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2. Faseehoo fee al-ardi arbaAAata ashhurin wa


AAlamoo annakum ghayru muAAjizee

Allahi waanna Allaha mukhzee alkafireen


2. Go ye, then, for four months, backwards and forwards, (as ye will), throughout the

land, but know ye that ye cannot frustrate Allah (by your falsehood) but that Allah will

cover with shame those who reject Him.

3. Waathanun mina Allahi warasoolihi ila a


nnasi yawma alhajji al-akbari anna Allaha

baree-on mina almushrikeena warasooluhu fa-in tubtum fahuwa khayrun lakum wa-in

tawallaytum fa


AAlamoo annakum ghayru muAAjizee Allahi wabashshiri allatheena

kafaroo biAAathabin aleem


3. And an announcement from Allah and His Messenger, to the people (assembled) on

the day of the Great Pilgrimage,- that Allah and His Messenger dissolve (treaty)

obligations with the Pagans. If then, ye repent, it were best for you; but if ye turn away,

know ye that ye cannot frustrate Allah. And proclaim a grievous penalty to those who

reject Faith.