Surah Baqarah Ayat 72 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 72
And [recall] when you slew a man and disputed over it, but Allah was to bring out that which you were concealing.
“Remember ye slew a man and fell into a dispute among yourselves as to the crime: But Allah was to bring forth what ye did hide.
You should also recall to mind another incident: You slew a man and began to dispute about the murder and accuse one another of it, but Allah had decreed that what you were trying to hide should be disclosed.
And (remember) when you killed a man and fell into dispute among yourselves as to the crime. But Allah brought forth that which you were hiding.
And (remember) when ye slew a man and disagreed concerning it and Allah brought forth that which ye were hiding.
And (remember) as you killed a self, (and) so you parried about it, and Allah is to bring out whatever you were keeping back.
Then, when you [Israelites] killed someone and started to blame one another- although God was to bring what you had concealed to light-
Quran 2 Verse 72 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Baqarah ayat 72, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(2:72) And recall when you killed a man and then began to remonstrate and cast the blame (of killing) upon one another even though Allah was determined to bring to light what you were hiding.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Baqarah verse 77 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Baqarah ayat 75 which provides the complete commentary from verse 75 through 77.
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