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Surah Al-Ma’idah Ayat 98 in Arabic Text

ٱعْلَمُوٓا۟ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ شَدِيدُ ٱلْعِقَابِ وَأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٌۭ رَّحِيمٌۭ
I’lamooo annal laaha shadeedul ‘iqaabi wa annal laaha Ghafoorur Raheem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 98

Sahih International
Know that Allah is severe in penalty and that Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Yusuf Ali
Know ye that Allah is strict in punishment and that Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.

Abul Ala Maududi
Know well that Allah is severe in retribution, and that Allah is also All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate.

Muhsin Khan
Know that Allah is Severe in punishment and that Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Pickthall
Know that Allah is severe in punishment, but that Allah (also) is Forgiving, Merciful.

Dr. Ghali
Know that Allah is strict in punishment, and that Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful.

Abdel Haleem
Know too that God is severe in punishment yet most forgiving and merciful.

Quran 5 Verse 98 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Ma’idah ayat 98, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(5:98) Know well that Allah is severe in retribution, and that Allah is also All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maidah verse 98 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Maidah ayat 96 which provides the complete commentary from verse 96 through 99.

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