Petition that requested BAN on 26 Quranic verses

Majority of the Muslims around the world believe that the Quran is unadulterated, and has been preserved in its original form since it was revealed to the prophet of Islam, Mohammad, by the Islamic God(Allah), in the sixth century in modern day Arabia.  So the general consensus in the Muslim world is that Quran is the final word of God(Allah) and it has to be true and justified. It is also believed that for a Muslim to be a true Muslim, he/she should not question the authenticity of Quran, nor should one attempt to reform or correct any part of Quran – not even a punctuation or grammar there in. Since it has been revealed by God(Allah) himself, there cannot be any imperfections in it, nor can there be anything untrue in it.  Hence, anyone, or any act of asking for correcting the Quran is considered blasphemous, and comes under harsh criticism and protest by Muslims –  in many cases resulting in attacks, including threats to life, beheading of one who questions it. Street protests, rioting and arson is also not uncommon as seen in the case of Salman Rushdie during the 80s. Critics who have called for reforms or questioned the Quran and Islamic beliefs have been issued “Fatwa”( the Islamic decree as prescribed by Quranic Shariah law), which gives permission to Muslims to behead anyone who criticizes Islam. 

While Muslims talk about perfection, purity, mercy and kindness in the Quran, critics point at numerous imperfections and objectionable content in the Quran that are against the norms of humanity. Critics also point at several contradictions in the Quran, and question as to why, if the Islamic God(Allah) is so merciful and kind as claimed by Muslims, does he talk of killing,  hate and discrimination towards non Muslims? – merely because of believing in a different god  other than Allah? If the Quran preaches love and peace, why do Muslims act in contradiction to it and resort to violence in the name of Allah? Also time and again, Non-Muslims are puzzled at the objectionable attitude of Muslims  towards the beliefs, culture and traditions of Non-Muslims, their contempt towards festivities and celebrations of Non-Muslims, their contempt towards places of worship of Non-Muslims etc. Is the Muslim attitude towards Non-Muslims inspired by certain verses from Quran? Some educated Muslims say that the verses have been misinterpreted by fanatic  Islamic preachers to provoke ordinary peace loving Muslims, however the critics question, if that is true, how is that every interpretation of verses in Quran across every country and by every preacher the same? Why does a Islamic cleric in India interpret it the same way as a cleric in Pakistan, Afghanistan or Syria?

Recently Mr. Wasim Rizvi, an prominent Shia Muslim leader in India, filed a petition in the Supreme Court of India asking for ban on 26 verses in the  Quran, reasoning  that they incite violence, hate and discrimination against Non-Muslims. Mr Rizvi joins the list of progressive educated people, who think certain teachings in Quran inspire Muslims to hate Non-Muslims on basis of their beliefs, culture and tradition, and it results in divide and mistrust in the society, and poses a challenge to coexist with other faiths. Mr Rizvi further states that these verses were later additions to the original Quran ( which was supposedly peaceful as per his opinion) and should be eliminated to bring reform in the Quran and Muslim society.  As expected, Mr Rizvi was met with fierce criticism and protests by Muslims, and the larger Islamic body of scholars and clergy in India outrightly rejected his claim for the same reason as mentioned earlier. 

Although  it is believed that Quran and Hadiths have more than hundred references to objectionable verses ( as per the available Islamic resources themselves) , the focus of this article is on only those 26 verses as pointed by Mr. Wasim Rizvi. Interested readers may delve further in-depth to explore more on other verses from Quran and references in Hadiths ( the life and living account of prophet Mohammad) for their knowledge.

The meanings of the verses below are directly taken from the available authentic Islamic resources and translators( as acknowledged by other Islamic scholars across the Muslim world to be the most authentic) . None of these are personal opinions, personal translations or personal interpretations of the author of the article. The readers are free to check the authenticity of these references from whichever sources they can. The original Arabic verse, and their meanings in Hindi and English are provided for understanding.

Following are the authors whose translations have been used for reference. The reader can read more about these translators and research independently.

Sahih International (Publishing House (dar), dar Abul Qasim, Saudi Arabia)

Muhammad Marmaduke Pickthal

Abdullah Yusuf Ali 

Muhammad Habib Shakir

Shayk Muhammad Sarwar

Mohammad Mohsin Khan

Arthur John Arberry

Other sources:,, “The Noble Quran”- By Dr Muhammad Taqi-ud-Din Al-Hilali and Dr Muhammad Muhsin Khan,  Quran E Majid – Aasan Hindi Tarjuma, Quran Pak in Hindi – by Sheikh Aziz Al-Haq Al-Omari.

So, do the Quranic verses do indeed inspire hate and violence against non-Muslims? What does the Quran say about dealing with Non-Muslims in war or in normal life? Does the Quran see Muslims and Non-Muslims differently? Does the Quran divide people on the basis of their beliefs? What does the Quran say about people worshipping other God than Allah? Let us analyze what these 26 verses say ( This is not a complete list of such verses however, readers can research and read other such verses by referring to authentic sources) . It is up to the reader to then decide and conclude whether these verses are good or not so good for a civilized society. 

  1. Q 2:191 – Chapter 2 (Surat Al- Baqarah (The Cow)) , Verse(Ayaat) 191

 وَاقۡتُلُوۡهُمۡحَيۡثُثَقِفۡتُمُوۡهُمۡوَاَخۡرِجُوۡهُمۡمِّنۡحَيۡثُاَخۡرَجُوۡكُمۡ​ وَالۡفِتۡنَةُاَشَدُّمِنَالۡقَتۡلِۚوَلَاتُقٰتِلُوۡهُمۡعِنۡدَالۡمَسۡجِدِالۡحَـرَامِحَتّٰىيُقٰتِلُوۡكُمۡفِيۡهِ​ۚفَاِنۡقٰتَلُوۡكُمۡفَاقۡتُلُوۡهُمۡؕكَذٰلِكَجَزَآءُالۡكٰفِرِيۡنَ

Hindi: और जहां कहीं उन पर काबू पाओ, क़त्ल करो और उन्हें निकालो जहां से उन्होंने तुम्हें निकाला है, इसलिए कि फ़ितना (उपद्रव) क़त्ल से भी बढ़कर गम्भीर है. लेकिन मस्जिदे-हराम (काबा) के निकट तुम उनसे न लड़ो जब तक कि वे स्वयं तुमसे वहां युद्ध न करें. अतः यदि वे तुमसे युद्ध करें तो उन्हें क़त्ल करो – ऐसे इंकारियों का ऐसा ही बदला है|

English: And kill them wherever you overtake them and expel them from wherever they have expelled you, and fitnah( disbelief in Allah or worshipping other gods than Allah)  is worse than killing. And do not fight them at al-Masjid al- îaram until they fight you there. But if they fight you, then kill them. Such is the recompense of the disbelievers.

  1. Q 3:151 – Chapter 3 (Surat Al-Imran [Family of Imran] , Verse (Ayaat) 151

سَنُلۡقِىۡفِىۡقُلُوۡبِالَّذِيۡنَكَفَرُواالرُّعۡبَبِمَاۤاَشۡرَكُوۡابِاللّٰهِمَالَمۡيُنَزِّلۡبِهٖسُلۡطٰنًا ​​ۚوَمَاۡوٰٮهُمُالنَّارُ​ؕوَبِئۡسَمَثۡوَىالظّٰلِمِيۡنَ

Hindi: हम शीघ्र ही इंकार करने वालों के दिलों में धाक बिठा देंगे, इसलिए कि उन्होंने ऐसी चीज़ों को अल्लाह का साक्षी ठहराया है जिनके साथ उसने कोई सनद नहीं उतारी और उनका ठिकाना आग (जहन्नुम) है. और अत्याचारियों का क्या ही बुरा ठिकाना है.

English: We shall cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve, because they joined others in worship with Allah, for which He had sent no authority; their abode will be the Fire and how evil is the abode of the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong­doers).

  1. Q 4:56 – Chapter 4 (Surat Al-Nisaa[The women]), verse(Ayaat)  56

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا سَوْفَ نُصْلِيهِمْ نَارًۭا كُلَّمَا نَضِجَتْ جُلُودُهُم بَدَّلْنَـٰهُمْ جُلُودًا غَيْرَهَا لِيَذُوقُوا۟ ٱلْعَذَابَ ۗ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ كَانَ عَزِيزًا حَكِيمًۭا

जिन लोगों ने हमारी आयतों का इन्कार किया, उन्हें हम जल्द ही आग में झोंकेंगे। जब भी उनकी खालें पक जाएँगी, तो हम उन्हें दूसरी खालों में बदल दिया करेंगे, ताकि वे यातना का मज़ा चखते ही रहें। निस्संदेह अल्लाह प्रभुत्वशाली, तत्वदर्शी है। 

Surely! Those who disbelieved in Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) We shall burn them in Fire. As often as their skins are roasted through, We shall change them for other skins that they may taste the punishment. Truly, Allah is Ever Most Powerful, all­ wise.

  1.  Q 4:89 –  Chapter 4 (Surat Al-Nisaa[The women]), verse(Ayaat) 89

وَدُّوا۟ لَوْ تَكْفُرُونَ كَمَا كَفَرُوا۟ فَتَكُونُونَ سَوَآءًۭ ۖ فَلَا تَتَّخِذُوا۟ مِنْهُمْ أَوْلِيَآءَ حَتَّىٰ يُهَاجِرُوا۟ فِى سَبِيلِ ٱللَّهِ ۚ فَإِن تَوَلَّوْا۟ فَخُذُوهُمْ وَٱقْتُلُوهُمْ حَيْثُ وَجَدتُّمُوهُمْ ۖ وَلَا تَتَّخِذُوا۟ مِنْهُمْ وَلِيًّۭا وَلَا نَصِيرًا

वे तो चाहते हैं कि जिस प्रकार वे स्वयं अधर्मी हैं, उसी प्रकार तुम भी अधर्मी बनकर उन जैसे हो जाओ; तो तुम उनमें से अपने मित्र न बनाओ, जब तक कि वे अल्लाह के मार्ग में घर-बार न छोड़ें। फिर यदि वे इससे पीठ फेरें तो उन्हें पकड़ो, और उन्हें क़त्ल करो जहाँ कहीं भी उन्हें पाओ – तो उनमें से किसी को न अपना मित्र बनाना और न सहायक

They wish that you reject Faith, as they have rejected (Faith), and thus that you all become equal (like one another). So take not Auliya’ (protectors or friends) from them, till they emigrate in the Way of Allah (to Muhammad SAW). But if they turn back (from Islam), take (hold) of them and kill them wherever you find them, and take neither Auliya’ (protectors or friends) nor helpers from them.

  1. Q4:101 – Chapter 4 (Surat Al-Nisaa[The women]), verse(Ayat) 101

وَإِذَا ضَرَبْتُمْ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ فَلَيْسَ عَلَيْكُمْ جُنَاحٌ أَن تَقْصُرُوا۟ مِنَ ٱلصَّلَوٰةِ إِنْ خِفْتُمْ أَن يَفْتِنَكُمُ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوٓا۟ ۚ إِنَّ ٱلْكَـٰفِرِينَ كَانُوا۟ لَكُمْ عَدُوًّۭا 


और जब तुम धरती में यात्रा करो, तो इसमें तुमपर कोई गुनाह नहीं कि नमाज़ को कुछ संक्षिप्त कर दो; यदि तुम्हें इस बात का भय हो कि विधर्मी लोग तुम्हें सताएँगे और कष्ट पहुँचाएँगे। निश्चय ही विधर्मी लोग तुम्हारे खुले शत्रु हैं। 

And when you (Muslims) travel in the land, there is no sin on you if you shorten your Salat (prayer) if you fear that the disbelievers may attack you, verily, the disbelievers are ever unto you open enemies.

  1. Q 5:14 – Chapter 5(Surat Al-Maidah [The table spread with food]), verse (Ayat) 14

وَمِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ قَالُوٓا۟ إِنَّا نَصَـٰرَىٰٓ أَخَذْنَا مِيثَـٰقَهُمْ فَنَسُوا۟ حَظًّۭا مِّمَّا ذُكِّرُوا۟ بِهِۦ فَأَغْرَيْنَا بَيْنَهُمُ ٱلْعَدَاوَةَ وَٱلْبَغْضَآءَ إِلَىٰ يَوْمِ ٱلْقِيَـٰمَةِ ۚ وَسَوْفَ يُنَبِّئُهُمُ ٱللَّهُ بِمَا كَانُوا۟ يَصْنَعُونَ

Hindi: और हमने उन लोगों से भी दृढ़ वचन लिया था, जिन्होंने कहा था कि हम नसारा (ईसाई) हैं, किन्तु जो कुछ उन्हें जिसके द्वारा याद कराया गया था उसका एक बड़ा भाग भुला बैठे. फिर हमने उनके बीच कयामत तक के लिए शत्रुता और द्वेष की आग भड़का दी और अल्लाह जल्द उन्हें बता देगा, जो कुछ वे बनाते रहे थे.

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 Allah’s Book, disobeyed Allah’s Messengers and His Orders and transgressed beyond bounds in Allah’s disobedience), and Allah will inform them of what they used to do.

  1. Q 5:51 – Chapter 5(Surat Al-Maidah [The table spread with food]), verse (Ayat) 51

۞ يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ لَا تَتَّخِذُوا۟ ٱلْيَهُودَ وَٱلنَّصَـٰرَىٰٓ أَوْلِيَآءَ ۘ بَعْضُهُمْ أَوْلِيَآءُ بَعْضٍۢ ۚ وَمَن يَتَوَلَّهُم مِّنكُمْ فَإِنَّهُۥ مِنْهُمْ ۗ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ لَا يَهْدِى ٱلْقَوْمَ ٱلظَّـٰلِمِينَ

 Hindi: ऐ ईमान लानेवालो! तुम यहूदियों और ईसाइयों को अपना मित्र (राज़दार) न बनाओ। वे (तुम्हारे विरुद्ध) परस्पर एक-दूसरे के मित्र हैं। तुममें से जो कोई उनको अपना मित्र बनाएगा, वह उन्हीं लोगों में से होगा। निस्संदेह अल्लाह अत्याचारियों को मार्ग नहीं दिखाता।

O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as Auliya’ (friends, protectors, helpers, etc.), they are but Auliya’ to one another. And if any amongst you takes them as Auliya’, then surely he is one of them. Verily, Allah guides not those people who are the Zalimun (polytheists and wrong­doers and unjust).

  1. Q 5: 57 –  Chapter 5(Surat Al-Maidah [The table spread with food]), verse (Ayat) 57

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ لَا تَتَّخِذُوا۟ ٱلَّذِينَ ٱتَّخَذُوا۟ دِينَكُمْ هُزُوًۭا وَلَعِبًۭا مِّنَ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُوا۟ ٱلْكِتَـٰبَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ وَٱلْكُفَّارَ أَوْلِيَآءَ ۚ وَٱتَّقُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ

Hindi ऐ ईमान लानेवालो! तुमसे पहले जिनको किताब दी गई थी, जिन्होंने तुम्हारे धर्म को हँसी-खेल बना लिया है, उन्हें और इनकार करनेवालों को अपना मित्र न बनाओ। और अल्लाह का डर रखो यदि तुम ईमानवाले हो।

O you who believe! Take not for Auliya’ (protectors and helpers) those who take your religion for a mockery and fun from among those who received the Scripture (Jews and Christians) before you, nor from among the disbelievers; and fear Allah if you indeed are true believers.

  1. Q8:65 – Chapter 8(Surat Al-Anfal[The spoils of war]), verse (Ayat) 65

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلنَّبِىُّ حَرِّضِ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ عَلَى ٱلْقِتَالِ ۚ إِن يَكُن مِّنكُمْ عِشْرُونَ صَـٰبِرُونَ يَغْلِبُوا۟ مِا۟ئَتَيْنِ ۚ وَإِن يَكُن مِّنكُم مِّا۟ئَةٌۭ يَغْلِبُوٓا۟ أَلْفًۭا مِّنَ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ بِأَنَّهُمْ قَوْمٌۭ لَّا يَفْقَهُونَ

Hindi:  ऐ नबी! मोमिनों को जिहाद पर उभारो। यदि तुम्हारे बीस आदमी जमे होंगे, तो वे दो सौ पर प्रभावी होंगे और यदि तुममें से ऐसे सौ होंगे तो वे इनकार करनेवालों में से एक हज़ार पर प्रभावी होंगे, क्योंकि वे नासमझ लोग हैं।

O Prophet (Muhammad SAW)! Urge the believers to fight. If there are twenty steadfast persons amongst you, they will overcome two hundred, and if there be a hundred steadfast persons they will overcome a thousand of those who disbelieve, because they (the disbelievers) are people who do not understand.

  1.  Q 8:69 –  Chapter 8(Surat Al-Anfal[The spoils of war]), verse (Ayat) 69

فَكُلُوا۟ مِمَّا غَنِمْتُمْ حَلَـٰلًۭا طَيِّبًۭا ۚ وَٱتَّقُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ ۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٌۭ رَّحِيمٌۭ

Hindi: अतः जो कुछ ग़नीमत का माल तुमने प्राप्त किया है, उसे वैध-पवित्र समझकर खाओ और अल्लाह का डर रखो। निश्चय ही अल्लाह बड़ा क्षमाशील, अत्यन्त दयावान है। 

English:So enjoy what you have gotten of booty in war, lawful and good, and be afraid of Allah. Certainly, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

  1. Q 9:5 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 5

فَإِذَا ٱنسَلَخَ ٱلْأَشْهُرُ ٱلْحُرُمُ فَٱقْتُلُوا۟ ٱلْمُشْرِكِينَ حَيْثُ وَجَدتُّمُوهُمْ وَخُذُوهُمْ وَٱحْصُرُوهُمْ وَٱقْعُدُوا۟ لَهُمْ كُلَّ مَرْصَدٍۢ ۚ فَإِن تَابُوا۟ وَأَقَامُوا۟ ٱلصَّلَوٰةَ وَءَاتَوُا۟ ٱلزَّكَوٰةَ فَخَلُّوا۟ سَبِيلَهُمْ ۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَفُورٌۭ رَّحِيمٌۭ

Hindi: फिर, जब हराम (प्रतिष्ठित) महीने बीत जाएँ तो मुशरिकों को जहाँ कहीं पाओ क़त्ल करो, उन्हें पकड़ो और उन्हें घेरो और हर घात की जगह उनकी ताक में बैठो। फिर यदि वे तौबा कर लें और नमाज़ क़ायम करें और ज़कात दें तो उनका मार्ग छोड़ दो, निश्चय ही अल्लाह बड़ा क्षमाशील, दयावान है।

English: But once the Sacred Months have passed, kill the polytheists ˹who violated their treaties˺ wherever you find them,1 capture them, besiege them, and lie in wait for them on every way. But if they repent, perform prayers, and pay alms-tax, then set them free. Indeed, Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.

  1.  Q 9: 14 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 14

قَـٰتِلُوهُمْ يُعَذِّبْهُمُ ٱللَّهُ بِأَيْدِيكُمْ وَيُخْزِهِمْ وَيَنصُرْكُمْ عَلَيْهِمْ وَيَشْفِ صُدُورَ قَوْمٍۢ مُّؤْمِنِينَ

Hindi: उनसे लड़ो। अल्लाह तुम्हारे हाथों से उन्हें यातना देगा और उन्हें अपमानित करेगा और उनके मुक़ाबले में वह तुम्हारी सहायता करेगा। और ईमानवाले लोगों के दिलों का दुखमोचन करेगा; 

English: Fight against them so that Allah will punish them by your hands and disgrace them and give you victory over them and heal the breasts of a believing people

  1. Q 9:28 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 28

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوٓا۟ إِنَّمَا ٱلْمُشْرِكُونَ نَجَسٌۭ فَلَا يَقْرَبُوا۟ ٱلْمَسْجِدَ ٱلْحَرَامَ بَعْدَ عَامِهِمْ هَـٰذَا ۚ وَإِنْ خِفْتُمْ عَيْلَةًۭ فَسَوْفَ يُغْنِيكُمُ ٱللَّهُ مِن فَضْلِهِۦٓ إِن شَآءَ ۚ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ حَكِيمٌۭ

Hindi: ऐ ईमान लानेवालो! मुशरिक तो बस अपवित्र ही हैं। अतः इस वर्ष के पश्चात वे मस्जिदे-हराम के पास न आएँ। और यदि तुम्हें निर्धनता का भय हो तो आगे यदि अल्लाह चाहेगा तो तुम्हें अपने अनुग्रह से समृद्ध कर देगा। निश्चय ही अल्लाह सब कुछ जाननेवाला, अत्यन्त तत्वदर्शी है

 English: O you who believe (in Allah’s Oneness and in His Messenger (Muhammad SAW)! Verily, the Mushrikun (polytheists, pagans, idolaters, disbelievers in the Oneness of Allah, and in the Message of Muhammad SAW) are Najasun (impure). So let them not come near Al-Masjid-al-Haram (at Makkah) after this year, and if you fear poverty, Allah will enrich you if He will, out of His Bounty. Surely, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.

  1. Q 9:23 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 23

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ لَا تَتَّخِذُوٓا۟ ءَابَآءَكُمْ وَإِخْوَٰنَكُمْ أَوْلِيَآءَ إِنِ ٱسْتَحَبُّوا۟ ٱلْكُفْرَ عَلَى ٱلْإِيمَـٰنِ ۚ وَمَن يَتَوَلَّهُم مِّنكُمْ فَأُو۟لَـٰٓئِكَ هُمُ ٱلظَّـٰلِمُونَ

Hindi: ऐ ईमान लानेवालो! अपने बाप और अपने भाइयों को अपने मित्र न बनाओ यदि ईमान के मुक़ाबले में कुफ़्र उन्हें प्रिय हो। तुममें से जो कोई उन्हें अपना मित्र बनाएगा, तो ऐसे ही लोग अत्याचारी होंगे।

English:  O you who believe! Take not for Auliya’ (supporters and helpers) your fathers and your brothers if they prefer disbelief to Belief. And whoever of you does so, then he is one of the Zalimun (wrong-doers, etc.).

  1. Q 9:29 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 29

قَـٰتِلُوا۟ ٱلَّذِينَ لَا يُؤْمِنُونَ بِٱللَّهِ وَلَا بِٱلْيَوْمِ ٱلْـَٔاخِرِ وَلَا يُحَرِّمُونَ مَا حَرَّمَ ٱللَّهُ وَرَسُولُهُۥ وَلَا يَدِينُونَ دِينَ ٱلْحَقِّ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ أُوتُوا۟ ٱلْكِتَـٰبَ حَتَّىٰ يُعْطُوا۟ ٱلْجِزْيَةَ عَن يَدٍۢ وَهُمْ صَـٰغِرُونَ

 Hindi: वे किताबवाले जो न अल्लाह पर ईमान रखते हैं और न अन्तिम दिन पर और न अल्लाह और उसके रसूल के हराम ठहराए हुए को हराम ठहराते हैं और न सत्यधर्म का अनुपालन करते हैं, उनसे लड़ो, यहाँ तक कि वे सत्ता से विलग होकर और छोटे (अधीनस्थ) बनकर जिज़्या देने लगें।

English: Fight against those who (1) believe not in Allah, (2) nor in the Last Day, (3) nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger (4) and those who acknowledge not the religion of truth (i.e. Islam) among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

  1. Q 9:37 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 37

إِنَّمَا ٱلنَّسِىٓءُ زِيَادَةٌۭ فِى ٱلْكُفْرِ ۖ يُضَلُّ بِهِ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ يُحِلُّونَهُۥ عَامًۭا وَيُحَرِّمُونَهُۥ عَامًۭا لِّيُوَاطِـُٔوا۟ عِدَّةَ مَا حَرَّمَ ٱللَّهُ فَيُحِلُّوا۟ مَا حَرَّمَ ٱللَّهُ ۚ زُيِّنَ لَهُمْ سُوٓءُ أَعْمَـٰلِهِمْ ۗ وَٱللَّهُ لَا يَهْدِى ٱلْقَوْمَ ٱلْكَـٰفِرِينَ

Hindi: (आदर के महीनों का) हटाना तो बस कुफ़्र में एक वृद्धि है, जिससे इनकार करनेवाले गुमराही में पड़ते हैं। किसी वर्ष वे उसे हलाल (वैध) ठहरा लेते हैं और किसी वर्ष उसको हराम ठहरा लेते हैं, ताकि अल्लाह के आदृत (महीनों) की संख्या पूरी कर लें, और इस प्रकार अल्लाह के हराम किए हुए को वैध ठहरा लें। उनके अपने बुरे कर्म उनके लिए सुहाने हो गए हैं और अल्लाह इनकार करनेवाले लोगों को सीधा मार्ग नहीं दिखाता।

English: The postponing (of a Sacred Month) is indeed an addition to disbelief: thereby the disbelievers are led astray, for they make it lawful one year and forbid it another year in order to adjust the number of months forbidden by Allah, and make such forbidden ones lawful. The evil of their deeds seems pleasing to them. And Allah guides not the people, who disbelieve.

  1.  Q 9:58 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 58

وَمِنْهُم مَّن يَلْمِزُكَ فِى ٱلصَّدَقَـٰتِ فَإِنْ أُعْطُوا۟ مِنْهَا رَضُوا۟ وَإِن لَّمْ يُعْطَوْا۟ مِنْهَآ إِذَا هُمْ يَسْخَطُونَ

Hindi: और उनमें से कुछ लोग सदक़ों के विषय में तुम पर चोटें करते हैं। किन्तु यदि उन्हें उसमें से दे दिया जाए तो प्रसन्न हो जाएँ और यदि उन्हें उसमें से न दिया गया तो क्या देखोगे कि वे क्रोधित होने लगते हैं। 

English: And of them are some who accuse you (O Muhammad SAW) in the matter of (the distribution of) the alms. If they are given part thereof, they are pleased, but if they are not given thereof, behold! They are enraged!

  1. Q 9:11 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 111

۞ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ ٱشْتَرَىٰ مِنَ ٱلْمُؤْمِنِينَ أَنفُسَهُمْ وَأَمْوَٰلَهُم بِأَنَّ لَهُمُ ٱلْجَنَّةَ ۚ يُقَـٰتِلُونَ فِى سَبِيلِ ٱللَّهِ فَيَقْتُلُونَ وَيُقْتَلُونَ ۖ وَعْدًا عَلَيْهِ حَقًّۭا فِى ٱلتَّوْرَىٰةِ وَٱلْإِنجِيلِ وَٱلْقُرْءَانِ ۚ وَمَنْ أَوْفَىٰ بِعَهْدِهِۦ مِنَ ٱللَّهِ ۚ فَٱسْتَبْشِرُوا۟ بِبَيْعِكُمُ ٱلَّذِى بَايَعْتُم بِهِۦ ۚ وَذَٰلِكَ هُوَ ٱلْفَوْزُ ٱلْعَظِيمُ

Hindi: निस्संदेह अल्लाह ने ईमानवालों से उनके प्राण और उनके माल इसके बदले में ख़रीद लिए हैं कि उनके लिए जन्नत है। वे अल्लाह के मार्ग में लड़ते हैं, तो वे मारते भी हैं और मारे भी जाते हैं। यह उसके ज़िम्मे तौरात, इनजील और क़ुरआन में (किया गया) एक पक्का वादा है। और अल्लाह से बढ़कर अपने वादे को पूरा करनेवाला हो भी कौन सकता है? अतः अपने उस सौदे पर खु़शियाँ मनाओ, जो सौदा तुमने उससे किया है। और यही सबसे बड़ी सफलता है।

English: Verily, Allah has purchased of the believers their lives and their properties; for the price that theirs shall be the Paradise. They fight in Allah’s Cause, so they kill (others) and are killed. It is a promise in truth which is binding on Him in the Taurat (Torah) and the Injeel (Gospel) and the Quran. And who is truer to his covenant than Allah? Then rejoice in the bargain which you have concluded. That is the supreme success.

  1.  Q 9:123 – Chapter 9 (Surat Al-Taubah[The repentance]) , Verse (Ayat) 123

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُوا۟ قَـٰتِلُوا۟ ٱلَّذِينَ يَلُونَكُم مِّنَ ٱلْكُفَّارِ وَلْيَجِدُوا۟ فِيكُمْ غِلْظَةًۭ ۚ وَٱعْلَمُوٓا۟ أَنَّ ٱللَّهَ مَعَ ٱلْمُتَّقِينَ

Hindi:  ऐ ईमान लानेवालो! उन इनकार करनेवालों से लड़ो जो तुम्हारे निकट हैं और चाहिए कि वे तुममें सख़्ती पाएँ, और जान रखो कि अल्लाह डर रखनेवालों के साथ है। (123

English: O you who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are close to you, and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allah is with those who are the Al-Muttaqun (the pious – see V.2:2).

  1. Q 21:98 – Chapter 21 (Surat Al- Anbiyaa[The prophets]), Verse(Ayat) 98

إِنَّكُمْ وَمَا تَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ ٱللَّهِ حَصَبُ جَهَنَّمَ أَنتُمْ لَهَا وَٰرِدُونَ

Hindi: निश्चय ही तुम और वह कुछ जिनको तुम अल्लाह को छोड़कर पूजते हो सब जहन्नम के ईधन हो। तुम उसके घाट उतरोगे।”

English: Certainly! You (disbelievers) and that which you are worshipping now besides Allah, are (but) fuel for Hell! (Surely), you will enter it.

  1.  Q 32:22 – Chapter 32 (Surat Al-Sjdah[The prostration]), Verse(Ayat) 22

وَمَنْ أَظْلَمُ مِمَّن ذُكِّرَ بِـَٔايَـٰتِ رَبِّهِۦ ثُمَّ أَعْرَضَ عَنْهَآ ۚ إِنَّا مِنَ ٱلْمُجْرِمِينَ مُنتَقِمُونَ

Hindi: और उस व्यक्ति से बढ़कर अत्याचारी कौन होगा जिसे उसके रब की आयतों के द्वारा याद दिलाया जाए,फिर वह उनसे मुँह फेर ले? निश्चय ही हम अपराधियों से बदला लेकर रहेंगे। 

 English: And who does more wrong than he who is reminded of the Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.) of his Lord, then he turns aside therefrom? Verily, We shall exact retribution from the Mujrimun (criminals, disbelievers, polytheists, sinners, etc.).

  1. Q 33:61 – Chapter 32 (Surat Al-Sjdah[The prostration]), Verse(Ayat) 61

مَّلْعُونِينَ ۖ أَيْنَمَا ثُقِفُوٓا۟ أُخِذُوا۟ وَقُتِّلُوا۟ تَقْتِيلًۭا

Hindi: फिटकारे हुए होंगे. जहाँंकहीं पाए गए पकड़े जाएंगे और बुरी तरह जान से मारे जाएंगे.

English: Accursed, wherever found, they shall be seized and killed with a (terrible) slaughter.

  1. Q 41:27 – Chapter 41 (Surat Fussilat[Explain in detail]), Verse(Ayat) 27

فَلَنُذِيقَنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ كَفَرُوا۟ عَذَابًۭا شَدِيدًۭا وَلَنَجْزِيَنَّهُمْ أَسْوَأَ ٱلَّذِى كَانُوا۟ يَعْمَلُونَ

Hindi:  अतः हम अवश्य ही उन लोगों को, जिन्होंने इनकार किया, कठोर यातना का मज़ा चखाएँगे, और हम अवश्य उन्हें उसका बदला देंगे जो निकृष्टतम कर्म वे करते रहे हैं। 

English: We shall certainly make the unbelievers suffer severe torment and will punish them far worse than what they deserve for their deeds.

  1. Q 41:28- Chapter 41 (Surat Fussilat[Explain in detail]), Verse(Ayat) 28

ذَٰلِكَ جَزَآءُ أَعْدَآءِ ٱللَّهِ ٱلنَّارُ ۖ لَهُمْ فِيهَا دَارُ ٱلْخُلْدِ ۖ جَزَآءًۢ بِمَا كَانُوا۟ بِـَٔايَـٰتِنَا يَجْحَدُونَ

Hindi: वह है अल्लाह के शत्रुओं का बदला – आग. उसी में उनका सदा का घर है, उसके बदले में जो वे हमारी आयतों का इंकार करते रहे.

English: That is the recompense of the enemies of Allah: The Fire, therein will be for them the eternal home, a (deserving) recompense for that they used to deny Our Ayat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.).

  1.  Q 48:20 – Chapter 48 (Surat Al-Fatah [The victory]), Verse(Ayat) 20


Hindi: अल्लाह ने तुमसे बहुत सी गनीमतों का वादा किया है, जिन्हें तुम प्राप्त करोगे. यह विजय तो उसने तुम्हें तात्कालिक रूप से निश्चित कर दी और लोगों के हाथ तुमसे रोक दिए (कि वे तुमपर आक्रमण करने का साहस न कर सकें) और ताकि ईमान वालों के लिए एक निशानी हो और वह सीधे मार्ग की ओर तुम्हारा मार्गदर्शन करे.

English: Allah has promised you abundant spoils that you will capture, and He has hastened for you this, and He has restrained the hands of men from you, that it may be a sign for the believers, and that He may guide you to a Straight Path.

  1.  Q 66:9 – Chapter 66 (Surat Al-Tahrim[The prohibition]), Verse(Ayat) 9

يَـٰٓأَيُّهَا ٱلنَّبِىُّ جَـٰهِدِ ٱلْكُفَّارَ وَٱلْمُنَـٰفِقِينَ وَٱغْلُظْ عَلَيْهِمْ ۚ وَمَأْوَىٰهُمْ جَهَنَّمُ ۖ وَبِئْسَ ٱلْمَصِيرُ

Hindi: ऐ नबी! इनकार करनेवालों और कपटाचारियों से जिहाद करो और उनके साथ सख़्ती से पेश आओ। उनका ठिकाना जहन्नम है और वह अन्ततः पहुँचने की बहुत बुरी जगह है। 

English: O Prophet (Muhammad SAW)! Strive hard against the disbelievers and the hypocrites, and be severe against them, their abode will be Hell, and worst indeed is that destination.

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