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Surah Al-Ma’idah Ayat 56 in Arabic Text

وَمَن يَتَوَلَّ ٱللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُۥ وَٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ فَإِنَّ حِزْبَ ٱللَّهِ هُمُ ٱلْغَـٰلِبُونَ
Wa mai yatawallal laaha wa Rasoolahoo wallazeena aamanoo fa inna hizbal laahi humul ghaaliboon (section 8)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 56

Sahih International
And whoever is an ally of Allah and His Messenger and those who have believed – indeed, the party of Allah – they will be the predominant.

Yusuf Ali
As to those who turn (for friendship) to Allah, His Messenger, and the (fellowship of) believers,- it is the fellowship of Allah that must certainly triumph.

Abul Ala Maududi
All those who take Allah and His Messenger and those who believe as their allies, should remember that the party of Allah will be triumphant.

Muhsin Khan
And whosoever takes Allah, His Messenger, and those who have believed, as Protectors, then the party of Allah will be the victorious.

Pickthall
And whoso taketh Allah and His messenger and those who believe for guardian (will know that), lo! the party of Allah, they are the victorious.

Dr. Ghali
And whoever makes Allah his Ever-Patronizing patron, and His Messenger and the ones who have believed (as patrons), (i.e., “those one the party of Allah) then surely the party of Allah are they who are the overcomers.

Abdel Haleem
Those who turn for protection to God, His Messenger, and the believers [are God’s party]: God’s party is sure to triumph.

Quran 5 Verse 56 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Ma’idah ayat 56, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(5:56) All those who take Allah and His Messenger and those who believe as their allies, should remember that the party of Allah will be triumphant.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maidah verse 56 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maidah ayat 54 which provides the complete commentary from verse 54 through 56.

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