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Surah Al-Imran Ayat 2 in Arabic Text

ٱللَّهُ لَآ إِلَـٰهَ إِلَّا هُوَ ٱلْحَىُّ ٱلْقَيُّومُ
Allaahu laaa ilaaha illaa Huwal Haiyul Qaiyoom

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 2

Sahih International
Allah – there is no deity except Him, the Ever-Living, the Sustainer of existence.

Yusuf Ali
Allah! There is no god but He,-the Living, the Self-Subsisting, Eternal.

Abul Ala Maududi
Allah, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsisting, Who sustains the entire order of the universe – there is no God but He.

Muhsin Khan
Allah! La ilaha illa Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He), the Ever Living, the One Who sustains and protects all that exists.

Pickthall
Allah! There is no god save Him, the Alive, the Eternal.

Dr. Ghali
Allah, there is no god except He, The Ever-Living, The Superb Upright Sustainer.

Abdel Haleem
God: there is no god but Him, the Ever Living, the Ever Watchful.

Quran 3 Verse 2 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 2, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:2) Allah, the Ever-Living, the Self-Subsisting, Who sustains the entire order of the universe – there is no God but He.[1]


1. For explanation see ( Surah 2, n. 278) above.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 2 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 4.

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