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Surah Baqarah Ayat 278 in Arabic Text

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ ٱتَّقُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَذَرُوا۟ مَا بَقِىَ مِنَ ٱلرِّبَوٰٓا۟ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ
Yaaa ayyuhal lazeena aamanut taqul laaha wa zaroo maa baqiya minar ribaaa in kuntum mu’mineen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 278

Sahih International
O you who have believed, fear Allah and give up what remains [due to you] of interest, if you should be believers.

Yusuf Ali
“O ye who believe! Fear Allah, and give up what remains of your demand for usury, if ye are indeed believers.

Abul Ala Maududi
O Believers, fear Allah and give up that interest which is still due to you, if you are true Believers;

Muhsin Khan
O you who believe! Be afraid of Allah and give up what remains (due to you) from Riba (usury) (from now onward), if you are (really) believers.

Pickthall
O ye who believe! Observe your duty to Allah, and give up what remaineth (due to you) from usury, if ye are (in truth) believers.

Dr. Ghali
O you who have believed, be pious to Allah and leave behind what remains of rib’a, in case you are believers.

Abdel Haleem
You who believe, beware of God: give up any outstanding dues from usury, if you are true believers.

Quran 2 Verse 278 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 278, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(2:278) Believers! Have fear of Allah and give up all outstanding interest if you do truly believe.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 277 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 276 which provides the complete commentary from verse 276 through 277.

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