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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 122 in Arabic Text

إِذْ هَمَّت طَّآئِفَتَانِ مِنكُمْ أَن تَفْشَلَا وَٱللَّهُ وَلِيُّهُمَا ۗ وَعَلَى ٱللَّهِ فَلْيَتَوَكَّلِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنُونَ
Iz hammat taaa’ifataani minkum an tafshalaa wallaahu waliyyuhumaa; wa ‘alal laahi falyatawakkalil mu’minoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 122

Sahih International
When two parties among you were about to lose courage, but Allah was their ally; and upon Allah the believers should rely.

Yusuf Ali
Remember two of your parties Meditated cowardice; but Allah was their protector, and in Allah should the faithful (Ever) put their trust.

Abul Ala Maududi
And recall when two groups from among you were inclined to flag although Allah was their protector; it is in Allah that the believers should put their trust.

Muhsin Khan
When two parties from among you were about to lose heart, but Allah was their Wali (Supporter and Protector). And in Allah should the believers put their trust.

Pickthall
When two parties of you almost fell away, and Allah was their Protecting Friend. In Allah let believers put their trust.

Dr. Ghali
(Remember) as two sections of you were about to be disheartened, and Allah is their EverPatronizing Patron; and on Allah let the believers then put their trust.

Abdel Haleem
Remember when two groups of you were about to lose heart and God protected them- let the believers put their trust in God-

Quran 3 Verse 122 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 122, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:122) And recall when two groups from among you were inclined to flag[95] although Allah was their protector; it is in Allah that the believers should put their trust.


95. This refers to Banu Salamah and Banu Harithah, whose morale had been undermined as a result of the withdrawal of ‘Abd Allah b. Ubayy and his followers.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 122 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 121 which provides the complete commentary from verse 121 through 123.

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