Surah Al-Imran >> Currently viewing Surah Imran Ayat 54 (3:54)

Surah Al-Imran Ayat 54 in Arabic Text

وَمَكَرُوا۟ وَمَكَرَ ٱللَّهُ ۖ وَٱللَّهُ خَيْرُ ٱلْمَـٰكِرِينَ
Wa makaroo wa makaral laahu wallaahu khairul maakireen (section 5)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 54

Sahih International
And the disbelievers planned, but Allah planned. And Allah is the best of planners.

Yusuf Ali
And (the unbelievers) plotted and planned, and Allah too planned, and the best of planners is Allah.

Abul Ala Maududi
Then they schemed (against the Messiah), and Allah countered their schemes by schemes of His own. Allah is the best of schemers.

Muhsin Khan
And they (disbelievers) plotted [to kill ‘Iesa (Jesus)], and Allah planned too. And Allah is the Best of the planners.

Pickthall
And they (the disbelievers) schemed, and Allah schemed (against them): and Allah is the best of schemers.

Dr. Ghali
And they schemed, and Allah schemed, and Allah is The Most Charitable of schemers.

Abdel Haleem
The [disbelievers] schemed but God also schemed; God is the Best of Schemers.

Quran 3 Verse 54 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 54, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(3:54) Then they schemed (against the Messiah), and Allah countered their schemes by schemes of His own. Allah is the best of schemers.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 54 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 52 which provides the complete commentary from verse 52 through 54.

Quick navigation links

Surah Imran
1 . 2 . 3 . 4 . 5 . 6 . 7 . 8 . 9 . 10 . 11 . 12 . 13 . 14 . 15 . 16 . 17 . 18 . 19 . 20 . 21 . 22 . 23 . 24 . 25 . 26 . 27 . 28 . 29 . 30 . 31 . 32 . 33 . 34 . 35 . 36 . 37 . 38 . 39 . 40 . 41 . 42 . 43 . 44 . 45 . 46 . 47 . 48 . 49 . 50 . 51 . 52 . 53 . 54 . 55 . 56 . 57 . 58 . 59 . 60 . 61 . 62 . 63 . 64 . 65 . 66 . 67 . 68 . 69 . 70 . 71 . 72 . 73 . 74 . 75 . 76 . 77 . 78 . 79 . 80 . 81 . 82 . 83 . 84 . 85 . 86 . 87 . 88 . 89 . 90 . 91 . 92 . 93 . 94 . 95 . 96 . 97 . 98 . 99 . 100 . 101 . 102 . 103 . 104 . 105 . 106 . 107 . 108 . 109 . 110 . 111 . 112 . 113 . 114 . 115 . 116 . 117 . 118 . 119 . 120 . 121 . 122 . 123 . 124 . 125 . 126 . 127 . 128 . 129 . 130 . 131 . 132 . 133 . 134 . 135 . 136 . 137 . 138 . 139 . 140 . 141 . 142 . 143 . 144 . 145 . 146 . 147 . 148 . 149 . 150 . 151 . 152 . 153 . 154 . 155 . 156 . 157 . 158 . 159 . 160 . 161 . 162 . 163 . 164 . 165 . 166 . 167 . 168 . 169 . 170 . 171 . 172 . 173 . 174 . 175 . 176 . 177 . 178 . 179 . 180 . 181 . 182 . 183 . 184 . 185 . 186 . 187 . 188 . 189 . 190 . 191 . 192 . 193 . 194 . 195 . 196 . 197 . 198 . 199 . 200