You are here: Home » Chapter 34 » Verse 35 » Translation
Sura 34
Aya 35
وَقالوا نَحنُ أَكثَرُ أَموالًا وَأَولادًا وَما نَحنُ بِمُعَذَّبينَ

Muhammad Asad

and they would add, "Richer [than you] are we in wealth and in children, and [so] we are not going to be made to suffer!"1
  • Implying, firstly, that the only thing that really counts in life is the enjoyment of material benefits; and, secondly, that a materially successful life is, by itself, an evidence of one's being "on the right way".