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Surah Baqarah Ayat 12 in Arabic Text

أَلَآ إِنَّهُمْ هُمُ ٱلْمُفْسِدُونَ وَلَـٰكِن لَّا يَشْعُرُونَ
Alaaa innahum humul mufsidoona wa laakil laa yash’uroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 12

Sahih International
Unquestionably, it is they who are the corrupters, but they perceive [it] not.

Yusuf Ali
“Of a surety, they are the ones who make mischief, but they realise (it) not.

Abul Ala Maududi
Beware! they do spread disorder but they realize it not.

Muhsin Khan
Verily! They are the ones who make mischief, but they perceive not.

Pickthall
Are not they indeed the mischief-makers? But they perceive not.

Dr. Ghali
Verily, they, (only) they, are surely the corruptors, but they are not aware.

Abdel Haleem
but really they are causing corruption, though they do not realize it.

Quran 2 Verse 12 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah 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

(2:12) They are the mischief makers, but they do not realize it.


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

Ibn-Kathir

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

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