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Surah Muhammad Ayat 11 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّ ٱللَّهَ مَوْلَى ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ وَأَنَّ ٱلْكَـٰفِرِينَ لَا مَوْلَىٰ لَهُمْ
Zaalika bi annal laaha mawlal lazeena aamanoo wa annal kaafireena laa mawlaa lahum (section 1)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 11

Sahih International
That is because Allah is the protector of those who have believed and because the disbelievers have no protector.

Yusuf Ali
That is because Allah is the Protector of those who believe, but those who reject Allah have no protector.

Abul Ala Maududi
That is because Allah is the Protector of the believers whereas the unbelievers have none to protect them.

Muhsin Khan
That is because Allah is the Maula (Lord, Master, Helper, Protector, etc.) of those who believe, and the disbelievers have no Maula (lord, master, helper, protector, etc.).

Pickthall
That is because Allah is patron of those who believe, and because the disbelievers have no patron.

Dr. Ghali
That is for that Allah is the Supreme Patronizer of the ones who have believed and (for) that the disbelievers have no patronizer.

Abdel Haleem
That is because God protects the believers while the disbelievers have no one to protect them:

Quran 47 Verse 11 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muhammad ayat 11, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(47:11) That is because Allah is the Protector of the believers whereas the unbelievers have none to protect them.[16]


16. After being wounded at Uhud when the Prophet (peace be upon him) was resting in a hill pass with a few companions, Abu Sufyan shouted: We have Uzza and there is no Uzza for you. Thereupon the Prophet (peace be upon him) told his companions to respond, saying: Our Protector and helper is Allah, and you have no protector and helper at all. This reply of the Prophet (peace be upon him) was derived from this very verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muhammad verse 11 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muhammad ayat 10 which provides the complete commentary from verse 10 through 13.

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