4. Thalika bi-annahum shaqqoo Allaha warasoolahu waman yushaqqi Allaha fa-inna
Allaha shadeedu alAAiqab
4. That is because they resisted Allah and His Messenger. and if any one resists Allah,
verily Allah is severe in Punishment.
5. Ma qataAAtum min leenatin aw taraktumooha qa-imatan AAala osooliha fabi-ithni
Allahi waliyukhziya alfasiqeen
5. Whether ye cut down (O ye Muslim!) The tender palm-trees, or ye left them standing
on their roots, it was by leave of Allah, and in order that He might cover with shame the