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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 111 in Arabic Text

وَمَن يَكْسِبْ إِثْمًۭا فَإِنَّمَا يَكْسِبُهُۥ عَلَىٰ نَفْسِهِۦ ۚ وَكَانَ ٱللَّهُ عَلِيمًا حَكِيمًۭا
Wa mai yaksib isman fa innamaa yaksibuhoo ‘alaa nafsih; wa kaanal laahu ‘Aleeman hakeemaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 111

Sahih International
And whoever commits a sin only earns it against himself. And Allah is ever Knowing and Wise.

Yusuf Ali
And if any one earns sin. he earns it against His own soul: for Allah is full of knowledge and wisdom.

Abul Ala Maududi
He who commits a sin, commits it only to his detriment. Surely Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.

Muhsin Khan
And whoever earns sin, he earns it only against himself. And Allah is Ever All-Knowing, All-Wise.

Pickthall
Whoso committeth sin committeth it only against himself. Allah is ever Knower, Wise.

Dr. Ghali
And whoever earns a vice, surely then he earns it only against himself; and Allah has been EverKnowing, Ever-Wise.

Abdul Haleem
He who commits sin does so against his own soul- God is all knowing and wise-

Quran 4 Verse 111 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 111, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:111) He who commits a sin, commits it only to his detriment. Surely Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 111 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 110 which provides the complete commentary from verse 110 through 115.

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