Surah 11 «Hud», Ayah 117

Verse 117 of Surah Hud (11:117) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

وَمَا كَانَ رَبُّكَ لِيُهۡلِكَ ٱلۡقُرَىٰ بِظُلۡمٖ وَأَهۡلُهَا مُصۡلِحُونَ ١١٧
Wa Mā Kāna Rabbuka Liyuhlika Al-Qurá Bižulmin Wa 'Ahluhā Muşliĥūna

Sahih International

And your Lord would not have destroyed the cities unjustly while their people were reformers.

Abdul Haleem

Your Lord would not destroy any town without cause if its people were acting righteously.

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

And your Lord would never destroy the towns wrongfully, while their people were right-doers.

Taqi Usmani

Your Lord is not such that He would destroy the towns unjustly while their people are good in their ways.


In truth thy Lord destroyed not the townships tyrannously while their folk were doing right.


Nor would thy Lord be the One to destroy communities for a single wrong-doing, if its members were likely to mend.