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wala-in
وَلَئِن
And if
qutil'tum
قُتِلْتُمْ
you are killed
فِى
in
sabīli
سَبِيلِ
(the) way
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
aw
أَوْ
or
muttum
مُتُّمْ
die[d] -
lamaghfiratun
لَمَغْفِرَةٌ
certainly forgiveness
mina
مِّنَ
from
l-lahi
ٱللَّهِ
(of) Allah
waraḥmatun
وَرَحْمَةٌ
and Mercy
khayrun
خَيْرٌ
(are) better
mimmā
مِّمَّا
than what
yajmaʿūna
يَجْمَعُونَ
they accumulate.

Wa la'in qutiltum fee sabeelil laahi aw muttum lamaghfiratum minal laahi wa rahmatun khairum mimmaa yajma'oon

Sahih International:

And if you are killed in the cause of Allah or die - then forgiveness from Allah and mercy are better than whatever they accumulate [in this world].

1 A. J. Arberry

If you are slain or die in God's way, forgiveness and mercy from God are a better thing than that you amass;

2 Abdul Haleem

Whether you are killed for God’s cause or die, God’s forgiveness and mercy are better than anything people amass.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Verily if ye be slain in the way of Allah or die, forgiveness from Allah and mercy are surely better than that which they amass.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And if ye are slain, or die, in the way of Allah, forgiveness and mercy from Allah are far better than all they could amass.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

And were you to be slain or to die in the way of Allah, then surely Allah's forgiveness and mercy are better than all the goods they amass.

6 Ahmed Ali

If you are killed in the cause of God or you die, the forgiveness and mercy of God are better than all that you amass.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And if you are killed in Allah’s way or die, then the pardon from Allah and mercy are better than all what they hoard.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

If you are slain in the way of Allah, or die, forgiveness and mercy from Allah are surely better than what they amass.

9 Ali Ünal

And if you are killed, or die, in God’s cause, then forgiveness from God and mercy are far better than all that they could amass (in this life).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And if you are killed (in the cause of Allâh) or you die, surely (you will find that) the protection from Allâh and (His) mercy (which fall to your lot) are far better than what they (- who have concealed the truth) amass.

11 English Literal

And if (E) you were killed in God`s way/sake or you died, a forgiveness (E) from God, and a mercy (is) better from what they gather/collect/accumulate.

12 Faridul Haque

And if you are killed in Allah’s way or die, then the pardon from Allah and mercy are better than all what they hoard.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And if you die or be killed it is to Allah that you shall be assembled.

14 Hilali & Khan

And if you are killed or die in the Way of Allah, forgiveness and mercy from Allah are far better than all that they amass (of worldly wealths, etc.).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

O you who believe, be not like those who disbelieve and say of their brethren when they travel in the earth or engage in fighting: Had they been with us, they would not have died, or been slain; that Allah may make it to be a regret in their hearts. And Allah gives life and causes death. And Allah is Seer of what you do.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And if you are slain in the way of Allah or you die, certainly forgiveness from Allah and mercy is better than what they amass.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And what though ye be slain in Allah's way or die therein? Surely pardon from Allah and mercy are better than all that they amass.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

If you were to die or to be killed for the cause of God, certainly His forgiveness and mercy is far better than your worldly gains.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

If you should be killed in the way of Allah or die, the Forgiveness and Mercy from Allah would surely be better than all you amass.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And if you are killed or die in the way of Allah, forgiveness and mercy from Allah are far better than all that they amass.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

If you are killed or die in God's cause, then surely forgiveness from God and His grace are better than all that one could amass.

22 Talal Itani

If you are killed in the cause of God, or die—forgiveness and mercy from God are better than what they hoard.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And if (wa-la-in, the lm is for oaths) you are slain in God's way, in [holy] struggle, or die (read muttum or mittum, from [singular form] mta, yamtu), that is, if death comes to you thereat, forgiveness, that is, from God, for your sins, and mercy, therefor from Him for you (the clause introduced by the lm [of la- maghfiratun, `forgiveness'] is the response to the oath [clause of la'in], and occupies the place of the verbal action as a subject, the predicate of which [is what follows]) are better than what they amass, in this world (read tajma`n, `you amass', or yajma`n, `they amass').

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

And if you are killed or die in the way of Allah, forgiveness and mercy from Allah are far better than all that they amass.

indicating that death and martyrdom in Allah's cause are a means of earning Allah's mercy, forgiveness and pleasure.

This, indeed, is better than remaining in this life with its short lived delights. Furthermore, whoever dies or is killed will return to Allah, the Exalted and Most Honored, and He will reward him if he has done good deeds, or will punish him for his evil deeds.

Allah said,

وَلَيِن مُّتُّمْ أَوْ قُتِلْتُمْ لاِلَى الله تُحْشَرُونَ