١٢٩. وَتَتَّخِذُونَ مَصَانِعَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَخْلُدُونَ
129. Watattakhithoona masaniAAa laAAallakum takhludoona
English Translation
And take for yourselves palaces and fortresses that you might abide eternally?
Erect palaces (thinking) that you will live for ever,
And prefer strong palaces, that perhaps you may live for ever?
and do you take to you castles, haply to dwell forever?
And take ye for yourselves castles that haply ye may abide.
And do you get for yourselves palaces (fine buildings) as if you will live therein for ever.
And you set up fortresses, hoping to live forever?
and erect huge palaces as though you will live for ever,
And do you get for yourselves Masani` as if you will live therein forever
And seek ye out strongholds, that haply ye may last for ever?
You set up structures as if you will be immortal,
And do you take to yourselves underground reservoirs, in order to live for ever!
and raise strong mansions as if you were to live forever?
And you make strong fortresses that perhaps you may
and erect castles hoping that you will live forever.
"And do ye get for yourselves fine buildings in the hope of living therein (for ever)?
Surah 26
Quran Surah Ash-Shu'araa ( Verse 129 ) with English Translation وَتَتَّخِذُونَ مَصَانِعَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَخْلُدُونَ