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wa-idh
وَإِذْ
And when
qul'nā
قُلْنَا
We said
lil'malāikati
لِلْمَلَٰٓئِكَةِ
to the Angels,
us'judū
ٱسْجُدُوا۟
"Prostrate
liādama
لِءَادَمَ
to Adam."
fasajadū
فَسَجَدُوٓا۟
So they prostrated
illā
إِلَّآ
except
ib'līsa
إِبْلِيسَ
Iblis.
qāla
قَالَ
He said,
a-asjudu
ءَأَسْجُدُ
"Shall I prostrate
liman
لِمَنْ
to (one) whom
khalaqta
خَلَقْتَ
You created
ṭīnan
طِينًا
(from) clay?"

Wa iz qulnaa lilma laaa'ikatis judoo li Aadama fasajadooo illaaa Ibleesa qaala 'a-asjudu liman khalaqta teena

Sahih International:

And [mention] when We said to the angles, "Prostrate to Adam," and they prostrated, except for Iblees. He said, "Should I prostrate to one You created from clay?"

1 A. J. Arberry

And when We said to the angels, 'Bow yourselves to Adam'; so they bowed themselves, save Iblis; he said,, 'Shall I bow myself unto one Thou hast created of clay?'

2 Abdul Haleem

When We said to the angels, ‘Bow down before Adam,’ they all bowed down, but not Iblis. He retorted, ‘Why should I bow down to someone You have created out of clay?’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And recall what time We said unto the angels: prostrate youselves before Adam. So they prostrated themselves, but Iblis did not; he said: shall I prostrate myself before one whom Thou hast created of clay?

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Behold! We said to the angels; "Bow down unto Adam"; They bowed down except Iblis; He said, "Shall I bow down to one whom Thou didst create from clay?"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And recall when We asked the angels to prostrate themselves before Adam; all prostrated themselves except Iblis, who said: "Shall I prostrate myself before him whom You created of clay?"

6 Ahmed Ali

When We asked the angels to bow before Adam, they all bowed but Iblis, who said: "Can I bow before him whom You created from clay?"

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And recall when We ordered the angels that, “Prostrate before Adam” – so they all prostrated except Iblis; he said, “Shall I prostrate before one whom You have created from clay?”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

When We said to the angels, ‘Prostrate before Adam,’ they [all] prostrated, but not Iblis: he said, ‘Shall I prostrate before someone whom You have created from clay?’

9 Ali Ünal

And (recall another instance of arrogance and insubordination) when We said to the angels: "Prostrate yourselves before Adam!" they prostrated themselves, but Iblis did not; he said: "Shall I prostrate myself before one whom You created of clay?"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (recall the time) when We said to the angels, `Submit to Adam!´ Then they all submitted. But Iblîs (who too was told to do the same, did not), he said, `Shall I submit to one whom You have created out of clay?´

11 English Literal

And when We said to the angels: "Prostrate to Adam." So they prostrated except Satan/Iblis, he said: "Do I prostrate to who you created (from) mud/clay ?"

12 Faridul Haque

And recall when We ordered the angels that, "Prostrate before Adam" - so they all prostrated except Iblis; he said, "Shall I prostrate before one whom You have created from clay?"

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And when We said to the angels, "Bow down before Adam;" and they bowed, save Iblis, who said, "Am I to bow before one whom Thou hast created out of clay (rigid and inert))?"

14 Hilali & Khan

And (remember) when We said to the angels: "Prostrate unto Adam." They prostrated except Iblis (Satan). He said: "Shall I prostrate to one whom You created from clay?"

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And when We said to thee: Surely thy Lord encompasses men. And We made not the vision which We showed thee but a trial for men, as also the tree cursed in the Qur’an. And We warn them, but it only adds to their great inordinacy.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And when We said to the angels: Make obeisance to Adam; they made obeisance, but Iblis (did it not). He said: Shall I make obeisance to him whom Thou hast created of dust?

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And when We said unto the angels: Fall down prostrate before Adam and they fell prostrate all save Iblis, he said: Shall I fall prostrate before that which Thou hast created of clay?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

When We told the angels to prostrate before Adam, they all obeyed, except Iblis who said, "Should I prostrate before one whom You have created out of clay?"

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

When We said to the angels: 'Prostrate yourselves before Adam' they all prostrated themselves, except iblis (father of the jinn), who said: 'Shall I prostrate to him whom You have created from clay?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And (remember) when We said to the angels: "Prostrate yourselves unto Adam." They prostrated themselves except Iblis. He said: "Shall I prostrate myself to one whom You created from clay"

21 Wahiduddin Khan

When We said to the angels, "Prostrate yourselves before Adam," they all prostrated themselves except Iblis. He said, "Am I to prostrate myself to someone You have created out of clay?"

22 Talal Itani

When We said to the angels, “Bow down before Adam,” they bowed down, except for Satan. He said, “Shall I bow down before someone You created from mud?”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And, mention, when We said to the angels, `Prostrate yourselves before Adam', a prostration of salutation, by inclining oneself, and so they [all] prostrated themselves, except Ibls; he said, `Shall I prostrate myself before one whom You have created from clay?' (tnan, is in the accusative because the operator of the oblique [min, `of'] has been omitted, in other words [it would normally be] min tnin).

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

The Story of Adam and Iblis

Allah tells;

وَإِذْ قُلْنَا لِلْمَليِكَةِ اسْجُدُواْ لادَمَ فَسَجَدُواْ إَلاَّ إِبْلِيسَ

And (remember) when We said to the angels;"Prostrate yourselves unto Adam." They prostrated themselves except Iblis.

Allah mentions here the enmity of Iblis, may the curse of Allah be upon him and his progeny. This is an ancient hatred, dating from the time that Allah created Adam, when He commanded the angels to prostrate to Adam, and all of them prostrated except Iblis, who was too arrogant and he haughtily refused to prostrate to him. He said in a tone indicating contempt;

قَالَ أَأَسْجُدُ لِمَنْ خَلَقْتَ طِينًا



He said;"Shall I prostrate myself to one whom You created from clay!"

According to another Ayah, he said;

أَنَاْ خَيْرٌ مِّنْهُ خَلَقْتَنِي مِن نَّارٍ وَخَلَقْتَهُ مِن طِينٍ

I am better than he. You created me from fire, and You created him from clay. (7;12)

He also said, speaking to the Lord with disbelief and insolence, but the Lord bore it patiently;

قَالَ أَرَأَيْتَكَ هَـذَا الَّذِي كَرَّمْتَ عَلَيَّ