Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation (2005)

19 and abundant spoils that they will capture,
and Allah is all-mighty, all-wise.
20 Allah has promised you abundant spoils
which you will capture.
He has expedited this one for you,
and withheld men’s hands from you,
so that it may be a sign for the faithful,
and that He may guide you to a straight path.
21 And other [spoils]
which you have not yet captured:
Allah has comprehended them,
and Allah has power over all things.
22 If the faithless fight you,
they will turn their backs [to flee].
Then they will not find any protector or helper.
23 [It is] Allah’s precedent that has passed before,
and you will never find in Allah’s precedent
any change.
24 It is He who withheld their hands from you,
and your hands from them,
in the valley of Makkah,
after He had given you victory over them,
and Allah sees best what you do.
25 They are the ones who disbelieved
and barred you from the Sacred Mosque,
and kept the offering from reaching its destination.
And were it not for [certain] faithful men
and faithful women, whom you did not know
— lest you should trample them,

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Ali Quli Qarai, The Qur’ān with a Phrase-by-Phrase English Translation, Islamic College for Advance Studies Press (ICAS), London (Distributed by The Centre for Translation of the Holy Qur’ān, Qom, Iran), Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 08 Dec. 2023: