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Surah Nahl Ayat 100 in Arabic Text

إِنَّمَا سُلْطَـٰنُهُۥ عَلَى ٱلَّذِينَ يَتَوَلَّوْنَهُۥ وَٱلَّذِينَ هُم بِهِۦ مُشْرِكُونَ
Innnamaa sultaanuhoo ‘alal lazeena yatawallawnahoo wallazeena hum bihee mushrikoon (section 13)

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 100

Sahih International
His authority is only over those who take him as an ally and those who through him associate others with Allah.

Yusuf Ali
His authority is over those only, who take him as patron and who join partners with Allah.

Abul Ala Maududi
He has power only over those who take him as their patron and who, under his influence, associate others with Allah in His Divinity.

Muhsin Khan
His power is only over those who obey and follow him (Satan), and those who join partners with Him (Allah) [i.e. those who are Mushrikun – polytheists – see Verse 6:121].

Pickthall
His power is only over those who make a friend of him, and those who ascribe partners unto Him (Allah).

Dr. Ghali
Surely his all-binding authority is only over the ones who take him for patron and the ones who take him as associate (with Allah).

Abdel Haleem
his power is only over those who ally themselves with him and those who, because of him, join partners with God.

Quran 16 Verse 100 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nahl ayat 100, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(16:100) He has power only over those who take him as their patron and who, under his influence, associate others with Allah in His Divinity.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nahl verse 100 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nahl ayat 98 which provides the complete commentary from verse 98 through 100.

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