Sahih International

Why, when you heard it, did not the believing men and believing women think good of one another and say, "This is an obvious falsehood"?

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Sahih International

Why did they [who slandered] not produce for it four witnesses? And when they do not produce the witnesses, then it is they, in the sight of Allah, who are the liars.

               

Sahih International

And if it had not been for the favor of Allah upon you and His mercy in this world and the Hereafter, you would have been touched for that [lie] in which you were involved by a great punishment

                

Sahih International

When you received it with your tongues and said with your mouths that of which you had no knowledge and thought it was insignificant while it was, in the sight of Allah, tremendous.

              

Sahih International

And why, when you heard it, did you not say, "It is not for us to speak of this. Exalted are You, [O Allah ]; this is a great slander"?

         

Sahih International

Allah warns you against returning to the likes of this [conduct], ever, if you should be believers.

       

Sahih International

And Allah makes clear to you the verses, and Allah is Knowing and Wise.

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Sahih International

Indeed, those who like that immorality should be spread [or publicized] among those who have believed will have a painful punishment in this world and the Hereafter. And Allah knows and you do not know.

         

Sahih International

And if it had not been for the favor of Allah upon you and His mercy... and because Allah is Kind and Merciful.