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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 50 in Arabic Text

ٱنظُرْ كَيْفَ يَفْتَرُونَ عَلَى ٱللَّهِ ٱلْكَذِبَ ۖ وَكَفَىٰ بِهِۦٓ إِثْمًۭا مُّبِينًا
Unzur kaifa yaftaroona ‘alal laahil kazib, wakafaa biheee ismamm mubeenaa (section 7)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 50

Sahih International
Say, [O Muhammad], “I do not tell you that I have the depositories [containing the provision] of Allah or that I know the unseen, nor do I tell you that I am an angel. I only follow what is revealed to me.” Say, “Is the blind equivalent to the seeing? Then will you not give thought?”

Yusuf Ali
Say: “I tell you not that with me are the treasures of Allah, nor do I know what is hidden, nor do I tell you I am an angel. I but follow what is revealed to me.” Say: “can the blind be held equal to the seeing?” Will ye then consider not?

Abul Ala Maududi
(O Muhammad!) Say: ‘I do not say to you I have the treasures of Allah. Nor do I have knowledge of what is beyond the reach of human perception. Nor do I say to you: I am an angel. I only follow what is revealed to me.’ Then ask them: ‘Are the blind and the seeing alike?’ Do you not then reflect?

Muhsin Khan
Say (O Muhammad SAW): “I don’t tell you that with me are the treasures of Allah, nor (that) I know the unseen; nor I tell you that I am an angel. I but follow what is revealed to me by inspiration.” Say: “Are the blind and the one who sees equal? will you not then take thought?”

Pickthall
Say (O Muhammad, to the disbelievers): I say not unto you (that) I possess the treasures of Allah, nor that I have knowledge of the Unseen; and I say not unto you: Lo! I am an angel. I follow only that which is inspired in me. Say: Are the blind man and the seer equal? Will ye not then take thought?

Dr. Ghali
Say, “I do not say to you I have in my presence (i.e., with me) the treasuries of Allah, and I do not know the Unseen, and I do not say to you that surely I am an Angel. Decidedly I closely follow (nothing) except what has been revealed to me.” Say, “Are the blind and the constantly beholding (man) equal? Will you then not meditate?”

Abdel Haleem
Say, ‘I do not have the treasures of God, nor do I know the unseen, nor do I tell you that I am an angel. I only follow what is revealed to me.’ Say, ‘Is a blind person like one who can see? Why will you not reflect?’

Quran 4 Verse 50 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 50, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:50) See how they forge lies about Allah! This in itself is a manifest sin.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 50 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 49 which provides the complete commentary from verse 49 through 52.

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