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  • Surah Al Baqarah (The Cow) Ayat 30


  • وَإِذْ
  • قَالَ
  • رَبُّكَ
  • لِلْمَلَٰٓئِكَةِ
  • إِنِّى
  • جَاعِلٌ
  • فِى
  • ٱلْأَرْضِ
  • خَلِيفَةً
  • ۖ
  • قَالُوٓا۟
  • أَتَجْعَلُ
  • فِيهَا
  • مَن
  • يُفْسِدُ
  • فِيهَا
  • وَيَسْفِكُ
  • ٱلدِّمَآءَ
  • وَنَحْنُ
  • نُسَبِّحُ
  • بِحَمْدِكَ
  • وَنُقَدِّسُ
  • لَكَ
  • ۖ
  • قَالَ
  • إِنِّىٓ
  • أَعْلَمُ
  • مَا
  • لَا
  • تَعْلَمُونَ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: And when your Lord said to the angels, I am going to place in the earth a khalif, they said: What! wilt Thou place in it such as shall make mischief in it and shed blood, and we celebrate Thy praise and extol Thy holiness? He said: Surely I know what you do not know.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: Behold, thy Lord said to the angels: "I will create a vicegerent on earth." They said: "Wilt Thou place therein one who will make mischief therein and shed blood?- whilst we do celebrate Thy praises and glorify Thy holy (name)?" He said: "I know what ye know not."
  • M.Pickthall: And when thy Lord said unto the angels: Lo! I am about to place a viceroy in the earth, they said: Wilt thou place therein one who will do harm therein and will shed blood, while we, we hymn Thy praise and sanctify Thee? He said: Surely I know that which ye know not.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: And (recall) when your Lord said to the angels, `I am (according to My usual practice) going to appoint a supreme religious head in the land (to convey My Message to human beings and to execute My will in the universe).´ They said, `Will You create (also) therein such (people) as will cause disorder in it and shed blood while we already glorify You with Your true praise and extol Your holiness.´ He (- God) answered, `I know that which you do not know.´
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: And when they Lord said to the angels, I am going to place a ruler in the earth, they said: Wilt Thou place in it such as make mischief in it and shed blood? And we celebrate Thy praise and extol Thy holiness. He said: Surely I know what you know not.