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AYAH al-Baqarah 2:126 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَإِذْ قَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ رَبِّ اجْعَلْ هَٰذَا بَلَدًا آمِنًا وَارْزُقْ أَهْلَهُ مِنَ الثَّمَرَاتِ مَنْ آمَنَ مِنْهُم بِاللَّهِ وَالْيَوْمِ الْآخِرِ قَالَ وَمَن كَفَرَ فَأُمَتِّعُهُ قَلِيلًا ثُمَّ أَضْطَرُّهُ إِلَىٰ عَذَابِ النَّارِ وَبِئْسَ الْمَصِيرُ zoom
Transliteration Wa-ith qala ibraheemu rabbi ijAAal hatha baladan aminan waorzuq ahlahu mina alththamarati man amana minhum biAllahi waalyawmi al-akhiri qala waman kafara faomattiAAuhu qaleelan thumma adtarruhu ila AAathabi alnnari wabi/sa almaseeru zoom
Transliteration-2 wa-idh qāla ib'rāhīmu rabbi ij'ʿal hādhā baladan āminan wa-ur'zuq ahlahu mina l-thamarāti man āmana min'hum bil-lahi wal-yawmi l-ākhiri qāla waman kafara fa-umattiʿuhu qalīlan thumma aḍṭarruhu ilā ʿadhābi l-nāri wabi'sa l-maṣīru zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
 And when said Ibrahim, "My Lord make this a city secure and provide its people with fruits, (to) whoever believed from in Allah and the Day the Last," He said, "And whoever disbelieved, [then] I will grant him enjoym a little; then I will force him to (the) punishment (of) the Fire, and evil (is) the destination. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad And, lo, Abraham prayed: "O my Sustainer! Make this a land secure, and grant its people fruitful sustenance - such of them as believe in God and the Last Day." [God] answered: "And whoever shall deny the truth, him will I let enjoy himself for a short while -but in the end I shall drive him to suffering through fire: and how vile a journey's end!" zoom
M. M. Pickthall And when Abraham prayed: My Lord! Make this a region of security and bestow upon its people fruits, such of them as believe in Allah and the Last Day, He answered: As for him who disbelieveth, I shall leave him in contentment for a while, then I shall compel him to the doom of Fire - a hapless journey's end! zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) And remember Abraham said: "My Lord, make this a City of Peace, and feed its people with fruits,-such of them as believe in Allah and the Last Day." He said: "(Yea), and such as reject Faith,-for a while will I grant them their pleasure, but will soon drive them to the torment of Fire,- an evil destination (indeed)!" zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) And remember Abraham said: "My Lord, make this a City of Peace, and feed its people with fruits,-such of them as believe in God and the Last Day." He said: "(Yea), and such as reject Faith,-for a while will I grant them their pleasure, but will soon drive them to the torment of Fire,- an evil destination (indeed)!" zoom
Shakir And when Ibrahim said: My Lord, make it a secure town and provide its people with fruits, such of them as believe in Allah and the last day. He said: And whoever disbelieves, I will grant him enjoyment for a short while, then I will drive him to the chastisement of the fire; and it is an evil destination. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan And when Abraham prayed, My Lord, make this city a city of peace, and provide its inhabitants with fruits, such of them as believe in God and the Last Day. God said, As for those who deny the truth, I will grant them benefits for a short while and then subject them to the punishment of the Firean evil destination. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar And mention when Abraham said: My Lord! Make this a safe land, and provide its people with fruits, whomever of them believed in God and the Last Day. God said: And whoever is ungrateful, I will give him enjoyment for a while. Again, I will compel him to the punishment of the fire. And miserable will be the Homecoming! zoom
T.B.Irving So Abraham said: ´My Lord, make this countryside safe and provide any of its people who believe in God and the Last Day with fruit from He said: "Even anyone who disbelieves, I´ll let enjoy things for a while then drive him along towards the torment of Fire. How awful is goal!" zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab And ˹remember˺ when Abraham said, “My Lord, make this city ˹of Mecca˺ secure and provide fruits to its people—those among them who believe in Allah and the Last Day.” He answered, “As for those who disbelieve, I will let them enjoy themselves for a little while, then I will condemn them to the torment of the Fire. What an evil destination!” zoom
Safi Kaskas When Abram said, "Lord, make this town safe. Provide fruit for its inhabitants who believe in God and the Last Day." God said, "I will let them who deny the truth have pleasure for a short time, and then I will force them into the punishment of Hell, a dreadful destiny." zoom
Abdul Hye  And (remember) when Abraham said: “My Lord, make this city (Makkah) a place of security and provide its people with fruits, those of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day." He (Allah) answered: "Those who disbelieve, I would let them enjoy in contentment for a while, then I will compel them to the punishment of the hellfire, and worst indeed is that destination!" zoom
The Study Quran And [remember] when Abraham said, “My Lord, make this a land secure, and provide its people with fruits: those among them who believe in God and the Last Day.” He said, “Whosoever disbelieves, I will grant him enjoyment for a while, then I will compel him toward the punishment of the Fire. What an evil journey’s end!” zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) And Abraham said: "My Lord, make this town secure, and provide for its inhabitants of the fruits for whoever believes in God and the Last Day." He said: "As for he who rejects, I will let him enjoy for a while, then I will force him to the retribution of the Fire, what a miserable destiny!" zoom
Abdel Haleem Abraham said, ‘My Lord, make this land secure and provide with produce those of its people who believe in God and the Last Day.’ God said, ‘As for those who disbelieve, I will grant them enjoyment for a short while and then subject them to the torment of the Fire- an evil destination.’ zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi And recall what time Ibrahim said: my Lord! make this city a place of security, and provide the People thereof with fruits, - such of them as will believe in Allah and the last Day. Allah said: and whosoever will disbelieve, him also shall give enjoyment for a while; thereafter I shall drive him to the torment of the Fire, - an ill abode! zoom
Ahmed Ali And when Abraham said: "O Lord, make this a city of peace, and give those of its citizens who believe in God and the Last Day fruits for food," He answered: "To those will I also give a little who believe not, for a time, then drag them to Hell, a dreadful destination!" zoom
Aisha Bewley And when Ibrahim said, ´My Lord, make this a place of safety and provide its inhabitants with fruits — all of them who have iman in Allah and the Last Day,´ He said, ´I will let anyone who becomes a kafir enjoy himself a little but then I will drive him to the punishment of the Fire. What an evil destination!´ zoom
Ali Ünal And (remember) once Abraham prayed: "My Lord! Make this (untilled valley) a land of security, and provide its people with the produce of earth, such of them as believe in God and the Last Day." He (his Lord) answered: "(I will bestow provision upon both believers and unbelievers. But) whoever is thankless and disbelieves, I will provide for him to enjoy himself for a short while, then I will compel him to the punishment of the Fire – how evil a destination to arrive at! zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i And when Abraham said, ‘My Lord, make this a secure town, and provide its people with fruits —such of them as have faith in Allah and the Last Day,’ He said, ‘As for him who is faithless, I will provide for him [too] for a short time, then I will shove him toward the punishment of the Fire, and it is an evil destination.’ zoom
Hamid S. Aziz When Abraham said, "Lord, make this a City of Peace, and provide the dwellers there with fruits, such as believe in Allah and the Last Day!" (Allah) said, "And he who reject the faith, I will give him but little to enjoy, then will soon dri zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And as Ibrahim said, "Lord! Make this a secure land, and provide its population with (various) products, such of them as believe in Allah and the Last Day." He said, "And whoever disbelieves, I will make him enjoy a little, thereafter I will constrain him to the torment of the Fire-and how miserable is the Destiny!" zoom
Muhammad Sarwar When Abraham prayed to the Lord saying ,"Lord, make this town a place of security and provide those in the town who believe in God and the Day of Judgement, with plenty," God replied, "I shall allow those who hide the truth to enjoy themselves for a while. Then I shall drive them into the torment of hell fire, a terrible destination!" zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani (Recall) when Ibrahim said, .My Lord, make this a city of peace, and provide its people with fruits - those of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day. He (Allah) said, .As for the one who disbelieves, I shall let him enjoy a little, then I shall drag him to the punishment of the Fire. How evil an end it is! zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Abraham prayed, "My Lord! Make this land peaceful and secure, and provide its people with fruits of Your Blessings. Provide for those who believe in Allah and in the Last Day." He answered, "I will also provide for him who thanklessly rejects the blessed guidance and let him enjoy life for a while. (But since he coveted instant gratification only and disregarded the long term), then, after that I will commit him to the suffering of Fire." And what a miserable destination it is after wandering through the journey of life! ((14:37), (17:18-20), (22:25), (95:3)). zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed And (remember) when Ibrahim (Abraham) said: "My Lord, make this a City of Peace, and feed its People with fruits, — Such of those who believe in Allah and the Last Day." He (his Lord) said: "(Yes), and for such as those who reject Faith— I grant them their pleasure for a while, but will soon drive them to the punishment of Fire— An evil destination (indeed)!" zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And [mention] when Abraham said, "My Lord, make this a secure city and provide its people with fruits - whoever of them believes in Allah and the Last Day." [ Allah ] said. "And whoever disbelieves - I will grant him enjoyment for a little; then I will force him to the punishment of the Fire, and wretched is the destination." zoom
Farook Malik Abraham said: "My Lord, make this (Mecca) a secure town and provide its people with plenty of food from fruits, those of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day." He answered, "As for those who do not, I shall also provide for them in this life, though in the Hereafter I shall drag them to the torture of Hellfire and it is an evil destination indeed!" zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey And (remember that) Ibraheem prayed, "My Lord, make this land a peaceful and tranquil place. Provide its residents _ those of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day _ with (the means of) livelihood and (plentiful) fruits (and benefits of peace). Allah said, "I will let even the one who disbelieves and denies, enjoy (life) for a brief while. Then, I will thrust him into the torment of the fire!" It is the worst of the destinations! zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And when Ibrahim said: “My Nourisher-Sustainer! Make this ‘a city of peace and security’ and feed its people with fruits — such of them who Believed in Allah and the Last Day.” (Allah) said: “And who ever disbelieved I will grant him a little pleasure, then I will make him helpless to the punishment of Fire, and bad indeed is that destination.” zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) When Abraham said, 'O My Lord, make this a peaceful land, and provide its people with fruits—whoever of them believes in God and the Last Day.' He said, 'And whoever disbelieves, I will give him a little enjoyment, then I will consign him to the punishment of the Fire; how miserable the destiny!' zoom
Maududi And remember that Abraham prayed, "Lord, make this city a city of peace and security, and provide with every kind of fruit those of its people, who believe in Allah and the Last Day´. Allah answered, "As for the disbelievers, I will also provide them with the necessities of life in this world, though in the Next World I will drag them to the torment of Hell, and that is the worst abode." zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad And when Abraham said: God, make this territory safe, and provide its people who believed in God and the last day with its produce. (God) said: and whoever disbelieves, I let him enjoy for a short while and then I force him to the punishment of the fire, and it is a bad destination. zoom
A.L. Bilal Muhammad et al (2018) And remember Abraham said, “My Lord, make this a city of peace, and feed its people with fruit, those of them who believe in God and the Last Day.” He said, “And those who do not believe, I will grant them their pleasure for a while, but will soon drive them to the torment of the fire, a miserable destination indeed.” zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) And Abraham said: "My Lord, make this a land of peace, and provide for its inhabitants of the fruits for whoever believes in God and the Last Day." He said: "As for he who rejects, I will let him enjoy for a while, then I will force him to the retribution of the Fire. What a miserable destiny!" zoom
Mohammad Shafi And when Abraham prayed "O my Lord! Make this land safe, secure and peaceful, and make provisions for its residents from its produce — for those who believe in Allah and in the Hereafter", Allah replied, "And, for a while, I shall keep contented the one who suppresses the Truth and then shall draw him/her to punishment by the Fire!h And how vile a destination!!" zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Then Abraham prayed: “O Lord, bless this city with peace and security and provide its citizens, who believe in God and the Hereafter, with every kind of fruit.” [Accepting his prayer] I said: “I will also be generous to its disbelievers in this world but I will drag them to the Hell in Hereafter; indeed a miserable place to end up in.” zoom
Faridul Haque And (remember) when Ibrahim prayed, "My Lord! Make this city a place of security and bestow upon its people various fruits as providence - for those among them who believe in Allah and the Last Day (of Resurrection)"; He answered, "And whoever disbelieves, I shall provide him also some subsistence and then compel him towards the punishment of fire (hell); and that is a wretched place to return." zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah And when Abraham said: 'My Lord, make this country safe and provide its inhabitants whosoever of them believes in Allah and the Last Day with fruits. ' He said: 'And whosoever disbelieves, to him I shall give enjoyment for a while. Then I shall compel him to the punishment of the Fire, how evil an arrival. ' zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And when Abraham said: My Lord, make this a secure town and provide its people with fruits, such of them as believe in Allah and the Last Day. He said: And whoever disbelieves, I shall grant him enjoyment for a short while, then I shall drive him to the chastisement of the Fire. And it is an evil destination. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And when Abraham said: "My Lord , make this a safe/secure country/place , and provide for its people from the fruits, who believed from them, by God and the Day the Last/Resurrection Day." He said: "And who disbelieved, so I give him long life/make him enjoy a little , then I force him to the fire's torture, and how bad (is) the end/destination ." zoom
Sher Ali And remember when Abraham said, `My Lord, make this a town of peace and provide with fruits such of its dwellers as believe in ALLAH and the Last Day.' ALLAH said `And on him too who believes not, will I bestow benefits for a little while; then will I drive him to the punishment of the Fire, and an evil destination it is. zoom
Rashad Khalifa Abraham prayed: "My Lord, make this a peaceful land, and provide its people with fruits. Provide for those who believe in GOD and the Last Day." (God) said, "I will also provide for those who disbelieve. I will let them enjoy, temporarily, then commit them to the retribution of Hell, and a miserable destiny." zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And when Ibrahim submitted "O my Lord make this City a region of peace and feed the inhabitants of it with varied fruits to such of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day,' said He, "and who became unbeliever, to him also I will give a little to use, and then shall force him towards the torment of the hell and that is an evil place of return. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar And when Abraham said (praying), `My Lord! make this (Makkah) a city of peace and provide its inhabitants, such of them who believe in Allah and the Last Day, with fruits.' (God) said, `And on him too who disbelieves I will bestow favours for a little while, then I will drive him to the punishment of the Fire. What an evil end! zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And (recall) when Ibrahim (Abraham) prayed: ‘O my Lord, make it a city of peace and bless its residents who believe in Allah and the Last Day with a variety of fruits.’ (Allah) said: ‘And as for him who disbelieves, I shall also grant him enjoyment (for) a short span of life, then (for his disbelief) I shall drive him to the torment of Hell. And that is an extremely evil destination.’ zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And (remember) when Ibrahim (Abraham) said, "My Lord, make this city (Makkah) a place of security and provide its people with fruits, such of them as believe in Allah and the Last Day." He (Allah) answered: "As for him who disbelieves, I shall leave him in contentment for a while, then I shall compel him to the torment of the Fire, and worst indeed is that destination!" zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry And when Abraham said, 'My Lord, make this a land secure, and provide its people with fruits, such of them as believe in God and the Last Day.' He said, 'And whoso disbelieves, to him I shall give enjoyment a little, then I shall compel him to the chastisement of the Fire -- how evil a homecoming!' zoom
Edward Henry Palmer When Abraham said, 'Lord, make this a town of safety, and provide the dwellers there with fruits, such as believe in God and the last day!' (God) said, ' And he who misbelieves, I will give him but little to enjoy, then will drive him to the torment of the fire, an evil journey will it be.' zoom
George Sale And when Abraham said, Lord, make this a territory of security, and bounteously bestow fruits on its inhabitants, such of them as believe in God and the last day; God answered, and whoever believeth not, I will bestow on him little, afterwards I will drive him to the punishment of hellfire; an ill journey shall it be! zoom
John Medows Rodwell And when Abraham said, "Lord! make this secure land, and supply its people with fruits, such of them as believe in God and in the last day:" He said, "And whoso believeth not, for a little while will I bestow good things on him; then will I drive him to the torment of the Fire!" An ill passage! zoom
N J Dawood (2014) Lord,‘ said Abraham, ‘make this a secure land and bestow plenty upon its people, those of them that believe in God and the Last Day.‘ ‘As for those that do not,‘ He answered, ‘I shall let them live awhile, and then shall drag them to the scourge of the Fire: a wretched fate.‘ zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Ahmed Hulusi And when Abraham was raising the main walls of the House (Kaaba – heart – the 7th state [heaven] of consciousness) with Ishmael (saying), “Our Rabb, accept (this) from us. Indeed You are (as the essence of existence) the Perceiving the Aleem.” zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli And (remember) when Abraham and Ismail raised up the foundations of the House; (saying) : ' Our Lord, accept (this service) from us; for surely You are All-Hearing,All-Knowing'. zoom
Al-muntakhab fi tafsir al-Qur'an al-Karim Then Ibrahim made a devout and humble supplication to Allah to bless the city of Macca. He prayed: “I beseech You, Allah, my Creator, to make this city a safe retreat affording security and peace of mind. And provision its people with the earth’s kind fruits favouring those among them who believed in Allah and in Day of Judgement with hearts impressed with religious and spiritual virtues.” “Quite the contrary”, Allah said, “but also he who shall be denied the heaven's bliss I will satisfy in life. I make him hold and enjoy the same to a predetermined point, then I will drive him into Hell. How evil is his destiny!” zoom
Mir Aneesuddin And when Ibrahim said, "My Fosterer ! make this a city of security and provide its people with fruits, those who believe from among them in Allah and the period hereafter." He (Allah) replied, "And whoever does not believe, I will provide for him (too), a little (enjoyment), then I will drive him towards the punishment of fire, and it is an evil destination." zoom
The Ascendant Qur‘an, Muhammad H. al-‘Asi And, lo, Ibrahim prayed, “O my Sustainer! Make this a land secure, and grant its people fruitful sustenance — such of them who are committed to Allah and the Last Day.” [Allah] answered, “And whoever shall deny the truth [of My power], him I will let enjoy himself for a short while — but in the end I shall drive him to suffering through fire: and how vile a journey’s end!” zoom

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