١٦٦. فَلَمَّا عَتَوْا عَنْ مَا نُهُوا عَنْهُ قُلْنَا لَهُمْ كُونُوا قِرَدَةً خَاسِئِينَ
166. Falamma AAataw AAan ma nuhoo AAanhu qulna lahum koonoo qiradatan khasieena
English Translation
So when they were insolent about that which they had been forbidden, We said to them, "Be apes, despised."
When they persisted in doing what they had been forbidden, We said to them: "Become (like) apes despised."
Consequently when they rebelled against the command to refrain, We said to them, Be apes, despised!
And when they turned in disdain from that forbidding We said to them, 'Be you apes, miserably slinking!'
So when they exceeded the bounds of that which they were prohibited We said unto them: be ye apes despised.
So when they exceeded the limits of what they were prohibited, We said to them: Be you monkeys, despised and rejected. (It is a severe warning to the mankind that they should not disobey what Allah commands them to do, and be far away from what He prohibits them).
Then, when they rebelled against the commands to refrain, We said to them, “Be despicable apes.”
And when they persisted in pursuing that which had been forbidden We said: 'Become despised apes.'
So when they exceeded the limits of what they were prohibited, We said to them: Be you monkeys, despised.
So when they took pride in that which they had been forbidden, We said unto them: Be ye apes despised and loathed!
When they defied [the command pertaining to] what they were forbidden from, We said to them, ‘Be you spurned apes.’
And when they had scornfully persisted in what they had been forbidden, We said to them: 'Be apes, despised'
When they crossed the limit of the prohibition, We made them turn into detested apes.
Therefore when they revoltingly persisted in what they had been forbidden, We said to them: Be (as) apes, despised and hated.
And then, when they disdainfully persisted in doing what they had been forbidden to do, We said to them, "Be as apes, despised!"
When in their insolence they transgressed (all) prohibitions, We said to them: "Be ye apes, despised and rejected."
Surah 7
Quran Surah Al-A'raaf ( Verse 166 ) with English Translation فَلَمَّا عَتَوْا عَنْ مَا نُهُوا عَنْهُ قُلْنَا لَهُمْ كُونُوا قِرَدَةً خَاسِئِينَ