Surah 8 «Al Anfal», Ayah 59

Verse 59 of Surah Al Anfal (8:59) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

وَلَا يَحۡسَبَنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُواْ سَبَقُوٓاْۚ إِنَّهُمۡ لَا يُعۡجِزُونَ ٥٩
Wa Lā Yaĥsabanna Al-Ladhīna Kafarū Sabaqū  ۚ  'Innahum Lā Yu`jizūna

Sahih International

And let not those who disbelieve think they will escape. Indeed, they will not cause failure [to Allah ].

Abdul Haleem

The disbelievers should not think they have won; they cannot escape.

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

And let not those who disbelieve think that they can outstrip (escape from the punishment). Verily, they will never be able to save themselves (from Allah's Punishment).

Taqi Usmani

The disbelievers should never think that they have surpassed (the divine punishment). Surely, they cannot frustrate (the Divine will).


And let not those who disbelieve suppose that they can outstrip (Allah's Purpose). Lo! they cannot escape.


Let not the unbelievers think that they can get the better (of the godly): they will never frustrate (them).