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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 112 in Arabic Text

وَمَن يَكْسِبْ خَطِيٓـَٔةً أَوْ إِثْمًۭا ثُمَّ يَرْمِ بِهِۦ بَرِيٓـًۭٔا فَقَدِ ٱحْتَمَلَ بُهْتَـٰنًۭا وَإِثْمًۭا مُّبِينًۭا
Wa mai yaksib khateee’atan aw isman summa yarmi bihee bareee’an faqadih tamala buhtaananw wa ismam mubeenaa (section 16)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 112

Sahih International
And thus We have made for every prophet an enemy – devils from mankind and jinn, inspiring to one another decorative speech in delusion. But if your Lord had willed, they would not have done it, so leave them and that which they invent.

Yusuf Ali
Likewise did We make for every Messenger an enemy,- evil ones among men and jinns, inspiring each other with flowery discourses by way of deception. If thy Lord had so planned, they would not have done it: so leave them and their inventions alone.

Abul Ala Maududi
And so it is that against every Prophet We have set up the evil ones from among men and jinn, some of them inspire others with specious speech only by way of. delusion. Had it been your Lord’s will, they would not have done it. Leave them alone to fabricate what they will.

Muhsin Khan
And so We have appointed for every Prophet enemies – Shayatin (devils) among mankind and jinns, inspiring one another with adorned speech as a delusion (or by way of deception). If your Lord had so willed, they would not have done it, so leave them alone with their fabrications. (Tafseer Qurtubi, Vol. 7, Page 67)

Pickthall
Thus have We appointed unto every prophet an adversary – devils of humankind and jinn who inspire in one another plausible discourse through guile. If thy Lord willed, they would not do so; so leave them alone with their devising;

Dr. Ghali
And thus We have made to every Prophet an enemy: Shayatin All-vicious (ones), i.e., devils) of humankind and jinn, revealing fanciful (Literally: decorated) speech to each other, (all) as delusion. And if your Lord had (so) decided, in no way would they have performed it. So leave them out to whatever they fabricate.

Abdel Haleem
In the same way We assigned to each prophet an enemy, evil humans and evil jinn. They suggest alluring words to one another in order to deceive- if it had been your Lord’s will, [Prophet], they would not have done this: leave them to their inventions-

Quran 4 Verse 112 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 112, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:112) But he who commits either a fault or a sin, and then casts it upon an innocent person, lays upon himself the burden of a false charge and a flagrant sin.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 112 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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