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53. They swear their strongest oaths by Allah that, if only thou wouldst command them,

they would leave (their homes). Say: "Swear ye not; Obedience is (more) reasonable;

verily, Allah is well acquainted with all that ye do."

54. Qul ateeAAoo Allaha waateeAAoo a


rrasoola fa-in tawallaw fa-innama AAalayhi ma

hummila waAAalaykum ma hummiltum wa-in tuteeAAoohu tahtadoo wama AAala



rrasooli illa albalaghu almubeen


54. Say: "Obey Allah, and obey the Messenger. but if ye turn away, he is only

responsible for the duty placed on him and ye for that placed on you. If ye obey him, ye

shall be on right guidance. The Messenger.s duty is only to preach the clear (Message).

55. WaAAada Allahu allatheena amanoo minkum waAAamiloo a



layastakhlifannahum fee al-ardi kama istakhlafa allatheena min qablihim

walayumakkinanna lahum deenahumu allathee irtada lahum walayubaddilannahum min

baAAdi khawfihim amnan yaAAbudoonanee la yushrikoona bee shay-an waman kafara

baAAda thalika faola-ika humu alfasiqoon


55. Allah has promised, to those among you who believe and work righteous deeds, that

He will, of a surety, grant them in the land, inheritance (of power), as He granted it to

those before them; that He will establish in authority their religion--the one which He has

chosen for them; and that He will change (their state), after the fear in which they (lived),