Surah 5 «Al Ma'idah», Ayah 34

Verse 34 of Surah Al Ma'idah (5:34) with Arabic text, transcription, and translation.

إِلَّا ٱلَّذِينَ تَابُواْ مِن قَبۡلِ أَن تَقۡدِرُواْ عَلَيۡهِمۡۖ فَٱعۡلَمُوٓاْ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٞ رَّحِيمٞ ٣٤
'Illā Al-Ladhīna Tābū Min Qabli 'An Taqdirū `Alayhim  ۖ  Fā`lamū 'Anna Al-Laha Ghafūrun Raĥīmun

Sahih International

Except for those who return [repenting] before you apprehend them. And know that Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

Abdul Haleem

unless they repent before you overpower them- in that case bear in mind that God is forgiving and merciful.

Mohsin Khan/Hilali

Except for those who (having fled away and then) came back (as Muslims) with repentance before they fall into your power; in that case, know that Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Taqi Usmani

except those who repent before you overpower them. Then, be sure that Allah is Most-Forgiving, Very-Merciful.


Save those who repent before ye overpower them. For know that Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.


Except for those who repent before they fall into your power: in that case, know that Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.