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33 (Al≠Ahz‚b - The Clans, The Coalition)
Revealed at: Madinah
Total Verses: 73
ALLAH in the name of The
Most Affectionate, the Merciful.
'O prophet! The Communicator of unseen continue fearing Allah and
hear not the infidels and hypocrites. Undoubtedly Allah is
And continue following that which is being revealed to you from
your Lord. Allah is looking your doings.
And O beloved! Rely on Allah. And Allah is Sufficient as
Accomplisher of affairs.
Allah has not put two hearts inside a man, and nor has made your
those wives whom you pronounce as equal to your mother, your real
mothers and nor has made your adopted sons your real sons. This is
only your saying of your own mouth. And Allah says the truth and
only He shows the way.
Call them after their fathers, this is more justified in the sight
of Allah, but if you do not know their fathers, then they are your
brothers in faith and as human being your cousin. And there is no
blame on you regarding what has been committed by you
unintentionally, yes that is a sin, which you may commit with the
intention of your heart. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
This prophet is the owner of the Muslims even more than their own
selves and his wives are their mothers. And blood relations are
nearer to one another in the Book of Allah than other Muslims and
emigrants but that you do any favour to your friends. This is
inscribed in the Book.
And O beloved! Remember when We took covenant from the prophets
and from you, and from Nuh and Ibrahim and Musa and Isa son of
Maryam and We took from them a firm covenant.
That He may question the truthful regarding their truth, and He
has already prepared painful torment for the infidels.
'O believers! Remember Allah's favour upon you, when some hosts
came against you, then We sent on them strong wind and an army,
which you did not see. And Allah sees your doings.
When the infidel's came upon you from above you, and from below
you and when eyes drew back in amazement and your hearts reached
your throats and you began to think diverse thoughts about Allah
(of hopes and despairs).
That was the place, Muslims were tested and they were shaken with
And when the hypocrites and those in whose hearts there was a
disease said, 'Allah and His Messenger promised us nothing but a
And when a party of them said, 'O people, of Madina, here there is
place for your stay, therefore walk back to your houses,' and a
party of them asked permission of the prophet, saying our houses
are unsafe, and they were not unsafe. They wished not but to flee
And if the armies were entered upon them from the sides of Madina,
and they would have asked sedition of them, then necessarily, they
would not have been late in it but a little
And undoubtedly, they had already convenanted with Allah before
that, that they would not turn their backs. And the covenant with
Allah shall be questioned of.
Say you, 'Flight will never profit you, if you flee from death or
slaying, and even then you shall not be allowed to enjoy the world
but a little'.
Say you, 'who is he that may evade the command of Allah from you,
if He wills evil for you or desires mercy for you. And they shall
not find for themselves besides Allah any supporter nor helper.
Undoubtedly, Allah knows those of you who hinder others from holy
war and say to their brothers, come to us, and they come not to
the battle but a little.
They are niggardly in helping you, then when the time of fear
comes to them, you will see them that they are looking towards
you, their eyes are rolling as the death, has covered anyone, then
when the time of fear has passed away, they began to taunt you
with sharp toungs being greedy of the booty. These people have
never believed, therefore Allah has nullified their works, and
this is an easy thing for Allah.
They are thinking that the armies of the infidels have not yet
gone, and if the armies come again, they would have wished them
that anyhow being out in the village would enquire about your
news. If they would have been among you, even then they would not
have fought but a little.
Undoubtedly, you have the best in the following of the Messenger,
for him who hopes for Allah and the Last Day and remembers Allah
And when the Muslims saw the confederates of the infidels said,
'this is what Allah and His Messenger promised us, and Allah and
His Messenger spoke the truth and it increased them nothing but
faith and submission to the pleasure of Allah.
Among Muslims are men who have made true the covenant they had
made with Allah, then there are some of them who have fulfilled
their vows and some who are still waiting and they are not changed
in the least.
That Allah may recompense the truthful ones for their truth and
torment the hypocrites, if He will or He may turn towards them.
Undoubtedly, Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
And Allah turned back the infidels with their hearts burning, they
gained no good, and Allah sufficed the Muslims in the fight and
Allah is Powerful, Honourable.
And brought down those of the people of the Book who had helped
them from their fortresses and cast terror in their hearts. You
slay a group of them and another you make captive.
And We made you to capture their lands and their houses and their
wealth and a land on which you have not set foot yet, And Allah is
Potent over every thing.
'O the Communicator of unseen (prophet) says to your wives, 'If
you wish the life of the world and its adornment, then come, I
provide you wealth and leave you in a well manner.
And if you wish Allah and His Messenger and the home of the
Hereafter then undoubtedly, Allah has kept prepared for the well
doers among you a great reward.
'O wives of the prophet! Whosoever of you dares to do against
manifest modesty shall have double torment in comparison to
others. And this is easy for Allah.
And whosoever of you remain obedient to Allah and His Messenger
and does good deeds, We shall double her reward in comparison to
others and We have kept prepared for her an honourable provision.
'O wives of the prophet' you are not like other women if you fear
Allah, therefore be not so polite in your speech lest one in whose
heart is a disease should feel tempted, yes, speak good words.
And remain stay in your houses and be not unveiled like that of
the unveiling of the former days of ignorance, and establish
prayer and pay the poor-due (Zakat) and obey the commands of Allah
and His Messenger. Allah only desires O! The members of the family
of the prophet! That He may remove from you every uncleanness and
purify you well after cleaning you thoroughly.
And remember what is recited in your houses of the signs of Allah
and His wisdom Undoubtedly, Allah knows every subtlety, is Aware
Undoubtedly, Muslims men and women, and the be lieving men and
women, and obedient men and women and truthful men and women and
enduring men and women and humble men and women, and almsgiving
men and women and fasting men and women, and men and women who
guard their chastity and men and women who remember Allah much,
for all of them Allah has kept prepared forgiveness and great
And it is not befitting to a Muslim man or Muslim woman, when
Allah and His Messenger have decreed something that they would
have any choice in their matters, and whoever disobeys Allah and
His Messenger, he undoubtedly, has strayed away manifestly.
And O beloved! Remember when you did say to him whom Allah
bestowed a favour and you had bestowed a favour, 'keep your wife
with yourself and fear Allah and you had in your heart what Allah
had willed to disclose and you were afraid of people's taunting
remarks; and Allah has a greater right that you should fear Him.
Then when Zaid had accomplished his purpose with her, We gave her
in your marriage, so that there should be no hindrance upon the
Muslims in respect of the wives of their adopted sons when they
have accomplished their purpose with them. And Allah's order is
bound to be fulfilled.
There is no hindrance for the prophet regarding that which Allah
has appointed for him. Such has been the practice of Allah among
those who have gone before and the command of Allah is the
Those who deliver the messages of Allah, fear Him, and fear none
except Allah. And Allah is Sufficient as a Reckoner.
Mohammed is not the father of any of your men; yes He is the
Messenger of Allah and the last one among all the prophets. And
Allah knows all things.
'O believers! Remember Allah much.
And glorify Him morning and evening.
It is He Who sends blessings on you and His angels too that He may
bring you forth from darkness into light. And He is Merciful to
For them, the greeting at the time of their meeting is "Peace",
and He has kept prepared for them an honourable reward.
'O prophet! The Communicator of unseen news, no doubt, We have
sent you as a present beholder and bearer of glad tiding and a
And an inviter towards Allah by His command and a brightening sun.
And give glad tidings to the believers that for them is great
bounty of Allah.
And do not do for the pleasure of infidels and hypocrites and
overlook their annoyance and put your trust in Allah. And Allah
suffices as an Accomplisher.
'O believers! When you marry Muslim women, then divorce them
before touching them, in that case, you have no period of waiting
which you may count against them, so give some benefit to them and
leave them in a noble manner.
'O Prophet! The Communicator of unseen news, We have made lawful
for you those of your wives when you pay dower and the possession
of your hand the slave girls whom Allah has given you as the
spoils of war, and the daughters of your paternal uncles and the
daughters of your paternal aunts and the daughters of your
maternal uncles and aunts who have migrated with you, and the
believing women if she presents herself to the prophet and the
prophet desires to marry her, this provision is specially for you
and not for the believing men. We know what We have appointed for
them concerning their wives and the possession of their hands the
slave girls; this specialty is of your so that there may not be
any hardship on you. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
You may put behind any of them whom you like and may give place
near you any of them whom you like. And if you desire to have any
one of those whom you had put aside, there is no blame on you.
This is nearer than that their eyes may be cooled and that they
may not grieve and they all may be pleased with what you have
given them. And Allah knows what is in the hearts of you all. And
Allah is knowing, For-bearing.
Thereafter other women are not allowed for you and nor you take
other wives in exchange of them though their beauty please you but
slave girl the possession of your hand. And Allah is Watchful over
'O believers! Enter not the houses of the prophet unless you get
permission, for instance you are invited to a meal, but not in
this manner that you yourself wait for its preparation, yes when
you are invited then enter and when you have taken your meal then
disperse, nor this that you may sit down and amuse yourselves in
talks. Undoubtedly, this was causing inconvenience to the Prophet,
and he had regard for you, but Allah is not shy of saying the
truth. And when you ask them anything of use, ask it of them from
behind a curtain. In this, there is more purity of your hearts and
their hearts. And it does not be have you that you should annoy
the Messenger of Allah and nor you should ever marry his wives
after him. Undoubtedly, this is a grievous thing in the sight of
Whether you disclose any thing or conceal it, undoubtedly, Allah
knows all things.
There is no harm for them in respect of their fathers or their
sons or their brothers, or their brother's sons, or their sister's
sons or the women of their own faith or their maids (slave women)
and remain fearing Allah. Undoubtedly, every thing is in the sight
Undoubtedly, Allah and His angels send blessings on the prophet
the Communicator of unseen news, O you who believe! Send upon him
blessings and salute him fully well in abundance.
Undoubtedly, those who annoy Allah and His Messenger, Allah's
curse is upon them in the world and in the Hereafter and Allah has
kept prepared for them a degrading torment.
And those who hurt the believing men and believing women without
doing anything, they have taken over their heads a calumny and an
'O Prophet! Tell to your wives, and daughters and Muslim women,
that they should keep putting a part of their wrapping covers over
their faces. This is nearer than this that if they are recognized,
they should not be annoyed. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
If the hypocrites and those in whose hearts there is a disease and
those who circulate lies in Madina desist not, We shall surely
give you authority over them; then they will not remain with you
in Madina but a little.
Accursed they are wherever they are found they shall be seized,
and be slain counting one by one.
This has been the practice of Allah regarding those who have gone
before, and you shall never find a change in the practice of
The people ask you concerning the Hour. Say you, 'its knowledge is
with Allah alone, and what you know perhaps the Hour may be near
Undoubtedly, Allah has cursed the infidels, and has kept prepared
for them a blazing fire.
Wherein they shall abide for ever, they shall find therein no
supporter nor helper.
The day when their faces turning up and down will be fried in the
Fire, they will say, 'Oh, would that we have obeyed Allah and
obeyed the Messenger.
And they will say, 'O our Lord! we obeyed our chiefs and our
elders, and they led us astray from the way.'
'O our Lord! give them double torment of Fire, and curse them with
a great curse.
'O believers! be not like those who have annoyed Musa, then Allah
exonerated him of what he spoke of him. And Musa is honourable in
the sight of Allah.
'O believers! fear Allah and say the right word.
He will set right your deeds for you and will forgive you your
sins, And whoso obeys Allah and His Messenger, has got a great
Undoubtedly, We offered the Trust to the heavens and the earth and
the mountains, but they refused to bear it and were afraid of it,
and man bore it. Undoubtedly, he is the bearer of hardship,
So that Allah may torment hypocrites men, women and idolatrous men
and women, and that Allah may accept the repentance of Muslim men
and women. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.