Dr. Ghali

They will be calling out to them, "Were we not with you?" They will say, "Yes indeed, but you tempted yourselves, and you awaited, and you were suspicious, and fancies deluded you until the Command of Allah came, and the Deluder deluded you concerning Allah.

Muhsin Khan

(The hypocrites) will call the believers: "Were we not with you?" The believers will reply: "Yes! But you led yourselves into temptations, you looked forward for our destruction; you doubted (in Faith); and you were deceived by false desires, till the Command of Allah came to pass. And the chief deceiver (Satan) deceived you in respect of Allah."


They will cry unto them (saying): Were we not with you? They will say: Yea, verily; but ye tempted one another, and hesitated, and doubted, and vain desires beguiled you till the ordinance of Allah came to pass; and the deceiver deceived you concerning Allah;

Sahih International

The hypocrites will call to the believers, "Were we not with you?" They will say, "Yes, but you afflicted yourselves and awaited [misfortune for us] and doubted, and wishful thinking deluded you until there came the command of Allah . And the Deceiver deceived you concerning Allah .


They will cry out to them: Were we not with you? They shall say: Yea! but you caused yourselves to fall into temptation, and you waited and doubted, and vain desires deceived you till the threatened punishment of Allah came, while the archdeceiver deceived you about Allah.

Yusuf Ali

(Those without) will call out, "Were we not with you?" (The others) will reply, "True! but ye led yourselves into temptation; ye looked forward (to our ruin); ye doubted (Allah's Promise); and (your false) desires deceived you; until there issued the Command of Allah. And the Deceiver deceived you in respect of Allah.

Bubenheim & Elyas

Sie rufen ihnen zu: "Waren wir nicht mit euch?" Sie werden sagen: "Ja doch, aber ihr habt euch selbst der Versuchung ausgesetzt, ihr habt abgewartet und gezweifelt, und die Wünsche haben euch getäuscht, bis Allahs Befehl kam. Und getäuscht hat euch hinsichtlich Allahs der Täuscher.

Muhammad Hamidullah

«N'étions-nous pas avec vous?» leur crieront-ils. «Oui, répondront [les autres] mais vous vous êtes laissés tenter, vous avez comploté (contre les croyants) et vous avez douté et de vains espoirs vous ont trompés, jusqu'à ce que vînt l'ordre d'Allah. Et le séducteur [le diable] vous a trompés au sujet d'Allah.

Abdul Haleem

The hypocrites will call out to the believers, ‘Were we not with you?’ They will reply, ‘Yes. But you allowed yourselves to be tempted, you were hesitant, doubtful, deceived by false hopes until God’s command came- the Deceiver tricked you about God.

Abul Ala Maududi(With tafsir)

(57:14) The hypocrites will call out to the believers: “Were we not with you?”0 The believers will reply: “Yes; but you allowed yourselves to succumb to temptations,1 and you wavered2 and you remained in doubt3 and false expectations deluded you until Allah's command came to pass,4 and the Deluder5 deluded you concerning Allah.

Mufti Taqi Usmani

They (the hypocrites) will call out to them (the believers), “Were we not with you?” They will say, “Yes, (you were,) but you led your souls to a wrong way, and kept waiting (for an evil end to the Muslims), and remained in doubt, and were deluded by fancies, until Allah’s command came to pass, and you were deceived about Allah by the Big Deceiver (Iblīs).

Dr. Mustafa Khattab, The Clear Quran

The tormented will cry out to those graced, “Were we not with you?” They will reply, “Yes ˹you were˺. But you chose to be tempted ˹by hypocrisy˺, ˹eagerly˺ awaited ˹our demise˺, doubted ˹the truth˺, and were deluded by false hopes until Allah’s decree ˹of your death˺ came to pass. And ˹so˺ the Chief Deceiver deceived you about Allah.