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

SÛRAH CVI

Ash-Shitâ is so called from a word occurring in verse 2. It is also often called Qureysh.

A very early Meccan Sûrah.

“Winter” or “Qureysh”

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

1. For the taming 1 of Qureysh

2. For their taming (We cause) the caravans to set forth in winter and summer.

3. So let them worship the Lord of this House,

4. Who hath fed them against hunger

5. And hath made them safe from fear.

1 i.e. “civilising.”

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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=676