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The Qur'an



Translations of the Qur'an, Surah 107:

AL-MAUN (SMALL KINDNESSES, ALMSGIVING, HAVE YOU SEEN)

Total Verses: 7
Revealed At: MAKKA

107.001
YUSUFALI: Seest thou one who denies the Judgment (to come)?
PICKTHAL: Hast thou observed him who belieth religion?
SHAKIR: Have you considered him who calls the judgment a lie?

107.002
YUSUFALI: Then such is the (man) who repulses the orphan (with harshness),
PICKTHAL: That is he who repelleth the orphan,
SHAKIR: That is the one who treats the orphan with harshness,

107.003
YUSUFALI: And encourages not the feeding of the indigent.
PICKTHAL: And urgeth not the feeding of the needy.
SHAKIR: And does not urge (others) to feed the poor.

107.004
YUSUFALI: So woe to the worshippers
PICKTHAL: Ah, woe unto worshippers
SHAKIR: So woe to the praying ones,

107.005
YUSUFALI: Who are neglectful of their prayers,
PICKTHAL: Who are heedless of their prayer;
SHAKIR: Who are unmindful of their prayers,

107.006
YUSUFALI: Those who (want but) to be seen (of men),
PICKTHAL: Who would be seen (at worship)
SHAKIR: Who do (good) to be seen,

107.007
YUSUFALI: But refuse (to supply) (even) neighbourly needs.
PICKTHAL: Yet refuse small kindnesses!
SHAKIR: And withhold the necessaries of life.

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