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Surah Mu’minun Ayat 96 in Arabic Text

ٱدْفَعْ بِٱلَّتِى هِىَ أَحْسَنُ ٱلسَّيِّئَةَ ۚ نَحْنُ أَعْلَمُ بِمَا يَصِفُونَ
Idfa’ billate hiya ahsanus saiyi’ah; nahnu a’lamu bimaa yasifoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 96

Sahih International
Repel, by [means of] what is best, [their] evil. We are most knowing of what they describe.

Yusuf Ali
Repel evil with that which is best: We are well acquainted with the things they say.

Abul Ala Maududi
(O Muhammad)! Repel evil in the best manner. We are well aware of all that they say about you.

Muhsin Khan
Repel evil with that which is better. We are Best-Acquainted with the things they utter.

Pickthall
Repel evil with that which is better. We are Best Aware of that which they allege.

Dr. Ghali
Repel the odious (act) with that which is fairest. We, Ever We, know best whatever they describe.

Abdel Haleem
Repel evil with good- We are well aware of what they attribute to Us-

Quran 23 Verse 96 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mu’minun ayat 96, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(23:96) (O Muhammad)! Repel evil in the best manner. We are well aware of all that they say about you.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Al-Muminun verse 96 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muminun ayat 93 which provides the complete commentary from verse 93 through 98.

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