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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 123 in Arabic Text

وَلَقَدْ نَصَرَكُمُ ٱللَّهُ بِبَدْرٍۢ وَأَنتُمْ أَذِلَّةٌۭ ۖ فَٱتَّقُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَشْكُرُونَ
Wa laqad nasarakumul laahu bi-Badrinw wa antum azillatun fattaqul laaha la’allakum tashkuroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 123

Sahih International
And already had Allah given you victory at [the battle of] Badr while you were few in number. Then fear Allah; perhaps you will be grateful.

Yusuf Ali
Allah had helped you at Badr, when ye were a contemptible little force; then fear Allah; thus May ye show your gratitude.

Abul Ala Maududi
For sure Allah helped you at Badr when you were utterly weak. Beware, then, of Allah; perhaps you will be thankful.

Muhsin Khan
And Allah has already made you victorious at Badr, when you were a weak little force. So fear Allah much [abstain from all kinds of sins and evil deeds which He has forbidden and love Allah much, perform all kinds of good deeds which He has ordained] that you may be grateful.

Pickthall
Allah had already given you the victory at Badr, when ye were contemptible. So observe your duty to Allah in order that ye may be thankful.

Dr. Ghali
And indeed Allah readily granted you victory at Badr, and you were humble; so be pious to Allah, that possibly you would thank (Him).

Abdel Haleem
God helped you at Badr when you were very weak. Be mindful of God, so that you may be grateful.

Quran 3 Verse 123 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 123, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:123) For sure Allah helped you at Badr when you were utterly weak. Beware, then, of Allah; perhaps you will be thankful.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 123 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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