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Surah Muhammad Ayat 26 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمْ قَالُوا۟ لِلَّذِينَ كَرِهُوا۟ مَا نَزَّلَ ٱللَّهُ سَنُطِيعُكُمْ فِى بَعْضِ ٱلْأَمْرِ ۖ وَٱللَّهُ يَعْلَمُ إِسْرَارَهُمْ
Zaalika bi annahum qaaloo lillazeena karihoo maa nazzalal laahu sanutee’ukum fee ba’dil amri wallaahu ya’lamu israarahum

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 26

Sahih International
That is because they said to those who disliked what Allah sent down, “We will obey you in part of the matter.” And Allah knows what they conceal.

Yusuf Ali
This, because they said to those who hate what Allah has revealed, “We will obey you in part of (this) matter”; but Allah knows their (inner) secrets.

Abul Ala Maududi
This, because they said to those who are averse to the faith that Allah has revealed: “In some matters we shall obey you.” Allah has full knowledge of their secret parleys.

Muhsin Khan
This is because they said to those who hate what Allah has sent down: “We will obey you in part of the matter,” but Allah knows their secrets.

Pickthall
That is because they say unto those who hate what Allah hath revealed: We will obey you in some matters; and Allah knoweth their secret talk.

Dr. Ghali
That is for that they said to the ones who hate what Allah has been successively sending down, “We will soon obey you in some of the Command.” And Allah knows their secret (talk).

Abdel Haleem
they say to those who hate what God has sent down, ‘We will obey you in some matters’––God knows their secret schemes.

Quran 47 Verse 26 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muhammad ayat 26, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(47:26) This, because they said to those who are averse to the faith that Allah has revealed: “In some matters we shall obey you.”[36] Allah has full knowledge of their secret parleys.


36. That is, in spite of professing the faith and being counted among the Muslims, they went on conspiring secretly with the enemies of Islam and even pledged to support them in certain matters.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muhammad verse 26 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muhammad ayat 24 which provides the complete commentary from verse 24 through 28.

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