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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 142 in Arabic Text

أَمْ حَسِبْتُمْ أَن تَدْخُلُوا۟ ٱلْجَنَّةَ وَلَمَّا يَعْلَمِ ٱللَّهُ ٱلَّذِينَ جَـٰهَدُوا۟ مِنكُمْ وَيَعْلَمَ ٱلصَّـٰبِرِينَ
Am hasibtum an tadkhulul Jannnata wa lammaa ya’lamil laahul lazeena jaahadoo minkum wa ya’lamas saabireen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 142

Sahih International
Or do you think that you will enter Paradise while Allah has not yet made evident those of you who fight in His cause and made evident those who are steadfast?

Yusuf Ali
Did ye think that ye would enter Heaven without Allah testing those of you who fought hard (In His Cause) and remained steadfast?

Abul Ala Maududi
Did you think that you would enter Paradise even though Allah has not yet seen who among you strove hard in His way and remained steadfast?

Muhsin Khan
Do you think that you will enter Paradise before Allah tests those of you who fought (in His Cause) and (also) tests those who are As-Sabirin (the patient ones, etc.)?

Pickthall
Or deemed ye that ye would enter paradise while yet Allah knoweth not those of you who really strive, nor knoweth those (of you) who are steadfast?

Dr. Ghali
Or (even) did you reckon that you would enter the Garden and Allah does not as yet know (i.e., has not yet proved, tested) who of you have striven, and that He may know the patient?

Abdel Haleem
Did you think you would enter the Garden without God first proving which of you would struggle for His cause and remain steadfast?

Quran 3 Verse 142 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 142, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:142) Did you think that you would enter Paradise even though Allah has not yet seen who among you strove hard in His way and remained steadfast?


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 142 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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