Surah 34 «Saba», Ayah 42

Verse 42 of Surah Saba (34:42) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

فَٱلۡيَوۡمَ لَا يَمۡلِكُ بَعۡضُكُمۡ لِبَعۡضٖ نَّفۡعٗا وَلَا ضَرّٗا وَنَقُولُ لِلَّذِينَ ظَلَمُواْ ذُوقُواْ عَذَابَ ٱلنَّارِ ٱلَّتِي كُنتُم بِهَا تُكَذِّبُونَ ٤٢
Fālyawma Lā Yamliku Ba`đukum Liba`đin Naf`āan Wa Lā Đarrāan Wa Naqūlu Lilladhīna Žalamū Dhūqū `Adhāba An-Nāri Allatī Kuntum Bihā Tukadhdhibūn

Sahih International

But today you do not hold for one another [the power of] benefit or harm, and We will say to those who wronged, "Taste the punishment of the Fire, which you used to deny."

Abdul Haleem

‘So today neither of you has any power to benefit or harm the other,’ We shall tell the evildoers, ‘Taste the torment of the fire which you called a lie.’

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

So Today (i.e. the Day of Resurrection), none of you can profit or harm one another. And We shall say to those who did wrong [i.e. worshipped others (like angels, jinns, prophets, saints, righteous persons, etc.) along with Allah]: "Taste the torment of the Fire which you used to belie.

Taqi Usmani

So, you have no power today to benefit or harm one another, and We will say to the wrongdoers, “Taste the punishment of the Fire that you used to deny.”


That day ye will possess no use nor hurt one for another. And We shall say unto those who did wrong: Taste the doom of the Fire which ye used to deny.


So on that Day no power shall they have over each other, for profit or harm: and We shall say to the wrong-doers, "Taste ye the Penalty of the Fire,- the which ye were wont to deny!"