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ARBNDEENIDRUTRUR
inna
إِنَّ
Indeed,
l-laha
ٱللَّهَ
Allah
لَا
does not
yaghfiru
يَغْفِرُ
forgive
an
أَن
that
yush'raka
يُشْرَكَ
partners be associated
bihi
بِهِۦ
with Him,
wayaghfiru
وَيَغْفِرُ
but He forgives
مَا
[what]
dūna
دُونَ
other than
dhālika
ذَٰلِكَ
that
liman
لِمَن
for whom
yashāu
يَشَآءُۚ
He wills.
waman
وَمَن
And whoever
yush'rik
يُشْرِكْ
associates partners
bil-lahi
بِٱللَّهِ
with Allah
faqad
فَقَدْ
then surely
ḍalla
ضَلَّ
he lost (the) way,
ḍalālan
ضَلَٰلًۢا
straying
baʿīdan
بَعِيدًا
far away.

Innal laaha laa yaghfiru ai yushraka bihee wayaghfiru maa doona zaalika limai yashaaa'; wa mai yushrik billaahi faqad dalla dalaalam ba'eedaa

Sahih International:

Indeed, Allah does not forgive association with Him, but He forgives what is less than that for whom He wills. And he who associates others with Allah has certainly gone far astray.

1 A. J. Arberry

God forgives not that aught should be with Him associated; less than that He forgives to whomsoever He will. Whoso associates with God anything, has gone astray into far error.

2 Abdul Haleem

God does not forgive the worship of others beside Him- though He does forgive whoever He will for lesser sins- for whoever does this has gone far, far astray.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Verily Allah shall not forgive that aught be associated with Him, and He will forgive all else unto whomsoever He liketh; and whosoever associateth ought with Allah, hath surely strayed away a far straying.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Allah forgiveth not (The sin of) joining other gods with Him; but He forgiveth whom He pleaseth other sins than this; one who joins other gods with Allah, Hath strayed far, far away (from the right).

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Truly it is only associating others with Allah in His divinity that Allah does not forgive, and forgives anything besides that to whomsoever He wills. Whoever associates others with Allah in His divinity has indeed strayed far away.

6 Ahmed Ali

God does not forgive that compeers be ascribed to Him, and absolves all else whatsoever He will. And he who associates compeers with God has indeed wandered far astray.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Allah does not forgive (the greatest sin) that partners be ascribed with Him – and He forgives all that is below (lesser sins) it, to whomever He wills; and whoever ascribes partners with Allah has indeed wandered far astray.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Indeed Allah does not forgive that any partner should be ascribed to Him, but He forgives anything besides that to whomever He wishes. And whoever ascribes partners to Allah has certainly strayed into far error.

9 Ali Ünal

Indeed God does not forgive that partners be associated with Him; less than that He forgives to whomever He wills (whomever He has guided to repentance and righteousness as a result of his choosing repentance and righteousness by his free will). Whoever associates partners with God has indeed strayed far away (from the Straight Path).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Allâh does not forgive (without repentance on the part of the sinner) that a partner be associated with Him though He forgives everything short of that to whomsoever He will. And he who associates a partner with Allâh has strayed, indeed, a far off straying.

11 English Literal

That God does not forgive that He be made a partner with Him, and He forgives what (is) other than that to whom He wants/wills, and who shares/makes partners with God, so he had misguided a distant misguidance.

12 Faridul Haque

Allah does not forgive (the greatest sin) that partners be ascribed with Him - and He forgives all that is below (lesser sins) it, to whomever He wills; and whoever ascribes partners with Allah has indeed wandered far astray.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Allah cursed him. For he said, "I will take from Thy servants a portion due to me,

14 Hilali & Khan

Verily! Allah forgives not (the sin of) setting up partners in worship with Him, but He forgives whom he pleases sins other than that, and whoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, has indeed strayed far away.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And whoever acts hostilely to the Messenger after guidance has become manifest to him and follows others than the way of the believers, We turn him to that to which he (himself) turns and make him enter hell; and it is an evil resort.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Surely Allah does not forgive that anything should be associated with Him, and He forgives what is besides this to whom He pleases; and whoever associates anything with Allah, he indeed strays off into a remote error.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Lo! Allah pardoneth not that partners should be ascribed unto Him. He pardoneth all save that to whom He will. Whoso ascribeth partners unto Allah hath wandered far astray.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

God will not forgive the sin of considering something equal to Him, but He may forgive the other sins of whomever He wants. One who considers anything equal to God has certainly gone far away from the right path.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Allah does not forgive (the sin of inventing an) association with Him, but He forgives other sins to whomsoever He will. Whosoever associates with Allah has gone astray in far error.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Verily, Allah forgives not (the sin of) setting up partners (in worship) with Him, but He forgives whom He wills, sins other than that, and whoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, has indeed strayed far away.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Surely, God will not forgive the ascribing of partners to Him. He forgives whoever He will for anything other than that. Whoever ascribes partners to God has strayed far indeed.

22 Talal Itani

God will not forgive that partners be associated with Him; but will forgive anything less than that, to whomever He wills. Anyone who ascribes partners to God has strayed into far error.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

God does not forgive that anything should be associated with Him; He forgives all except that, to whomever He will. Whoever associates anything with God, verily he has strayed far away, from the truth.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Shirk Shall not be Forgiven, in Reality the Idolators Worship Shaytan

We talked about Allah's statement,

إِنَّ اللّهَ لَا يَغْفِرُ أَن يُشْرَكَ بِهِ وَيَغْفِرُ مَا دُونَ ذَلِكَ لِمَن يَشَاء

Verily, Allah forgives not (the sin of) setting up partners (in worship) with Him, but He forgives whom He wills, sins other than that,

before (Ayah 48) and mentioned the relevant Hadiths in the beginning of this Surah.

Allah's statement,

وَمَن يُشْرِكْ بِاللّهِ فَقَدْ ضَلَّ ضَلَلاً بَعِيدًا



and whoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, has indeed strayed far away.

means, he will have taken other than the true path, deviated from guidance and righteousness, destroyed himself in this life and the Hereafter, and lost contentment in this life and the Hereafter