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thumma
ثُمَّ
Then
yatūbu
يَتُوبُ
Allah accepts repentance
l-lahu
ٱللَّهُ
Allah accepts repentance
min
مِنۢ
after
baʿdi
بَعْدِ
after
dhālika
ذَٰلِكَ
that
ʿalā
عَلَىٰ
for
man
مَن
whom
yashāu
يَشَآءُۗ
He wills.
wal-lahu
وَٱللَّهُ
And Allah
ghafūrun
غَفُورٌ
(is) Oft-Forgiving,
raḥīmun
رَّحِيمٌ
Most Merciful.

Summa yatoobul laahu mim ba'di zaalika 'alaa mai yashaaa'; wallaahu Ghafoorur Raheem

Sahih International:

Then Allah will accept repentance after that for whom He wills; and Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

1 A. J. Arberry

then God thereafter turns towards whom He will; God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.

2 Abdul Haleem

but God turns in His mercy to whoever He will. God is most forgiving and merciful.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then Allah will, thereafter, relent toward whomsoever He liketh, and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

Again will Allah, after this, turn (in mercy) to whom He will; for Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Then (after so chastising the unbelievers), Allah enables, whomsoever He wills, to repent. Allah is All-Forgiving, All-Merciful.

6 Ahmed Ali

Yet God may turn (even) after this to whomsoever He please, for God is compassionate and kind.

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Then afterwards Allah will give repentance to whomever He wills; and Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Then Allah shall turn clemently after that to whomever He wishes. Indeed Allah is all-forgiving, all-merciful.

9 Ali Ünal

Then after all this, God guides whom He wills to repentance (turning to Islam from unbelief). God is All-Forgiving, all Compassionate (especially to His servants who turn to Him in repentance).

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

Yet after this (punishment) Allâh will turn (with His mercy) to him who wishes (Him to turn to him with His grace), for Allâh is Great Protector, Ever Merciful.

11 English Literal

Then God forgives from after that on whom He wills/wants, and God (is) forgiving, merciful.

12 Faridul Haque

Then afterwards Allah will give repentance to whomever He wills; and Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then Allah turns after that to whom He will, for Allah is Forgiving and Merciful!

14 Hilali & Khan

Then after that Allah will accept the repentance of whom He will. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

Then Allah sent down His calm upon His Messenger and upon the believers, and sent hosts which you saw not, and chastised those who disbelieved. And such is the reward of the disbelievers.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Then will Allah after this turn (mercifully) to whom He pleases, and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Then afterward Allah will relent toward whom He will; for Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

After that occasion God forgave those whom He wanted. God is All-knowing and All-merciful.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Yet thereafter, Allah turns to whom He will. He is the Forgiving, the Most Merciful.

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Then after that Allah will accept the repentance of whom He wills. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

then after that, God will turn in His mercy to whom He wills: God is forgiving and merciful.

22 Talal Itani

Then, after that, God will relent towards whomever He wills. God is Forgiving and Merciful.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Then afterwards God will relent to whom He will, from among them, by [their acceptance of] Islam. And God is Forgiving, Merciful.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

Then after that Allah will accept the repentance of whom He wills. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

Allah forgave the rest of Huwazin when they embraced Islam and went to the Prophet, before he arrived at Makkah in the Jiranah area. This occurred twenty days after the battle of Hunayn.

The Messenger gave them the choice between taking those who were prisoner or the war spoils they lost, and they chose the former.

The Prophet released six thousand prisoners to them, but divided the war spoils between the victors, such as some of the Tulaqa, so that their hearts would be inclined towards Islam. He gave each of them a hundred camels, and the same to Malik bin Awf An-Nasri whom he appointed chief of his people (Huwazin) as he was before.

Malik bin Awf said a poem in which he praised the Messenger of Allah for his generosity and extraordinary courage