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Yusuf Ali Translation of Qur’an

Q: What is the rank of the Yusuf Ali Translation of Quraan. Is it advisable to allow a laymen to take benefit from it?


A: It is not advisable for the laymen to study the Yusuf Ali Translation of the Quraan as it contains many contradictions and inconsistencies with the basic beliefs and teachings of the the Ahlus Sunnah wal Jama’ah. 

And Allah Ta’ala knows best.

Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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