Surah Al-Imran Ayat 142 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 142
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?
Did ye think that ye would enter Heaven without Allah testing those of you who fought hard (In His Cause) and remained steadfast?
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?
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.)?
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?
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?
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.
(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.
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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