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Surah Muhammad Ayat 33 in Arabic Text

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓا۟ أَطِيعُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَأَطِيعُوا۟ ٱلرَّسُولَ وَلَا تُبْطِلُوٓا۟ أَعْمَـٰلَكُمْ
Yaaa ayyuhal lazeena aamanoo atee’ul laaha wa atee’ur Rasoola wa laa tubtilooo a’maalakum

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 33

Sahih International
O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and do not invalidate your deeds.

Yusuf Ali
O ye who believe! Obey Allah, and obey the messenger, and make not vain your deeds!

Abul Ala Maududi
Believers, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and do not cause your works to be nullified.

Muhsin Khan
O you who believe! Obey Allah, and obey the Messenger (Muhammad SAW) and render not vain your deeds.

Pickthall
O ye who believe! Obey Allah and obey the messenger, and render not your actions vain.

Dr. Ghali
O you who have believed, obey Allah, and obey the Messenger, and do not void your deeds.

Abdel Haleem
believers, obey God and the Messenger: do not let your deeds go to waste-

Quran 47 Verse 33 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muhammad ayat 33, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(47:33) Believers, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and do not cause your works to be nullified.[40]


40. In other words, the deeds being beneficial and yielding of good results depends wholly on one’s obedience to Allah and His Messenger. After one has turned away from obedience, no deed remains a good deed so that one may deserve any reward for it.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muhammad verse 33 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muhammad ayat 32 which provides the complete commentary from verse 32 through 35.

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