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Surah An-Nisa Ayat 62 in Arabic Text

فَكَيْفَ إِذَآ أَصَـٰبَتْهُم مُّصِيبَةٌۢ بِمَا قَدَّمَتْ أَيْدِيهِمْ ثُمَّ جَآءُوكَ يَحْلِفُونَ بِٱللَّهِ إِنْ أَرَدْنَآ إِلَّآ إِحْسَـٰنًۭا وَتَوْفِيقًا
Fakaifa izaaa asaabathum museebatum bimaa qaddamat aideehim summa jaaa’ooka yahlifoona billaahi in aradnaaa illaaa ihsaananw wa tawfeeqaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 62

Sahih International
So how [will it be] when disaster strikes them because of what their hands have put forth and then they come to you swearing by Allah, “We intended nothing but good conduct and accommodation.”

Yusuf Ali
How then, when they are seized by misfortune, because of the deeds which they hands have sent forth? Then their come to thee, swearing by Allah: “We meant no more than good-will and conciliation!”

Abul Ala Maududi
But what happens when some misfortune visits them because of their own misdeeds? Then, they come to you swearing by Allah, saying: ‘We wanted nothing but to do good and to bring about conciliation (between the two parties)’.

Muhsin Khan
How then, when a catastrophe befalls them because of what their hands have sent forth, they come to you swearing by Allah, “We meant no more than goodwill and conciliation!”

Pickthall
How would it be if a misfortune smote them because of that which their own hands have sent before (them)? Then would they come unto thee, swearing by Allah that they were seeking naught but harmony and kindness.

Dr. Ghali
So (how will it be) when an affliction alights upon (Literally: afflicts) them for what their hands have forwarded? Thereafter they come to you swearing by Allah, ” “Decidedly we willingly intend (nothing) except fairness and successful conciliation.

Abdul Haleem
If disaster strikes them because of what they themselves have done, then they will come to you, swearing by God, ‘We only wanted to do good and achieve harmony.’

Quran 4 Verse 62 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah An-Nisa ayat 62, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(4:62) But what happens when some misfortune visits them because of their own misdeeds? Then, they come to you swearing by Allah,[93] saying: We wanted nothing but to do good and to bring about conciliation (between the two parties)’.


93. This may mean that when Muslims become aware of their hypocritical activities and they feel afraid of being caught, censured, and eventually punished, the hypocrites resort to every stratagem, including oaths, in order to assure people that they are true believers.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Nisa verse 62 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nisa ayat 60 which provides the complete commentary from verse 60 through 63.

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