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walaw
وَلَوْ
And if
anna
أَنَّ
that
likulli
لِكُلِّ
for every
nafsin
نَفْسٍ
soul
ẓalamat
ظَلَمَتْ
(that) wronged,
مَا
whatever
فِى
(is) in
l-arḍi
ٱلْأَرْضِ
the earth,
la-if'tadat
لَٱفْتَدَتْ
it (would) seek to ransom
bihi
بِهِۦۗ
with it,
wa-asarrū
وَأَسَرُّوا۟
and they (will) confide
l-nadāmata
ٱلنَّدَامَةَ
the regret
lammā
لَمَّا
when
ra-awū
رَأَوُا۟
they see
l-ʿadhāba
ٱلْعَذَابَۖ
the punishment.
waquḍiya
وَقُضِىَ
But will be judged
baynahum
بَيْنَهُم
between them
bil-qis'ṭi
بِٱلْقِسْطِۚ
in justice,
wahum
وَهُمْ
and they
لَا
(will) not
yuẓ'lamūna
يُظْلَمُونَ
(be) wronged.

Wa law anna likulli nafsin zalamat maa fil ardi laftadat bih; wa asarrun nadaamata lammaa ra awul 'azaab, wa qudiya bainahum bilqist; wa hum laa yuzlamoon

Sahih International:

And if each soul that wronged had everything on earth, it would offer it in ransom. And they will confide regret when they see the punishment; and they will be judged in justice, and they will not be wronged

1 A. J. Arberry

If every soul that has done evil possessed all that is in the earth, he would offer it for his ransom; and they will be secretly remorseful when they see the chastisement, and justly the issue is decided between them, and they are not wronged.

2 Abdul Haleem

Every soul that has done evil, if it possessed all that is on the earth, would gladly offer it as ransom. When they see the punishment, they will repent in secret, but they will be judged with justice and will not be wronged.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And if every one that hath wronged had all that is in the earth, surely he would ransom himself therewith. And they shall conceal remorse when they behold the torment, and the matter will be decreed between them in equity, and they shall not be wronged.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Every soul that hath sinned, if it possessed all that is on earth, would fain give it in ransom; They would declare (their) repentance when they see the penalty; but the judgment between them will be with justice, and no wrong will be done unto them.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

If a wrong-doer had all that is in the earth he would surely offer it to ransom himself. When the wrong-doers perceive the chastisement, they will feel intense remorse in their hearts. But a judgement shall be made with full justice about them. They shall not be wronged.

6 Ahmed Ali

Even if every soul that has sinned possessed whatever is on the earth, it would surely offer it to ransom itself, and feel repentant on seeing the punishment. Yet the sentence would be passed with justice, and not one will be wronged.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And if each unjust soul owned everything that is in the earth, it would have certainly given it in order to redeem itself; and they secretly felt repentant when they saw the punishment; and it has been judged between them with fairness and they will not be wronged.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Were any soul that has done wrong to possess whatever there is on the earth, it would surely offer it for ransom. They will hide their remorse when they sight the punishment; and judgement will be made between them with justice and they will not be wronged.

9 Ali Ünal

If every soul that has committed wrong (through unbelief and thereby wronged itself) possessed all that is on the earth, it would surely offer that as ransom (to be saved from the punishment); and when they see the punishment, they will even be unable to express their remorse. It is judged between them in equity, and they are not wronged.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And if every soul that has committed wrong had all the treasures of the earth, it would surely offer (the whole of) it to ransom (itself) therewith. And they will express (their) hidden remorse (and repent) when they see the punishment; but the matter will be judged between them equitably and no injustice shall be done to them.

11 English Literal

And if to every self (that) caused injustice/oppression what is in the earth/Planet Earth, it would have ransomed/compensated with it, and they kept the regret/sorrow/remorse secret when they saw/understood the torture, and was passed judgment/ordered between them with the just/equitable, and they are not being caused injustice to/oppressed.

12 Faridul Haque

And if each unjust soul owned everything that is in the earth, it would have certainly given it in order to redeem itself; and they secretly felt repentant when they saw the punishment; and it has been judged between them with fairness and they will not be wronged.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

They will ask you to inform them whether it be true. Say, "Yea, by my Lord! Verily, it is the truth, nor can you escape."

14 Hilali & Khan

And if every person who had wronged (by disbelieving in Allah and by worshipping others besides Allah), possessed all that is on earth, and sought to ransom himself therewith (it will not be accepted), and they would feel in their hearts regret when they see the torment, and they will be judged with justice, and no wrong will be done unto them.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And they ask thee: Is that true? Say: Aye, by my Lord! it is surely the Truth, and you will not escape.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And if every soul that has done injustice had all that is in the earth, it would offer it for ransom, and they will manifest regret when they see the chastisement and the matter shall be decided between them with justice and they shall not be dealt with unjustly.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And if each soul that doeth wrong had all that is in the earth it would seek to ransom itself therewith; and they will feel remorse within them, when they see the doom. But it hath been judged between them fairly and they are not wronged.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

(On the Day of Judgment) to redeem oneself of one's injustice, one would gladly spend the wealth of the whole earth if it were possible. On seeing the torment one will try to hide his regret. They will all be judged fairly and no wrong will be done to them.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

If each soul that has done evil had all that is in the earth, it would offer it for its ransom. And secretly they will feel regret when they see the punishment, and the matter is justly decided between them, and they are not wronged.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And if every person who had wronged, possessed all that is on the earth and sought to ransom himself therewith (it will not be accepted), and they would feel in their hearts regret when they see the torment, and they will be judged with justice, and no wrong will be done unto them.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

If every wrongdoer possessed all that was on the earth, he would seek to ransom himself with it: when they see the punishment, they will repent in secret. But judgement will be passed upon them in all fairness, and they will not be wronged.

22 Talal Itani

Had every soul which had done wrong possessed everything on earth, it would offer it as a ransom. They will hide the remorse when they witness the suffering, and it will be judged between them equitably, and they will not be wronged.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And if each soul that has done wrong, [that] has disbelieved, had all that is in the earth, of riches, it would offer it as ransom, against chastisement on the Day of Resurrection; and they will feel remorse within them, for having neglected faith, when they see the chastisement, their leaders keep it [their remorse] secret from the weak ones whom they had led astray, fearing reproach, but it has been decided justly between them, [between] all creatures, and they are not wronged, in anything.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَلَوْ أَنَّ لِكُلِّ نَفْسٍ ظَلَمَتْ مَا فِي الَارْضِ لَافْتَدَتْ بِهِ


And if every person who had wronged, possessed all that is on the earth and sought to ransom himself therewith (it will not be accepted),

Allah informed us that when the Resurrection is established the disbelievers will wish that they could ransom themselves from Allah's punishment with the equivalent of the weight of the earth in gold.

وَأَسَرُّواْ النَّدَامَةَ لَمَّا رَأَوُاْ الْعَذَابَ وَقُضِيَ بَيْنَهُم بِالْقِسْطِ وَهُمْ لَا يُظْلَمُونَ



And they would feel in their hearts regret when they see the torment, and they will be judged with justice, and no wrong will be done unto them