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AYAH Ta Ha 20:120 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic فَوَسْوَسَ إِلَيْهِ الشَّيْطَانُ قَالَ يَا آدَمُ هَلْ أَدُلُّكَ عَلَىٰ شَجَرَةِ الْخُلْدِ وَمُلْكٍ لَّا يَبْلَىٰ zoom
Transliteration Fawaswasa ilayhi alshshaytanu qala ya adamu hal adulluka AAala shajarati alkhuldi wamulkin la yabla zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  Then whispered to him Shaitaan, he said, "O Adam! Shall I direct you to (the) tree (of) the Eternity and a kingdom not (that will) deteriorate?" zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad But Satan whispered unto him, saying: "O Adam! Shall I lead thee to the tree of life eternal; and [thus] to a kingdom that will never decay?" zoom
M. M. Pickthall But the devil whispered to him, saying: O Adam! Shall I show thee the tree of immortality and power that wasteth not away? zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) But Satan whispered evil to him: he said, "O Adam! shall I lead thee to the Tree of Eternity and to a kingdom that never decays?" zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) But Satan whispered evil to him: he said, "O Adam! shall I lead thee to the Tree of Eternity and to a kingdom that never decays?" zoom
Shakir But the Shaitan made an evil suggestion to him; he said: O Adam! Shall I guide you to the tree of immortality and a kingdom which decays not? zoom
Wahiduddin Khan But Satan whispered evil to him, saying, Adam, shall I lead you to the tree of immortality and to a kingdom that never declines? zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar Then, Satan whispered evil to him. He said: O Adam! Will I point thee to the Tree of Infinity and a dominion that will not decay? zoom
T.B.Irving Satan whispered to him; he said: "Adam, shall I lead you to the Tree of Immortality and such control as will never disappear?" zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab But Satan whispered to him, saying, “O Adam! Shall I show you the Tree of Immortality and a kingdom that does not fade away?” zoom
Safi Kaskas Then Satan whispered to him, saying, "Adam, shall I show you the tree of immortality and a kingdom that will never decay?" zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] But AL-Shaytan sneakingly whispered to him, instigating evil. He said to Adam: "Shall I show you the tree of eternity and the kingdom which suffers no declension!" zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) But the devil whispered to him, he said: "O Adam, shall I lead you to the tree of immortality and a kingdom which will not waste away" zoom
Abdel Haleem But Satan whispered to Adam, saying, ‘Adam, shall I show you the tree of immortality and power that never decays?’ zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Then the Satan whispered unto him; he said: Adam! shall direct thee to the tree of eternity and a dominion that ageth not! zoom
Ahmed Ali But then Satan tempted him by saying: "O Adam, should I show you the tree of immortality, and a kingdom that will never know any wane?" zoom
Aisha Bewley But Shaytan whispered to him, saying, ´Adam, shall I show you the way to the Tree of Everlasting Life and to a kingdom which will never fade away?´ zoom
Ali Ünal But Satan made an evil suggestion, saying: "O Adam, shall I lead you to the tree of everlasting life and a kingdom that will never decay?" zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Then Satan tempted him. He said, ‘O Adam! Shall I show you the tree of immortality, and an imperishable kingdom?’ zoom
Hamid S. Aziz But Satan whispered to him, saying. "O Adam! shall I guide you to the Tree of Immortality, and a kingdom that wastes not away?" zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali Then Ash-Shaytan (The Ever-Vicious, i.e., the Devil) whispered to him. He said, "O Adam, shall I indicate to you the Tree of Eternity and a Kingdom that does not decay?" zoom
Muhammad Sarwar Satan, trying to seduce him, said, "Adam, do you want me to show you the Tree of Eternity and the Everlasting Kingdom?" zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani Then the Satan instigated him. He said, .‘Adam, shall I guide you to the tree of eternity and to an empire that does not decay?. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed But Satan whispered to him (The selfish desire was teaching him a sinister lesson), "O Adam! Shall I lead you to the tree of eternal life and ownership that is ever-lasting?" zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Then Satan whispered evil to him: And he said: "O Adam! Shall I lead you to the tree of eternity and to a kingdom that never declines (or spoils)?" zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) Then Satan whispered to him; he said, "O Adam, shall I direct you to the tree of eternity and possession that will not deteriorate?" zoom
Farook Malik -But Satan seduced him saying: "O Adam! Should I show you the Tree of Immortality and an everlasting kingdom?" zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey Yet Shaitan whispered (and aroused) doubts in his mind saying, "Oh Adam, shall I show you the tree of immortality, and the domain that has no demise?" zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri But Satan suggested him (an) idea. He said: ‘O Adam! Shall I inform you of the tree of immortality (in the Paradise of Allah’s nearness), and also the (secret of that divine) dominion which will neither fall nor cease to exist?’ zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Then Satan whispered to him (and) said: “O Adam! Shall I lead you to the tree of eternity and to a dominion that will never crumble?” zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) But Satan whispered to him. He said, 'O Adam, shall I show you the Tree of Immortality, and a kingdom that never decays?' zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) But Satan whispered wrong to him. He said, “O Adam, will I lead you to the Tree of Eternity and to a kingdom that never decays?”  zoom
Maududi But Satan seduced him, saying: "Adam! Shall I direct you to a tree of eternal life and an abiding kingdom?" zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad But Satan seduced him, he said: Adam, should I lead you to the tree of eternity (and immortality) and to a kingdom that does not deteriorate? zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) But the devil whispered to him, he said: "O Adam, shall I lead you to the tree of immortality and a kingdom which will not waste away?" zoom
Mohammad Shafi Then the Satan seduced him, saying, "O Adam! Shall I show you the tree of immortality and a kingdom that shall not decay?" zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian The Satan, however, tempted them whispering: “Adam, may I show you a tree that (eating its fruit) will give you an eternal life and power?” zoom
Faridul Haque So the devil incited him, saying, "O Adam, shall I show you the tree of immortality and a kingdom that does not erode?" zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah But satan whispered to him saying: 'Adam, shall I direct you the Tree of Eternity and a kingdom which never decays? ' zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali But the devil made an evil suggestion to him; he said: O Adam, shall I lead thee to the tree of immortality and a kingdom which decays not? zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira So the devil inspired and talked to him, he said: "You Adam, do I guide you on (to) the immortality's/eternity's tree, and possession and free will/kingdom (that) does not wear out?" zoom
Sher Ali But Satan whispered evil suggestions to him. He said, `O Adam, shall I direct thee to the tree of eternity, and to a kingdom that never decays?' zoom
Rashad Khalifa But the devil whispered to him, saying, "O Adam, let me show you the tree of eternity and unending kingship." zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) Then the Satan gave evil suggestion to him, he said, 'O Adam! Shall I tell you the tree of eternity and a Kingdom that decays not? zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar But satan made an evil suggestion to him. He said, `Adam! shall I direct you to the tree which leads to eternal life and a kingdom which never decays. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali Then Shaitan (Satan) whispered to him, saying : "O Adam! Shall I lead you to the Tree of Eternity and to a kingdom that will never waste away?" zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry Then Satan whispered to him saying, 'Adam, shall I point thee to the Tree of Eternity, and a Kingdom that decays not?' zoom
Edward Henry Palmer But the devil whispered to him. Said he, 'O Adam! shall I guide thee to the tree of immortality, and a kingdom that shall not wane?' zoom
George Sale But Satan whispered evil suggestions unto him, saying, O Adam, shall I guide thee to the tree of eternity, and a kingdom which faileth not? zoom
John Medows Rodwell But Satan whispered him: said he, "O Adam! shall I shew thee the tree of Eternity, and the Kingdom that faileth not?" zoom
N J Dawood (draft) But Satan whispered to him, saying: 'Adam, shall I show you the Tree of Immortality and an imperishable kingdom?' zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb But Satan whispered to him, saying: 'Adam, shall I lead you to the tree of life eternal, and to a kingdom that will never decay?' zoom
Ahmed Hulusi Then Satan incited him, “O Adam, shall I inform you of the tree of immortality and of a possession that never deteriorates?” zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli Then Satan whispered (evil suggestions) to him, saying: 'O Adam! Shall I guide you to the Tree of Eternity and to a kingdom that never decays? zoom
Mir Aneesuddin and you will neither be thirsty therein nor be exposed to sun's rays, (because of plenty of food, drinks, clothes and the pleasant environment)." zoom

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