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walillahi
وَلِلَّهِ
And for Allah
مَا
(is) whatever
فِى
(is) in
l-samāwāti
ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ
the heavens
wamā
وَمَا
and whatever
فِى
(is) in
l-arḍi
ٱلْأَرْضِۗ
the earth.
walaqad
وَلَقَدْ
And surely
waṣṣaynā
وَصَّيْنَا
We have instructed
alladhīna
ٱلَّذِينَ
those who
ūtū
أُوتُوا۟
were given
l-kitāba
ٱلْكِتَٰبَ
the Book
min
مِن
from
qablikum
قَبْلِكُمْ
before you
wa-iyyākum
وَإِيَّاكُمْ
and yourselves
ani
أَنِ
that
ittaqū
ٱتَّقُوا۟
you fear
l-laha
ٱللَّهَۚ
Allah.
wa-in
وَإِن
But if
takfurū
تَكْفُرُوا۟
you disbelieve -
fa-inna
فَإِنَّ
then indeed
lillahi
لِلَّهِ
for Allah
مَا
(is) whatever
فِى
(is) in
l-samāwāti
ٱلسَّمَٰوَٰتِ
the heavens
wamā
وَمَا
and whatever
فِى
(is) in
l-arḍi
ٱلْأَرْضِۚ
the earth.
wakāna
وَكَانَ
And is
l-lahu
ٱللَّهُ
Allah
ghaniyyan
غَنِيًّا
Free of need,
ḥamīdan
حَمِيدًا
Praiseworthy.

Wa lillaahi maafis samaawaati wa maa fil ard; wa laqad wassainal lazeena ootul Kitaaba min qablikum wa iyyaakum anit taqul laah; wa intakfuroo fa inna lillaahi maa fis samaawaati wa maa fil ard; wa kaanal laahu Ghaniyyan hameedaa

Sahih International:

And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And We have instructed those who were given the Scripture before you and yourselves to fear Allah. But if you disbelieve - then to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And ever is Allah Free of need and Praiseworthy.

1 A. J. Arberry

To God belongs all that is in the heavens and in the earth. We have charged those who were given the Book before you, and you, 'Fear God.' If you disbelieve, to God belongs all that is in the heavens and in the earth; God is All-sufficient, All-laudable.

2 Abdul Haleem

Everything in the heavens and the earth belongs to God. We have commanded those who were given the Scripture before you, and We command you, to be mindful of God. Even if you do ignore Him, everything in the heavens and the earth belongs to Him, and He is self-sufficient, worthy of all praise.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Allah's is whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. And assuredly We enjoined those who were vouchsafed the Book before you and yourselves: fear Allah, and if ye disbelieve then Allah's is whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth; and Allah is ever Self-Sufficient, Praiseworthy.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

To Allah belong all things in the heavens and on earth. Verily we have directed the People of the Book before you, and you (o Muslims) to fear Allah. But if ye deny Him, lo! unto Allah belong all things in the heavens and on earth, and Allah is free of all wants, worthy of all praise.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

All that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth belongs to Allah. We enjoined upon those who were given the Book before you, and also yourselves, to have fear of Allah. But if you disbelieve, then bear in mind that all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth belongs to Allah. Allah is Self-Sufficient, Most Praiseworthy.

6 Ahmed Ali

All that is in the heavens and the earth belongs to God. We had commanded those who received the Book before you, and have commanded you too, to obey the laws of God. Even if you deny, surely all that is in the heavens and the earth belongs to God; and God is self-sufficient and praise-worthy.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And to Allah only belongs all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth; and indeed We have commanded those who received the Books before you, and commanded you, that keep fearing Allah; and if you disbelieve, undoubtedly to Allah only belongs all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth; and Allah is Independent, Worthy Of All Praise.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

To Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. We have certainly enjoined those who were given the Book before you, and you, that you should be wary of Allah. But if you are faithless, [you should know that] to Allah indeed belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth, and Allah is all-sufficient, all-laudable.

9 Ali Ünal

And to God belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth. And assuredly We commanded those who were given the Book before you, and (We command) you (O Muslims) to act in piety and reverence for God, fearful of disobedience to Him (in all matters including especially observing your mutual rights). Yet if you disbelieve (and despite this admonishment act with ingratitude to Him, then bear in mind that) to God belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is on the earth: (if you believe in Him and thank Him, this adds nothing to Him, or if you disbelieve in Him and become ungrateful to Him, this does not diminish anything from Him. For) God is All-Wealthy and Self-Sufficient (absolutely independent of all His creatures), All-Praiseworthy (as your Lord, Who provides for you and all other beings and meets all your needs).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And to Allâh belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And We enjoined those who were given the Scripture before you and (We enjoin) you also to take Allâh as a shield and keep your duty to Him; but if you disobey, then (remember that) to Allâh belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And Allâh is Self-Sufficient, Praiseworthy.

11 English Literal

And to God what (is) in the skies/space and what (is) in the earth/Planet Earth, and We had directed/commanded those who were given The Book from before you and you, that to fear and obey God, and if you disbelieve, so then to God what (is) in the skies/space and what (is) in the earth/Planet Earth, and God was/is rich, praiseworthy/commendable.

12 Faridul Haque

And to Allah only belongs all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth; and indeed We have commanded those who received the Books before you, and commanded you, that keep fearing Allah; and if you disbelieve, undoubtedly to Allah only belongs all whatever is in the heavens and all whatever is in the earth; and Allah is Independent, Worthy Of All Praise.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

If He will He can destroy you, O mankind! and can create another race (or community, nation); Allah is able to do all that.

14 Hilali & Khan

And to Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And verily, We have recommended to the people of the Scripture before you, and to you (O Muslims) that you (all) fear Allah, and keep your duty to Him, But if you disbelieve, then unto Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth, and Allah is Ever Rich (Free of all wants), Worthy of all praise.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And if they separate, Allah will render them both free from want out of his ampleness. And Allah is ever Ample-giving, Wise.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth is Allah's and certainly We enjoined those who were given the Book before you and (We enjoin) you too that you should be careful of (your duty to) Allah; and if you disbelieve, then surely whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth is Allah's and Allah is Self-sufficient, Praise-worthy.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Unto Allah belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth. And We charged those who received the Scripture before you, and (We charge) you, that ye keep your duty toward Allah. And if ye disbelieve, lo! unto Allah belongeth whatsoever is in the heavens and whatsoever is in the earth, and Allah is ever Absolute, Owner of Praise.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

To God belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. We have told you and the People of the Book to have fear of God. If you all refuse to believe in Him, know that to God belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. God is Self-sufficient and Praiseworthy.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

To Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and earth. We have charged those who were given the Book before you and you to fear Allah. If you disbelieve, to Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and the earth. Allah is Rich, the Praised.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And to Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth. And verily, We have recommended to the People of the Scripture before you, and to you that you have Taqwa of Allah. But if you disbelieve, then unto Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth, and Allah is Ever Rich (free of any needs), Worthy of all praise.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

All that the heavens and the earth contain belongs to God. We have commanded those who were given the Scripture before you, and We command you to fear God. If you deny Him, know that all that the heavens and the earth contain belongs to God. God is self-sufficient and praiseworthy.

22 Talal Itani

To God belongs everything in the heavens and everything on earth. We have instructed those who were given the Book before you, and you, to be conscious of God. But if you refuse—to God belongs everything in the heavens and everything on earth. God is in no need, Praiseworthy.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

To God belongs all that is in the heavens and in the earth. We have charged those who were given the Scripture, meaning the scriptures, before you, namely, the Jews and Christians, and you, O people of the Qur'n; `Fear God', fear His punishment, by being obedient to Him. And We said to them and to you; `If you disbelieve, in what you have been charged with, then to God belongs all that is in the heavens and in the earth', as creatures, possessions and servants, and He will not be harmed by your disbelief; God is ever Independent, of the need for His creation or their worship, Praised, praise-worthy for what He does with them.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

The Necessity of Taqwa of Allah

Allah says;

وَللّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الَارْضِ

And to Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth.

Allah states that He is the Owner of the heavens and earth and that He is the Supreme Authority over them.

Hence Allah's statement,

وَلَقَدْ وَصَّيْنَا الَّذِينَ أُوتُواْ الْكِتَابَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ وَإِيَّاكُمْ
.

And verily, We have recommended to the People of the Scripture before you, and to you,

meaning, We have recommended to you what We recommended to the People of Scriptures;

أَنِ اتَّقُواْ اللّهَ

that you have Taqwa of Allah.
Taqwa of Allah, by worshipping Him Alone without partners.

Allah then said,

وَإِن تَكْفُرُواْ فَإِنَّ لِلّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الَارْضِ

But if you disbelieve, then unto Allah belongs all that is in the heavens and all that is in the earth.

In another Ayah, Allah said that Musa said to his people,

إِن تَكْفُرُواْ أَنتُمْ وَمَن فِى الاٌّرْضِ جَمِيعًا فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ لَغَنِىٌّ حَمِيدٌ

"If you disbelieve, you and all on the earth together, then verily, Allah is Rich (free of any need), Owner of all praise." (14;8)

Allah said,

فَكَفَرُواْ وَتَوَلَّواْ وَّاسْتَغْنَى اللَّهُ وَاللَّهُ غَنِىٌّ حَمِيدٌ

So they disbelieved and turned away. But Allah was not in need (of them). And Allah is Rich (free of any need), Worthy of all praise. (64;6)

وَكَانَ اللّهُ غَنِيًّا حَمِيدًا



and Allah is Ever Rich (free of any needs), Worthy of all praise.

meaning, He is far too Rich than to need His servants, and worthy of all praise in all His decisions and commandments.

The meaning of Allah's statement,

وَلِلّهِ مَا فِي السَّمَاوَاتِ وَمَا فِي الَارْضِ وَكَفَى بِاللّهِ وَكِيلً