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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 118 in Arabic Text

لَّعَنَهُ ٱللَّهُ ۘ وَقَالَ لَأَتَّخِذَنَّ مِنْ عِبَادِكَ نَصِيبًۭا مَّفْرُوضًۭا
La’anahul laah; wa qaala la attakhizanna min ‘ibaadika naseebam mafroodaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 118

Sahih International
So eat of that [meat] upon which the name of Allah has been mentioned, if you are believers in His verses.

Yusuf Ali
So eat of (meats) on which Allah’s name hath been pronounced, if ye have faith in His signs.

Abul Ala Maududi
If you believe in the signs of Allah, eat (the flesh) of that over which Allah’s name has been pronounced.

Muhsin Khan
So eat of that (meat) on which Allah’s Name has been pronounced (while slaughtering the animal), if you are believers in His Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.).

Pickthall
Eat of that over which the name of Allah hath been mentioned, if ye are believers in His revelations.

Dr. Ghali
So eat of that over which The Name of Allah has been mentioned, in case you are believers in His signs.

Abdel Haleem
So [believers] eat any [animal] over which God’s name has been pronounced, if you believe in His revelations.

Quran 4 Verse 118 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 118, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:118) upon whom Allah has laid His curse. He said (to Allah): ‘I will take to myself an appointed portion of Your servants[146]


146. This shows that Satan is determined to lay his claim to a portion of men’s time, to their effort and labour, to their energies and capacities, to their material belongings, and to their offspring, and would somehow trick them into devoting a sizeable portion of all these in his cause.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 118 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 116 which provides the complete commentary from verse 116 through 122.

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