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waqāla
وَقَالَ
And he said,
yābaniyya
يَٰبَنِىَّ
"O my sons!
لَا
(Do) not
tadkhulū
تَدْخُلُوا۟
enter
min
مِنۢ
from
bābin
بَابٍ
one gate,
wāḥidin
وَٰحِدٍ
one gate,
wa-ud'khulū
وَٱدْخُلُوا۟
but enter
min
مِنْ
from
abwābin
أَبْوَٰبٍ
gates
mutafarriqatin
مُّتَفَرِّقَةٍۖ
different.
wamā
وَمَآ
And not
ugh'nī
أُغْنِى
I can avail
ʿankum
عَنكُم
you
mina
مِّنَ
against
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
Allah
min
مِن
from
shayin
شَىْءٍۖ
thing.
ini
إِنِ
Not
l-ḥuk'mu
ٱلْحُكْمُ
(is) the decision
illā
إِلَّا
except
lillahi
لِلَّهِۖ
with Allah,
ʿalayhi
عَلَيْهِ
upon Him
tawakkaltu
تَوَكَّلْتُۖ
I put my trust
waʿalayhi
وَعَلَيْهِ
and upon Him,
falyatawakkali
فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ
let put (their) trust
l-mutawakilūna
ٱلْمُتَوَكِّلُونَ
the ones who put trust."

Wa qaala yaa baniyya laa tadkhuloo mim baabinw waa hidinw wadkhuloo min abwaabim mutafarriqah; wa maaa ughnee 'ankum minal laahi min shai'in; inil hukmu illaa lillaahi 'alaihi tawakkaltu wa 'alaihi fal yatawakkalil Mutawakkiloon

Sahih International:

And he said, "O my sons, do not enter from one gate but enter from different gates; and I cannot avail you against [the decree of] Allah at all. The decision is only for Allah; upon Him I have relied, and upon Him let those who would rely [indeed] rely."

1 A. J. Arberry

He also said, 'O my sons, enter not by one door; enter by separate doors. Yet I cannot avail you anything against God; judgment belongs not to any but God. In Him I have put my trust; and in Him let all put their trust who put their trust.'

2 Abdul Haleem

He said, ‘My sons, do not enter all by one gate- use different gates. But I cannot help you against the will of God: all power is in God’s hands. I trust in Him; let everyone put their trust in Him,’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And he said: my sons! enter not by one gate but enter by different gates; and I cannot avail you against Allah at all: judgment is but Allah's; on Him I rely, and on Him let the relying rely.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Further he said; "O my sons! enter not all by one gate; enter ye by different gates. Not that I can profit you aught against Allah (with my advice); None can command except Allah; On Him do I put my trust; and let all that trust put their trust on Him."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And he enjoined them: "My sons! Do not enter the city by one gate; rather enter it by different gates. I can be of no help to you against Allah. Allah's command alone prevails. In Him have I put my trust and in Him should all those who have faith put their trust."

6 Ahmed Ali

(As they were leaving) their father said to them: "O my sons, do not seek one approach but employ different ways (of attaining your object). If anything should befall you from God I shall not be able to avert it, for all authority belongs to God. I have placed my trust in Him, and the trusting should rely on Him alone."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And he said, “O my sons! Do not enter all by one gate – and enter by different gates; I cannot save you against Allah; there is no command but that of Allah; upon Him do I rely; and all those who trust, must rely only upon Him.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

And he said, ‘My sons, do not enter by one gate, but enter by separate gates, though I cannot avail you anything against Allah. Sovereignty belongs only to Allah. In Him I have put my trust; and in Him let all the trusting put their trust.’

9 Ali Ünal

He said (by way of advice at the time of their departure): "O my sons! Do not enter the city by one gate (in a single company), but enter by different gates. Yet I can be of no avail whatever to you against anything God wills. Judgment and authority rest with none but God alone. In Him have I put my trust, and whoever would entrust themselves should put their trust in Him."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And he also said (on their departure), `My sons! (reaching Egypt) enter (the city) not by one gate rather enter (it) by different gates. Yet I can avail you naught against (the decree of) Allâh. The decision only rests with Allâh. In Him do I put my trust and in Him let all who would trust, put their trust (in the like manner).´

11 English Literal

And he said: "You my sons, do not enter from one door/entrance, and enter from separate doors/entrances, and I do not suffice/enrich from you from God from a thing, that the judgment/rule (is) except to God, on Him (E) I relied/depended , and on Him so should rely/depend the reliant/dependent .

12 Faridul Haque

And he said, "O my sons! Do not enter all by one gate - and enter by different gates; I cannot save you against Allah; there is no command but that of Allah; upon Him do I rely; and all those who trust, must rely only upon Him."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

He said, "I will by no means send him with you until you give me a solemn oath - In the name of Allah that you will surely bring him back to me, unless you are yourselves besieged (made powerless)." So when they had sworn their oaths he said, "Allah is in charge (witness, judge and guardian) over what we say."

14 Hilali & Khan

And he said: "O my sons! Do not enter by one gate, but enter by different gates, and I cannot avail you against Allah at all. Verily! The decision rests only with Allah. In him, I put my trust and let all those that trust, put their trust in Him."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

He said: I will be no means send him with you, until you give me a firm covenant in Allah’s name that you will bring him back to me, unless you are completely surrounded. And when they gave him their covenant, he said: Allah is Guardian over what we say.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And he said: O my sons! do not (all) enter by one gate and enter by different gates and I cannot avail you aught against Allah; judgment is only Allah's; on Him do I rely, and on Him let those who are reliant rely.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And he said: O my sons! Go not in by one gate; go in by different gates. I can naught avail you as against Allah. Lo! the decision rests with Allah only. In Him do I put my trust, and in Him let all the trusting put their trust.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Jacob then told his sons, "Do not enter the town all together by a single gate, but each of you enter separately. I cannot help you against (the decree of) God. Everyone's destiny is in His hands. I put my trust in Him. Whoever needs a trustee must put his trust in God."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then he said: 'My sons, do not enter from one gate. Enter through different gates. I cannot be of any help to you against Allah; judgement belongs to Allah alone. In Him I have put my trust. In Him let all put their trust'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And he said: "O my sons! Do not enter by one gate, but enter by different gates, and I cannot avail you against Allah at all. Verily, the decision rests only with Allah. In Him, I put my trust and let all those that trust, put their trust in Him."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

"O my sons! Do not all of you enter [the city] by one gate; enter by separate gates. I cannot help you in any way against God; judgement is His alone. In Him I have put my trust. In Him let the faithful put their trust."

22 Talal Itani

And he said, “O my sons, do not enter by one gate, but enter by different gates. I cannot avail you anything against God. The decision rests only with God. On Him I rely, and on Him let the reliant rely.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And he said, `O my sons, do not enter, Egypt, by one gate, but enter by separate gates, lest the evil eye smite you. Yet I cannot avail, protect, you, by this that I have said, against God (min Allhi; min is extra) anything, which He might have decreed against you; this [that I have said] is only out of affection [for you]. Judgement belongs to God, alone. On Him I rely, in Him I trust, and on Him let all the trusting rely'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Ya`qub orders His Children to enter Egypt from Different Gates

Allah tells;

وَقَالَ يَا بَنِيَّ لَا تَدْخُلُواْ مِن بَابٍ وَاحِدٍ وَادْخُلُواْ مِنْ أَبْوَابٍ مُّتَفَرِّقَةٍ

And he said;"O my sons! Do not enter by one gate, but enter by different gates,

Allah says that Yaqub, peace be upon him, ordered his children, when he sent Binyamin with them to Egypt, to enter from different gates rather than all of them entering from one gate.

Ibn Abbas, Muhammad bin Ka`b, Mujahid, Ad-Dahhak Qatadah, As-Suddi and several others said that;

he feared the evil eye for them, because they were handsome and looked beautiful and graceful. He feared that people might direct the evil eye at them, because the evil eye truly harms, by Allah's decree, and brings down the mighty warrior-rider from his horse.

He next said,

وَمَا أُغْنِي عَنكُم مِّنَ اللّهِ مِن شَيْءٍ

and I cannot avail you against Allah at all.

this precaution will not resist Allah's decision and appointed decree.

Verily, whatever Allah wills, cannot be resisted or stopped,

إِنِ الْحُكْمُ إِلاَّ لِلّهِ عَلَيْهِ تَوَكَّلْتُ وَعَلَيْهِ فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ الْمُتَوَكِّلُونَ