Quran surah Al Isra 16 (QS 17: 16) in arabic and english translation

Alquran english Al Isra 16 (arabic: سورة الإسراء) revealed Meccan surah Al Isra (Isra) arabic and english translation by Sahih International Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall Abdullah Yusuf Ali Mohammad Habib Shakir Dr. Ghali Ali Unal Amatul Rahman Omar Literal Ahmed Ali A. J. Arberry Abdul Majid Daryabadi Maulana Mohammad Ali Muhammad Sarwar Hamid Abdul Aziz Faridul Haque Talal Itani Ahmed Raza Khan Wahiduddin Khan Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri Ali Quli Qarai Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish. Al Isra is 17 surah (chapter) of the Quran, with 111 verses (ayat). this is QS 17:16 english translate.

Quran surah Al Isra 16 image and Transliteration

quran image Al Isra16

Waitha aradna an nuhlika qaryatan amarna mutrafeeha fafasaqoo feeha fahaqqa AAalayha alqawlu fadammarnaha tadmeeran

 

Quran surah Al Isra 16 in arabic text

وَإِذَا أَرَدْنَا أَنْ نُهْلِكَ قَرْيَةً أَمَرْنَا مُتْرَفِيهَا فَفَسَقُوا فِيهَا فَحَقَّ عَلَيْهَا الْقَوْلُ فَدَمَّرْنَاهَا تَدْمِيرًا

Quran surah Al Isra 16 in english translation

Sahih International

(17:16) And when We intend to destroy a city, We command its affluent but they defiantly disobey therein; so the word comes into effect upon it, and We destroy it with [complete] destruction.

Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan,

(17:16) And when We decide to destroy a town (population), We (first) send a definite order (to obey Allah and be righteous) to those among them [or We (first) increase in number those of its population] who are given the good things of this life. Then, they transgress therein, and thus the word (of torment) is justified against it (them). Then We destroy it with complete destruction.

Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

(17:16) And when We would destroy a township We send commandment to its folk who live at ease, and afterward they commit abomination therein, and so the Word (of doom) hath effect for it, and we annihilate it with complete annihilation.

Abdullah Yusuf Ali

(17:16) When We decide to destroy a population, We (first) send a definite order to those among them who are given the good things of this life and yet transgress; so that the word is proved true against them: then (it is) We destroy them utterly.

Mohammad Habib Shakir

(17:16) And when We wish to destroy a town, We send Our commandment to the people of it who lead easy lives, but they transgress therein; thus the word proves true against it, so We destroy it with utter destruction.

Dr. Ghali

(17:16) And when We will to cause a town to perish, We command its (people) luxurious (life), then they committed immorality therein; so the Word came true against it, (and) then We destroyed it an utter destruction.

Ali Unal

(17:16) And when We finally will to destroy a township (that has deserved destruction), We leave those of its people lost in the pursuit of pleasures to their own devices, and so they transgress all limits therein. In consequence, the word (of punishment) is justified against it, and so We annihilate it, reducing it to nothing.

Amatul Rahman Omar

(17:16) And when We intend to destroy a township, We (first) address Our command to its lawless people who lead lazy lives (to show obedience), but they revolt therein so that it stands condemned and We destroy it with an utter destruction.

Literal

(17:16) And if We willed/wanted that (E) We destroy/perish a village/urban city, We ordered/commanded its luxuriated ungrateful and arrogant, so they debauched in it, so the saying/words was deserved on it, so We destroyed it destructively.

Ahmed Ali

(17:16) And when We destroy a human habitation We send Our command to (warn) its people living a life of ease; and when they disobey, the sentence against them is justified, and We destroy them utterly.

A. J. Arberry

(17:16) And when We desire to destroy a city, We command its men who live at ease, and they commit ungodliness therein, then the Word is realized against it, and We destroy it utterly.

Abdul Majid Daryabadi

(17:16) And when We intend that We shall destroy a town We command the affluent people thereof, then they transgress therein; wherefore the word is justified on them; then We annihilate it with Utter annihilation.

Maulana Mohammad Ali

(17:16) Whoever goes aright, for his own soul does he go aright

Muhammad Sarwar

(17:16) When We decide to destroy a town We warn the rich ones therein who commit evil. Thus it becomes deserving to destruction and We destroy its very foundations.

Hamid Abdul Aziz

(17:16) And when We desire to destroy a people We send commands to the opulent ones thereof who yet work abomination therein; and then due sentence is pronounced; and We destroyed it utterly.

Faridul Haque

(17:16) And when We will to destroy a township We send the commands to its prosperous people, thereupon they do not obey them, and so the Word is proved upon it – We therefore destroy and ruin it.

Talal Itani

(17:16) When We decide to destroy a town, We command its affluent ones, they transgress in it, so the word becomes justified against it, and We destroy it completely.

Ahmed Raza Khan

(17:16) And when We will to destroy a township We send the commands to its prosperous people, thereupon they do not obey them, and so the Word is proved upon it – We therefore destroy and ruin it.

Wahiduddin Khan

(17:16) When We decide to destroy a town, We command the affluent section of its people, but they transgress therein; thus the word [sentence of punishment] is justified, then We destroy the town utterly.

Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

(17:16) And when We decide to destroy a town (population), Amarna those who live luxuriously. Then, they transgress therein, and thus the word (of torment) is justified against it (them). Then We destroy it with complete destruction.

Ali Quli Qarai

(17:16) And when We desire to destroy a town We command its affluent ones [to obey Allah]. But they commit transgression in it, and so the word becomes due against it, and We destroy it utterly.

Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

(17:16) When We desire to annihilate a village, We command those who live in ease, but they commit evil therein, then the Word is realized against it and it is utterly annihilated.

 

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