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Surah Al-Anfal Ayat 51 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ بِمَا قَدَّمَتْ أَيْدِيكُمْ وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ لَيْسَ بِظَلَّـٰمٍۢ لِّلْعَبِيدِ
Zaalika bimaa qaddamat aideekum wa anal laaha laisa bizallaamil lil ‘abeed

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 51

Sahih International
That is for what your hands have put forth [of evil] and because Allah is not ever unjust to His servants.”

Yusuf Ali
“Because of (the deeds) which your (own) hands sent forth; for Allah is never unjust to His servants:

Abul Ala Maududi
This is your punishment for what your hands wrought. Allah is not unjust in the least to His creatures.’

Muhsin Khan
“This is because of that which your hands had forwarded. And verily, Allah is not unjust to His slaves.”

Pickthall
This is for that which your own hands have sent before (to the Judgment), and (know) that Allah is not a tyrant to His slaves.

Dr. Ghali
That (is) for what your hands have forwarded, and for that Allah is not in the least unjust to (His) slaves.

Abdel Haleem
This is caused by what your own hands have stored up for you: God is never unjust to His creatures.’

Quran 8 Verse 51 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Anfal ayat 51, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(8:51) This is your punishment for what your hands wrought. Allah is not unjust in the least to His creatures.’


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Anfal verse 51 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Anfal ayat 50 which provides the complete commentary from verse 50 through 51.

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