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  • Surah Al Anbiya (The Prophets) Ayat 17


  • لَوْ
  • أَرَدْنَآ
  • أَن
  • نَّتَّخِذَ
  • لَهْوًا
  • لَّٱتَّخَذْنَٰهُ
  • مِن
  • لَّدُنَّآ
  • إِن
  • كُنَّا
  • فَٰعِلِينَ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: Had We wished to make a diversion, We would have made it from before Ourselves: by no means would We do (it).
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: If it had been Our wish to take (just) a pastime, We should surely have taken it from the things nearest to Us, if We would do (such a thing)!
  • M.Pickthall: If We had wished to find a pastime, We could have found it in Our presence - if We ever did.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: If We had meant to make something vain and idle We would surely have made it so on Our part. (But) We were by no means to do (such a thing).
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: And We created not the heaven and the earth and what is between them for sport.