration : Itha tutla AAalayhi ayatuna qala asateeru alawwaleena
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Asad   
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Asad 9 The term banun (lit., "children" or "sons") is often used in the Qur'an metonymically, denoting "popular support" or "many adherents"; in conjunction with the term mal ("worldly goods") it is meant to illustrate a certain mentality which attributes a pseudo-religious significance to wealth and influence, and regards these visible signs of worldly success as a post-factum evidence of the "righteousness" of the person concerned and, hence, of his not being in need of further guidance.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 5603 Allah's Signs, by which He calls us, are everywhere-in nature and in our very heart and soul. In Revelation, every verse is a Sign, for it stands symbolically for far more than it says. "Sign" (Ayat) thus becomes a technical term for a verse of the Qur-an.
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Yusuf Ali 5604 Cf. vi. 25.

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