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AYAH al-Ma`idah 5:14 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic وَمِنَ الَّذِينَ قَالُوا إِنَّا نَصَارَىٰ أَخَذْنَا مِيثَاقَهُمْ فَنَسُوا حَظًّا مِّمَّا ذُكِّرُوا بِهِ فَأَغْرَيْنَا بَيْنَهُمُ الْعَدَاوَةَ وَالْبَغْضَاءَ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ الْقِيَامَةِ وَسَوْفَ يُنَبِّئُهُمُ اللَّهُ بِمَا كَانُوا يَصْنَعُونَ zoom
Transliteration Wamina allatheena qaloo inna nasara akhathna meethaqahum fanasoo haththan mimma thukkiroo bihi faaghrayna baynahumu alAAadawata waalbaghdaa ila yawmi alqiyamati wasawfa yunabbi-ohumu Allahu bima kanoo yasnaAAoona zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  And from those who said, Indeed we (are) Christians," We took their covenant; but they forgot a part of what they were reminded of [it]. So We aroused between them [the] enmity and [the] hatred till (the) Day (of) the Resurrection. And soon Allah will inform them of what they used to do. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad And [likewise,] from those who say, "Behold, we are Christians." We have accepted a solemn pledge: and they, too, have forgotten much of what they had been told to bear in mind - wherefore We have given rise among them to enmity and hatred, [to last] until Resurrection Day: and in time God will cause them to understand what they have contrived. zoom
M. M. Pickthall And with those who say: "Lo! we are Christians," We made a covenant, but they forgot a part of that whereof they were admonished. Therefor We have stirred up enmity and hatred among them till the Day of Resurrection, when Allah will inform them of their handiwork. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) From those, too, who call themselves Christians, We did take a covenant, but they forgot a good part of the message that was sent them: so we estranged them, with enmity and hatred between the one and the other, to the day of judgment. And soon will Allah show them what it is they have done. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) From those, too, who call themselves Christians, We did take a covenant, but they forgot a good part of the message that was sent them: so we estranged them, with enmity and hatred between the one and the other, to the day of judgment. And soon will God show them what it is they have done. zoom
Shakir And with those who say, We are Christians, We made a covenant, but they neglected a portion of what they were reminded of, therefore We excited among them enmity and hatred to the day of resurrection; and Allah will inform them of what they did. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan We also made a covenant with those who say, We are Christians. But they too have forgotten much of what they were enjoined. So, We have put enmity and hatred between them till the Day of Judgement; and soon God will declare to them what they have been doing. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar And from those who said: We are Christians, We took their solemn promise, but they forgot an allotment of what they were reminded of it so We stirred up enmity and hatred among them until the Day of Resurrection. And God will tell them of what they had been crafting. zoom
T.B.Irving We accepted their agreement from those who say: "We are Christians;" then they forgot a portion of what they had been reminded of, so We have stirred up enmity and jealousy among them until Resurrection Day. God will notify them about whatever they have been accomplishing. zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab And from those who say, “We are Christians,” We took their covenant, but they neglected a portion of what they had been commanded to uphold. So We let hostility and enmity arise between them until the Day of Judgment, and soon Allah will inform them of all they have done. zoom
Safi Kaskas And We also took the pledge from those who say "We are Christians," but they have forgotten part of what they were told to keep in mind. That caused resentment and hatred among them, which We have permitted until the Resurrection Day, when God will explain to them what they have done. zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] And with those who declare themselves Christians, We entered into a covenant: Never deviate from the path of righteousness and adhere faithfully to the authentic Scriptures. But they willfully neglected a part of what was imparted to them. In consequence, We stirred up enmity and hatred among them till the Day of Resurrection. Allah shall inform them of their habitual course of action relevant to their evil deeds, and punish them accordingly. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) And from those who have said: "We are Nazarenes," We have taken their covenant and they have forgotten much of what they were reminded of; so We planted between them animosity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection; and God will inform them of what they had done. zoom
Abdel Haleem We also took a pledge from those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ but they too forgot some of what they were told to remember, so We stirred up enmity and hatred among them until the Day of Resurrection, when God will tell them what they have done. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi And of them who say: verily we are Nazarenes, We took a bond from them, but they have abandoned a good portion of that wherewith they were admonished. Wherefore We have occasioned enmity and hatred amongst them till the Day of Judgement, and presently Allah shall declare unto them that which they have been performing. zoom
Ahmed Ali We had taken the pledge of those also who call themselves Christians. But they too forgot to take advantage of the warning they were given. So We have caused enmity and hatred among them to last till the Day of Resurrection, when God will inform them of what they were doing. zoom
Aisha Bewley We also made a covenant with those who say, ´We are Christians,´ and they too forgot a good portion of what they were reminded of. So We stirred up enmity and hatred between them until the Day of Rising when Allah will inform them about what they did. zoom
Ali Ünal And from those who said, "We are Helpers," We also took a solemn pledge, but they have forgotten a (most important) portion of what they were admonished about. So We have stirred up among them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection; then God will cause them to understand what they have been contriving. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Also from those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ We took their pledge; but they forgot a part of what they were reminded. So We stirred up enmity and hatred among them until the Day of Resurrection, and soon Allah will inform them concerning what they had been doing. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz And of those who say, "Verily we are Christians," We have (also) taken a covenant; but they have forgotten a goodly portion of the message; wherefore have We excited amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection, when Allah will in zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali And from (the ones) who say, "Surely we are Nasara, " (i.e. Christians) We took their compact, yet they have forgotten a portion of what they were reminded of, so We induced among them enmity and abhorrence till the Day of the Resurrection. And Allah will eventually fully inform them of (the things) they used to do. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar We had made a solemn covenant with those who call themselves Christians, but they forgot their share of the guidance that was sent to them. We have induced hatred and animosity among them which will remain with them until the Day of Judgment when God will tell them about what they had done. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani And from those who say, .We are Christians,. We took a pledge. So, they have overlooked a good deal of the Advice they were given. So, We had them stuck with enmity and malice among them right through the Day of Doom, and (then) Allah will tell them what they were doing. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed We also made a Covenant with those who say, "We are Christians." But they ignored a good part of the Message that was sent to them and forgot what they were told to bear in mind. As a result, Our Law has caused enmity and hatred among them till the Resurrection Day, when Allah will inform them of what they contrive. (Rivalry based upon Sectarianism and Nationalism, a natural consequence of deviating from the True Message, whether people call themselves Jews, Christians or Muslims). zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Also from those (people), who call themselves Christians, We did take a Promise, but they (also) gave up a good part of the Message that was sent to them: So We moved them (from love and favor), towards opposition and hatred between the one and the other, till the Day of Judgment, and soon will Allah show them what it is that they have done. zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) And from those who say, "We are Christians" We took their covenant; but they forgot a portion of that of which they were reminded. So We caused among them animosity and hatred until the Day of Resurrection. And Allah is going to inform them about what they used to do. zoom
Farook Malik Likewise, We also made a covenant with those who call themselves Christians, but they too have neglected much of what they were enjoined. As a result, We stirred among them enmity and hatred, which will last till the Day of Resurrection and soon Allah will inform them all of what they have done. zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey And We (also) made a covenant with those who call themselves Christians. They (too) forgot much of what they were reminded of. So We fomented and fuelled hostility and hatred among them till the Day of Judgment. Then, (at that time), Allah will tell them about (all) their handiwork (of treachery and deceit). zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri And We (also) took a (similar) promise from those who say: ‘We are Christians.’ Then they (too) forgot a (major) portion of that (guidance) which they were urged upon. So, (owing to this breach of promise,) We infected them with mutual hostility and spite till the Day of Resurrection. And Allah will soon unveil to them (the reality of the acts) which they used to perpetrate. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar And from those who said: “We are Nasaaraah (Nazarenes or Christians)” — We took their covenant, then they abandoned a considerable part out of that with which they were given the Message. So We planted amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection. And soon will Allah inform them about that which they used to invent (in the name of religion and then associated it to Allah). zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) And from those who say, 'We are Christians,' We received their pledge, but they neglected some of what they were reminded of. So We provoked enmity and hatred among them until the Day of Resurrection; God will then inform them of what they used to craft. zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) Also from those who call themselves Christians, We took a covenant. But they forgot a good part of the message that was sent to them. So we estranged them with enmity and hatred between one another, until the Day of Accountability. And soon God will show them what it is they have done.  zoom
Maududi We also took a covenant from those who said: ´We are Christians´; but they forgot a good portion of the teaching they had been imparted with. Wherefore We aroused enmity and spite between them till the Day of Resurrection, and ultimately Allah will tell them what they had contrived. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad And from those who said we are Christians, We took their commitment, but they also forgot a part of what they were reminded of it, so We caused animosity and hatred among them until the resurrection day. And God will inform them about what they were doing. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) And from those who have said: "We are Nazarenes," We have taken their covenant and they have forgotten much of what they were reminded of; so We planted between them animosity and hatred until the Day of Resurrection; and God will inform them of what they had done. zoom
Mohammad Shafi And from those who call themselves Christians, We took their covenant. Then they forgot a part of what they were reminded of. So then We made mutual enmity and hatred stick to them till the Day of Resurrection. And Allah will inform them what work they did. zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian As to those who call themselves “Christians”, I took a similar covenant. but they, too, forgot much of their commandments. That is why [as a punishment] I broke them into different sects who will hate each other till the Day of Resurrection when I will bring to their attention what they were doing in this world. zoom
Faridul Haque And We made a covenant with those who proclaimed, “We are Christians” - they then forgot a large portion of the advices given to them; We have therefore instilled enmity and hatred between them till the Day of Resurrection; and Allah will soon inform them of what they were doing. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah With those who said they were Nazarenes, We made a Covenant, but they have forgotten much of what they were reminded. Therefore, We stirred among them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection when Allah will inform them of all that they have done. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali And with those who say, We are Christians, We made a covenant, but they neglected a portion of that whereof they were reminded so We stirred up enmity and hatred among them to the day of Resurrection. And Allah will soon inform them of what they did. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira And from those who said: "We are Christians." We took their promise/covenant, so they forgot a luck (share) from what they were reminded with it, so We urged/excited to stir up between them the animosity and the intense hatred to the Resurrection Day, and God will inform them with what they were performing/producing. zoom
Sher Ali And from those also who say, `We are Christians,' WE took a covenant, but they too have forgotten a good part of that with which they were exhorted. So WE have caused enmity and hatred among them till the Day of Resurrection. And ALLAH will soon let them know what they have been doing. zoom
Rashad Khalifa Also from those who said, "We are Christian," we took their covenant. But they disregarded some of the commandments given to them. Consequently, we condemned them to animosity and hatred among themselves, until the Day of Resurrection. GOD will then inform them of everything they had done. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) And those who claimed that we are Christians, We took convenant from them, they too have forgotten a good portion of those admonitions which were given to them, so We have caused enmity and hatred among themselves till the Day of Judgement. And soon Allah will tell them, what they used to do. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar We took the covenant of those (also) who say, `We are Christians;' but they have abandoned a good portion of what they were (reminded of and) exhorted with. So We have kindled enmity and hatred between (various sects of) them till the Day of Resurrection. And Allah will soon inform them of all their machination. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali And from those who call themselves Christians, We took their covenant, but they have abandoned a good part of the Message that was sent to them. So We planted amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection (when they discarded Allahs Book, disobeyed Allahs Messengers and His Orders and transgressed beyond bounds in Allahs disobedience), and Allah will inform them of what they used to do. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry And with those who say 'We are Christians' We took compact; and they have forgotten a portion of that they were reminded of. So We have stirred up among them enmity and hatred, till the Day of Resurrection; and God will assuredly tell them of the things they wrought. zoom
Edward Henry Palmer And of those who say, 'Verily, we are Christians,' we have taken a compact; but they have forgotten a portion of what they were reminded of; wherefore have we excited amongst them enmity and hatred till the resurrection day; but God will tell them of what they have done. zoom
George Sale And from those who say, we are Christians, we have received their covenant; but they have forgotten part of what they were admonished; wherefore we have raised up enmity and hatred among them, till the day of resurrection; and God will then surely declare unto them what they have been doing. zoom
John Medows Rodwell And of those who say, "We are Christians," have we accepted the covenant. But they too have forgotten a part of what they were taught; wherefore we have stirred up enmity and hatred among them that shall last till the day of the Resurrection; and in the end will God tell them of their doings. zoom
N J Dawood (draft) With those who said they were Christians We made a covenant also, but they too have forgotten much of what they were exhorted to do. Therefore We stirred among them enmity and hatred, which shall endure till the Day of Resurrection, when God will declare to them all that they have done. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Sayyid Qutb Likewise, from those who said, “We are Christians,” We have they, too, have forgotten much of what they had been told to bear in mind. Therefore, We have given rise among them to enmity and hatred to last until the Day of Resurrection. God will make clear to them what they have done. zoom
Ahmed Hulusi And We had taken a covenant from those who say, “We are Christians!” They also forgot to take a share from what they were reminded of... So We caused among them animosity and hatred until the period of Doomsday... Allah will show them what they produce and do. zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli And of those who say: ' We are Christians ' We did take their covenant, but they (also like Israelites) have neglected a part of what they were admonished with. Therefore We have stirred up among them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection; and soon Allah will inform them of what they have been doing. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin And from those who say, "We are Christians," We had taken a pledge from them (too), but they forgot a part of that which they were reminded with, therefore We excited enemity and hatred among them till the day of resurrection, and Allah will inform them about that which they did. zoom

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