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Surah Hashr Ayat 4 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمْ شَآقُّوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُۥ ۖ وَمَن يُشَآقِّ ٱللَّهَ فَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ شَدِيدُ ٱلْعِقَابِ
Zaalika bi annahum shaaqqul laaha wa Rasoolahoo wa many yushaaaqqil laaha fa innal laaha shadeedul-‘iqaab

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 4

Sahih International
That is because they opposed Allah and His Messenger. And whoever opposes Allah – then indeed, Allah is severe in penalty.

Yusuf Ali
That is because they resisted Allah and His Messenger: and if any one resists Allah, verily Allah is severe in Punishment.

Abul Ala Maududi
That is because they set themselves against Allah and His Messenger; and whoever sets himself against Allah should know that Allah is surely Most Stern in retribution.

Muhsin Khan
That is because they opposed Allah and His Messenger (Muhammad SAW). And whosoever opposes Allah, then verily, Allah is Severe in punishment.

Pickthall
That is because they were opposed to Allah and His messenger; and whoso is opposed to Allah, (for him) verily Allah is stern in reprisal.

Dr. Ghali
That is for that they opposed (the Command of Allah and His Messenger; and whoever opposes Allah (Command), then surely Allah is strict in punishment.

Abdel Haleem
because they set themselves against God and His Messenger: God is stern in punishment towards anyone who sets himself against Him.

Quran 59 Verse 4 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Hashr ayat 4, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(59:4) That is because they set themselves against Allah and His Messenger; and whoever sets himself against Allah should know that Allah is surely Most Stern in retribution.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Hashr verse 4 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Hashr ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 5.

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