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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 127 in Arabic Text

لِيَقْطَعَ طَرَفًۭا مِّنَ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓا۟ أَوْ يَكْبِتَهُمْ فَيَنقَلِبُوا۟ خَآئِبِينَ
Laiyaqta’a tarafam minal lazeena kafarooo aw yakbitahum fayanqaliboo khaaa’ibeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 127

Sahih International
That He might cut down a section of the disbelievers or suppress them so that they turn back disappointed.

Yusuf Ali
That He might cut off a fringe of the Unbelievers or expose them to infamy, and they should then be turned back, frustrated of their purpose.

Abul Ala Maududi
And Allah provided this aid to you in order to cut off a part of those who disbelieved and frustrate them so that they retreat in utter disappointment.

Muhsin Khan
That He might cut off a part of those who disbelieve, or expose them to infamy, so that they retire frustrated.

Pickthall
That He may cut off a part of those who disbelieve, or overwhelm them so that they retire, frustrated.

Dr. Ghali
That He may cut off a fringe of the ones who have disbelieved or suppress them, so they would turn over disappointed.

Abdel Haleem
and in order to cut off the flanks of the disbelievers’ army and frustrate them, to make them withdraw in total defeat.

Quran 3 Verse 127 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 127, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:127) And Allah provided this aid to you in order to cut off a part of those who disbelieved and frustrate them so that they retreat in utter disappointment.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 127 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 126 which provides the complete commentary from verse 126 through 129.

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