٤. وَمَا أَهْلَكْنَا مِنْ قَرْيَةٍ إِلَّا وَلَهَا كِتَابٌ مَعْلُومٌ
4. Wama ahlakna min qaryatin illa walaha kitabun maAAloomun
English Translation
And We did not destroy any city but that for it was a known decree.
Not one habitation have We destroyed but at the time determined for it.
And every dwelling that We destroyed, had a known decree for it.
Never a city have We destroyed, but it had a known decree,
And We have not destroyed a town but there was therefor a decree known.
And never did We destroy a township but there was a known decree for it.
We have never destroyed a town unless it had a set time.
Whenever We destroyed a town, a definite term had previously been decreed for it.
And never did We destroy a township but there was a known decree for it.
And We destroyed no township but there was a known decree for it.
We did not destroy any town but that it had a known term.
We never destroyed a village whose term had not already been decreed.
We never destroyed any town without pre-ordaining the fate of its people.
And never did We destroy a town but it had a term made known.
We have never destroyed a township without a definite decree having been issued;
Never did We destroy a population that had not a term decreed and assigned beforehand.
Surah 15
Quran Surah Al-Hijr ( Verse 4 ) with English Translation وَمَا أَهْلَكْنَا مِنْ قَرْيَةٍ إِلَّا وَلَهَا كِتَابٌ مَعْلُومٌ