Surah Al-Ma’idah Ayat 118 in Arabic Text
Here you can read various translations of verse 118
If You should punish them – indeed they are Your servants; but if You forgive them – indeed it is You who is the Exalted in Might, the Wise.
“If Thou dost punish them, they are Thy servant: If Thou dost forgive them, Thou art the Exalted in power, the Wise.”
If You chastise them, they are Your servants; and if You forgive them, You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.”‘
“If You punish them, they are Your slaves, and if You forgive them, verily You, only You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.”
If Thou punish them, lo! they are Thy slaves, and if Thou forgive them (lo! they are Thy slaves). Lo! Thou, only Thou, art the Mighty, the Wise.
In case You torment them, then surely they are Your bondmen; and in case You forgive them, then surely You, Ever You, are The Ever-Mighty, The Ever-Wise.”
and if You punish them, they are Your servants; if You forgive them, You are the Almighty, the Wise.’
Quran 5 Verse 118 Explanation
For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Ma’idah ayat 118, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.
(5:118) If You chastise them, they are Your servants; and if You forgive them, You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.”‘
There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.
The tafsir of Surah Maidah verse 118 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maidah ayat 116 which provides the complete commentary from verse 116 through 118.
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