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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 154 in Arabic Text

وَرَفَعْنَا فَوْقَهُمُ ٱلطُّورَ بِمِيثَـٰقِهِمْ وَقُلْنَا لَهُمُ ٱدْخُلُوا۟ ٱلْبَابَ سُجَّدًۭا وَقُلْنَا لَهُمْ لَا تَعْدُوا۟ فِى ٱلسَّبْتِ وَأَخَذْنَا مِنْهُم مِّيثَـٰقًا غَلِيظًۭا
Wa rafa’naa fawqahumut Toora bimeesaaqihim wa qulnaa lahumud khulul baaba sujjadanw wa qulnaa lahum laa ta’doo fis Sabti wa akhaznaa minhum meesaaqan ghaleezaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 154

Sahih International
Then We gave Moses the Scripture, making complete [Our favor] upon the one who did good and as a detailed explanation of all things and as guidance and mercy that perhaps in [the matter of] the meeting with their Lord they would believe.

Yusuf Ali
Moreover, We gave Moses the Book, completing (Our favour) to those who would do right, and explaining all things in detail,- and a guide and a mercy, that they might believe in the meeting with their Lord.

Abul Ala Maududi
Then We gave to Moses the Book, completing the benediction of Allah upon the one who acts righteously, spelling out everything clearly, a guidance and a mercy; so that they may believe in their meeting with their Lord.

Muhsin Khan
Then, We gave Musa (Moses) the Book [the Taurat (Torah)], to complete (Our Favour) upon those who would do right, and explaining all things in detail and a guidance and a mercy that they might believe in the meeting with their Lord.

Pickthall
Again, We gave the Scripture unto Moses, complete for him who would do good, an explanation of all things, a guidance and a mercy, that they might believe in the meeting with their Lord.

Dr. Ghali
Thereafter We brought Musa (Moses) the Book, perfect for him who does fair (deeds), and expounding everything, and a guidance and a mercy, that possibly they would believe in the meeting with their Lord.

Abdel Haleem
Once again, We gave Moses the Scripture, perfecting [Our favour] for those who do good, explaining everything clearly, as guidance and mercy, so that they might believe in the meeting with their Lord.

Quran 4 Verse 154 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 154, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:154) and We raised the Mount high above them and took from them a covenant[184] (to obey the commandment), and ordered them: ‘Enter the gate in the state of prostration.’[185] And We said to them: ‘Do not violate the law of the Sabbath’, and took from them a firm covenant.[186]


184. This ‘manifest commandment’ refers to the commandments hichhad been handed over to Moses on tablets. (For a more detailed account of this incident see (Surah al-A’raf 7, verses 143 ff.).The covenant referred to here is that which had been entered into by the representatives of Israel in the valley of Mount Sinai. For this see(Surah al-Baqarah 2: 63 )and (Surah al-A’raf 7:171.)

185. See Towards Understanding the Qur’an. vol. I, (Surah 2: 58-9 and n. 75).

186. See ibid., ( Surah 2: 65 and nn. 82-3).

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 154 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 153 which provides the complete commentary from verse 153 through 154.

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