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lākinnā
لَّٰكِنَّا۠
But as for me,
huwa
هُوَ
He
l-lahu
ٱللَّهُ
(is) Allah,
rabbī
رَبِّى
my Lord,
walā
وَلَآ
and not
ush'riku
أُشْرِكُ
I associate
birabbī
بِرَبِّىٓ
with my Lord
aḥadan
أَحَدًا
anyone.

Laakinaa Huwal laahu Rabbee wa laa ushriku bi Rabbeee ahadaa

Sahih International:

But as for me, He is Allah, my Lord, and I do not associate with my Lord anyone.

1 A. J. Arberry

But lo, He is God, my Lord, and I will not associate with my Lord any one.

2 Abdul Haleem

But, for me, He is God, my Lord, and I will never set up any partner with Him.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

But he is Allah, my Lord; and with my Lord associate not anyone.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"But (I think) for my part that He is Allah, My Lord, and none shall I associate with my Lord.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

As for myself, Allah alone is my Lord, and I associate none with my Lord in His Divinity.

6 Ahmed Ali

And He is God, my Lord, and I do not associate any one with my Lord.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“But I just say that only Allah is my Lord, and I do not ascribe anyone as a partner to my Lord.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

But I [say], ‘‘He is Allah, my Lord,’’ and I do not ascribe any partner to my Lord.

9 Ali Ünal

"But (for my part I believe that) He is God, my Lord, and I do not associate with my Lord any partner.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

`But as for myself (I believe that) He, Allâh alone is my Lord, and I will associate none with my Lord.

11 English Literal

But/however I, (to me) He is God my Lord, and I do not share/make partners with my Lord anyone.

12 Faridul Haque

"But I just say that only Allah is my Lord, and I do not ascribe anyone as a partner to my Lord."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

His neighbour, while he disputed with him, exclaimed, "Disbelieve you in Him who created you from dust, and then from a drop, then fashioned you into a man?

14 Hilali & Khan

"But as for my part (I believe) that He is Allah, my Lord and none shall I associate as partner with my Lord.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

His companion said to him, while arguing with him: Disbelievest thou in Him Who created thee of dust, then of a small life-germ, then he made thee a perfect man?

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

But as for me, He, Allah, is my Lord, and I do not associate anyone with my Lord.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

But He is Allah, my Lord, and I ascribe unto my Lord no partner.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

I believe that He is God my Lord and I do not consider anything equal to Him."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

He is Allah, my Lord, and I will not associate anyone with My Lord.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

"But as for my part, (I believe) that He is Allah, my Lord, and none shall I associate as partner with my Lord."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

But as far as I am concerned, God alone is my Lord and I set up no partners with Him.

22 Talal Itani

But as for me, He is God, my Lord, and I never associate with my Lord anyone.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

But lo (lkinn is actually [made up of] lkin an, `but I ... ', where the hamza vowel has [either] been transferred onto the nn [of lkin], or omitted [altogether] with the nn assimilated with the like of it) He [is] (huwa, this is the pronoun of the [subject] matter [to be stated] and is clarified by the sentence that follows it; the meaning [in other words] is `[But, it is that] I say that [He is]') God, my Lord, and I do not ascribe any partner to my Lord.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

لَّكِنَّا هُوَ اللَّهُ رَبِّي

But as for my part, (I believe) that He is Allah, my Lord,

meaning, `I do not say what you say; rather I acknowledge the Oneness and Lordship of Allah,'

وَلَا أُشْرِكُ بِرَبِّي أَحَدًا



and none shall I associate as partner with my Lord.

meaning, He is Allah, the One Who is to be worshipped Alone, with no partner or associate.

Then he said;

وَلَوْلَا إِذْ دَخَلْتَ جَنَّتَكَ قُلْتَ مَا شَاء اللَّهُ لَا قُوَّةَ إِلاَّ بِاللَّهِ إِن تُرَنِ أَنَا أَقَلَّ مِنكَ مَالاً وَوَلَدًا