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Surah Taubah Ayat 125 in Arabic Text

وَأَمَّا ٱلَّذِينَ فِى قُلُوبِهِم مَّرَضٌۭ فَزَادَتْهُمْ رِجْسًا إِلَىٰ رِجْسِهِمْ وَمَاتُوا۟ وَهُمْ كَـٰفِرُونَ
Wa ammal lazeena fee quloobihim maradun fazaadat hum rijsan ilaa rijsihim wa maatoo wa hum kaafiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 125

Sahih International
But as for those in whose hearts is disease, it has [only] increased them in evil [in addition] to their evil. And they will have died while they are disbelievers.

Yusuf Ali
But those in whose hearts is a disease,- it will add doubt to their doubt, and they will die in a state of Unbelief.

Abul Ala Maududi
But those whose hearts are affected with the disease (of hypocrisy), every new surah added a fresh abomination to their abomination. They remained unbelievers till their death.

Muhsin Khan
But as for those in whose hearts is a disease (of doubt, disbelief and hypocrisy), it will add suspicion and doubt to their suspicion, disbelief and doubt, and they die while they are disbelievers.

Pickthall
But as for those in whose hearts is disease, it only addeth wickedness to their wickedness, and they die while they are disbelievers.

Dr. Ghali
And as for the ones in whose hearts is sickness, then it increases them in abomination upon their abomination, and they die while they are disbelievers.

Abdel Haleem
but, as for the perverse at heart, each new sura adds further to their perversity. They die disbelieving.

Quran 9 Verse 125 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Taubah ayat 125, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(9:125) But those whose hearts are affected with the disease (of hypocrisy), every new surah added a fresh abomination to their abomination.[124] They remained unbelievers till their death.


124. As regards the increase and decrease in faith, disbelief and hypocrisy, please refer to E.N.2 of Surah Al-Anfal.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Taubah verse 125 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taubah ayat 124 which provides the complete commentary from verse 124 through 125.

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