Surah Al-Imran Ayat 99 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 99
Say, “O People of the Scripture, why do you avert from the way of Allah those who believe, seeking to make it [seem] deviant, while you are witnesses [to the truth]? And Allah is not unaware of what you do.”
Say: “O ye People of the Book! Why obstruct ye those who believe, from the path of Allah, Seeking to make it crooked, while ye were yourselves witnesses (to Allah’s Covenant)? but Allah is not unmindful of all that ye do.”
Say: ‘People of the Book! Why do you hinder one who believes from the way of Allah, seeking that he follow a crooked way, even though you yourselves are witness to its being the right way?’ Allah is not heedless of what you do.
Say: “O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Why do you stop those who have believed, from the Path of Allah, seeking to make it seem crooked, while you (yourselves) are witnesses [to Muhammad SAW as a Messenger of Allah and Islam (Allah’s Religion, i.e. to worship none but Him Alone)]? And Allah is not unaware of what you do.”
Say: O People of the Scripture! Why drive ye back believers from the way of Allah, seeking to make it crooked, when ye are witnesses (to Allah’s guidance)? Allah is not unaware of what ye do.
Say, “O Population of the Book, (Or: Family of the Book, i.e., the Jews and Christians) why do you bar from the way of Allah him who has believed (while you) inequitably seek to make it crooked, and you are witnesses?” And in no way is Allah ever heedless of whatever you do.
Say, ‘People of the Book, why do you turn the believers away from God’s path and try to make it crooked, when you yourselves [should be] witnesses to the [truth]? God is not heedless of anything you do.’
ان اہل کتاب سے کہو کہ تم اللہ تعالیٰ کی راه سے لوگوں کو کیوں روکتے ہو؟ اور اس میں عیب ٹٹولتے ہو، حاﻻنکہ تم خود شاہد ہو، اللہ تعالیٰ تمہارے اعمال سے بے خبر نہیں
Quran 3 Verse 99 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Imran ayat 99, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(3:99) Say: ‘People of the Book! Why do you hinder one who believes from the way of Allah, seeking that he follow a crooked way, even though you yourselves are witness to its being the right way?’ Allah is not heedless of what you do.
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Imran verse 99 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Imran ayat 98 which provides the complete commentary from verse 98 through 99.
Quick navigation links
Share the message of the Qur’an