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aṭṭalaʿa
أَطَّلَعَ
Has he looked
l-ghayba
ٱلْغَيْبَ
(into) the unseen,
ami
أَمِ
or
ittakhadha
ٱتَّخَذَ
has he taken
ʿinda
عِندَ
from
l-raḥmāni
ٱلرَّحْمَٰنِ
the Most Gracious
ʿahdan
عَهْدًا
a promise?

Attala'al ghaiba amitta khaza'indar Rahmaani 'ahdaa

Sahih International:

Has he looked into the unseen, or has he taken from the Most Merciful a promise?

1 A. J. Arberry

What, has he observed the Unseen, or taken a covenant with the All-merciful?

2 Abdul Haleem

Has he penetrated the unknown or received a pledge to that effect from the Lord of Mercy?

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Hath he looked unto the Unseen, or hath he taken of the Compassionate a covenant? *Chapter: 19

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Has he penetrated to the Unseen, or has he taken a contract with (Allah) Most Gracious?

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Has he obtained knowledge of the Unseen, or has he taken a covenant with the Most Compassionate Lord?

6 Ahmed Ali

Has he peeped into the Unknown, or obtained a promise from Ar-Rahman?

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Has he seen the Hidden, or has he made a pact with the Most Gracious?

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Has he come to know the Unseen, or taken a promise from the All-beneficent?

9 Ali Ünal

Has he gained knowledge of the Unseen, or has he made a (particular, private) covenant with the All-Merciful?

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Has he looked into and gained knowledge of the unseen or has he taken a promise from the Most Gracious (God)?

11 English Literal

Has he seen/been informed (of) the unseen/absent , or he took/received at the merciful a promise/contract ?

12 Faridul Haque

Has he seen the Hidden, or has he made a pact with the Most Gracious?

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Have you seen him who disbelieves in Our signs, and says, "I shall surely be given wealth and children?"

14 Hilali & Khan

Has he known the unseen or has he taken a covenant from the Most Beneficent (Allah)?

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Hast thou seen him who disbelieves in Our messages and says: I shall certainly be given wealth and children?

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Has he gained knowledge of the unseen, or made a covenant with the Beneficent Allah?

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Hath he perused the Unseen, or hath he made a pact with the Beneficent?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Has he the knowledge of the unseen or has the Beneficent God established such a binding agreement with Him?

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Has he gained knowledge of the Unseen? Or taken a covenant with the Merciful?

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Has he known the Unseen or has he taken a covenant from the Most Gracious

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Has he looked to the unseen, or has he made a pledge to the Merciful One?

22 Talal Itani

Did he look into the future, or did he receive a promise from the Most Merciful?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Has he come to learn [something] of the Unseen, that is, has he been given [some] knowledge of it and [of the fact] that he will be given what he has mentioned (here the interrogative hamza [of a-ittala`a, `has he come to learn?'] suffices in place of the conjunctive hamza, which has therefore been omitted) or has he made a covenant with the Compassionate One?, to [the effect that he] be given what he claims?

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

أَاطَّلَعَ الْغَيْبَ

Has he known the Unseen,

This is a rejection of the person who says,

أَمِ اتَّخَذَ عِندَ الرَّحْمَنِ عَهْدًا



or has he taken a covenant from the Most Gracious!

Or has he received a promise from Allah that he will be given these things It has already been stated that in Sahih Al-Bukhari it is mentioned that covenant means an agreement.

Concerning Allah's statement