Al-Quran Surah 14. Ibrahim, Ayah 26

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وَمَثَلُ كَلِمَةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ كَشَجَرَةٍ خَبِيثَةٍ اجْتُثَّتْ مِنْ فَوْقِ الْأَرْضِ مَا لَهَا مِنْ قَرَارٍ

Asad : And the parable of a corrupt word is that of a corrupt tree, torn up [from its roots] onto the face of the earth, wholly unable to endure.38
Khattab :

And the parable of an evil word is that of an evil tree, uprooted from the earth, having no stability.

Malik : But the example of an evil word is that of an evil tree, which is torn out from the earth and has no stability.
Pickthall : And the similitude of a bad saying is as a bad tree, uprooted from upon the earth, possessing no stability.
Yusuf Ali : And the parable of an evil Word is that of an evil tree. It is torn up by the root from the surface of the earth: it has no stability. 1902
Transliteration : Wamathalu kalimatin khabeethatin kashajaratin khabeethatin ijtuththat min fawqi alardi ma laha min qararin
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Asad 38 Lit., "having no permanence (qarar) whatever": i.e., the "corrupt word" (see note [36] above) is ephemeral in its effect, however strong its original impact on the minds of people who fall prey to it.

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Yusuf Ali 1902 The evil tree is the opposite of the goodly tree. The parallelism of contrast can be followed out in all the details of the last note.

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