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wa-innī
وَإِنِّى
But indeed, I Am
laghaffārun
لَغَفَّارٌ
the Perpetual Forgiver
liman
لِّمَن
of whoever
tāba
تَابَ
repents
waāmana
وَءَامَنَ
and believes
waʿamila
وَعَمِلَ
and does
ṣāliḥan
صَٰلِحًا
righteous (deeds)
thumma
ثُمَّ
then
ih'tadā
ٱهْتَدَىٰ
remains guided.

Wa innee la Ghaffaarul liman taaba wa aamana wa 'amila saalihan summah tadaa

Sahih International:

But indeed, I am the Perpetual Forgiver of whoever repents and believes and does righteousness and then continues in guidance.

1 A. J. Arberry

Yet I am All-forgiving to him who repents and believes, and does righteousness, and at last is guided.'

2 Abdul Haleem

Yet I am most forgiving towards those who repent, believe, do righteous deeds, and stay on the right path.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And verily I am the Most Forgiving unto whomsoever repenteth and believeth and worketh righteously, and thereafter letteth himself remain guided.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"But, without doubt, I am (also) He that forgives again and again, to those who repent, believe, and do right, who,- in fine, are ready to receive true guidance."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

But I am indeed Most Forgiving to him who repents and believes and does righteous works and keeps to the Right Way."

6 Ahmed Ali

Yet I am gracious to him who repents and believes, and does the right, and follows the straight path.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And indeed I am Most Oft Forgiving for him who repented and accepted faith and did good deeds, and then remained upon guidance.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Indeed I forgive those who repent, become faithful, act righteously, and follow guidance.’

9 Ali Ünal

Yet I am surely All-Forgiving to whoever repents and believes and does good, righteous deeds, and thereafter keeps himself on the right path.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

But surely I am greatly protecting to him who turns (to Me) in repentance and believes and does righteous deeds and then sticks to guidance.

11 English Literal

And that I am forgiving often/a forgiver (E) to who repented and believed and made/did correct/righteous deeds then was guided.

12 Faridul Haque

And indeed I am Most Oft Forgiving for him who repented and accepted faith and did good deeds, and then remained upon guidance.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Saying, "Eat of the good things We have provided you with, but do not commit excesses therein, lest My wrath justly descend upon you; for on whomsoever My wrath descends they perish indeed.

14 Hilali & Khan

And verily, I am indeed Forgiving to him who repents, believes (in My Oneness, and associates none in worship with Me) and does righteous good deeds, and then remains constant in doing them, (till his death).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Eat of the good things We have provided for you, and be not inordinate in respect thereof, lest My wrath come upon you; and he on whom My wrath comes, he perishes indeed.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And most surely I am most Forgiving to him who repents and believes and does good, then continues to follow the right direction.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And lo! verily I am Forgiving toward him who repenteth and believeth and doeth good, and afterward walketh aright.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

I allowed you to consume the pure sustenance which We had given you but not to become rebels, lest you become subject to My wrath. Whoever becomes subject to My wrath will certainly be destroyed. I am All-forgiving to the righteously striving believers who repent and follow the right guidance.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

but to whosoever repents, believes and does good deeds, and is at last guided, I am Forgiving'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And verily, I am indeed forgiving to him who repents, believes and does righteous deeds, and then Ihtada.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

But I am most forgiving towards him who turns in repentance and believes and acts righteously and follows the right path."

22 Talal Itani

And I am Forgiving towards him who repents, believes, acts righteously, and then remains guided.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And indeed I am Forgiving toward him who repents, from ascribing partners [to God], and believes, affirms God's Oneness, and acts righteously, is sincere in [performing] the obligatory and the supererogatory [deeds], and then follows guidance', by adhering to what has been mentioned up to his death.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَإِنِّي لَغَفَّارٌ لِّمَن تَابَ وَامَنَ وَعَمِلَ صَالِحًا

And verily, I am indeed forgiving to him who repents, believes and does righteous good deeds,

meaning, "Whoever turns to Me in repentance, then I will accept his repentance regardless of whatever sin he did."

Allah, the Exalted, even accepts the repentance of the Children of Israel who worshipped the calf.

Concerning Allah's statement,

تَابَ

who repents,

This means to turn away from what one was involved in of disbelief, associating partners with Allah, disobedience of Allah or hypocrisy.

Concerning Allah's statement,
وَامَنَ
(and believes),

This means the person's belief in his heart.

وَعَمِلَ صَالِحًا
(and does righteous deeds),

his action with his bodily limbs.

Concerning Allah's statement,

ثُمَّ اهْتَدَى



and then Ihtada.

Ali bin Abi Talhah related that Ibn Abbas said,

"This means that he then does not doubt."

Qatadah said,

"This means he adheres to Islam until he dies."

We see here that there is a specific order in which these things are presented.

This is similar to Allah's saying,

ثُمَّ كَانَ مِنَ الَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ وَتَوَاصَوْاْ بِالصَّبْرِ وَتَوَاصَوْاْ بِالْمَرْحَمَةِ

Then he became one of those who believed and recommended one another to perseverance and patience and recommended one another to pity and compassion. (90;17