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afamani
أَفَمَنِ
So is (the one) who
ittabaʿa
ٱتَّبَعَ
pursues
riḍ'wāna
رِضْوَٰنَ
(the) pleasure
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
kaman
كَمَنۢ
like (the one) who
bāa
بَآءَ
draws
bisakhaṭin
بِسَخَطٍ
on (himself) wrath
mina
مِّنَ
of
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
wamawāhu
وَمَأْوَىٰهُ
and his abode
jahannamu
جَهَنَّمُۚ
(is) hell,
wabi'sa
وَبِئْسَ
and wretched
l-maṣīru
ٱلْمَصِيرُ
(is) the destination?

Afamanit taba'a Ridwaanal laahi kamam baaa'a bisakhatim minal laahi wa maawaahu Jahannam; wa bi'sal maseer

Sahih International:

So is one who pursues the pleasure of Allah like one who brings upon himself the anger of Allah and whose refuge is Hell? And wretched is the destination.

1 A. J. Arberry

What, is he who follows God's good pleasure like him who is laden with the burden of God's anger, whose refuge is Gehenna? An evil homecoming!

2 Abdul Haleem

Can the man who pursues God’s good pleasure be like the man who has brought God’s wrath upon himself and whose home will be Hell- a foul destination?

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Is then one who followeth the pleasure of Allah like unto him who hath settled under the displeasure of Allah? His resort is Hell, and ill is that destination

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Is the man who follows the good pleasure of Allah Like the man who draws on himself the wrath of Allah, and whose abode is in Hell?- A woeful refuge!

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Is he who follows the good pleasure of Allah like him who is laden with Allah's wrath and whose abode is Hell? How evil that is for a resting-place!

6 Ahmed Ali

Is a man who has followed the pleasure of God the same as he who has incurred His wrath, whose abode is surely Hell, a dreadful place?

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

So is one who follows the will of Allah equal to one who has incurred the wrath from Allah and whose home is the fire? And what a wretched place to return!

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Is he who follows [the course of] Allah’s pleasure like him who earns Allah’s displeasure and whose refuge is hell, an evil destination?

9 Ali Ünal

What, is he who strives after God’s good pleasure and approval like him who is laden with God’s condemnation and whose refuge is Hell? How evil a destination to arrive at!

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Can the person who (always) follows the good pleasure of Allâh be like the person who has incurred the displeasure of Allâh and whose abode is Gehenna? What an evil destined abode it is!

11 English Literal

Is that who followed God`s acceptance/approval/satisfaction, as who returned with hatred/anger/dissatisfaction from God, and his shelter/refuge (is) Hell , and how bad (is) the end/destination?

12 Faridul Haque

So is one who follows the will of Allah equal to one who has incurred the wrath from Allah and whose home is the fire? And what a wretched place to return!

13 Hamid S. Aziz

There are degrees with Allah, and Allah sees what you do.

14 Hilali & Khan

Is then one who follows (seeks) the good Pleasure of Allah (by not taking illegally a part of the booty) like the one who draws on himself the Wrath of Allah (by taking a part of the booty illegally - Ghulul)? - his abode is Hell, - and worst, indeed is that destination!

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And it is not for a prophet to act dishonestly. And whoever acts dishonestly will bring his dishonesty on the day of Resurrection. Then shall every soul be paid back fully what it has earned, and they will not be wronged.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Is then he who follows the pleasure of Allah like him who has made himself deserving of displeasure from Allah, and his abode is hell; and it is an evil destination.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Is one who followeth the pleasure of Allah as one who hath earned condemnation from Allah, whose habitation is the Fire, a hapless journey's end?

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Are those who seek God's pleasure equal to those who incur His wrath and whose dwelling will be hell, the terrible destination?

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Is he who follows the pleasure of Allah like he who is laden with the Anger of Allah, Gehenna (Hell) shall be his shelter. Evil shall be his return!

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Is then one who follows (seeks) the pleasure of Allah like the one who draws on himself the wrath of Allah His abode is Hell, and worse indeed is that destination!

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Can one who seeks the pleasure of God, be like one who incurs the wrath of God and whose abode shall be Hell -- an evil destination?

22 Talal Itani

Is someone who pursues God's approval the same as someone who incurs God's wrath and his refuge is Hell—the miserable destination?

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Is he who follows God's beatitude, being obedient and not defrauding, like him who is laden, [one who] returns, with God's anger, because of his disobedience and fraud, whose abode is Hell? An evil journey's end, a resort, it is!

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Is then one who follows (seeks) the pleasure of Allah like the one who draws on himself the wrath of Allah! His abode is Hell, and worse indeed is that destination!

This refers to those seeking what pleases Allah by obeying His legislation, thus earning His pleasure and tremendous rewards, while being saved from His severe torment.

This type of person is not similar to one who earns Allah's anger, has no means of escaping it and who will reside in Jahannam on the Day of Resurrection, and what an evil destination it is.

There are many similar statements in the Qur'an, such as,

أَفَمَن يَعْلَمُ أَنَّمَأ أُنزِلَ إِلَيْكَ مِن رَبِّكَ الْحَقُّ كَمَنْ هُوَ أَعْمَى

Shall he then who knows that what has been revealed unto you (O Muhammad) from your Lord is the truth be like him who is blind! (13;19)

and,

أَفَمَن وَعَدْنَـهُ وَعْداً حَسَناً فَهُوَ لَاقِيهِ كَمَن مَّتَّعْنَاهُ مَتَـعَ الْحَيَوةِ الدُّنْيَا

Is he whom We have promised an excellent promise (Paradise) which he will find true, like him whom We have made to enjoy the luxuries of the life of (this) world! (28;61)

Allah then said