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Surah Baqarah Ayat 192 in Arabic Text

فَإِنِ ٱنتَهَوْا۟ فَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٌۭ رَّحِيمٌۭ
Fa ininn-tahaw fa innal laaha Ghafoorur Raheem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 192

Sahih International
And if they cease, then indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Yusuf Ali
“But if they cease, Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.

Abul Ala Maududi
And if they attack you first (even in that sacred area), strike them (without any hesitation); this is the due punishment for such disbelievers. If, however, they desist from fighting (you should also do likewise), and know that Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Muhsin Khan
But if they cease, then Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Pickthall
But if they desist, then lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

Dr. Ghali
Yet, in case they refrain, then surely Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful.

Abdel Haleem
but if they stop, then God is most forgiving and merciful.

Quran 2 Verse 192 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 192, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(2:192) Then if they desist, know well that Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Compassionate.[203]


203. God, in whom the believers have faith, is forgiving and ready to pardon even the worst criminals and sinners after they have renounced their arrogant defiance towards Him. It is suggested that this attribute of God should be reflected in the behaviour of the believers as well. As the saying goes: ‘Mould your morals according to the attributes of God.’ Hence, Whenever the believers have to resort to armed conflict, they should do so not for the sake of quenching their thirst for vengeance but in the cause of God’s religion. Their conflict with any group should last only as long as that group resists the cause of God. As soon as it gives up this resistance hostility should cease.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 191 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 190 which provides the complete commentary from verse 190 through 193.

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