Al-Quran Surah 47. Muhammad, Ayah 22

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فَهَلْ عَسَيْتُمْ إِنْ تَوَلَّيْتُمْ أَنْ تُفْسِدُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَتُقَطِّعُوا أَرْحَامَكُمْ

Asad : [Ask them:] "Would you, perchance, after having turned away [from God's commandment, prefer to revert to your old ways, and] spread corruption on earth, and [once again] cut asunder your ties of kinship?"28
Khattab :

Now if you ˹hypocrites˺ turn away, perhaps you would then spread corruption throughout the land and sever your ˹ties of˺ kinship!1

Malik : Now what can be expected of you if you are put in authority, other than to do evil in the land and violate the ties of blood.
Pickthall : Would ye then, if ye were given the command, work corruption in the land and sever your ties of kinship?
Yusuf Ali : Then is it to be expected of you if ye will do no mischief in the land and break your ties of kith and kin? 4847
Transliteration : Fahal AAasaytum in tawallaytum an tufsidoo fee alardi watuqattiAAoo arhamakum
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Asad 28 The above interpolations are in tune with the explanation of this passage advanced by almost all of the classical commentators, who regard this rhetorical "question" as an allusion to the chaotic conditions of pre-Islamic Arabia, its senseless internecine wars, and the moral darkness from which Islam had freed its followers. Nevertheless, this verse has, like the whole of the passage of which it forms a part, a timeless import as well.

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Yusuf Ali 4847 It is no use to say, as the Quraish said, that it is not seemly to fight against kith and kin. From one point of view the stand against sin brings "not peace, but a sword". It is a case of either subduing evil or being subdued by evil. If evil gets the upper hand, it is not likely to respect ties of kith and kin. It did not in the case of the holy Prophet and his adherents, and had to be suppressed, to bring about the conditions necessary for peace.
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 As you did before Islam.