Al-Quran Surah 98. Al-Baiyina, Ayah 4

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وَمَا تَفَرَّقَ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ إِلَّا مِنْ بَعْدِ مَا جَاءَتْهُمُ الْبَيِّنَةُ


Asad : Now those who have been vouchsafed revelation aforetime3 did break up their unity [of faith] after such an evidence of the truth had come to them.4
Khattab :

It was not until this clear proof came to the People of the Book that they became divided ˹about his prophethood˺—

Malik : Those who were given the Book before this (Qur'an) did not divide into sects until after there came to them a clear proof.
Pickthall : Nor were the People of the Scripture divided until after the clear proof came unto them.
Yusuf Ali : Nor did the people of the Book make schisms until after there came to them Clear Evidence. 6227
Transliteration : Wama tafarraqa allatheena ootoo alkitaba illa min baAAdi ma jaathumu albayyinatu
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Asad   
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Asad 3 This definition is general, comprising the followers of all religious teachings revealed before the advent of the Prophet Muhammad (Ibn Kathir), and not - as some commentators assume - only the Jews and the Christians. (See also notes [12] and [13] on 3:19.)
Asad   
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Asad 4 I.e., most of them strayed from the teachings of the prophets sent to them, all of whom had preached the same fundamental truths (see next verse and note {6} below).

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 6227 The responsibility of the People of the Book is greater than that of Pagans, because the People of the Book had been prepared for the standard and straight Religion by the revelations which they had already received. Yet, when the clear evidence came in Islam, they resisted it, And what is this standard and straight Religion, free of all ambiguity, and free of all casual rights and ceremonies? They are summed up in three eternal principles, as explained in the next verse and the next note.

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