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Surah Taghabun Ayat 12 in Arabic Text

وَأَطِيعُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُوا۟ ٱلرَّسُولَ ۚ فَإِن تَوَلَّيْتُمْ فَإِنَّمَا عَلَىٰ رَسُولِنَا ٱلْبَلَـٰغُ ٱلْمُبِينُ
Wa atee’ul laaha wa atee’ur Rasool; fa in tawallaitum fa innamaa ‘alaa Rasoolinal balaaghul mubeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 12

Sahih International
And obey Allah and obey the Messenger; but if you turn away – then upon Our Messenger is only [the duty of] clear notification.

Yusuf Ali
So obey Allah, and obey His Messenger: but if ye turn back, the duty of Our Messenger is but to proclaim (the Message) clearly and openly.

Abul Ala Maududi
Obey Allah and obey the Messenger. But if you turn away from obedience, (then know that) Our Messenger has no other duty than to clearly convey the Truth.

Muhsin Khan
Obey Allah, and obey the Messenger (Muhammad SAW), but if you turn away, then the duty of Our Messenger is only to convey (the Message) clearly.

Pickthall
Obey Allah and obey His messenger; but if ye turn away, then the duty of Our messenger is only to convey (the message) plainly.

Dr. Ghali
And obey Allah and obey the Messenger; yet if you turn away, then surely it is for Our Messenger only (to deliver) the evident proclamation.

Abdel Haleem
so obey God and the Messenger. If you turn away, remember that Our Messenger’s duty is only to make plain his message.

Quran 64 Verse 12 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Taghabun ayat 12, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(64:12) Obey Allah and obey the Messenger. But if you turn away from obedience, (then know that) Our Messenger has no other duty than to clearly convey the Truth.[27]


27. In view of the context, it means: Whatever the circumstances, good or bad, you should remain steadfast to obedience to Allah and His Messenger. But if under the pressure of hardships you turned away from obedience, you would only harm your own selves. The only responsibility of Our Messenger was to guide you to the right path, which the Messenger has fulfilled in the best way possible.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah At-Taghabun verse 12 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taghabun ayat 11 which provides the complete commentary from verse 11 through 13.

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