Al-Quran Surah 21. Al-Anbiyaa, Ayah 8

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وَمَا جَعَلْنَاهُمْ جَسَدًا لَا يَأْكُلُونَ الطَّعَامَ وَمَا كَانُوا خَالِدِينَ


Asad : and neither did We endow them with bodies that could dispense with food,10 nor were they immortal.
Malik : We did not give them bodies which could survive without food, nor were they immortal.
Mustafa Khattab :

We did not give those messengers ˹spanernatural˺ bodies that did not need food, nor were they immortal.

Pickthall : We gave them not bodies that would not eat food, nor were they immortals.
Yusuf Ali : Nor did We give them bodies that ate no food nor were they exempt from death. 2671
Transliteration : Wama jaAAalnahum jasadan la yakuloona alttaAAama wama kanoo khalideena
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Asad   
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Asad 10 Lit., "neither did We fashion them [i.e., those apostles] as bodies that ate no food", implying a denial of any supernatural quality in the prophets entrusted with God's message (cf. 5:75, 13:38 and 25:20, as well as the corresponding notes). The above is an answer to the unbelievers' objection to Muhammad's prophethood expressed in verse {3} of this surah.

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 2671 As men they were subject to all the laws governing the physical bodies of men. They ate and drank, and their bodies perished in death.

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