Quantcast
Ads by Muslim Ad Network

AYAH al-Imran 3:145 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَمَا كَانَ لِنَفْسٍ أَن تَمُوتَ إِلَّا بِإِذْنِ اللَّهِ كِتَابًا مُّؤَجَّلًا وَمَن يُرِدْ ثَوَابَ الدُّنْيَا نُؤْتِهِ مِنْهَا وَمَن يُرِدْ ثَوَابَ الْآخِرَةِ نُؤْتِهِ مِنْهَا وَسَنَجْزِي الشَّاكِرِينَ zoom
Transliteration Wama kana linafsin an tamoota illa bi-ithni Allahi kitaban mu-ajjalan waman yurid thawaba alddunya nu/tihi minha waman yurid thawaba al-akhirati nu/tihi minha wasanajzee alshshakireena zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  And not is for a soul that he dies except by (the) permission of Allah, (at a) decree determined. And whoever desires reward (of) the world - We will give him thereof; and whoever desires reward (of) the Hereafter We will give him thereof. And We will reward the grateful ones. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad And no human being can die save by God's leave, at a term pre-ordained. And if one desires the rewards of this world, We shall grant him thereof; and if one desires the rewards of the life to come, We shall grant him thereof; and We shall requite those who are grateful [to Us]. zoom
M. M. Pickthall No soul can ever die except by Allah's leave and at a term appointed. Whoso desireth the reward of the world, We bestow on him thereof; and whoso desireth the reward of the Hereafter, We bestow on him thereof. We shall reward the thankful. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) Nor can a soul die except by Allah's leave, the term being fixed as by writing. If any do desire a reward in this life, We shall give it to him; and if any do desire a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give it to him. And swiftly shall We reward those that (serve us with) gratitude. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Nor can a soul die except by God's leave, the term being fixed as by writing. If any do desire a reward in this life, We shall give it to him; and if any do desire a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give it to him. And swiftly shall We reward those that (serve us with) gratitude. zoom
Shakir And a soul will not die but with the permission of Allah the term is fixed; and whoever desires the reward of this world, I shall give him of it, and whoever desires the reward of the hereafter I shall give him of it, and I will reward the grateful. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan No soul shall die except with Gods permission and at an appointed time. And if one desires the rewards of this world, We shall grant it to him; and if one desires the rewards of the life to come, We shall grant it to him. We will reward the grateful. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar It had not been for any soul to die, but with the permission of God. Prescribed is that which is appointed. And whoever wants a reward for good deeds in the present, We will give him that. And whoever wants a reward for good deeds in the world to come We will give him that. And We will give recompense to the ones who are thankful. zoom
T.B.Irving No soul shall die except with God´s permission according to specific writ. As for anyone who wants this world´s prize, We shall give him part of it; while We shall give anyone who wants the prize of the Hereafter, some of it. We will repay the grateful! zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab No soul can ever die without Allah’s Will at the destined time. Those who desire worldly gain, We will let them have it, and those who desire heavenly reward, We will grant it to them. And We will reward those who are grateful. zoom
Safi Kaskas No soul can die without God's permission at a predetermined time. We will give rewards in this world to whoever wants them, and rewards in the Hereafter to whoever wants them. We will reward those who give thanks. zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] "Nor can a soul be disembodied except by Allah’s permission according to a predetermined point of time that had been entered in a Book. He who so sets his mind upon the mundane things ministering to his enjoyment and content here below shall be requited with what is apportioned to him in this world. He who so sets his mind upon the divine things conducing to Allah’s mercy and grace Hereafter shall be requited with what is commensurate with his deeds of wisdom and piety. We will generously reward those who impel themselves to the feeling of gratitude". zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) It is not permitted for a soul to die except by God's leave in an appointed record. And whoever wants the rewards of this world We give him of it, and whoever wants the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it. And We will reward the thankful. zoom
Abdel Haleem No soul may die except with God’s permission at a predestined time. If anyone strives for the rewards of this world, We will give him some of them. If anyone strives for the rewards of the Hereafter, We will give him some of them: We will reward the grateful. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi It is not Possible for any person to die except by Allah's command at a term recorded. And whosoever desireth the reward of the world, We vouchsafe unto him thereof. and whosoever desireth the reward of the Hereafter, We vouchsafe unto him thereof. And anon will we recompense the grateful. zoom
Ahmed Ali No one can die before his appointed term except in accordance with the law of God. And to him who desires a reward in this world, We shall give it; and to him who desires a reward in the life to come, We shall do that. We shall certainly reward those who are grateful. zoom
Aisha Bewley No self can die except with Allah´s permission, at a predetermined time. If anyone desires the reward in this world, We will give him some of it. If anyone desires the reward in the Next World, We will give him some of it. We will recompense the thankful. zoom
Ali Ünal It never occurs that a soul dies save by God’s leave, at a time appointed. So whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him of it (in the world); and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it; and We will soon reward the thankful. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i No soul may die except by Allah’s leave, at an appointed time. Whoever desires the reward of this world, We will give him of it; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We will give him of it; and soon We will reward the grateful. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz It is not for any soul to die, save by Allah´s permission, written down for an appointed time; but he who wishes for the reward of this world We will give him of it, and he who wishes for the reward of the Hereafter We will give him of it, and We wi zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And in no way is a self to die except by the permission of Allah, at an appointed term; (Literally: an appointed book) and whoever is willing to have the requital of the present (life), (Literally: this lowly life, i.e., the life of this world) We will bring him of it; and whoever is willing to have the requital of the Hereafter, We will bring him of it; and We will soon recompense the thankful. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar No one can die without the permission of God. This is a written decree of the appointed term for life. We shall give worldly gains to whoever wants them. Those who want rewards in the life hereafter will also receive them. We reward those who give thanks. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani It is not the choice of a person to die without the will of Allah, death being a time-bound destiny. Whoever seeks a reward in this world, We shall give him out of it, and whoever seeks a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give him out of it. We shall soon reward the grateful. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Allah's Law governs life and death. No one dies except by Allah's leave and at a term appointed per His Laws. Whoever seeks only the vanities of this world, We give him thereof, and whoever seeks the rewards of the Hereafter, We bless him thereof. The Qur'an shows you the Way to success in both worlds (24:55), (28:77). We will soon reward the appreciative. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed No soul can die except by Allah’s permission, the term (of life) being fixed as in writing. If any do desire a reward in this life, We shall give it to him; And if any do desire a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give it to him. And swiftly shall We reward those who (serve Us with) gratitude. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And it is not [possible] for one to die except by permission of Allah at a decree determined. And whoever desires the reward of this world - We will give him thereof; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter - We will give him thereof. And we will reward the grateful. zoom
Farook Malik Nor can a soul die except by Allah's leave, the term being fixed as by writing. If any do desire a reward in this life, We shall give it to him; and if any do desire a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give it to him. And swiftly shall We reward those that (serve us with) gratitude. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey No soul can die except by Allah´s leave, and at a preordained time. We will bestow (the benefits) here (in this world) upon anyone who wants (the results and) rewards (of his effort) in this world. We will bestow (the benefits and the rewards) there (in the hereafter) upon anyone who desires the reward in the life after death. Soon, We will reward the grateful ones! zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And no one can die without Allah’s command. (His) term has been fixed in writing. And whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him of that; and whoever longs for the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of that; and soon shall We pay reward (affluently) to those who pay thanks. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And it is not for a life that she dies, except by the permission of Allah (and this happens at) an appointed term. And whoever desires reward in the world We shall give him of it; and whoever desires reward in the Hereafter, We shall give him thereof. And soon We shall reward the grateful. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) No soul can die except by God's leave, at a predetermined time. Whoever desires the reward of the world, We will give him some of it; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We will give him some of it; and We will reward the appreciative. zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) Nor can a soul die except by God's permission, the term being fixed as by writing. If any desire a reward in this life, We will give it to them, and if any desire a reward in the hereafter, We will give it to them, and swiftly will We reward those who serve us with gratitude.  zoom
Maududi It is not given to any soul to die except with the leave of Allah, and at an appointed time. And he who desires his reward in this world, We shall grant him the reward of this world; and he who desires the reward of the Other World, We shall grant him the reward of the Other World. And soon shall We reward the ones who are grateful. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad No one dies except by God’s permission, a determined mandate. And whoever wants the reward of this world, We give him from it. And whoever wants from the reward of the hereafter, We give him from it. And We are going to reward the grateful ones. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) It is not permitted for a soul to die except by the permission of God in an appointed record. And whoever wants the reward of this world We give him of it, and whoever wants the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it. And We will reward the thankful. zoom
Mohammad Shafi None can die except by Allah's command at a recorded fixed time. And as for the person who desires a reward in this world, We give it to that person therefrom. And as for the person who desires a reward in the Hereafter, We give it to that person therefrom. And We shall reward those that turn to us in gratitude. zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian No one will die without the Lord’s permission and it is [pre-determined and] written in a book. Those who ask for the vanities of this world will get it and those who ask for the rewards of the Hereafter will be blessed therein. I reward those who are thankful. zoom
Faridul Haque And no soul can die except by Allah’s command - a time has been appointed for each; whoever desires the rewards of this world, We bestow upon him from it; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We bestow upon him from it; and We shall soon reward the thankful. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah It is not for any soul to die except by the permission of Allah a postponed book and he who desires the reward of this world, We shall give him of it, and he who desires the reward of the Everlasting Life, We shall give him of it. And We will recompense the thankful. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And no soul can die but with Allah’s permission -- the term is fixed. And whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him of it, and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give him of it. And We shall reward the grateful. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And it was not to a self that to die except with God's permission, a decree/destiny/fate delayed , and who wants/wills the present world's reward, We give him from it, and who wants/wills the end's (other life's) reward, We give him from it, and We will reward the thankful/grateful. zoom
Sher Ali And no soul can die except by ALLAH's leave, - a decree with a fixed term. And whoever desires the reward of the present world, WE will give him thereof; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, WE will give him thereof; and WE will surely reward the grateful. zoom
Rashad Khalifa No one dies except by GOD's leave, at a predetermined time. Whoever seeks the vanities of this world, we give him therefrom, and whoever seeks the rewards of the Hereafter, we bless him therein. We reward those who are appreciative. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And no soul can die save by the leave of God -the time of all is already recorded. And whoso desires the reward of the world, We gave to him of this, and he who desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give to him of this, And it is very soon, We may recompense the thankful. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Nor can a living being die save by the leave of Allah - a decree with a prescribed term. And he who desires the reward (for his deeds) of this world, We grant him thereof; and he who desires the reward of the Hereafter, We will grant him thereof. And We will certainly reward the grateful. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And no person can ever die except by Allahs Leave and at an appointed term. And whoever desires a reward in (this) world, We shall give him of it; and whoever desires a reward in the Hereafter, We shall give him thereof. And We shall reward the grateful. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry It is not given to any soul to die, save by the leave of God, at an appointed time. Whoso desires the reward of this world, We will give him of this; and whoso desires the reward of the other world, We will give him of that; and We will recompense the thankful. zoom
Edward Henry Palmer It is not for any soul to die, save by God's permission written down for an appointed time; but he who wishes for the reward of this world we will give him of it, and he who wishes for the reward of the future we will give him of it, and we will recompense the grateful. zoom
George Sale No soul can die unless by the permission of God, according to what is written in the book containing the determinations of things. And whoso chooseth the reward of this world, we will give him thereof: But whoso chooseth the reward of the world to come, we will give him thereof; and we will surely reward the thankful. zoom
John Medows Rodwell No one can die except by God's permission, according to the Book that fixeth the term of life. He who desireth the recompense of this world, we will give him thereof; And he who desireth the recompense of the next life, we will give him thereof! And we will certainly reward the thankful. zoom
N J Dawood (draft) No one dies unless God wills. The term of every life is fixed. He that desires the reward of this world shall have it; and he that desires the reward of the life to come shall have it also. We will surely recompense the thankful. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb No one can die except by God's leave, at a term appointed. He who desires the reward of this world, We shall give him thereof; and to him who desires the reward of the life to come, We shall give thereof. We shall reward those who are grateful to Us. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi And it is not for one to die unless it complies with the unchanging program (kitaban muajjala) formed by the Names of Allah in one’s being (Biznillah)! Whoever wants the blessings of this world, We will give in this world. And whoever wants the blessings of the eternal life to come, that is what We will give to him. We give the consequences (outcomes) of the grateful ones (the product of their evaluation). zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli And it is not for any one to die but by Allah's leave at a term appointed; and whoever desires the reward of this world, We give him thereof; and whoever desires the reward of the Hereafter, We give him thereof ! and Allah will reward the grateful. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin And a soul (living being) cannot die except by the order of Allah, the term (of life is) fixed (by His order). And whoever intends (to receive) the reward (in) the world, We will grant it (to him) therein, and whoever intends (to receive) the reward (in) the hereafter, We will grant it (to him) therein, and We will reward those who are grateful. zoom

For more information please visit...
CORPUS QURAN
WORD-BY-WORD
 
    WORD-BY-WORD Arabic of this verse
  http://corpus.quran.com/wordbyword.jsp?chapter=3&verse=145
Join IslamAwakened
on Facebook
 
     Give us Feedback!



Share this verse on Facebook...