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watarā
وَتَرَى
And you will see
l-muj'rimīna
ٱلْمُجْرِمِينَ
the criminals,
yawma-idhin
يَوْمَئِذٍ
(on) that Day
muqarranīna
مُّقَرَّنِينَ
bound together
فِى
in
l-aṣfādi
ٱلْأَصْفَادِ
the chains,

Wa taral mujrimeena Yawma 'izim muqarraneena filasfaad

Sahih International:

And you will see the criminals that Day bound together in shackles,

1 A. J. Arberry

And thou shalt see the sinners that day coupled in fetters,

2 Abdul Haleem

you [Prophet] will see the guilty on that Day, bound together in fetters,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And thou wilt see the guilty on that Day bound together in fetters.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And thou wilt see the sinners that day bound together in fetters;-

5 Abul Ala Maududi

On that Day you shall see the guilty ones secured in chains;

6 Ahmed Ali

You will see the wicked on that day bound together in chains.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And on that day you will see the guilty linked together in chains.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

—on that day you will see the guilty bound together in chains,

9 Ali Ünal

On that Day you will see all the disbelieving criminals linked together in shackles,

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And on that day you shall see these guilty bound together in chains.

11 English Literal

And you see/understand the criminals/sinners (on) that day tied to each other in the ties/shackles/chains .

12 Faridul Haque

And on that day you will see the guilty linked together in chains.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

You shall see the guilty on that day bound together in chains;

14 Hilali & Khan

And you will see the Mujrimun (criminals, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allah Islamic Monotheism, polytheists, disobedient to Allah, etc.) that Day bound together in fetters; [Muqarranun in fetters; mean:- with their hands and feet tied to their necks with chains.]

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

On the day when the earth will be changed into a different earth, and the heavens (as well), and they will come forth to Allah, the One, the Supreme.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And you will see the guilty on that day linked together in chains.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Thou wilt see the guilty on that day linked together in chains,

18 Muhammad Sarwar

you will see the guilty ones bound in chains,

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

On that Day, you shall see the sinners coupled together in fetters;

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And you will see the criminals that Day, Muqarranun (bound together) in fetters.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

On that Day you shall see the guilty bound in chains,

22 Talal Itani

On that Day, you will see the sinners bound together in chains.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And you shall see, O Muhammad (s), the sinners, the disbelievers, on that day coupled, chained together with their [individual] devils, in chains, manacles or collars,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

The Condition of the criminals on the Day of Resurrection

Allah said,

وَتَرَى الْمُجْرِمِينَ يَوْمَيِذٍ مُّقَرَّنِينَ فِي الَاصْفَادِ



And you will see the criminals that Day, Muqarranun (bound together) in fetters.

Allah said,
يَوْمَ تُبَدَّلُ الَارْضُ غَيْرَ الَارْضِ وَالسَّمَاوَاتُ
(On the Day when the earth will be changed to another earth and so will be the heavens) `and the creations will be brought before their Lord, and you, O Muhammad, will witness the criminals who committed the crimes of Kufr and mischief,'

مُّقَرَّنِينَ
(Muqarranin),

bound together, each with his or her like, just as Allah said,

احْشُرُواْ الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُواْ وَأَزْوَجَهُمْ

Assemble those who did wrong, together with their companions. (37;22)

وَإِذَا النُّفُوسُ زُوِّجَتْ

And when the souls are joined with their bodies. (81;7)

وَإَذَا أُلْقُواْ مِنْهَا مَكَاناً ضَيِّقاً مُّقَرَّنِينَ دَعَوْاْ هُنَالِكَ ثُبُوراً

And when they shall be thrown into a narrow place thereof, chained together, they will exclaim therein for destruction. (25;13)

and,

وَالشَّيَـطِينَ كُلَّ بَنَّأءٍ وَغَوَّاصٍ

وَءَاخَرِينَ مُقَرَّنِينَ فِى الاٌّصْفَادِ

And also the Shayatin from the Jinn (including) every kind of builder and diver, and also others bound in fetters. (38;37-38)

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