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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 111 in Arabic Text

لَن يَضُرُّوكُمْ إِلَّآ أَذًۭى ۖ وَإِن يُقَـٰتِلُوكُمْ يُوَلُّوكُمُ ٱلْأَدْبَارَ ثُمَّ لَا يُنصَرُونَ
Lai yadurrookum ‘illaaa azanw wa ai yuqaatilookum yuwallookumul adbaara summa laa yunsaroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 111

Sahih International
They will not harm you except for [some] annoyance. And if they fight you, they will show you their backs; then they will not be aided.

Yusuf Ali
They will do you no harm, barring a trifling annoyance; if they come out to fight you, they will show you their backs, and no help shall they get.

Abul Ala Maududi
They will not be able to harm you except for a little hurt, and if they fight against you they will turn their backs (in flight), and then they will not be succoured.

Muhsin Khan
They will do you no harm, barring a trifling annoyance; and if they fight against you, they will show you their backs, and they will not be helped.

Pickthall
They will not harm you save a trifling hurt, and if they fight against you they will turn and flee. And afterward they will not be helped.

Dr. Ghali
They will never harm you except a (little) hurt; and in case they fight you, they will tur n on you their backs; (Literally: their hind parts) thereafter they will not be granted victory.

Abdel Haleem
they will not do you much harm: even if they come out to fight you, they will soon turn tail; they will get no help-

Quran 3 Verse 111 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 111, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:111) They will not be able to harm you except for a little hurt, and if they fight against you they will turn their backs (in flight), and then they will not be succoured.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 111 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 110 which provides the complete commentary from verse 110 through 112.

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