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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 125 in Arabic Text

بَلَىٰٓ ۚ إِن تَصْبِرُوا۟ وَتَتَّقُوا۟ وَيَأْتُوكُم مِّن فَوْرِهِمْ هَـٰذَا يُمْدِدْكُمْ رَبُّكُم بِخَمْسَةِ ءَالَـٰفٍۢ مِّنَ ٱلْمَلَـٰٓئِكَةِ مُسَوِّمِينَ
Balaaa; in tasbiroo wa tattaqoo wa ya’tookum min fawrihim haazaa yumdidkum Rabbukum bikhamsati aalaafim minal malaaa’ikati musawwimeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 125

Sahih International
Yes, if you remain patient and conscious of Allah and the enemy come upon you [attacking] in rage, your Lord will reinforce you with five thousand angels having marks [of distinction]

Yusuf Ali
“Yea, – if ye remain firm, and act aright, even if the enemy should rush here on you in hot haste, your Lord would help you with five thousand angels Making a terrific onslaught.

Abul Ala Maududi
If you are steadfast and mindful of God, even though the enemy should suddenly fall upon you, your Lord will help you even with five thousand marked angels.

Muhsin Khan
“Yes, if you hold on to patience and piety, and the enemy comes rushing at you; your Lord will help you with five thousand angels having marks (of distinction).”

Pickthall
Nay, but if ye persevere, and keep from evil, and (the enemy) attack you suddenly, your Lord will help you with five thousand angels sweeping on.

Dr. Ghali
Yes indeed, in case you are patient and pious, and (the enemy) comes up (against) you instantly,(Literally: this instant of theirs) your Lord will supply you with five thousand of the Angels, markedly swooping.

Abdel Haleem
Well, if you are steadfast and mindful of God, your Lord will reinforce you with five thousand swooping angels if the enemy should suddenly attack you!’ and God arranged it so,

Quran 3 Verse 125 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 125, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:125) If you are steadfast and mindful of God, even though the enemy should suddenly fall upon you, your Lord will help you even with five thousand marked angels.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 125 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 124 which provides the complete commentary from verse 124 through 125.

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