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yāwaylatā
يَٰوَيْلَتَىٰ
O woe to me!
laytanī
لَيْتَنِى
I wish
lam
لَمْ
not
attakhidh
أَتَّخِذْ
I had taken
fulānan
فُلَانًا
that one
khalīlan
خَلِيلًا
(as) a friend.

Yaa wailataa laitanee lam attakhiz fulaanan khaleelaa

Sahih International:

Oh, woe to me! I wish I had not taken that one as a friend.

1 A. J. Arberry

Alas, would that I had not taken So-and-so for a friend!

2 Abdul Haleem

Woe is me! If only I had not taken so and so as a friend-

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Ah! woe unto me! wouldthat had never taken such a one for a friend!

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"Ah! woe is me! Would that I had never taken such a one for a friend!

5 Abul Ala Maududi

O, woe to me! Would that I had not chosen so and so for a friend!

6 Ahmed Ali

Woe alas, ah would I had not taken so-and-so as friend!

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“Woe to me – alas, if only I had not taken that one for a friend.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Woe to me! I wish I had not taken so and so as a friend!

9 Ali Ünal

"Oh, woe is me! Would that I had not taken so-and-so for a friend!

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

`Ah, woe is me! would that I had not made friends with so and so.

11 English Literal

Oh my calamity, I wish I did not take so and so (as) a faithful, close friend .

12 Faridul Haque

“Woe to me – alas, if only I had not taken that one for a friend.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And the day when the wrongdoers shall bite his hands and say, "O, would that I had chosen the way with the Messenger.

14 Hilali & Khan

"Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as a friend!

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And on the day when the wrongdoer will bite his hands, saying: Would that I had taken a way with the Messenger!

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

O woe is me! would that I had not taken such a one for a friend!

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Alas for me! Ah, would that I had never taken such an one for friend!

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Woe to us! Would that we had not been friends with so and so.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Would that I had never chosen soandso for my companion!

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

"Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as an intimate friend!"

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Oh, would that I had never chosen such a one for my companion --

22 Talal Itani

Oh, woe to me; I wish I never took so-and-so for a friend.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

O woe to me! (y waylat; the [final] alif stands in place of the [first person singular] possessive y', y waylat, meaning `[alas] for my destruction!') Would that I had not taken so and so, in other words, [that] Ubayy, as friend!

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

O! Would that I had taken a path with the Messenger. Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as an intimate friend!

meaning, the one among the propagators of misguidance who diverted him from true guidance and led him to follow the path of misguidance, whether this refers to Umayyah bin Khalaf or his brother Ubayy bin Khalaf, or to someone else