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wal-lahu
وَٱللَّهُ
And Allah
aʿlamu
أَعْلَمُ
knows better
bi-aʿdāikum
بِأَعْدَآئِكُمْۚ
about your enemies
wakafā
وَكَفَىٰ
and (is) sufficient
bil-lahi
بِٱللَّهِ
Allah
waliyyan
وَلِيًّا
(as) a Protector,
wakafā
وَكَفَىٰ
and (is) sufficient
bil-lahi
بِٱللَّهِ
Allah
naṣīran
نَصِيرًا
(as) a Helper.

Wallaahu a'lamu bi a'daaa'i-kum; wa kafaa billaahi waliyyanw wa kafaa billaahi naseera

Sahih International:

And Allah is most knowing of your enemies; and sufficient is Allah as an ally, and sufficient is Allah as a helper.

1 A. J. Arberry

God knows well your enemies; God suffices as a protector, God suffices as a helper.

2 Abdul Haleem

God knows your enemies best: God is enough to protect and to help you.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And Allah is Knower of your enemies. Sufficieth Allah as a Friend and sufficieth Allah as a Helper.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

But Allah hath full knowledge of your enemies; Allah is enough for a protector, and Allah is enough for a Helper.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Allah knows your enemies better and Allah suffices as a protector and Allah suffices as a helper.

6 Ahmed Ali

But God knows your enemies well: and sufficient is God to protect you, and sufficient is God for all help.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Allah well knows your enemies; Allah is Sufficient as a Guardian, and Allah is Sufficient as a Supporter.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

But Allah knows your enemies better, and Allah suffices as guardian, and Allah suffices as helper.

9 Ali Ünal

(O believers!) God knows best who your enemies are; and God suffices as Guardian and Protecting Friend, and God suffices as Helper.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And Allâh knows your enemies full well. And Allâh suffices as a Patron, and Allâh suffices as a Helper.

11 English Literal

And God (is) more knowing with (about) your enemies, and enough/sufficient with God (as) a guardian and enough/sufficient with God (as) a victorior/savior .

12 Faridul Haque

Allah well knows your enemies; Allah is Sufficient as a Guardian, and Allah is Sufficient as a Supporter.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

O you who have been given the Book! Believe in what We have revealed, confirming what you had before; ere we deface your faces and turn them into hinder parts, or curse you as we cursed the Sabbath-breakers. The command of Allah´s is always done.

14 Hilali & Khan

Allah has full knowledge of your enemies, and Allah is Sufficient as a Wali (Protector), and Allah is Sufficient as a Helper.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Seest thou not those to whom a portion of the Book was given? They buy error and desire to make you err from the (right) way.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And Allah best knows your enemies; and Allah suffices as a Guardian, and Allah suffices as a Helper.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Allah knoweth best (who are) your enemies. Allah is sufficient as a Guardian, and Allah is sufficient as a Supporter.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

God knows who are your enemies. You need to have no guardian or helper other than God.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

But Allah knows best your enemies. It is sufficient that Allah is the Guardian, and it is sufficient that Allah is the Helper.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Allah has full knowledge of your enemies, and Allah is sufficient as a Wali (Protector), and Allah is sufficient as a Helper.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

God is quite aware as to who your enemies are; God suffices as a patron, and God suffices as a supporter.

22 Talal Itani

But God knows your enemies best. God is sufficient as a Protector, and God is sufficient as a Supporter.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

God has better knowledge of your enemies, than you do, and He informs you of them in order that you avoid them. God suffices as a Protector, a Preserver of you from them, God suffices as a Helper, defending you against their plotting.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَاللّهُ أَعْلَمُ بِأَعْدَايِكُمْ

Allah has full knowledge of your enemies,

meaning, Allah has better knowledge of your enemies, and He warns you against them.

وَكَفَى بِاللّهِ وَلِيًّا وَكَفَى بِاللّهِ نَصِيرًا



and Allah is sufficient as a Wali (Protector), and Allah is Sufficient as a Helper.

He is a Sufficient Protector for those who seek refuge with Him and a Sufficient Supporter for those who seek His help.

Allah then said