١٢. يَدْعُو مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَضُرُّهُ وَمَا لَا يَنْفَعُهُ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ هُوَ الضَّلَالُ الْبَعِيدُ
12. YadAAoo min dooni Allahi ma la yadurruhu wama la yanfaAAuhu thalika huwa alddalalu albaAAeedu
English Translation
He invokes instead of Allah that which neither harms him nor benefits him. That is what is the extreme error.
Leaving God they pray to those who cannot harm or profit them. That is the limit of going astray.
They worship such, beside Allah, which neither harms them nor benefits them; this only is the extreme error.
He calls, apart from God, upon that which hurts him not, and which neither profits him anything; that is indeed the far error.
He calleth upon that, beside Allah, which can neither hurt him nor profit him! that! it is a straying far-off.
He calls besides Allah unto that which hurts him not, nor profits him. That is a straying far away.
He invokes, instead of God, what can neither harm him nor benefit him. That is the far straying.
He invokes, instead of Allah, those who can neither harm nor benefit him. That indeed is straying far away.
He calls besides Allah unto that which can neither harm him nor profit him. That is a straying far away.
He calleth, beside Allah, unto that which hurteth him not nor benefiteth him. That is the far error.
He invokes besides Allah that which can bring him neither benefit nor harm. That is extreme error.
He calls to other than Allah, to that which neither hurts him, nor benefits him; that is indeed far error.
They worship things instead of God which can neither harm them nor benefit them. This is indeed to stray far away from the right path.
He calls besides Allah upon that which does not harm him and that which does not profit him, that is the great straying.
He calls on, instead of God, something that can neither harm him, nor benefit him. That is indeed straying far away --
They call on such deities, besides Allah, as can neither hurt nor profit them: that is straying far indeed (from the Way)!
Surah 22
Quran Surah Al-Hajj ( Verse 12 ) with English Translation يَدْعُو مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَضُرُّهُ وَمَا لَا يَنْفَعُهُ ۚ ذَٰلِكَ هُوَ الضَّلَالُ الْبَعِيدُ