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waʿuriḍū
وَعُرِضُوا۟
And they will be presented
ʿalā
عَلَىٰ
before
rabbika
رَبِّكَ
your Lord
ṣaffan
صَفًّا
(in) rows,
laqad
لَّقَدْ
"Certainly,
ji'tumūnā
جِئْتُمُونَا
you have come to Us
kamā
كَمَا
as
khalaqnākum
خَلَقْنَٰكُمْ
We created you
awwala
أَوَّلَ
the first
marratin
مَرَّةٍۭۚ
time.
bal
بَلْ
Nay,
zaʿamtum
زَعَمْتُمْ
you claimed
allan
أَلَّن
that not
najʿala
نَّجْعَلَ
We made
lakum
لَكُم
for you
mawʿidan
مَّوْعِدًا
an appointment."

Wa 'uridoo 'alaa Rabbika saffaa, laqad ji'tumoonaa kamaa khalaqnaakum awala marrah; bal za'amtum allannaj'ala lakum maw'idaa

Sahih International:

And they will be presented before your Lord in rows, [and He will say], "You have certainly come to Us just as We created you the first time. But you claimed that We would never make for you an appointment."

1 A. J. Arberry

and they shall be presented before their Lord in ranks -- 'You have come to Us, as We created you upon the first time; nay, you asserted We should not appoint for you a tryst.'

2 Abdul Haleem

They will be lined up before your Lord: ‘Now you have come to Us as We first created you, although you claimed We had not made any such appointment for you.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And they shall be sent before thy lord in ranks! now are ye come to Us even as We had created you the first time; aye ye fancied that We had appointed for you no tryst.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And they will be marshalled before thy Lord in ranks, (with the announcement), "Now have ye come to Us (bare) as We created you first; aye, ye thought We shall not fulfil the appointment made to you to meet (Us)!";

5 Abul Ala Maududi

They shall be brought before your Lord, all lined up, and shall be told: "Now, indeed, you have come before Us in the manner We created you in the first instance, although you thought that We shall not appoint a tryst (with Us)."

6 Ahmed Ali

They will be arraigned before their Lord row on row, (and He will say): "Well, you have come to Us as We had first created you, even though you imagined We had fixed no time for this meeting."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And everyone shall be presented before your Lord in rows; “Indeed you have come to Us exactly as We had created you for the first time – in fact you thought that We shall never appoint a promised time for you!”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

They will be presented before your Lord in ranks: ‘Certainly you have come to Us just as We created you the first time. But you maintained that We shall not appoint a tryst for you.’

9 Ali Ünal

They are arrayed before your Lord (Whom they disregarded in the world), all lined up (without discrimination of wealth or status as in the world, and they are told): "Now, indeed, you have come to Us (divested of all worldly things) as We created you in the first instance – though you used to suppose that We had not appointed for you a meeting with Us."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And they shall be presented before your Lord ranged in rows, (and it will be said to them,) `Now certainly you have come to Us (no better than) We created you the first time. But you had thought that We would appoint for you no time for the fulfillment of (Our) promise.´

11 English Literal

And they were displayed/exhibited on (to) your Lord (in) a row/line/arranged (and told): "You had come to Us as We created you (on the) first/beginning time , but you claimed/alleged that We not make for you an appointment."

12 Faridul Haque

And everyone shall be presented before your Lord in rows; "Indeed you have come to Us exactly as We had created you for the first time - in fact you thought that We shall never appoint a promised time for you!"

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And (think about) the Day when We will remove the mountains, and you shall see the whole earth emerging (or laid level); and We will gather them all, leaving out none.

14 Hilali & Khan

And they will be set before your Lord in (lines as) rows, (and Allah will say): "Now indeed, you have come to Us as We created you the first time. Nay, but you thought that We had appointed no meeting for you (with Us)."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And the day when We cause the mountains to pass away, and thou seest the earth a levelled plain and We gather them together and leave none of them behind.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And they shall be brought before your Lord, standing in ranks: Now certainly you have come to Us as We created you at first. Nay, you thought that We had not appointed to you a time of the fulfillment of the promise.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And they are set before thy Lord in ranks (and it is said unto them): Now verily have ye come unto Us as We created you at the first. But ye thought that We had set no tryst for you.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

They will all be lined up in the presence of your Lord who will tell them, "Despite your belief that there would never be a Day of Judgment, all of you are brought in Our presence just as though We had created you for the first time. You believed that our promise could never come true."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

and they shall be presented in ranks before your Lord (who will say to them:) 'You have returned to Us as We created you the first time. No, you claimed We would not appoint a meeting for you!

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And they will be set before your Lord, aligned. (He will say:) "Now indeed, you have come to Us as We created you the first time. Nay, but you thought that We had appointed no meeting for you (with Us)."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

They will be ranged before your Lord, standing in rows and He will say to them, "Now you have come to Us as We created you at first. But you supposed that We would not appoint the time for the fulfillment of Our promise to you."

22 Talal Itani

They will be presented before your Lord in a row. “You have come to Us as We created you the first time. Although you claimed We would not set a meeting for you.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And they shall be presented before your Lord in ranks (saffan is a circumstantial qualifier) in other words, ranged so that every community is in a row [on its own], and it shall be said to them; `Verily you have come to Us just as We created you the first time, that is to say, individually, barefoot, naked and uncircumcised; and it shall be said to the deniers of the Resurrection; rather you claimed that (a [of allan] is an, softened in place of the hardened one, in other words [it is to be understood as] annahu) We would not appoint for you a tryst', for resurrection.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَعُرِضُوا عَلَى رَبِّكَ صَفًّا

And they will be set before your Lord, aligned.

This may mean that all of creation will stand before Allah in one row, as Allah says;

يَوْمَ يَقُومُ الرُّوحُ وَالْمَلَـيِكَةُ صَفّاً لاَّ يَتَكَلَّمُونَ إِلاَّ مَنْ أَذِنَ لَهُ الرَّحْمَـنُ وَقَالَ صَوَاباً

The Day that Ar-Ruh (Jibril) and the angels will stand aligned, they will not speak except him whom the Most Gracious (Allah) allows, and he will speak what is right); (78;38)

or it may mean that they will stand in rows, as Allah says;

وَجَأءَ رَبُّكَ وَالْمَلَكُ صَفّاً صَفّاً

And your Lord comes with the angels in rows. (89;22)

لَّقَدْ جِيْتُمُونَا كَمَا خَلَقْنَاكُمْ أَوَّلَ مَرَّةٍ

Now indeed, you have come to Us as We created you the first time.

This is a rebuke to those who denied the Hereafter, a reprimand before all creation.

This is why Allah says to them;

بَلْ زَعَمْتُمْ أَلَّن نَّجْعَلَ لَكُم مَّوْعِدًا



Nay, but you thought that We had appointed no meeting for you (with Us).,

meaning, you did not think that this would happen to you or that it would come to pass