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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 177 in Arabic Text

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ ٱشْتَرَوُا۟ ٱلْكُفْرَ بِٱلْإِيمَـٰنِ لَن يَضُرُّوا۟ ٱللَّهَ شَيْـًۭٔا وَلَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌۭ
Innal lazeenash tarawul kufra bil eemaani lai yadurrul laaha shai’anw wa lahum ‘azaabun aleem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 177

Sahih International
Indeed, those who purchase disbelief [in exchange] for faith – never will they harm Allah at all, and for them is a painful punishment.

Yusuf Ali
Those who purchase Unbelief at the price of faith,- not the least harm will they do to Allah, but they will have a grievous punishment.

Abul Ala Maududi
Indeed those who have purchased unbelief in exchange for faith shall not hurt Allah in the least. Theirs shall be a painful chastisement.

Muhsin Khan
Verily, those who purchase disbelief at the price of Faith, not the least harm will they do to Allah. For them, there is a painful torment.

Pickthall
Those who purchase disbelief at the price of faith harm Allah not at all, but theirs will be a painful doom.

Dr. Ghali
Surely the ones who have traded disbelief (at the price) of belief will never harm Allah anything, and they will have a painful torment.

Abdel Haleem
Those who sell their faith for disbelief will not harm God in any way; agonizing torment awaits them.

Quran 3 Verse 177 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 177, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:177) Indeed those who have purchased unbelief in exchange for faith shall not hurt Allah in the least. Theirs shall be a painful chastisement.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 177 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 176 which provides the complete commentary from verse 176 through 180.

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