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falammā
فَلَمَّآ
But when
anjāhum
أَنجَىٰهُمْ
He saved them,
idhā
إِذَا
behold!
hum
هُمْ
They
yabghūna
يَبْغُونَ
rebel
فِى
in
l-arḍi
ٱلْأَرْضِ
the earth
bighayri
بِغَيْرِ
without
l-ḥaqi
ٱلْحَقِّۗ
[the] right.
yāayyuhā
يَٰٓأَيُّهَا
O mankind!
l-nāsu
ٱلنَّاسُ
O mankind!
innamā
إِنَّمَا
Only
baghyukum
بَغْيُكُمْ
your rebellion
ʿalā
عَلَىٰٓ
(is) against
anfusikum
أَنفُسِكُمۖ
yourselves,
matāʿa
مَّتَٰعَ
(the) enjoyment
l-ḥayati
ٱلْحَيَوٰةِ
(of) the life
l-dun'yā
ٱلدُّنْيَاۖ
(of) the world.
thumma
ثُمَّ
Then
ilaynā
إِلَيْنَا
to Us
marjiʿukum
مَرْجِعُكُمْ
(is) your return
fanunabbi-ukum
فَنُنَبِّئُكُم
and We will inform you
bimā
بِمَا
of what
kuntum
كُنتُمْ
you used (to)
taʿmalūna
تَعْمَلُونَ
do.

Falammaaa anjaahum izaa hum yabghoona fil ardi bighairil haqq; yaaa aiyuhannaasu innamaa bagh yukum 'alaaa anfusikum mataa'al hayaatid dunyaa summa ilainaa marji'ukum fanunabbi 'ukum bimaa kuntum ta'maloon

Sahih International:

But when He saves them, at once they commit injustice upon the earth without right. O mankind, your injustice is only against yourselves, [being merely] the enjoyment of worldly life. Then to Us is your return, and We will inform you of what you used to do.

1 A. J. Arberry

Nevertheless when He has delivered them behold, they are insolent in the earth, wrongfully. O men, your insolence is only against yourselves; the enjoyment of this present life, then unto Us you shall return, then We shall tell you what you were doing.

2 Abdul Haleem

Yet no sooner does He save them than, back on land, they behave outrageously against all that is right. People! Your outrageous behaviour only works against yourselves. Take your little enjoyment in this present life; in the end you will return to Us and We shall confront you with everything you have done.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then when He delivereth them. they forthwith rebel in the earth without justice. O ye! your rebellion is only against yourselves: a brief enjoyment of the life of the world; thereafter unto Us is Your return; then We will declare unto you that which ye have been working.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

But when he delivereth them, behold! they transgress insolently through the earth in defiance of right! O mankind! your insolence is against your own souls,- an enjoyment of the life of the present; in the end, to Us is your return, and We shall show you the truth of all that ye did.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

But no sooner than He delivers them than they go about committing excesses on the earth, acting unjustly. Men! The excesses you commit will be of harm only to yourselves, (Enjoy, if you will) the fleeting pleasure of this world; in me end you shall all return to Us, and then We shall tell you what you did.

6 Ahmed Ali

But when He rescues them, they commit excesses in the land unjustly again. Your rebellion, O people, shall recoil back on your own selves. The joys of the world (are only ephemeral): You have to come back to Us in the end. We shall then inform you what you were doing.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Then when He rescues them, they start wrongfully committing oppression in the earth; O mankind! Your oppression is only a torment against yourselves; derive the benefit until you live in this world; you have then to return to Us and thereupon We shall show you your misdeeds.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

But when He delivers them, behold, they commit violations on the earth unduly! O mankind! Your violations are only to your own detriment. [These are] the wares of the life of this world; then to Us will be your return, whereat We will inform you concerning what you used to do.

9 Ali Ünal

But when He has saved them, they behave rebelliously on earth, offending against all right. O humankind! Your rebellion is only against yourselves. (What you seek and get by all your offenses is only) the enjoyment of the present, worldly life, thereafter to Us is your return, then We will make you understand what you were doing (and call you to account).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Nevertheless when He delivers them, behold! they begin to commit excesses in the land for no just reason. O people! your excesses will only recoil upon your ownselves. Have a temporary enjoyment of the life of this world, then to Us shall be your return (and) then We will tell you all that you have been doing.

11 English Literal

So when He saved/rescued them, then they oppress/transgress/corrupt in the earth/Planet Earth without the right , you, you the people but your oppression/transgression (is) on yourselves the life the present`s/worldly life`s long life/enjoyment, then to Us (is) your return, so We inform you with what you were making/doing .137

12 Faridul Haque

Then when He rescues them, they start wrongfully committing oppression in the earth; O mankind! Your oppression is only a torment against yourselves; derive the benefit until you live in this world; you have then to return to Us and thereupon We shall show you your misdeeds.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

He it is who makes you travel in the land and sea, until when you are in the ships, and these carry them afloat with a favourable wind, and they rejoice therein, there comes to them a violent wind, and there comes to them a wave from every side, and they deem that they are overwhelmed, then they call on Allah, sincere in religion towards Him, praying, "If you deliver us from this, we will truly be of the thankful."

14 Hilali & Khan

But when He delivered them, behold! They rebel (disobey Allah) in the earth wrongfully. O mankind! Your rebellion (disobedience to Allah) is only against your ownselves, - a brief enjoyment of this worldly life, then (in the end) unto Us is your return, and We shall inform you that which you used to do.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

He it is Who makes you travel by land and sea; until, when you are in the ships, and they sail on with them in a pleasant breeze, and they rejoice at it, a violent wind overtakes them and the billows surge in on them from all sides, and they deem that they are encompassed about. Then they pray to Allah, being sincere to Him in obedience: If Thou deliver us from this, we will certainly be of the grateful ones.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

But when He delivers them, lo! they are unjustly rebellious in the earth. O men! your rebellion is against your own souls-- provision (only) of this world's life-- then to Us shall be your return, so We will inform you of what you did.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Yet when He hath delivered them, behold! they rebel in the earth wrongfully. O mankind! Your rebellion is only against yourselves. (Ye have) enjoyment of the life of the world; then unto Us is your return and We shall proclaim unto you what ye used to do.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When We saved you, you started to rebel unjustly in the land. People, your rebellion will only harm yourselves. You may enjoy the worldly life but to Us you will all return and We will let you know all that you had done.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

But when He has saved them, see how they become wrongfully insolent in the land. People, your insolence is only against yourselves; the enjoyment of this present life, then to Us you shall return and We shall tell you what you did.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

But when He delivers them, behold! They rebel (disobey Allah) in the earth wrongfully. O mankind! Your rebellion is only against yourselves, -- a brief enjoyment of this worldly life, then (in the end) unto Us is your return, and We shall inform you of that which you used to do.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

But when He has delivered them, they begin, wrongfully to commit excesses in the land. O you men, your excesses only affect your own selves. Have the enjoyment of the present life. Then to Us you shall return; and We will inform you of all that you have done.

22 Talal Itani

But then, when He has saved them, they commit violations on earth, and oppose justice. O people! Your violations are against your own souls. It is the enjoyment of the present life. Then to Us is your return, and We will inform you of what you used to do.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Yet when He has delivered them, behold! they are insolent in the earth wrongfully, by associating others with God. O mankind, your insolence, wrongdoing, is only against yourselves, since the sin thereof shall fall against them; it is [but], the enjoyment of the life of this world, which you will enjoy for a short while, then to Us is your return, after death, and We shall inform you of what you used to do, and then requite you for it (a variant reading [for nominative mat`u] has accusative mat`a, `an enjoyment', in other words [read as with an omitted verb such as] tatamatta`na, `[one which] you shall enjoy').

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَلَمَّا أَنجَاهُمْ


But when He delivers them,

from that distress,

إِذَا هُمْ يَبْغُونَ فِي الَارْضِ بِغَيْرِ الْحَقِّ

behold! They rebel (disobey Allah) in the earth wrongfully...

meaning;they returned as if they had never experienced any difficulties and had never promised Him anything.

So Allah said;

كَأَن لَّمْ يَدْعُنَأ إِلَى ضُرٍّ مَّسَّهُ

He passes on as if he had never invoked Us for a harm that touched him! (10;12)

Allah then said;

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ إِنَّمَا بَغْيُكُمْ عَلَى أَنفُسِكُم

O mankind! Your rebellion (disobedience to Allah) is only against yourselves,

it is you yourselves that will taste the evil consequence of this transgression. You will not harm anyone else with it, as comes in the Hadith,

مَا مِنْ ذَنْبٍ أَجْدَرَ أَنْ يُعَجِّلَ اللهُ عُقُوبَتَهُ فِي الدُّنْيَا مَعَ مَا يَدَّخِرُ اللهُ لِصَاحِبِهِ فِي الاْاخِرَةِ مِنَ الْبَغْيِ وَقَطِيعَةِ الرَّحِم

There is no sin that is more worthy that Allah hasten punishment for in this world -- on top of the punishment that Allah has in store for it in the Hereafter -- than oppression and cutting the ties of the womb.

Allah's statement;

مَّتَاعَ الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا

a brief enjoyment of this worldly life...

means that you only have a short enjoyment in this low and abased worldly life.

ثُمَّ إِلَينَا مَرْجِعُكُمْ

then (in the end) unto Us is your return...

meaning your goal and final destination.

فَنُنَبِّيُكُم بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ



and We shall inform you of that which you used to do.

and We shall inform you of all your deeds. Then we shall recompense you for them.

So let him who finds good (in his record) praise Allah, and let him who finds other than that blame no one but himself