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minkum AAan deenihi fayamut wahuwa kafirun faola-ika habitat aAAmaluhum fee



ddunya wa


l-akhirati waola-ika as-habu a


nnari hum feeha khalidoon


217. They ask thee concerning fighting in the Prohibited Month. Say: "Fighting therein is

a grave (offence); but graver is it in the sight of Allah to prevent access to the path of

Allah, to deny Him, to prevent access to the Sacred Mosque, and drive out its members."

Tumult and oppression are worse than slaughter. Nor will they cease fighting you until

they turn you back from your faith if they can. And if any of you Turn back from their

faith and die in unbelief, their works will bear no fruit in this life and in the Hereafter;

they will be companions of the Fire and will abide therein.

218. Inna allatheena amanoo wa


llatheena hajaroo wajahadoo fee sabeeli Allahi ola-ika

yarjoona rahmata Allahi wa


llahu ghafoorun raheem


218. Those who believed and those who suffered exile and fought (and strove and

struggled) in the path of Allah,--they have the hope of the Mercy of Allah. And Allah is

Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.

219. Yas-aloonaka AAani alkhamri wa


lmaysiri qul feehima ithmun kabeerun

wamanafiAAu li


nnasi wa-ithmuhuma akbaru min nafAAihima wayas-aloonaka matha

yunfiqoona quli alAAafwa kathalika yubayyinu Allahu lakumu al-ayati laAAallakum



219. They ask thee concerning wine and gambling. Say: "In them is great sin, and some

profit, for men; but the sin is greater than the profit." They ask thee how much they are to

spend; Say: "What is beyond your needs." Thus doth Allah Make clear to you His Signs:

In order that ye may consider-