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Sura 74
Aya 48
فَما تَنفَعُهُم شَفاعَةُ الشّافِعينَ

Muhammad Asad

And so, of no benefit to them could be the intercession of any that would intercede for them.1
  • Lit., "the intercession of intercessors" - implying that there would be none to intercede for them with God. As regards the much-misunderstood Islamic concept of "intercession", see 10:3 - "there is none that could intercede with Him unless He grants His leave therefor" - and the corresponding note 7.