Skip to main content
dhālika
ذَٰلِكَ
That
bimā
بِمَا
(is) for what
qaddamat
قَدَّمَتْ
have sent forth
yadāka
يَدَاكَ
your hands,
wa-anna
وَأَنَّ
and that
l-laha
ٱللَّهَ
Allah
laysa
لَيْسَ
is not
biẓallāmin
بِظَلَّٰمٍ
unjust
lil'ʿabīdi
لِّلْعَبِيدِ
to His slaves.

Zaalika bimaa qaddamat yadaaka wa annal laaha laisa bizallaamil lil'abeed

Sahih International:

"That is for what your hands have put forth and because Allah is not ever unjust to [His] servants."

1 A. J. Arberry

'That is for what thy hands have forwarded and for that God is never unjust unto His servants.'

2 Abdul Haleem

[It will be said], ‘This is for what you have stored up with your own hands: God is never unjust to His creatures.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

That is because of that which thy hands have sent forth, and verily Allah is not a wronger of His bondmen.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

(It will be said); "This is because of the deeds which thy hands sent forth, for verily Allah is not unjust to His servants.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

That is the outcome of what your own hands have wrought, for Allah never wrongs His creatures.

6 Ahmed Ali

That is on account of what you had done in the past; yet God is not unjust to His creatures.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“This is the recompense of what your hands have sent ahead, and Allah does not oppress His bondmen."

8 Ali Quli Qarai

‘That is because of what your hands have sent ahead, and because Allah is not tyrannical to the servants.’

9 Ali Ünal

"This punishment is the outcome of what you have (committed and) forwarded with your own hands, and never does God do the least wrong to His servants."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And (to such it will be said,) `This is the result of what your own hands have sent on before (- your deeds); and Allâh is not the least unjust to (His) servants.´

11 English Literal

That (is) because (of) what your hands advanced/introduced , and that God is not with an unjust/oppressor to the worshippers/slaves.

12 Faridul Haque

"This is the recompense of what your hands have sent ahead, and Allah does not oppress His bondmen."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Turning his neck from the way of Allah; for him is disgrace in this world, and on the Day of Resurrection We will make him taste the doom of burning.

14 Hilali & Khan

That is because of what your hands have sent forth, and verily, Allah is not unjust to (His) slaves.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Turning away haughtily to lead men astray from the way of Allah. For him is disgrace in this world, and on the day of Resurrection We shall make him taste the punishment of burning.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

This is due to what your two hands have sent before, and because Allah is not in the least unjust to the servants.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(And unto him it will be said): This is for that which thy two hands have sent before, and because Allah is no oppressor of His slaves.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

(They will be told), "This is the result of what your hands have wrought. God is certainly not unjust to His servants."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

'This, is the reward for what your hands have forwarded. Allah is not unjust to the worshipers'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

That is because of what your hands have sent forth, and verily, Allah is not unjust to servants.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

[God will say],"This is the reward of your misdeeds. God is not unjust to His servants."

22 Talal Itani

That is for what your hands have advanced, and because God is not unjust to the servants.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

`That is [the chastisement] for what your hands have sent ahead, in other words, what you have offered [in the way of deeds] -- He refers to him with reference to the two [hands] as opposed to other [parts], because most actions are effected through them -- and because God is not unjust to His servants', chastising them without [their having committed] any sin.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

ذَلِكَ بِمَا قَدَّمَتْ يَدَاكَ

and on the Day of Resurrection We shall make him taste the torment of burning. That is because of what your hands have sent forth,

means, this will be said to him by way of rebuke.

وَأَنَّ اللَّهَ لَيْسَ بِظَلَّمٍ لِّلْعَبِيدِ



and verily, Allah is not unjust to the servants.

This is like the Ayah;

خُذُوهُ فَاعْتِلُوهُ إِلَى سَوَاءِ الْجَحِيمِ

ثُمَّ صُبُّواْ فَوْقَ رَأْسِهِ مِنْ عَذَابِ الْحَمِيمِ

ذُقْ إِنَّكَ أَنتَ الْعَزِيزُ الْكَرِيمُ

إِنَّ هَـذَا مَا كُنتُمْ بِهِ تَمْتَرُونَ

(It will be said;) "Seize him and drag him into the midst of blazing Fire, Then pour over his head the torment of boiling water.

Taste you (this)! Verily, you were (pretending to be) the mighty, the generous! Verily, this is that whereof you used to doubt!" (44;47-50