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Surah Nur Ayat 5 in Arabic Text

إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ تَابُوا۟ مِنۢ بَعْدِ ذَٰلِكَ وَأَصْلَحُوا۟ فَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٌۭ رَّحِيمٌۭ
Illal lazeena taaboo mim ba’di zaalika wa aslahoo fa innal laaha Ghafoorur Raheem

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 5

Sahih International
Except for those who repent thereafter and reform, for indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Yusuf Ali
Unless they repent thereafter and mend (their conduct); for Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Abul Ala Maududi
except those who repent and reform themselves; Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Muhsin Khan
Except those who repent thereafter and do righteous deeds, (for such) verily, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Pickthall
Save those who afterward repent and make amends. (For such) lo! Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

Dr. Ghali
Except the ones who repent ever after that and act righteously; then surely Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful.

Abdel Haleem
except for those who repent later and make amends––God is most forgiving and merciful.

Quran 24 Verse 5 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Nur ayat 5, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(24:5) except those of them that repent thereafter and mend their behaviour. For surely Allah is Most Forgiving, Ever Compassionate.[6]


6. Allah is the most merciful of all.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah An-Nur verse 5 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Nur ayat 4 which provides the complete commentary from verse 4 through 5.

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