Quran

Surah 27 «An Naml», Ayah 80

Verse 80 of Surah An Naml (27:80) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

إِنَّكَ لَا تُسۡمِعُ ٱلۡمَوۡتَىٰ وَلَا تُسۡمِعُ ٱلصُّمَّ ٱلدُّعَآءَ إِذَا وَلَّوۡاْ مُدۡبِرِينَ ٨٠
'Innaka Lā Tusmi`u Al-Mawtá Wa Lā Tusmi`u Aş-Şumma Ad-Du`ā'a 'Idhā Wa Llaw Mudbirīna

Sahih International

Indeed, you will not make the dead hear, nor will you make the deaf hear the call when they have turned their backs retreating.

Abdul Haleem

You cannot make the dead hear, you cannot make the deaf listen to your call when they turn their backs and leave,

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

Verily, you cannot make the dead to hear (i.e. benefit them and similarly the disbelievers), nor can you make the deaf to hear the call, when they flee, turning their backs.

Taqi Usmani

Surely, you cannot make the dead to hear, nor can you make the deaf to hear your call when they turn their backs in retreat,

Pickthall

Lo! thou canst not make the dead to hear, nor canst thou make the deaf to hear the call when they have turned to flee;

Pickthall

Truly thou canst not cause the dead to listen, nor canst thou cause the deaf to hear the call, (especially) when they turn back in retreat.