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qālū
قَالُوا۟
They said,
tal-lahi
تَٱللَّهِ
"By Allah,
tafta-u
تَفْتَؤُا۟
you will not cease
tadhkuru
تَذْكُرُ
remembering
yūsufa
يُوسُفَ
Yusuf
ḥattā
حَتَّىٰ
until
takūna
تَكُونَ
you become
ḥaraḍan
حَرَضًا
fatally ill
aw
أَوْ
or
takūna
تَكُونَ
you become
mina
مِنَ
of
l-hālikīna
ٱلْهَٰلِكِينَ
those who perish."

Qaaloo tallaahi tafta'u tazkuru Yoosufa hattaa takoona haradan aw takoona minal haalikeen

Sahih International:

They said, "By Allah, you will not cease remembering Joseph until you become fatally ill or become of those who perish."

1 A. J. Arberry

'By God,' they said, 'thou wilt never cease mentioning Joseph till thou art consumed, or among the perishing.'

2 Abdul Haleem

They said, ‘By God! You will ruin your health if you do not stop thinking of Joseph, or even die.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

They said: by Allah! thou wilt not cease remembering Yusuf until thou art wizened or thou be of the dead.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

They said; "By Allah! (never) wilt thou cease to remember Joseph until thou reach the last extremity of illness, or until thou die!"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

The sons said: "By Allah! You will continue to remember Joseph until you will either consume yourself with grief, or will die."

6 Ahmed Ali

"By God," said they, "you will never stop thinking of Joseph till you are consumed or perish."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

They said, “By Allah, you will keep remembering Yusuf till your health fails you or you lose your life.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

They said, ‘By Allah! You will go on remembering Joseph until you wreck your health or perish.’

9 Ali Ünal

They said: "By God! You will not cease mentioning Joseph until you are consumed, or you perish!"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

They said, `By Allâh! you will not cease mentioning Joseph until you are consumed away (for some disease) or become of the perished.´

11 English Literal

They said: "By God you still remember/mention Joseph until you be sick and weak/diminished or you be from the perishing/dying ."

12 Faridul Haque

They said, "By Allah, you will keep remembering Yusuf till your health fails you or you lose your life."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And he turned away from them and said, "Alas great is my grief for Joseph!" and his eyes grew white with the sorrow he repressed.

14 Hilali & Khan

They said: "By Allah! You will never cease remembering Yusuf (Joseph) until you become weak with old age, or until you be of the dead."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And he turned away from them, and said: O my sorrow for Joseph! And his eyes were filled (with tears) on account of the grief, then he repressed (grief).

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

They said: By Allah! you will not cease to remember Yusuf until you are a prey to constant disease or (until) you are of those who perish.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

They said: By Allah, thou wilt never cease remembering Joseph till thy health is ruined or thou art of those who perish!

18 Muhammad Sarwar

They said, "You are always remembering Joseph. By God, it will either make you sick or you will die".

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

They said: 'By Allah, will you not cease to mention Joseph until you are consumed, or are among the perishing'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

They said: "By Allah! You will never cease remembering Yusuf until you become weak with old age, or until you be of the dead."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

They said, "By God, will you keep on remembering Joseph until your health is ruined, and you die?"

22 Talal Itani

They said, “By God, you will not stop remembering Joseph, until you have ruined your health, or you have passed away.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

They said, `By God, you will never cease remembering Joseph until you are consumed, on the verge of perishing, on account of your illness (it [haradan, `consumed'] is a verbal noun equally [applicable] to one person or more) or you are of those who perish', [of] the dead.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

قَالُواْ تَالله تَفْتَأُ تَذْكُرُ يُوسُفَ

They said;"By Allah! You will never cease remembering Yusuf,

`you will keep remembering Yusuf,

حَتَّى تَكُونَ حَرَضًا

until you become weak with old age,

until your strength leaves you,'

أَوْ تَكُونَ مِنَ الْهَالِكِينَ



or until you be of the dead.

They said, `if you continue like this, we fear for you that you might die of grief,