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lan
لَّن
Never
yastankifa
يَسْتَنكِفَ
will disdain
l-masīḥu
ٱلْمَسِيحُ
the Messiah
an
أَن
to
yakūna
يَكُونَ
be
ʿabdan
عَبْدًا
a slave
lillahi
لِّلَّهِ
of Allah
walā
وَلَا
and not
l-malāikatu
ٱلْمَلَٰٓئِكَةُ
the Angels,
l-muqarabūna
ٱلْمُقَرَّبُونَۚ
the ones who are near (to Allah).
waman
وَمَن
And whoever
yastankif
يَسْتَنكِفْ
disdains
ʿan
عَنْ
from
ʿibādatihi
عِبَادَتِهِۦ
His worship
wayastakbir
وَيَسْتَكْبِرْ
and is arrogant
fasayaḥshuruhum
فَسَيَحْشُرُهُمْ
then He will gather them
ilayhi
إِلَيْهِ
towards Him
jamīʿan
جَمِيعًا
all together.

Lanny yastankifal Maseehu ai yakoona 'abdal lillaahi wa lal malaaa'ikatul muqarraboon; wa mai yastankif 'an ibaadatihee wa yastakbir fasa yahshuruhum ilaihi jamee'aa

Sahih International:

Never would the Messiah disdain to be a servant of Allah, nor would the angels near [to Him]. And whoever disdains His worship and is arrogant - He will gather them to Himself all together.

1 A. J. Arberry

The Messiah will not disdain to be a servant of God, neither the angels who are near stationed to Him. Whosoever disdains to serve Him, and waxes proud, He will assuredly muster them to Him, all of them.

2 Abdul Haleem

The Messiah would never disdain to be a servant of God, nor would the angels who are close to Him. He will gather before Him all those who disdain His worship and are arrogant:

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

The Messiah disdaineth not that he should be a bondman of Allah, nor do the angels brought near. And whosoever disdaineth serving Him and stiff-necked, anon He shall gather them all unto Him.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Christ disdaineth nor to serve and worship Allah, nor do the angels, those nearest (to Allah); those who disdain His worship and are arrogant,-He will gather them all together unto Himself to (answer).

5 Abul Ala Maududi

The Messiah neither did disdain to be a servant of Allah nor do the angels who are stationed near to Him; and whoever disdains to serve Him, and waxes arrogant, Allah will certainly muster them all to Him.

6 Ahmed Ali

The Christ will never disdain to be a votary of God, nor will the angels close to Him. And those who disdain to serve Him and are proud (should remember) that they will all go back to Him in the end.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

The Messiah does not at all hate being a bondman of Allah, and nor do the close angels; and whoever hates worshipping Him and is conceited – so very soon He will gather them all towards Him.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

The Messiah would never disdain being a servant of Allah, nor would the angels brought near [to Him]. And whoever disdains His worship and is arrogant, He will gather them all toward Him.

9 Ali Ünal

The Messiah never disdains to be a servant to God, nor do the angels near-stationed to Him. Whoever disdains to worship God as a servant and feels his pride (puffed up by arrogance, should know that) God will gather them all to Himself (and call them to account).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

The Messiah never disdains to be (looked upon as) a servant of Allâh, nor do the angels who are nearest (to Him consider the fact degrading for themselves). And whoever disdains from His service (and worship) and behaves arrogantly, (the day will come when) He will gather them all together to Himself.

11 English Literal

The Messiah will never/not refuse/reject that to be a slave/worshipper to God, and nor the angels the neared/close, and who refuses/rejects from worshipping Him, and becomes arrogant, so He will gather them to Him all together.

12 Faridul Haque

The Messiah does not at all hate being a bondman of Allah, and nor do the close angels; and whoever hates worshipping Him and is conceited - so very soon He will gather them all towards Him.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Nor will they find, other than Allah, a patron or help.

14 Hilali & Khan

The Messiah will never be proud to reject to be a slave to Allah, nor the angels who are near (to Allah). And whosoever rejects His worship and is proud, then He will gather them all together unto Himself.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

O People of the Book, exceed not the limits in your religion or speak anything about Allah, but the truth. The Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary, is only a messenger of Allah and His word which He communicated to Mary and a mercy from Him. So believe in Allah and His messengers. And say not, Three. Desist, it is better for you. Allah is only one God. Far be it from His glory to have a son. To Him belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And sufficient is Allah as having charge of affairs.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

The Messiah does by no means disdain that he should be a servant of Allah, nor do the angels who are near to Him, and whoever disdains His service and is proud, He will gather them all together to Himself.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

The Messiah will never scorn to be a slave unto Allah, nor will the favoured angels. Whoso scorneth His service and is proud, all such will He assemble unto Him;

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Jesus never disdained the worship of God nor did the nearest angels to God. Whoever, out of pride, disdains the worship of God should know that everyone will be brought before Him.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

The Messiah would not despise being a worshiper of Allah, nor would the angels who are near. Whosoever despises worshipping Him, and becomes proud, He will surely assemble them all to Him.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Al-Masih will never be too proud to be a servant of Allah, nor the angels who are the near (to Allah). And whosoever rejects His worship and is proud, then He will gather them all together unto Himself.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Surely, the Messiah would never disdain to be accounted a servant of God. Nor would the angels who are nearest to Him. If any do disdain to worship Him, and grow arrogant, He will in any case gather them all before Him.

22 Talal Itani

The Messiah does not disdain to be a servant of God, nor do the favored angels. Whoever disdains His worship, and is too arrogant—He will round them up to Himself altogether.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

The Messiah, whom you claim is a god, would never disdain, [would never] scorn or reject haughtily, to be a servant of God, neither would the angels who are nigh, to God, disdain to be servants; this is a splendid digression [to the matter of the angels], and it is mentioned as a refutation of those who claim that they [the angels] are gods or the daughters of God, just as He refuted, with what was stated before, the Christians who claim that which is the subject of the address to them [above]. Whoever disdains to worship Him, and waxes proud, He will assuredly muster them to Him, all of them, in the Hereafter.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

The Prophets and Angels Are Never too Proud to Worship Allah

Allah says;

لَّن يَسْتَنكِفَ الْمَسِيحُ أَن يَكُونَ عَبْداً لِّلّهِ وَلَا الْمَليِكَةُ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ

Al-Masih will never be too proud to be a servant of Allah, nor the angels who are the near (to Allah).

Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ibn Abbas said that,

`proud', means insolent.

Qatadah said that,
الْمَسِيحُ أَن يَكُونَ عَبْداً لِّلّهِ وَلَا الْمَليِكَةُ الْمُقَرَّبُونَ
(Al-Masih will never be too proud to be a servant of Allah nor the angels who are near (to Allah).

(they) will never be arrogant.

Allah then said,

وَمَن يَسْتَنكِفْ عَنْ عِبَادَتِهِ وَيَسْتَكْبِرْ فَسَيَحْشُرُهُمْ إِلَيهِ جَمِيعًا



And whosoever rejects His worship and is proud, then He will gather them all together unto Himself.

on the Day of Resurrection. Then, Allah will judge between them with His just judgment that is never unjust or wrong