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Surah Fath Ayat 23 in Arabic Text

سُنَّةَ ٱللَّهِ ٱلَّتِى قَدْ خَلَتْ مِن قَبْلُ ۖ وَلَن تَجِدَ لِسُنَّةِ ٱللَّهِ تَبْدِيلًۭا
Sunnatal laahil latee qad khalat min qablu wa lan tajida lisunnatil laahi tabdeelaa

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 23

Sahih International
[This is] the established way of Allah which has occurred before. And never will you find in the way of Allah any change.

Yusuf Ali
(Such has been) the practice (approved) of Allah already in the past: no change wilt thou find in the practice (approved) of Allah.

Abul Ala Maududi
Such is Allah’s Way that has come down from the past. Never shall you find any change in the Way of Allah.

Muhsin Khan
That has been the Way of Allah already with those who passed away before. And you will not find any change in the Way of Allah.

Pickthall
It is the law of Allah which hath taken course aforetime. Thou wilt not find for the law of Allah aught of power to change.

Dr. Ghali
The enactment of Allah, which has already passed away earlier, and you will never find any exchange (s) to the enactment of Allah.

Abdel Haleem
such was God’s practice in the past and you will find no change in God’s practices.

Quran 48 Verse 23 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Fath ayat 23, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(48:23) Such is Allah’s Way that has come down from the past.[42] Never shall you find any change in the Way of Allah.


42. Here, “the way of Allah” means: Allah disgraces the disbelievers who fight His Messenger (peace be upon him) and helps him.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Fath verse 23 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Fath ayat 20 which provides the complete commentary from verse 20 through 24.

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