The Qur'an

Al Anam (Cattle) - الأنعام

6.32
13
Roots
5
Tafsirs
Arabic
وَمَا ٱلْحَيَوٰةُ ٱلدُّنْيَآ إِلَّا لَعِبٌ وَلَهْوٌ ۖ وَلَلدَّارُ ٱلْءَاخِرَةُ خَيْرٌ لِّلَّذِينَ يَتَّقُونَ ۗ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ
Ahmad Ali
As for the life of this world, it is nothing but a frolic and frivolity. The final abode is the best for those who are pious and fear God. Do you not comprehend?
Ali Qarai
The life of the world is nothing but play and diversion, and the abode of the Hereafter is surely better for those who are Godwary. Do you not exercise your reason?
Amhad Khan
The life of this world is nothing except a pastime and sport; and undoubtedly the abode of the Hereafter is better for the pious; so do you not have sense?
Arberry
The present life is naught but a sport and a diversion; surely the Last Abode is better for those that are godfearing. What, do you not understand?
Corpus
And not (is) the life (of) the world except a play and amusement; but the home (of) the Hereafter (is) best for those who (are) God conscious. Then not (will) you reason?
Daryabadi
And naught is the life of world but a play and a sport, and surely the abode of the Hereafter is better for those who fear. Reflect then ye not?
Hilali & Khan
And the life of this world is nothing but play and amusement. But far better is the house in the Hereafter for those who are Al-Muttaqun (the pious - see V. 2:2). Will you not then understand?
Maududi
The life of this world is nothing but a sport and a pastime, and the life of the Hereafter is far better for those who seek to ward off their ruin. Will you not, then, understand?
Muhammad Sarwar
The worldly life is but useless amusement and sport (compared to) the life hereafter which is far better and is only for the pious. Will you not then understand?
Muhammad Shakir
And this world's life is naught but a play and an idle sport and certainly the abode of the hereafter is better for those who guard (against evil); do you not then understand?
Pickthall
Naught is the life of the world save a pastime and a sport. Better far is the abode of the Hereafter for those who keep their duty (to Allah). Have ye then no sense?
Qaribullah
The life of this world is but playing and an amusement. Surely, the Everlasting home is better for the cautious. Will you not understand?
Sahih Intl
And the worldly life is not but amusement and diversion; but the home of the Hereafter is best for those who fear Allah, so will you not reason?
Talal Itani
The life of this world is nothing but game and distraction, but the Home of the Hereafter is better for those who are righteous. Do you not understand?
Transliteration
Wama alhayatu alddunya illa laAAibun walahwun walalddaru alakhirati khayrun lillatheena yattaqoona afala taAAqiloona
Wahihuddin Khan
The life of this world is but a sport and a pastime. Surely the Home of the Hereafter is best for those who fear God. Will you not understand?
Yusuf Ali
What is the life of this world but play and amusement? But best is the home in the hereafter, for those who are righteous. Will ye not then understand?