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wadakhala
وَدَخَلَ
And he entered
jannatahu
جَنَّتَهُۥ
his garden
wahuwa
وَهُوَ
while he
ẓālimun
ظَالِمٌ
(was) unjust
linafsihi
لِّنَفْسِهِۦ
to himself.
qāla
قَالَ
He said,
مَآ
"Not
aẓunnu
أَظُنُّ
I think
an
أَن
that
tabīda
تَبِيدَ
will perish
hādhihi
هَٰذِهِۦٓ
this
abadan
أَبَدًا
ever.

Wa dakhala jannatahoo wa huwa zaalimul linafsihee qaala maaa azunnu an tabeeda haaziheee abadaa

Sahih International:

And he entered his garden while he was unjust to himself. He said, "I do not think that this will perish - ever.

1 A. J. Arberry

And he entered his garden, wronging himself; he said, 'I do not think that this will ever perish;

2 Abdul Haleem

He went into his garden and wronged himself by saying, ‘I do not think this will ever perish,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And he entered his garden, while he was a wrong-doer in respect of his own soul; he said: I imagine not that this shall ever perish.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

He went into his garden in a state (of mind) unjust to his soul; He said, "I deem not that this will ever perish,

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then he entered his vine-yard and said, wronging himself: "Surely, I do not believe that all this will ever perish.

6 Ahmed Ali

And he walked into his garden, and, (forgetting) his limit, said: "I cannot imagine that this will ever be ruined,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

He went into his garden and wronging himself said, “I do not think that this will ever perish.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

He entered his garden while he wronged himself. He said, ‘I do not think that this will ever perish,

9 Ali Ünal

He went into his vineyard while wronging himself (in his vain conceit). He said: "I do not think that this will ever perish.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (it so happened that) he entered his garden while he was unjust to his own soul. He said, (to his companion), `I do not think that this wealth will ever perish.

11 English Literal

And he entered his treed garden and he is unjust/oppressive to himself, he said: "I do not think/suppose that this be destroyed/perished ever (E)."

12 Faridul Haque

He went into his garden and wronging himself said, "I do not think that this will ever perish."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And he had abundant fruit, and he said unto his neighbour (or companion) in the course of mutual discussion (or argument), "I am much wealthier than you, and mightier in men (with more honour and power)."

14 Hilali & Khan

And he went into his garden while in a state (of pride and disbelief) unjust to himself. He said: "I think not that this will ever perish.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And he had fruit. So he said to his companion, while he argued with him: I have greater wealth than thou, and am mightier in followers.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And he entered his garden while he was unjust to himself. He said: I do not think that this will ever perish

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And he went into his garden, while he (thus) wronged himself. He said: I think not that all this will ever perish.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

He unjustly entered his garden and said, "I do not think this (property) will ever perish

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And when, having wronged himself, he entered his garden, he said: 'I do not think that this will ever perish!

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And he went into his garden while having been unjust to himself. He said: "I do not think that this will ever perish."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Having thus harmed his own soul, he entered his garden saying, "I do not think this will ever perish,

22 Talal Itani

And he entered his garden, wronging himself. He said, “I do not think this will ever perish.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And he entered his garden, [taking] with him his companion, accompanying him all around it, showing him its fruits -- God does not say [here] his `two gardens', because what is meant is the beautiful [part of the] garden (rawda); or because [to mention just] one suffices -- having wronged himself, through [his] disbelief. He said, `I do not think that [all] this will ever perish, become non-existent.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَدَخَلَ جَنَّتَهُ وَهُوَ ظَالِمٌ لِّنَفْسِهِ

And he went into his garden having been unjust to himself.

meaning, in his disbelief, rebellion, arrogance and denial of the Hereafter.

قَالَ مَا أَظُنُّ أَن تَبِيدَ هَذِهِ أَبَدًا



He said;"I do not think this will ever perish."

Thus he was allowing himself to be deceived because of the plants, fruits and trees that he saw, and the rivers flowing through the different parts of his gardens. He thought that it could never come to an end or cease or be destroyed.

This was because of his lack of understanding and the weakness of his faith in Allah, and because he was enamored with this world and its adornments, and because he disbelieved in the Hereafter. So he said