Marmaduke Pickthall, The Meaning of The Glorious Koran. An Explanatory Translation (1930)

SÛRAH LXXXIII

At-Taṭfîf, “Defrauding,” takes its name from a word in verse 1.

An early Meccan Sûrah.

Defrauding

Revealed at Mecca
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

1. Woe unto the defrauders:

2. Those who when they take the measure from mankind demand it full,

3. But if they measure unto them or weigh for them, they cause them loss.

4. Do such (men) not consider that they will be raised again

5. Unto an awful Day,

6. The day when (all) mankind stand before the Lord of the Worlds?

7. Nay, but the record of the vile is in Sijjîn —

8. Ah! what will convey unto thee what Sijjîn is! —

9. A written record.

10. Woe unto the repudiators on that day!

11. Those who deny the Day of Judgement

12. Which none denieth save each criminal transgressor,

13. Who, when thou readest unto him Our revelations, saith: (Mere) fables of the men of old.

14. Nay, but that which they have earned is rust upon their hearts.

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Marmaduke Pickthall, The Meaning of The Glorious Koran. An Explanatory Translation, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, Consulted online at “Quran Archive - Texts and Studies on the Quran” on 02 Oct. 2022: http://quran-archive.org/explorer/marmaduke-pickthall/1930?page=646