۞ Have you not considered those who practice hypocrisy, saying to their brothers who have disbelieved among the People of the Scripture, "If you are expelled, we will surely leave with you, and we will not obey, in regard to you, anyone - ever; and if you are fought, we will surely aid you." But Allah testifies that they are liars. (11) If they are expelled, the hypocrites will not go out with them; and if they are fought against they will not help them; and even if they were to help them, they would turn their backs and flee; and then they will not be helped. (12) You [believers] are more fearful within their breasts than Allah. That is because they are a people who do not understand. (13) They will not fight against you in a body save in fortified towns or from behind walls; their fighting between them is severe, you may think them as one body, and their hearts are disunited; that is because they are a people who have no sense. (14) They are like those a little before them; they tasted the ill-effect of their affair, and theirs shall be a torment afflictive. (15) They are like the Satan, when he saith unto man: disbelieve; then, when he disbelieveth, saith: verily I am quit of thee, verily I fear Allah, the Lord of the Worlds. (16) The fate of both of them will be hell fire wherein they will live forever. Thus will be the recompense for the unjust. (17)