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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 139 in Arabic Text

وَلَا تَهِنُوا۟ وَلَا تَحْزَنُوا۟ وَأَنتُمُ ٱلْأَعْلَوْنَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ
Wa laa tahinoo wa laa tahzanoo wa antumul a’lawna in kuntum mu’mineen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 139

Sahih International
So do not weaken and do not grieve, and you will be superior if you are [true] believers.

Yusuf Ali
So lose not heart, nor fall into despair: For ye must gain mastery if ye are true in Faith.

Abul Ala Maududi
Do not, then, either lose heart or grieve: for you shall surely gain the upper hand if you are true men of faith.

Muhsin Khan
So do not become weak (against your enemy), nor be sad, and you will be superior (in victory) if you are indeed (true) believers.

Pickthall
Faint not nor grieve, for ye will overcome them if ye are (indeed) believers.

Dr. Ghali
And do not feel feeble nor grieve; and you are the most exalted in case you are believers.

Abdel Haleem
Do not lose heart or despair- if you are true believers you have the upper hand-

Quran 3 Verse 139 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 139, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:139) Do not, then, either lose heart or grieve: for you shall surely gain the upper hand if you are true men of faith.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 139 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 137 which provides the complete commentary from verse 137 through 143.

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