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Surah Hajj Ayat 4 in Arabic Text

كُتِبَ عَلَيْهِ أَنَّهُۥ مَن تَوَلَّاهُ فَأَنَّهُۥ يُضِلُّهُۥ وَيَهْدِيهِ إِلَىٰ عَذَابِ ٱلسَّعِيرِ
Kutiba ‘alaihi annahoo man tawallaahu fa annahoo yudilluhoo wa yahdeehi ilaa ‘azaabis sa’eer

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 4

Sahih International
It has been decreed for every devil that whoever turns to him – he will misguide him and will lead him to the punishment of the Blaze.

Yusuf Ali
About the (Evil One) it is decreed that whoever turns to him for friendship, him will he lead astray, and he will guide him to the Penalty of the Fire.

Abul Ala Maududi
although it is decreed about him that he shall lead into error whosoever takes him for a friend, and will direct him to the torment of the Fire.

Muhsin Khan
For him (the devil) it is decreed that whosoever follows him, he will mislead him, and will drive him to the torment of the Fire. [Tafsir At-Tabari]

Pickthall
For him it is decreed that whoso taketh him for friend, he verily will mislead him and will guide him to the punishment of the Flame.

Dr. Ghali
Against him is written down that whomever takes the devil as patron then the devil leads into error and guides him to the torment of the Blaze.

Abdel Haleem
fated to lead astray those who take his side, and guide them to the suffering of the blazing flame.

Quran 22 Verse 4 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hajj ayat 4, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(22:4) although it is decreed about him that he shall lead into error whosoever takes him for a friend, and will direct him to the torment of the Fire.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Hajj verse 4 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hajj ayat 3 which provides the complete commentary from verse 3 through 4.

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