To Allah belong the forces of the Heavens and the Earth

Quran 48:7:

Sahih International: And to Allah belong the soldiers of the heavens and the earth. And ever is Allah Exalted in Might and Wise.

Pickthall: Allah’s are the hosts of the heavens and the earth, and Allah is ever Mighty, Wise.

Yusuf Ali: For to Allah belong the Forces of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is Exalted in Power, Full of Wisdom.

Shakir: And Allah’s are the hosts of the heavens and the earth; and Allah is Mighty, Wise.

Muhammad Sarwar: To God belong the armies of the heavens and the earth. God is Majestic and All-wise.

Mohsin Khan: And to Allah belong the hosts of the heavens and the earth. And Allah is Ever All-Knower, All-Wise.

Arberry: To God belong the hosts of the heavens and the earth; God is All-mighty, All-wise.

In the Qur’an, the expression “the heavens and the earth” invariably denotes the universe in its entirety.’ (The Message of the Quran, pg. 950, note #33)

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