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Surah Taubah Ayat 96 in Arabic Text

يَحْلِفُونَ لَكُمْ لِتَرْضَوْا۟ عَنْهُمْ ۖ فَإِن تَرْضَوْا۟ عَنْهُمْ فَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ لَا يَرْضَىٰ عَنِ ٱلْقَوْمِ ٱلْفَـٰسِقِينَ
Yahlifoona lakum litardaw ‘anhum fa in tardaw ‘anhum fa innal laaha laa yardaa ‘anil qawmil faasiqeen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 96

Sahih International
They swear to you so that you might be satisfied with them. But if you should be satisfied with them – indeed, Allah is not satisfied with a defiantly disobedient people.

Yusuf Ali
They will swear unto you, that ye may be pleased with them but if ye are pleased with them, Allah is not pleased with those who disobey.

Abul Ala Maududi
They will swear to you in order to please you. But even if you become pleased with them, Allah will not be pleased with such an evil-doing folk.

Muhsin Khan
They (the hypocrites) swear to you (Muslims) that you may be pleased with them, but if you are pleased with them, certainly Allah is not pleased with the people who are Al-Fasiqun (rebellious, disobedient to Allah).

Pickthall
They swear unto you, that ye may accept them. Though ye accept them. Allah verily accepteth not wrongdoing folk.

Dr. Ghali
They will swear to you (so) that you may be satisfied with them; yet, in case you are satisfied with them, then surely Allah will not be satisfied with the immoral people.

Abdel Haleem
they will swear to you in order to make you accept them, but even if you do accept them, God will not accept people who rebel against Him.

Quran 9 Verse 96 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Taubah ayat 96, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(9:96) They will swear to you in order to please you. But even if you become pleased with them, Allah will not be pleased with such an evil-doing folk.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Taubah verse 96 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Taubah ayat 94 which provides the complete commentary from verse 94 through 96.

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