Tag: Sura 2 Ayat 247 English


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Wahiduddin Khan

May 4, 2017

English Translation, Wahiduddin Khan

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Their prophet said to them, “God has now appointed Talut to be your king.” But they replied, “How can he be king over us when we are worthier of kingship than he and he has not even been granted an abundance of wealth?” He said, “God has chosen him over you, and has given him great knowledge and physique. God grants kingship to whoever He pleases: God is magnanimous and all knowing.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Mohammad Habib Shakir

May 2, 2017

English Translation, Mohammad Habib Shakir

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And their prophet said to them: Surely Allah has raised Talut to be a king over you. They said: How can he hold kingship over us while we have a greater right to kingship than he, and he has not been granted an abundance of wealth? He said: Surely Allah has chosen him in preference to you, and He has increased him abundantly in knowledge and physique, and Allah grants His kingdom to whom He pleases, and Allah is Amplegiving, Knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Muhammad Sarwar

May 2, 2017

English Translation, Muhammad Sarwar

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Their Prophet said, “God has appointed Saul as a king for you.” They replied, “How can he dominate us when we deserve more to be king than he. Besides, he does not have abundant wealth.” Their Prophet said, “God has chosen him as your ruler and has given him physical power and knowledge. God grants His authority to anyone whom He wants. God is Provident and All-knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Saheeh International

April 28, 2017

English Translation, Saheeh International

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And their prophet said to them, “Indeed, Allah has sent to you Saul as a king.” They said, “How can he have kingship over us while we are more worthy of kingship than him and he has not been given any measure of wealth?” He said, “Indeed, Allah has chosen him over you and has increased him abundantly in knowledge and stature. And Allah gives His sovereignty to whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing [in favor] and Knowing.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

April 28, 2017

English Translation, Hasan al-Fatih Qaribullah and Ahmad Darwish

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Their Prophet said to them: ‘Allah has raised Saul to be your king’ But they replied: ‘Should he be given the kingship over us, when we are more deserving of it than he and he has not been given abundant wealth’ He said: ‘Allah has chosen him over you and increased him with amplitude in knowledge and body. Allah gives His kingship to whom He will. Allah is the Embracer, the Knower’


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Ali Quli Qarai

April 27, 2017

Ali Quli Qarai, English Translation

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Their prophet said to them, ‘Allah has appointed Saul as king for you.’ They said, ‘How can he have kingship over us, when we have a greater right to kingship than him, as he has not been given ample wealth?’ He said, ‘Indeed Allah has chosen him over you, and enhanced him vastly in knowledge and physique, and Allah gives His kingdom to whomever He wishes, and Allah is all-bounteous, all-knowing.’


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

April 25, 2017

English Translation, Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

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Their Prophet said unto them: Lo! Allah hath raised up Saul to be a king for you. They said: How can he have kingdom over us when we are more deserving of the kingdom than he is, since he hath not been given wealth enough? He said: Lo! Allah hath chosen him above you, and hath increased him abundantly in wisdom and stature. Allah bestoweth His Sovereignty on whom He will. Allah is All-Embracing, All-Knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

April 12, 2017

English Translation, Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

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And their Prophet said to them, “Indeed Allah has appointed Talut (Saul) as a king over you.” They said, “How can he be a king over us when we are fitter than him for the kingdom, and he has not been given enough wealth.” He said: “Verily, Allah has chosen him above you and has increased him abundantly in knowledge and stature. And Allah grants His kingdom to whom He wills. And Allah is All-Sufficient for His creatures’ needs, All-Knower.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Talal Itani

April 12, 2017

English Translation, Talal Itani

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Their prophet said to them, “God has appointed Saul to be your king.” They said, “How can he have authority over us, when we are more worthy of authority than he, and he was not given plenty of wealth?” He said, “God has chosen him over you, and has increased him in knowledge and stature.” God bestows His sovereignty upon whomever He wills. God is Embracing and Knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan

April 11, 2017

English Translation, Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali and Muhammad Muhsin Khan

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And their Prophet (Samuel) said to them, “Indeed Allah has appointed Talut (Saul) as a king over you.” They said, “How can he be a king over us when we are better fitted than him for the kingdom, and he has not been given enough wealth.” He said: “Verily, Allah has chosen him above you and has increased him abundantly in knowledge and stature. And Allah grants His Kingdom to whom He wills. And Allah is All-Sufficient for His creatures’ needs, All-Knower.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Abdul Majid Daryabadi

April 11, 2017

Abdul Majid Daryabadi, English Translation

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And their prophet said unto them: verily Allah hath raised unto you Talut as a king. They said: how can there be the dominion for him over us, whereas we are more worthy of the dominion than he nor hath he been vouchsafed an amplitude of wealth! He said: verily Allah hath chosen him over you and hath increased him amply in knowledge and physique, and Allah vouchsafeth His dominion unto whomsoever He listeth; and Allah is Bountiful, Knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation A. J. Arberry

April 10, 2017

A. J. Arberry, English Translation

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Then their Prophet said to them, ‘Verily God has raised up Saul for you as king.’ They said, ‘How should he be king over us who have better right than he to kingship, seeing he has not been given amplitude of wealth?’ He said, ‘God has chosen him over you, and has increased him broadly in knowledge and body. God gives the kingship to whom He will; and God is All-embracing, All-knowing.’


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

Abul Ala Maududi (English), English Translation

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Their Prophet said to them, “Allah has appointed Saul to be king over you.” Hearing this, they replied, “How has he been entitled to become king over us? We have a better right to kingship than he, for he does not even possess enough riches.” The Prophet replied, “Allah has preferred him to you and blessed him with abundant powers of mind and body. And Allah has the power to give His kingdom to whomever He wills: Allah is All-Embracing, All-Knowing.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Ahmed Raza Khan

April 10, 2017

Ahmed Raza Khan (English), English Translation

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And their Prophet said to them, “Indeed Allah has sent Talut (Saul) as your king”; they said, “Why should he have kingship over us whereas we deserve the kingship more than he, and nor has he been given enough wealth?” He said, “Indeed Allah has chosen him above you, and has bestowed him with vast knowledge and physique”; and Allah may bestow His kingdom on whomever He wills; and Allah is Most Capable, All Knowing.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 247 Translation Ahmed Ali

April 9, 2017

Ahmed Ali (English), English Translation

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And when their prophet said to them: “God has raised Saul king over you,” they said: “How can he be king over us when we have greater right to kingship than he, for he does not even possess abundant wealth?” “God has chosen him in preference to you,” said the prophet “and given him much more wisdom and prowess; and God gives authority to whomsoever He will: God is infinite and all-wise.”