١٢٨. أَتَبْنُونَ بِكُلِّ رِيعٍ آيَةً تَعْبَثُونَ
128. Atabnoona bikulli reeAAin ayatan taAAbathoona
English Translation
Do you construct on every elevation a sign, amusing yourselves,
You construct monuments on every hill in vain,
What! You build a structure on every height, to laugh at the passers-by?
What, do you build on every prominence a sign, sporting,
Build ye on every eminence a landmark in vanity?
Do you build high palaces on every high place, while you do not live in them?
Do you build a monument on every height for vanity's sake?
What, you build a monument on every hill merely for fun
Do you build on every Ri` an Ayah for your amusement
Build ye on every high place a monument for vain delight?
Do you build futile a sign on every prominence?
Do you build over each high place a sign to amuse yourselves!
"Do you build useless monuments on every mountain
Do you build on every height a monument? Vain is it that you do:
Do you build monuments on every high place in vanity,
"Do ye build a landmark on every high place to amuse yourselves?
Surah 26
Quran Surah Ash-Shu'araa ( Verse 128 ) with English Translation أَتَبْنُونَ بِكُلِّ رِيعٍ آيَةً تَعْبَثُونَ