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waqālat
وَقَالَتْ
And (will) say
ūlāhum
أُولَىٰهُمْ
(the) first of them
li-ukh'rāhum
لِأُخْرَىٰهُمْ
to (the) last of them,
famā
فَمَا
"Then not
kāna
كَانَ
is
lakum
لَكُمْ
for you
ʿalaynā
عَلَيْنَا
upon us
min
مِن
any
faḍlin
فَضْلٍ
superiority,
fadhūqū
فَذُوقُوا۟
so taste
l-ʿadhāba
ٱلْعَذَابَ
the punishment
bimā
بِمَا
for what
kuntum
كُنتُمْ
you used to
taksibūna
تَكْسِبُونَ
earn."

Wa qaalat oolaahum li ukhraahum famaa kaana lakum 'alainaa min fadlin fazooqul azaaba bimaa kuntum taksiboon

Sahih International:

And the first of them will say to the last of them, "Then you had not any favor over us, so taste the punishment for what you used to earn."

1 A. J. Arberry

The first of them shall say to the last of them, 'You have no superiority over us, then; so taste the chastisement for what you have been earning.'

2 Abdul Haleem

and the first of them will say to the last, ‘You were no better than us: taste the punishment you have earned.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And the first of them will say unto the last of them: ye have then no preference over us; taste then the torment for that which ye were wont to earn.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Then the first will say to the last; "See then! No advantage have ye over us; so taste ye of the penalty for all that ye did!"

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then the preceding ones will say to the succeeding ones: 'You were in no way superior to us; taste, then, this torment for your deeds.'

6 Ahmed Ali

Then the former will say to the latter: "You have no privilege over us. So taste the punishment for what you had done."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And the preceding groups will say to the latter, “So you too were no better than us, therefore taste the punishment for what you have done!”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

And the first of them will say to the last of them, ‘You have no merit over us! So taste the punishment because of what you used to earn.’

9 Ali Ünal

Then the preceding ones among them say to the succeeding ones: "You are in no wise superior to us, so taste the punishment for all (the sins) that you were busy earning (through your belief and deeds)!"

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And the first of them, (- their leaders) will say to the last of them (- the followers), `(If we are to blame), you (too) are no better than we. Suffer therefore, the punishment of your (evil) deeds.´

11 English Literal

And their first said to their last: "So (there) was/is not was for you on us from grace/favour/blessing, so taste/experience the torture because (of) what you were gaining/acquiring ."

12 Faridul Haque

And the preceding groups will say to the latter, "So you too were no better than us, therefore taste the punishment for what you have done!"

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then the first will say to the last, "You have no preference (advantage) over us (or were no better than us), so taste you the penalty for that which you have earned!"

14 Hilali & Khan

The first of them will say to the last of them: "You were not better than us, so taste the torment for what you used to earn."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

He will say: Enter into the Fire among the nations that have passed away before you from among the jinn and men. Every time a nation enters it curses its sister; until when they all follow one another into it, the last of them will say with regard to the first of them: Our Lord, these led us astray, so give them a double chastisement of the Fire. He will say: Each one has double but you know not.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And the foremost of them will say to the last of them: So you have no preference over us; therefore taste the chastisement for what you earned.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And the first of them saith unto the last of them: Ye were no whit better than us, so taste the doom for what ye used to earn.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

The first will then say, "You are no better than us; suffer the torment as the result of your deeds.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Then, the first will say to the last: 'You were no better than us' So taste the punishment for what you have earned.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

The first of them will say to the last of them: "You were not better than us, so taste the torment for what you used to earn."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

then the preceding one will say to the succeeding one: you are no better than us: so taste the punishment you have earned."

22 Talal Itani

The first of them will say to the last of them, “You have no advantage over us, so taste the torment for what you used to earn.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And the first of them shall say to the last of them, `You have no advantage over us, since you did not disbelieve because of us; you and we are equal [in this predicament]. God, exalted be He, says to them; So taste the chastisement for what you used to earn'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَقَالَتْ أُولَاهُمْ لاُخْرَاهُمْ

The first of them will say to the last of them,

meaning, the followed will say to the followers,

فَمَا كَانَ لَكُمْ عَلَيْنَا مِن فَضْلٍ

"You were not better than us. .."

meaning, you were led astray as we were led astray, according to As-Suddi.

فَذُوقُواْ الْعَذَابَ بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَكْسِبُونَ



"So taste the torment for what you used to earn."

Allah again described the condition of the idolators during the gathering (of Resurrection), when He said;

قَالَ الَّذِينَ اسْتَكْبَرُواْ لِلَّذِينَ اسْتُضْعِفُواْ أَنَحْنُ صَدَدنَـكُمْ عَنِ الْهُدَى بَعْدَ إِذْ جَأءَكُمْ بَلْ كُنتُمْ مُّجْرِمِينَ

وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ اسْتُضْعِفُواْ لِلَّذِينَ اسْتَكْبَرُواْ بَلْ مَكْرُ الَّيْلِ وَالنَّهَارِ إِذْ تَأْمُرُونَنَأ أَن نَّكْفُرَ بِاللَّهِ وَنَجْعَلَ لَهُ أَندَاداً وَأَسَرُّواْ النَّدَامَةَ لَمَّا رَأَوُاْ اْلَعَذَابَ وَجَعَلْنَا الاٌّغْلَـلَ فِى أَعْنَاقِ الَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ هَلْ يُجْزَوْنَ إِلاَّ مَا كَانُواْ يَعْمَلُونَ

And those who were arrogant will say to those who were deemed weak;"Did we keep you back from guidance after it come to you! Nay, but you were criminals."

Those who were deemed weak will say to those who were arrogant;"Nay, but it was your plotting by night and day, when you ordered us to disbelieve in Allah and set up rivals to Him!"

And each of them (parties) will conceal their own regrets, when they behold the torment. And We shall put iron collars round the necks of those who disbelieved. Are they requited aught except what they used to do! (34;32-33