The Qur'an

Bani Israil (The Israelites) - الإسراء

17.18
18
Roots
5
Tafsirs
1
Hadiths
Arabic
مَّن كَانَ يُرِيدُ ٱلْعَاجِلَةَ عَجَّلْنَا لَهُۥ فِيهَا مَا نَشَآءُ لِمَن نُّرِيدُ ثُمَّ جَعَلْنَا لَهُۥ جَهَنَّمَ يَصْلَىٰهَا مَذْمُومًا مَّدْحُورًا
Ahmad Ali
"Whosoever desires what hastes away, We hasten to give him (in this life) as much as We please to whosoever We will; but afterwards there is Hell for him in which he will burn, disgraced and ostracised.
Ali Qarai
Whoever desires this transitory life, We expedite for him therein whatever We wish, for whomever We desire. Then We appoint hell for him, to enter it, blameful and spurned.
Amhad Khan
Whoever desires this fleeting one, We may give him quickly – whatever We will, to whomever We will; and then assign hell for him; for him to enter it condemned, pushed around.
Arberry
Whosoever desires this hasty world, We hasten for him therein what We will unto whomsoever We desire; then We appoint for him Gehenna wherein he shall roast, condemned and rejected.
Corpus
Whoever should desire the immediate We hasten for him in it what We will to whom We intend. Then We have made for him Hell, he will burn disgraced rejected.
Daryabadi
- Whosoever intendeth the quick Passing world, We hasten to him therein whatsoever We please unto whomsoever We intend; thereafter We shall appoint for him Hell wherein he shall roast, reproved, rejected.
Hilali & Khan
Whoever wishes for the quick-passing (transitory enjoyment of this world), We readily grant him what We will for whom We like. Then, afterwards, We have appointed for him Hell, he will burn therein disgraced and rejected, (far away from Allah's Mercy).
Maududi
If anyone desires immediate benefits, We hasten to grant whatever benefits We will in the present life to whomsoever We please, but thereafter We decree for him Hell wherein he shall burn, condemned and rejected.
Muhammad Sarwar
Whoever desires (only) the enjoyment of this life will receive it if We want it to be so. Then We will make Hell his reward wherein he will suffer, despised and driven away from Our mercy.
Muhammad Shakir
Whoever desires this present life, We hasten to him therein what We please for whomsoever We desire, then We assign to him the hell; he shall enter it despised, driven away.
Pickthall
Whoso desireth that (life) which hasteneth away, We hasten for him therein what We will for whom We please. And afterward We have appointed for him hell; he will endure the heat thereof, condemned, rejected.
Qaribullah
For whosoever desires this fleeting life We hasten for him whatever We will and to whom We want. Then, We have prepared Gehenna for him where he will be roasted, condemned and rejected.
Sahih Intl
Whoever should desire the immediate - We hasten for him from it what We will to whom We intend. Then We have made for him Hell, which he will [enter to] burn, censured and banished.
Talal Itani
Whoever desires the fleeting life, We expedite for him what We decide to give him, to whomever We desire. Then We consign him to Hell, where he will roast, condemned and defeated.
Transliteration
Man kana yureedu alAAajilata AAajjalna lahu feeha ma nashao liman nureedu thumma jaAAalna lahu jahannama yaslaha mathmooman madhooran
Wahihuddin Khan
We give whatever We will to whoever desires immediate gains; but then We have prepared Hell for him which he will enter, disgraced and rejected.
Yusuf Ali
If any do wish for the transitory things (of this life), We readily grant them - such things as We will, to such person as We will: in the end have We provided Hell for them: they will burn therein, disgraced and rejected.
17.19
12
Roots
5
Tafsirs
Arabic
وَمَنْ أَرَادَ ٱلْءَاخِرَةَ وَسَعَىٰ لَهَا سَعْيَهَا وَهُوَ مُؤْمِنٌ فَأُو۟لَٰٓئِكَ كَانَ سَعْيُهُم مَّشْكُورًا
Ahmad Ali
"But he who desires the Hereafter, and strives for it with a will, and is a believer, will be favoured for his endeavour.
Ali Qarai
Whoever desires the Hereafter and strives for it with an endeavour worthy of it, should he be faithful,—the endeavour of such will be well-appreciated.
Amhad Khan
And whoever desires the Hereafter and strives for it accordingly, and is a believer – so only their effort has borne fruit.
Arberry
And whosoever desires the world to come and strives after it as he should, being a believer -- those, their striving shall be thanked.
Corpus
And whoever desires the Hereafter and exerts for it the effort, while he (is) a believer, then those [are] their effort, (is) appreciated.
Daryabadi
And whosoever intendeth the Hereafter and striveth therefor with due striving, while he is a believer, then those: their striving shall be appreciated.
Hilali & Khan
And whoever desires the Hereafter and strives for it, with the necessary effort due for it (i.e. do righteous deeds of Allah's Obedience) while he is a believer (in the Oneness of Allah Islamic Monotheism), then such are the ones whose striving shall be appreciated, thanked and rewarded (by Allah).
Maududi
But he who desires the Hereafter and strives for it in the manner he should, and is a true believer, his striving will come to fruition.
Muhammad Sarwar
The effort of one who faithfully strives hard for the (happiness) of the life to come will be appreciated (by God).
Muhammad Shakir
And whoever desires the hereafter and strives for it as he ought to strive and he is a believer; (as for) these, their striving shall surely be accepted.
Pickthall
And whoso desireth the Hereafter and striveth for it with the effort necessary, being a believer; for such, their effort findeth favour (with their Lord).
Qaribullah
Whosoever, being a believer, desires the Everlasting Life and strives for it as he should those their striving will be thanked.
Sahih Intl
But whoever desires the Hereafter and exerts the effort due to it while he is a believer - it is those whose effort is ever appreciated [by Allah].
Talal Itani
But whoever desires the Hereafter, and pursues it as it should be pursued, while he is a believer; these—their effort will be appreciated.
Transliteration
Waman arada alakhirata wasaAAa laha saAAyaha wahuwa muminun faolaika kana saAAyuhum mashkooran
Wahihuddin Khan
Anyone who desires the Hereafter and makes a proper effort to achieve it, being a true believer, shall find favour with God for his endeavours.
Yusuf Ali
Those who do wish for the (things of) the Hereafter, and strive therefor with all due striving, and have Faith,- they are the ones whose striving is acceptable (to Allah).
17.20
12
Roots
5
Tafsirs
Arabic
كُلًّا نُّمِدُّ هَٰٓؤُلَآءِ وَهَٰٓؤُلَآءِ مِنْ عَطَآءِ رَبِّكَ ۚ وَمَا كَانَ عَطَآءُ رَبِّكَ مَحْظُورًا
Ahmad Ali
"We bestow from the gifts of your Lord on these and on those, for the gifts of your Lord are not restricted.
Ali Qarai
To these and to those—to all We extend the bounty of your Lord, and the bounty of your Lord is not confined.
Amhad Khan
We provide help to all – to these and to those, by the bestowal of your Lord; and there is no constraint on the bestowal of your Lord.
Arberry
Each We succour, these and those, from thy Lord's gift; and thy Lord's gift is not confined.
Corpus
(To) each We extend (to) these and (to) these, from (the) gift (of) your Lord. And not is (the) gift (of) your Lord restricted.
Daryabadi
To each--these and those--We extend of the bestowment of thy Lord; and the bestowment of thy Lord is never restrained.
Hilali & Khan
To each these as well as those We bestow from the Bounties of your Lord. And the Bounties of your Lord can never be forbidden.
Maududi
To all of these as well as those We shall provide the wherewithal of this life in the present world by dint of your Lord's Bounty; and from none shall the Bounty of your Lord be withheld.
Muhammad Sarwar
Each group will receive its share of your Lord's generosity. Your Lord's generosity is not limited.
Muhammad Shakir
All do We aid-- these as well as those-- out of the bounty of your Lord, and the bounty of your Lord is not confined.
Pickthall
Each do We supply, both these and those, from the bounty of thy Lord. And the bounty of thy Lord can never be walled up.
Qaribullah
We help these and those, a gift from your Lord; and your Lord's gift is not restricted.
Sahih Intl
To each [category] We extend - to these and to those - from the gift of your Lord. And never has the gift of your Lord been restricted.
Talal Itani
To all—these and those—We extend from the gifts of your Lord. The gifts of your Lord are not restricted.
Transliteration
Kullan numiddu haolai wahaolai min AAatai rabbika wama kana AAatao rabbika mahthooran
Wahihuddin Khan
Upon all, both these [who desire the world] and those [who desire the Hereafter] We bestow the bounty of your Lord: none shall be denied the bounty of your Lord --
Yusuf Ali
Of the bounties of thy Lord We bestow freely on all- These as well as those: The bounties of thy Lord are not closed (to anyone).
17.21
11
Roots
5
Tafsirs
Arabic
ٱنظُرْ كَيْفَ فَضَّلْنَا بَعْضَهُمْ عَلَىٰ بَعْضٍ ۚ وَلَلْءَاخِرَةُ أَكْبَرُ دَرَجَٰتٍ وَأَكْبَرُ تَفْضِيلًا
Ahmad Ali
"See, how We favour one over the other; and in life to come are higher ranks and favours greater still.
Ali Qarai
Observe how We have given some of them an advantage over some others; yet the Hereafter is surely greater in respect of ranks and greater in respect of relative merit.
Amhad Khan
Observe how We have given superiority to some over others; and indeed the Hereafter is the greatest in rank and the highest in excellence.
Arberry
Behold, how We prefer some of them over others! And surely the world to come is greater in ranks, greater in preferment.
Corpus
See how We preferred some of them over others. And surely the Hereafter (is) greater (in) degrees and greater (in) excellence.
Daryabadi
Behold thou! how We have preferred some of them over some others; and surely: the Hereafter is greater in degrees and greater in preferment.
Hilali & Khan
See how We prefer one above another (in this world) and verily, the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preference.
Maududi
See, how We have exalted some above others in this world, and in the Life to Come they will have higher ranks and greater degrees of excellence over others.
Muhammad Sarwar
Consider how We have given preference to some people above others, yet the life to come has more honor and respect.
Muhammad Shakir
See how We have made some of them to excel others, and certainly the hereafter is much superior in respect of excellence.
Pickthall
See how We prefer one of them above another, and verily the Hereafter will be greater in degrees and greater in preferment.
Qaribullah
See how We have preferred some above others. Yet the Everlasting Life is greater in rank and greater in preferment.
Sahih Intl
Look how We have favored [in provision] some of them over others. But the Hereafter is greater in degrees [of difference] and greater in distinction.
Talal Itani
See how We have favored some of them over others; yet the Hereafter is greater in ranks, and greater in favors.
Transliteration
Onthur kayfa faddalna baAAdahum AAala baAAdin walalakhiratu akbaru darajatin waakbaru tafdeelan
Wahihuddin Khan
see how We have exalted some above others [in the present life]. Yet the Hereafter shall be greater in degrees of rank and greater in excellence.
Yusuf Ali
See how We have bestowed more on some than on others; but verily the Hereafter is more in rank and gradation and more in excellence.