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bal
بَلْ
Nay!
tu'thirūna
تُؤْثِرُونَ
You prefer
l-ḥayata
ٱلْحَيَوٰةَ
the life
l-dun'yā
ٱلدُّنْيَا
(of) the world,

Bal tu'siroonal hayaatad dunyaa

Sahih International:

But you prefer the worldly life,

1 A. J. Arberry

Nay, but you prefer the present life;

2 Abdul Haleem

Yet you [people] prefer the life of this world,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

But ye prefer the life of this world,

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Nay (behold), ye prefer the life of this world;

5 Abul Ala Maududi

No; but you prefer the present life,

6 Ahmed Ali

But no, you prefer the life of the world,

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

But rather you prefer the life of this world!

8 Ali Quli Qarai

But you prefer the life of this world,

9 Ali Ünal

But you (O humankind) are disposed to prefer the life of this world;

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

But the fact is that you people prefer the present life,

11 English Literal

But you prefer/choose the life the present/worldly life.

12 Faridul Haque

But rather you prefer the life of this world!

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Nay! But you prefer the life of this world,

14 Hilali & Khan

Nay, you prefer the life of this world;

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

While the Hereafter is better and more lasting.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Nay! you prefer the life of this world,

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

But ye prefer the life of the world

18 Muhammad Sarwar

However, (the disbelievers) prefer the worldly life

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

But you prefer the present life,

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Rather you prefer the life of this world.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

But you prefer the life of this world,

22 Talal Itani

But you prefer the present life.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Nay, but you prefer (or read yu'thirna, `they prefer') the life of this world, to the Hereafter,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Rather you prefer the life of this world.

meaning, `you give it precedence over the matter of the Hereafter, and you prefer it because of what it contains of usefulness and benefit for you in livelihood, and your returns (i.e., income, profitable gain).'

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