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AYAH al-Baqarah 2:205 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَإِذَا تَوَلَّىٰ سَعَىٰ فِي الْأَرْضِ لِيُفْسِدَ فِيهَا وَيُهْلِكَ الْحَرْثَ وَالنَّسْلَ وَاللَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الْفَسَادَ zoom
Transliteration Wa-itha tawalla saAAa fee al-ardi liyufsida feeha wayuhlika alhartha waalnnasla waAllahu la yuhibbu alfasada zoom
Transliteration-2 wa-idhā tawallā saʿā fī l-arḍi liyuf'sida fīhā wayuh'lika l-ḥartha wal-nasla wal-lahu lā yuḥibbu l-fasāda zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 And when he turns away he strives in the earth to spread corruption [in it], and destroys the crops and progeny. And Allah (does) not love [the] corruption. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad But whenever he prevails, he goes about the earth spreading corruption and destroying [man's] tilth and progeny: and God does not love corruption. zoom
M. M. Pickthall And when he turneth away (from thee) his effort in the land is to make mischief therein and to destroy the crops and the cattle; and Allah loveth not mischief. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) When he turns his back, His aim everywhere is to spread mischief through the earth and destroy crops and cattle. But Allah loveth not mischief. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) When he turns his back, His aim everywhere is to spread mischief through the earth and destroy crops and cattle. But God loveth not mischief. zoom
Shakir And when he turns back, he runs along in the land that he may cause mischief in it and destroy the tilth and the stock, and Allah does not love mischief-making. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan When he turns away, he sets out to spread corruption in the land, destroying crops and cattle. God does not love corruption. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar And when he turned away, he hastened about the earth so that he makes corruption in and on it, and he causes the cultivation and stock to perish, but God loves not corruption. zoom
T.B.Irving Whenever he holds the upper hand, he rushes around the earth ruining it. He destroys [people´s] crops and breeding stock even though God does not like ruination. zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab And when they leave ˹you˺, they strive throughout the land to spread mischief in it and destroy crops and cattle. Allah does not like mischief. zoom
Safi Kaskas When he leaves you, he goes throughout the land, spreading corruption, destroying crops and animals. God does not like corruption. zoom
Abdul Hye  And when he turns away (from you O Muhammad); he strives in the land to spread mischief, destroy the crops, and the living being (cattle). Allah does not like the mischief. zoom
The Study Quran And when he turns away he endeavors on the earth to work corruption therein, and to destroy tillage and offspring, but God loves not corruption. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) And if he gains power, he seeks to corrupt the Earth and destroy its crops, and people's lineage. God does not like corruption. zoom
Abdel Haleem When he leaves, he sets out to spread corruption in the land, destroying crops and live-stock- God does not like corruption. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi And when he turnoth away, he speedeth through the land that He may act corruptly therein and destroy the tilth and the stock. And Allah approveth not corruptness. zoom
Ahmed Ali For when his back is turned he goes about spreading disorder in the land, destroying fields and flocks; but God does not love disorder. zoom
Aisha Bewley When he leaves you, he goes about the earth corrupting it, destroying crops and animals. Allah does not love corruption. zoom
Ali Ünal When he leaves (you) or attains authority, he rushes about the land to foment disorder and corruption therein and to ruin the sources of life and human generations. Surely God does not love disorder and corruption. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i And if he were to wield authority, he would try to cause corruption in the land, and to ruin the crop and the stock, and Allah does not like corruption. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz And when he turns away, he strives upon the earth to do evil therein, and to destroy the tilth and the stock; verily, Allah loves not evil doing. zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And when he turns away, he (diligently) endeavors about the earth to corrupt in it and cause the tillage and stock to perish; and Allah does not love corruption. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar As soon as they leave you, they quickly commit evil in the land, destroying the farms and people. God does not love evil. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani Once he turns back, he moves about in the land trying to spread disorder in it, and to destroy the tillage and the stock; and Allah does not like disorder. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed If such people attain political power they create corruption in the earth. Their rule results in destruction of the produce of land and labor and the damage done by them affects generations. Allah loves not corruption and mischief. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed When he turns his back, his aim is to spread mischief everywhere through the earth and destroy crops and cattle. But Allah does not love mischief. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And when he goes away, he strives throughout the land to cause corruption therein and destroy crops and animals. And Allah does not like corruption. zoom
Farook Malik And when he leaves you, he directs his efforts towards causing mischief in the land, destroying crops and cattle. Allah, Whom he makes his witness, does not like mischief. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey When he prevails, he eagerly expends his energy in spreading mischief and corruption in the world; he destroys harvest and the human race. Allah does not like corruption! zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And when he diverted (away from Islam) he made efforts on the land that he may spread mischief therein and destroy the crops and the generation (of men and animals). And Allah likes not mischief. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) When he gains power, he strives to spread corruption on earth, destroying properties and lives. God does not like corruption. zoom
Maududi When he gets power he directs all his efforts towards spreading mischief in the land, destroying harvests and killing the human race whereas Allah (Whom he makes his witness) does not like mischief. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad When he gains authority (or turns away) he tries, on the earth, to corrupt it and destroys the crops and the offspring. God does not like the corruption. zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) When he turns his back, his aim is to instigate problems through the earth, and destroy crops and livestock. But God does not love wrongdoing. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) And if he gains power, he seeks to corrupt the earth and destroy its crops, and the lineage. God does not love corruption. zoom
Mohammad Shafi And when he turns away, he endeavours on the earth, to spread anarchy therein and destroy the field and the race. And Allah doesn't like anarchy!to zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian When such person finishes his speech, he goes back to his routine corrupting the world and even destroying properties and lives (like some leaders of powerful nations who do not mind to destroy the people of less powerful countries for silly reasons.) God does not like such corrupt people. zoom
Faridul Haque And when he turns away, he creates turmoil in the earth and destroys crops and lives; and Allah is not pleased with turmoil. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah No sooner does he leave than he hastens about the earth to corrupt there and destroy crops and cattle. Allah does not love corruption. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And when he holds authority, he makes effort in the land to cause mischief in it and destroy tilth and offspring; and Allah loves not mischief. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And if he turned away he strived/hastened in the earth/Planet Earth to corrupt/disorder in it, and destroys the agricultural land/plants and the off spring/descendants , and God does not love/like the corruption . zoom
Sher Ali And when he is in authority, he runs about in the land to create disorder in it and destroys the tilth and the progeny of man; and ALLAH loves not disorder. zoom
Rashad Khalifa As soon as he leaves, he roams the earth corruptingly, destroying properties and lives. GOD does not love corruption. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And when he turns his back then wanders spreading mischief in the land and destroys the crops and lives and Allah agrees not with the mist chief. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar And when he is in authority, he runs about in the land (striving) to create chaos and lawlessness in it, and to destroy the tillage and the stock, but Allah does not love disorder (and lawlessness). zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And when he turns away (from you), he runs about in the land to do (everything possible) to rouse mischief and destroy crops and life. And Allah does not like mischief and violence. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And when he turns away (from you "O Muhammad SAW "), his effort in the land is to make mischief therein and to destroy the crops and the cattle, and Allah likes not mischief. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry and when he turns his back, he hastens about the earth, to do corruption there and to destroy the tillage and the stock; and God loves not corruption; zoom
Edward Henry Palmer And when he turns away, he strives upon the earth to do evil therein, and to destroy the tilth and the stock; verily, God loves not evil doing. zoom
George Sale and when he turneth away from thee, he hasteth to act corruptly in the earth, and to destroy that which is sown, and springeth up: But God loveth not corrupt doing. zoom
John Medows Rodwell And when he turneth his back on thee, he runneth through the land to enact disorders therein, and layeth waste the fields and flocks: but God loveth not the disorder. zoom
N J Dawood (2014) No sooner does he turn away than he hastens to perpetrate evil in the land, destroying crops and cattle; and God does not love evil. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Musharraf Hussain As soon as he turns away, he makes mischief in the land, destroying crops and cattle. Allah detests mischief. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi When it is said to him, “Protect yourself from Allah (for you will be faced with the consequences of your deeds),” his ego takes hold of him and drags him to wrongdoing. Hell will sort him out, what a wretched place of rest it is! zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli And when he turns back, he strives to cause mischief on the earth, and to destroy the tilth and the stock. But Allah does not love mischief. zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim When he turns his back and leaves or if he is in a position of influence over the conduct of others, he aims to exercise inherent mischief creating discord, and thus, reduces crops and cattle to ruins, contrary to Allah’s blessed word and ordinance Who detests physical and moral mischief. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin and when he turns back (from you) he strives in the earth to cause corruption in it and to destroy crop and cattle and Allah does not like corruption. zoom

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