Al-Quran Surah 50. Qaf, Ayah 4

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قَدْ عَلِمْنَا مَا تَنْقُصُ الْأَرْضُ مِنْهُمْ ۖ وَعِنْدَنَا كِتَابٌ حَفِيظٌ


Asad : Well do We know how the earth consumes their bodies,3 for with Us is a record unfailing.
Malik : We know all that the earth consumes of their bodies, and We have a Book which keeps records of everything.
Mustafa Khattab :

We certainly know what the earth consumes of them ˹after their death˺, and with us is a well-preserved Record.1

Pickthall : We know that which the earth taketh of them, and with Us is a recording Book.
Yusuf Ali : We already know how much of them the earth takes away: with Us is a Record guarding (the full account). 4943
Transliteration : Qad AAalimna ma tanqusu alardu minhum waAAindana kitabun hafeethun
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Asad   
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Asad 3 Lit., "what the earth diminishes of them" - implying that God's promise of resurrection takes the fact of the dead bodies' decomposition fully into account. Consequently, resurrection will be like "a new creation" (cf. 10:4,21:104, 30:11, 85:13, etc.), recalling the recurrent process of creation and re-creation visible in all organic nature (cf. 10:34. 27:64. 30:27).

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Yusuf Ali 4943 The earth only corrupts and takes away the body when they are dead; it has no power over the soul. The full account of the soul's doings is in Allah's Record.
   
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 Or a Record preserving ˹everything˺.

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