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Surah Muhammad Ayat 9 in Arabic Text

ذَٰلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمْ كَرِهُوا۟ مَآ أَنزَلَ ٱللَّهُ فَأَحْبَطَ أَعْمَـٰلَهُمْ
Zaalika bi annahum karihoo maaa anzal allaahu fa ahbata a’maalahum

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 9

Sahih International
That is because they disliked what Allah revealed, so He rendered worthless their deeds.

Yusuf Ali
That is because they hate the Revelation of Allah; so He has made their deeds fruitless.

Abul Ala Maududi
That was because they were averse to what Allah had revealed; so He let their works go to waste.

Muhsin Khan
That is because they hate that which Allah has sent down (this Quran and Islamic laws, etc.), so He has made their deeds fruitless.

Pickthall
That is because they are averse to that which Allah hath revealed, therefor maketh He their actions fruitless.

Dr. Ghali
That is for that they hate what Allah has sent down, so He has frustrated their deeds.

Abdel Haleem
It is because they hate what God has sent down that He has caused their deeds to go to waste.

Quran 47 Verse 9 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Muhammad ayat 9, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(47:9) That was because they were averse to what Allah had revealed;[14] so He let their works go to waste.


14. That is, they preferred the whims, superstitions, customs and moral perversion of their former ignorance and did not like the teaching that Allah had revealed to guide them to the right way.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Muhammad verse 9 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Muhammad ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 9.

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