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sunnata
سُنَّةَ
(Such is the) Way
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
فِى
with
alladhīna
ٱلَّذِينَ
those who
khalaw
خَلَوْا۟
passed away
min
مِن
before
qablu
قَبْلُۖ
before
walan
وَلَن
and never
tajida
تَجِدَ
you will find
lisunnati
لِسُنَّةِ
in (the) Way
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
tabdīlan
تَبْدِيلًا
any change.

Sunnatal laahi fil lazeena khalaw min qablu wa lan tajida lisunnatil laahi tabdeelaa

Sahih International:

[This is] the established way of Allah with those who passed on before; and you will not find in the way of Allah any change.

1 A. J. Arberry

God's wont with those who passed away before; and thou shall find no changing the wont of God.

2 Abdul Haleem

This has been God’s practice with those who went before. You will find no change in God’s practices.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

That hath been the dispensation of Allah with those who have passed away afore; and thou shalt not find in the dispensation of Allah any change.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

(Such was) the practice (approved) of Allah among those who lived aforetime; No change wilt thou find in the practice (approved) of Allah.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

This has been Allah's Way with those who have gone before, and you shall find no change in Allah's Way.

6 Ahmed Ali

Such was the law of God among those before you; and you will not find any change in the law of God.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

The tradition of Allah prevalent among those who passed away before; and you will never find the traditions of Allah changing.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Allah’s precedent with those who passed away before, and you will never find any change in Allah’s precedent.

9 Ali Ünal

(That was) the way of God with those who passed before. You will never find any change in God’s way.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Such has been the way of Allâh in the case of those who have gone before and you will find no change in the way of Allâh.

11 English Literal

God`s way/manner in those who past/expired from before, and you will never/not find to God`s way/manner (an) exchange/replacement .

12 Faridul Haque

The tradition of Allah prevalent among those who passed away before; and you will never find the traditions of Allah changing.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Cursed: wherever they are found they shall be seized and slain without mercy.

14 Hilali & Khan

That was the Way of Allah in the case of those who passed away of old, and you will not find any change in the Way of Allah.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Accursed, wherever they are found they will be seized and slain.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

(Such has been) the course of Allah with respect to those who have gone before; and you shall not find any change in the course of Allah.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

That was the way of Allah in the case of those who passed away of old; thou wilt not find for the way of Allah aught of power to change.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

This was the tradition of God with those who lived before. There will never be any change in the tradition of God.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Such has been the way of Allah with those who have passed before them, and you shall find no change in the ways of Allah.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

That was the way of Allah in the case of those who passed away of old, and you will not find any change in the way of Allah.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Such has been God's way with those who have gone before them. You shall find no change in the ways of God.

22 Talal Itani

Such has been God’s precedent with those who passed away before. You will find no change in God’s system.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

God's precedent, in other words, God has made this His precedent [in dealing], with those who passed away before, with regard to the hypocrites of past communities who used to alarm believers with their scaremongery, and you will find that there is no changing God's precedent, [no changing of it] from Him.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

سُنَّةَ اللَّهِ فِي الَّذِينَ خَلَوْا مِن قَبْلُ

That was the way of Allah in the case of those who passed away of old,

meaning, this is how Allah dealt with the hypocrites when they persisted in hypocrisy and disbelief and did not give it up; He incited the believers against them and caused them to prevail over them.

وَلَن تَجِدَ لِسُنَّةِ اللَّهِ تَبْدِيلً



and you will not find any change in the way of Allah.

means, the way in which Allah deals with this does not alter or change