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Surah Al-Ma’idah Ayat 25 in Arabic Text

قَالَ رَبِّ إِنِّى لَآ أَمْلِكُ إِلَّا نَفْسِى وَأَخِى ۖ فَٱفْرُقْ بَيْنَنَا وَبَيْنَ ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلْفَـٰسِقِينَ
Qaala Rabbi innee laaa amliku illaa nafsee wa akhee fafruq bainanaa wa bainal qawmil faasiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 25

Sahih International
[Moses] said, “My Lord, indeed I do not possess except myself and my brother, so part us from the defiantly disobedient people.”

Yusuf Ali
He said: “O my Lord! I have power only over myself and my brother: so separate us from this rebellious people!”

Abul Ala Maududi
Thereupon Moses said: ‘My Lord! I have control over none but my own self and my brother; so distinguish between us and the transgressing people.’

Muhsin Khan
He [Musa (Moses)] said: “O my Lord! I have power only over myself and my brother, so separate us from the people who are the Fasiqun (rebellious and disobedient to Allah)!”

Pickthall
He said: My Lord! I have control of none but myself and my brother, so distinguish between us and the wrong-doing folk.

Dr. Ghali
He said, “Lord! Surely I possess (no authority) on anyone except myself and my brother. So distinguish between us (Literally: part between us and “between”) and the immoral people.

Abdel Haleem
He said, ‘Lord, I have authority over no one except myself and my brother: judge between the two of us and these disobedient people.’

Quran 5 Verse 25 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Ma’idah ayat 25, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(5:25) Thereupon Moses said: ‘My Lord! I have control over none but my own self and my brother; so distinguish between us and the transgressing people.’


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maidah verse 25 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maidah ayat 20 which provides the complete commentary from verse 20 through 26.

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