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waman
وَمَن
And whoever
yabtaghi
يَبْتَغِ
seeks
ghayra
غَيْرَ
other than
l-is'lāmi
ٱلْإِسْلَٰمِ
[the] Islam
dīnan
دِينًا
(as) religion
falan
فَلَن
then never
yuq'bala
يُقْبَلَ
will be accepted
min'hu
مِنْهُ
from him
wahuwa
وَهُوَ
and he
فِى
in
l-ākhirati
ٱلْءَاخِرَةِ
the Hereafter,
mina
مِنَ
(will be) from
l-khāsirīna
ٱلْخَٰسِرِينَ
the losers.

Wa mai yabtaghi ghairal Islaami deenan falany yuqbala minhu wa huwa fil Aakhirati minal khaasireen

Sahih International:

And whoever desires other than Islam as religion - never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers.

1 A. J. Arberry

Whoso desires another religion than Islam, it shall not be accepted of him; in the next world he shall be among the losers.

2 Abdul Haleem

If anyone seeks a religion other than [islam] complete devotion to God, it will not be accepted from him: he will be one of the losers in the Hereafter.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And whosoever will seek a religion other than Islam, it shall not be accepted of Him, and he shall be of the losers in the Hereafter.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

If anyone desires a religion other than Islam (submission to Allah), never will it be accepted of him; and in the Hereafter He will be in the ranks of those who have lost (All spiritual good).

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And whoever seeks a way other than this way a submission (Islam), will find that it will not be accepted from him and in the Life to come he will be among the losers.

6 Ahmed Ali

And whoever seeks a way other than submission to God, it will not be accepted from him, and he will be a loser in the world to come.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And if one seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted from him; and he is among the losers in the Hereafter.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Should anyone follow a religion other than Islam, it shall never be accepted from him, and he will be among the losers in the Hereafter.

9 Ali Ünal

Whoever seeks as religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted from him, and in the Hereafter he will be among the losers.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And whosoever seeks a faith other than Islam (- complete submission to the will of God,) it will never be accepted from him, and he shall be of the losers in the Hereafter.

11 English Literal

And who desires/wishes other than the Islam/submission/surrender (as) a religion, so (it) will never/not be accepted from him, and he (is) in the end from the losers.

12 Faridul Haque

And if one seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted from him; and he is among the losers in the Hereafter.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

How shall Allah guide people who have disbelieved after believing and bearing witness that the Apostle is true, and after there come to them manifest signs? Allah guides not the unjust folk.

14 Hilali & Khan

And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Say: We believe in Allah and that which is revealed to us, and that which was revealed to Abraham and Ishmael and Isaac and Jacob and the tribes, and that which was given to Moses and Jesus and to the prophets from their Lord; we make no distinction between any of them, and to Him we submit.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And whoever desires a religion other than Islam, it shall not be accepted from him, and in the hereafter he shall be one of the losers.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And whoso seeketh as religion other than the Surrender (to Allah) it will not be accepted from him, and he will be a loser in the Hereafter.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

No religion other than Islam (submission to the will of God) will be accepted from anyone. Whoever follows a religion other than Islam will be lost on the Day of Judgment.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

He who chooses a religion other than Islam, it will not be accepted from him, and in the Everlasting Life he will be among the losers.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

If anyone seeks a religion other than Islam [submission to God], it will not be accepted from him; he will be among the losers in the Hereafter.

22 Talal Itani

Whoever seeks other than Islam as a religion, it will not be accepted from him, and in the Hereafter he will be among the losers.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

The following was revealed regarding those who apostatized and became disbelievers; Whoever desires a religion other than Islam, it shall not be accepted from him and in the Hereafter he shall be among the losers, because he will end up in the Fire, made everlasting for him.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَمَن يَبْتَغِ غَيْرَ الاِسْلَمِ دِينًا فَلَن يُقْبَلَ مِنْهُ

And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him,

whoever seeks other than what Allah has legislated, it will not be accepted from him.

وَهُوَ فِي الاخِرَةِ مِنَ الْخَاسِرِينَ



and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.

As the Prophet said in an authentic Hadith,

مَنْ عَمِلَ عَمَلً لَيْسَ عَلَيْهِ أَمْرُنَا فَهُوَ رَد

Whoever commits an action that does not conform to our matter (religion) then it is rejected