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qāla
قَالَ
He said,
rabbī
رَبِّىٓ
"My Lord
aʿlamu
أَعْلَمُ
knows best
bimā
بِمَا
of what
taʿmalūna
تَعْمَلُونَ
you do."

Qaala Rabbeee a'lamu bimaa ta'maloon

Sahih International:

He said, "My Lord is most knowing of what you do."

1 A. J. Arberry

He said, 'My Lord knows very well what you are doing.'

2 Abdul Haleem

He said, ‘My Lord knows best what you do.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

He. said: My Lord is the Best Knower of that which ye work.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

He said; "My Lord knows best what ye do."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Shuayb said: "My Lord knows well all what you do."

6 Ahmed Ali

(Shu'aib) said: "My Lord knows well what you are doing."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

He said, “My Lord is Well Aware of what you do.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

He said, ‘My Lord knows best what you are doing.’

9 Ali Ünal

(Shu‘ayb) said: "My Lord knows well all that you do." (Thus he referred their matter to God.)

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

(Shu`aib thereupon) said, `My Lord knows best all that you do.´

11 English Literal

He said: "My Lord (is) more knowledgeable with (about) what you make/do."

12 Faridul Haque

He said, “My Lord is Well Aware of what you do.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

"So make portions of the heaven fall down upon us, if you are of the truthful!"

14 Hilali & Khan

He said: "My Lord is the Best Knower of what you do."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And thou art naught but a mortal like ourselves, and we deem thee to be a liar.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

He said: My Lord knows best what you do.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

He said: My Lord is Best Aware of what ye do.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

He said, "My Lord knows all that you do."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

He said: 'My Lord knows what you are doing'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

He said: "My Lord is the Best Knower of what you do."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

He said, "My Lord has full knowledge of all your actions."

22 Talal Itani

He said, “My Lord is Well Aware of what you do.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

He said, `My Lord knows best what you are doing', and will requite you for it.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

He said;"My Lord is the Best Knower of what you do."

means, `Allah knows best about you, and if you deserve that, He will punish you therewith, and He will not treat you unjustly.'

So this is what happened to them -- as they asked for -- an exact recompense.

Allah says;

فَكَذَّبُوهُ فَأَخَذَهُمْ عَذَابُ يَوْمِ الظُّلَّةِ

إِنَّهُ كَانَ عَذَابَ يَوْمٍ عَظِيمٍ