Al-Qur'an Surah An-Naml Verse 11
An-Naml : 11 ~ English Qur'an Word By Word and Multi Tafseer
اِلَّا مَنْ ظَلَمَ ثُمَّ بَدَّلَ حُسْنًاۢ بَعْدَ سُوْۤءٍ فَاِنِّيْ غَفُوْرٌ رَّحِيْمٌ (النمل : ٢٧)
- then indeed I Am
- Most Merciful
Illaa man zalama summa baddala husnam ba'da sooo'in fa innee Ghafoorur Raheem(QS. an-Naml:11)
English / Sahih Translation:
Otherwise, he who wrongs, then substitutes good after evil – indeed, I am Forgiving and Merciful. (QS. An-Naml, ayah 11)
except him who did wrong, then after (having done) evil, replaced (it) with good, then I am Most-Forgiving, Very-Merciful.
˹Fear is˺ only for those who do wrong. But if they later mend ˹their˺ evil ˹ways˺ with good, then I am certainly All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
except he who does wrong, then substitutes good for evil, then I am indeed All-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
save him who has done evil, then; after evil, has changed into good; All-forgiving am I, All-compassionate.
I am truly most forgiving and merciful to those who do wrong,and then replace their evil with good.
Excepting any who may have done wrong and thereafter changeth evil for good then verily I am Forgiving, Merciful.
"But if any have done wrong and have thereafter substituted good to take the place of evil, truly, I am Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
except he who has committed some wrong. But if he substitutes good in place of evil, I am Most Forgiving, Most Compassionate.
Except those who do some wrong but afterwards do good to make up for the wrong. And I am forgiving and merciful.
“Except the one* who does injustice and then after evil changes it for virtue – then indeed I am Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (Other than the Prophets.)
nor those who do wrong and then make up for [their] fault with goodness, for indeed I am all-forgiving, all-merciful.’
"Only those who have done wrong (should fear). But if (they repent and) substitute good in place of evil – surely I am All-Forgiving, All-Compassionate.
`Nor (does he fear) who acts unjustly and commits some evil deed and then changes over to good after giving up evil. I am to such a person a Great Protector, Ever Merciful, indeed.
Except who caused injustice/oppression then exchanged/replaced good after bad/evil/harm, so I am forgiving, merciful.
“Except the one * who does injustice and then after evil changes it for virtue – then indeed I am Oft Forgiving, Most Merciful.” (Other than the Prophets.)
"Throw down your staff!" But when he saw it writhing as though it was a snake, he turned fleeing, and looked not back. (But it was said to him) "O Moses! Fear not; verily, the messengers fear not in My presence.
"Except him who has done wrong and afterwards has changed evil for good, then surely, I am Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
O Moses, surely I am Allah, the Mighty, the Wise:
Neither he who has been unjust, then he does good instead after evil, for surely I am the Forgiving, the Merciful:
Save him who hath done wrong and afterward hath changed evil for good. And lo! I am Forgiving, Merciful.
Only the unjust become afraid in My presence. Even to these people who replace their bad deeds by good ones, I am All-forgiving and All-merciful.
except he who has done evil, then, after evil, has changed into good. I am the Forgiving, Most Merciful.
"Except him who has done wrong and afterwards has changed evil for good; then surely, I am Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful."
as for those who do wrong and then do good after evil, I am most forgiving, most merciful.
But whoever has done wrong, and then substituted goodness in place of evil. I am Forgiving and Merciful.
except him who has wronged, his soul, but then changed [his wrong] for good -- he [then] performs [good deeds] -- after [having done] evil, in other words, [he has] repented, then truly I am Forgiving, Merciful, I will accept his repentance and forgive him.
Except him who has done wrong and afterwards has changed evil for good; then surely, I am Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful.
This is an exception of the exclusionary type.
This is good news for mankind, for whoever does an evil deed then gives it up and repents and turns to Allah, Allah will accept his repentance, as He says;
وَإِنِّى لَغَفَّارٌ لِّمَن تَابَ وَامَنَ وَعَمِلَ صَـلِحَاً ثُمَّ اهْتَدَى
And verily, I am indeed forgiving to him who repents, believes and does righteous good deeds, and then Ahtada. (20;82)
وَمَن يَعْمَلْ سُوءاً أَوْ يَظْلِمْ نَفْسَهُ
And whoever does evil or wrongs himself... (4;110).
And there are many other Ayat which say the same