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AYAH al-Baqarah 2:218 

Arabic Source and Roman Transliteration
Arabic إِنَّ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَالَّذِينَ هَاجَرُوا وَجَاهَدُوا فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ أُولَٰئِكَ يَرْجُونَ رَحْمَتَ اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ zoom
Transliteration Inna allatheena amanoo waallatheena hajaroo wajahadoo fee sabeeli Allahi ola-ika yarjoona rahmata Allahi waAllahu ghafoorun raheemun zoom
Literal
(Word by Word)
  Indeed, those who believed and those who emigrated and strove in (the) way (of) Allah - those, they hope (for) Mercy (of) Allah. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. zoom


Generally Accepted Translations of the Meaning
Muhammad Asad Verily, they who have attained to faith, and they who have forsaken the domain of evil and are striving hard in God's cause - these it is who may look forward to God's grace: for God is much-forgiving, a dispenser of grace. zoom
M. M. Pickthall Lo! those who believe, and those who emigrate (to escape the persecution) and strive in the way of Allah, these have hope of Allah's mercy. Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Saudi Rev. 1985) 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. zoom
Yusuf Ali (Orig. 1938) Those who believed and those who suffered exile and fought (and strove and struggled) in the path of God,- they have the hope of the Mercy of God: And God is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful. zoom
Shakir Surely those who believed and those who fled (their home) and strove hard in the way of Allah these hope for the mercy of Allah and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Wahiduddin Khan But those who have believed, migrated, and striven for Gods cause, can look forward to Gods mercy: God is forgiving and merciful. zoom
Dr. Laleh Bakhtiar Truly, those who believed and those who emigrated and struggled in the way of God, those hope for the mercy of God. And God is Forgiving, Compassionate. zoom
T.B.Irving Those who have believed and who have migrated and striven for God´s sake may expect to receive God´s mercy, for God is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
The Clear Quran, Dr. Mustafa Khattab Surely those who have believed, emigrated, and struggled in the Way of Allah—they can hope for Allah’s mercy. And Allah is All-Forgiving, Most Merciful. zoom
Safi Kaskas Those who have believed and journeyed and struggled in God's path, they may hope for God's mercy. God is forgiving and Merciful-to-all. zoom
[Al-Muntakhab] Those who truly believed in Allah to the extent that they quit their homes and towns to settle where they could best serve Allah’s purpose and strive in His cause, justly expect Allah’s mercy and blessings, and Allah is -Ghafurun and Rahimun. Two questions arise, one concerning intoxicants and gambling, the answer of which is partly given below and partly in chapters Four and Five according to relevancy. The other question concerns spending money benevolently and the answer here relates to the amount and the degree. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2011 Edition) Those who believe, and those who have immigrated and strived in the cause of God; these are seeking God's mercy, and God is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Abdel Haleem But those who have believed, migrated, and striven for God’s cause, it is they who can look forward to God’s mercy: God is most forgiving and merciful. zoom
Abdul Majid Daryabadi Verily those who have believed and those who have emigrated and have striven hard in the way of Allah, all these shall hope for the mercy of Allah, and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Ahmed Ali Surely those who believe, and those who leave their homes and fight in the way of God, may hope for His benevolence, for God is forgiving and kind. zoom
Aisha Bewley Those who have iman and make hijra and do jihad in the Way of Allah can expect Allah´s mercy. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful. zoom
Ali Ünal Surely those who believe, those who emigrate and strive in God’s cause – they are the ones who may hope for the mercy of God. God is All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate. zoom
Ali Quli Qara'i Indeed those who have become faithful and those who have migrated and waged jihad in the way of Allah —it is they who expect Allah’s mercy, and Allah is all-forgiving, all-merciful. zoom
Hamid S. Aziz Verily, those who believe, and those who flee, and those who fight (strive and struggle) in Allah´s way; these may hope for Allah´s mercy, for Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. zoom
Muhammad Mahmoud Ghali Surely (the ones) who have believed, and (the ones) who have emigrated and striven in the way of Allah, those hope for the mercy of Allah; and Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Ever-Merciful. zoom
Muhammad Sarwar The believers and the Emigrants from Mecca who fight for the cause of God, indeed have hope in receiving the mercy of God; God is All-forgiving and All-merciful. zoom
Muhammad Taqi Usmani As for those who believed and those who migrated and carried out Jihad in the way of Allah, they hope for Allah‘s mercy: and Allah is Forgiving, Very-Merciful. zoom
Shabbir Ahmed Those who attain belief and those who emigrate in the Cause of Allah and struggle to establish the Divine Value System, can rightfully hope for the Grace of Allah. Indeed, Allah is Absolver of imperfections, Merciful. zoom
Syed Vickar Ahamed Indeed, those who believed and those who suffered exile and fought in the Path of Allah— They have the hope of the Mercy of Allah: And Allah is Often Forgiving (Ghafoor), Most Merciful (Raheem). zoom
Umm Muhammad (Sahih International) Indeed, those who have believed and those who have emigrated and fought in the cause of Allah - those expect the mercy of Allah . And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. zoom
Farook Malik Surely those who are believers, and migrated and struggled in the path of Allah, they can hope for the mercy of Allah; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful." zoom
Dr. Munir Munshey (Conversely), those who believe, and those who migrate and strive hard for the sake of Allah, actually (deserve and) look forward to Allah´s mercy. And (of course) Allah is the most Forgiving, and the most Merciful. zoom
Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Indeed, those who believed and migrated for the sake of Allah and struggled hard in the way of Allah, it is they who look forward to Allah’s mercy. And Allah is Most Forgiving, Ever-Merciful. zoom
Dr. Kamal Omar Verily, those who have Believed and those who migrated and did Jihad in the cause of Allah — all these expect the mercy of Allah. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful. zoom
Talal A. Itani (new translation) Those who believed, and those who migrated and fought for the sake of God—those look forward to God's mercy. God is Forgiving and Merciful. zoom
Bilal Muhammad (2013 Edition) Those who believed, and those who suffered exile and fought in the path of God, they have the hope of the mercy of God, and God is Oft-Forgiving, Mercifully Redeeming.  zoom
Maududi In contrast to them, those, who have believed And left their homes in the way of Allah and exerted their utmost in His cause, rightly look forward to His mercy: and Allah is Forgiving and full of mercy. zoom
Ali Bakhtiari Nejad Those who believed and those who migrated and tried hard in God's way hope for God’s mercy. And God is forgiving and merciful. zoom
[The Monotheist Group] (2013 Edition) Those who believe, and those who have immigrated and strived in the cause of God; these are seeking the mercy of God; and God is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Mohammad Shafi Indeed, those who believed and those who migrated and struggled in Allah's Path — it is for those to expect Allah's Mercy. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom

Controversial, deprecated, or status undetermined works
Bijan Moeinian Those who chose to believe, those who suffered the exile and those who struggled for the sake of God, look forward to earn the Lord’s mercy; and God is the Most Merciful, the Most Forgiving. zoom
Faridul Haque Those who believed, and those who migrated for the sake of Allah, and fought in Allah's cause - they are hopeful of gaining Allah’s mercy; and Allah is Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful. zoom
Hasan Al-Fatih Qaribullah But those who believe and those who migrate and struggle in the way of Allah, those, have hope of the Mercy of Allah. Allah is Forgiving and Merciful. zoom
Maulana Muhammad Ali Those who believed and those who fled (their homes) and strove hard in Allah's way -- these surely hope for the mercy of Allah. And Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Muhammad Ahmed - Samira That those who believed and those who emigrated and struggled/exerted in God's way/sake ,those hope/expect God's mercy , and God (is) forgiving, most merciful . zoom
Sher Ali Those who believe and those who emigrate and strive hard in the cause of ALLAH, it is these who hope for ALLAH's mercy; And ALLAH is Most forgiving Merciful. zoom
Rashad Khalifa Those who believe, and those who emigrate and strive in the cause of GOD, have deserved GOD's mercy. GOD is Forgiver, Most Merciful. zoom
Ahmed Raza Khan (Barelvi) Those who believed and those who left their home and hearth for Allah and fought in the way of Allah, they are the aspirants of the mercy of Allah and Allah is Forgiving Merciful. zoom
Amatul Rahman Omar Verily, as to those who believe and those who emigrate and struggle hard in the cause of Allah, it is they who do (rightly) hope for Allah's mercy. And Allah is Great Protector, Ever Merciful. zoom
Muhsin Khan & Muhammad al-Hilali Verily, those who have believed, and those who have emigrated (for Allahs Religion) and have striven hard in the Way of Allah, all these hope for Allahs Mercy. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most-Merciful. zoom

Non-Muslim and/or Orientalist works
Arthur John Arberry But the believers, and those who emigrate and struggle in God's way -- those have hope of God's compassion; and God is All-forgiving, All-compassionate. zoom
Edward Henry Palmer Verily, those who believe, and those who flee, and those who wage war in God's way; these may hope for God's mercy, for God is forgiving and merciful. zoom
George Sale But they who believe, and who fly for the sake of religion, and fight in God's cause, they shall hope for the mercy of God; for God is gracious and merciful. zoom
John Medows Rodwell But they who believe, and who fly their country, and fight in the cause of God may hope for God's mercy: and God is Gracious, Merciful. zoom
N J Dawood (draft) Those that have embraced the Faith, and those that have fled their land and fought for the cause of God, may hope for God's mercy. God is forgiving and merciful. zoom

New and/or Partial Translations, and works in progress
Ahmed Hulusi Certainly, those who believe and migrate and strive in the way of Allah, look forward to Allah’s grace. And Allah is the Ghafur and the Rahim. zoom
Sayyed Abbas Sadr-Ameli Those who believed and those who migrated (suffered exile) and struggled in the way of Allah - these are they who hope for Allah's Mercy; and Allah is Forgiving, Merciful. zoom
Mir Aneesuddin Those who believed and those who migrated and strove in the way of Allah, those certainly hope for the mercy of Allah and Allah is Protectively Forgiving, Merciful. zoom

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