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Surah Al-Ma’idah Ayat 99 in Arabic Text

مَّا عَلَى ٱلرَّسُولِ إِلَّا ٱلْبَلَـٰغُ ۗ وَٱللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ مَا تُبْدُونَ وَمَا تَكْتُمُونَ
Maa ‘alar Rasooli illal balaagh; wallaahu ya’lamu maa tubdoona wa maa taktumoon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 99

Sahih International
Not upon the Messenger is [responsibility] except [for] notification. And Allah knows whatever you reveal and whatever you conceal.

Yusuf Ali
The Messenger’s duty is but to proclaim (the message). But Allah knoweth all that ye reveal and ye conceal.

Abul Ala Maududi
The Messenger is bound only to deliver the message, whereafter Allah knows well all that you disclose and all that you conceal.

Muhsin Khan
The Messenger’s duty [i.e. Our Messenger Muhammad SAW whom We have sent to you, (O mankind)] is but to convey (the Message). And Allah knows all that you reveal and all that you conceal.

Pickthall
The duty of the messenger is only to convey (the message). Allah knoweth what ye proclaim and what ye hide.

Dr. Ghali
In no way is there any (duty) for the Messenger except the proclamation (of the Message); and Allah knows whatever you display and whatever you keep back.

Abdel Haleem
The Messenger’s duty is only to deliver the message: God knows what you reveal and what you conceal.

Quran 5 Verse 99 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Al-Ma’idah ayat 99, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(5:99) The Messenger is bound only to deliver the message, whereafter Allah knows well all that you disclose and all that you conceal.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Maidah verse 99 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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