M. H. Shakir, The Holy Quran; Arabic Text and English Translation; Foot-notes by M. H. Shakir (1974)
(with her). They said: O Marium! surely you have done a strange thing.
28. O sister of Haroun! your father was not a bad man, nor was your mother an unchaste woman.
29. But she pointed to him. They said: How should we speak to one who was a child in the cradle?
30. He said: Surely I am a servant of Allah; He has given me the Book and made me a prophet:
31. And He has made me blessed wherever I may be, and He has enjoined on me prayer and poor-rate so long as I live:
32. And dutiful to my mother, and He has not made me insolent, unblessed:
33. And peace on me on the day I was born, and on the day I die, and on the day I am raised to life.
34. Such is Isa,sonofMarium; (this is) the saying of truth about which they dispute.
35. It beseems not Allah that He should take to Himself a son, glory be to Him; when he has decreed a matter He only says to it “Be,” and it is.
36. And surely Allah is my Lord and your Lord, therefore