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  • Surah Al Baqarah (The Cow) Ayat 229


  • ٱلطَّلَٰقُ
  • مَرَّتَانِ
  • ۖ
  • فَإِمْسَاكٌۢ
  • بِمَعْرُوفٍ
  • أَوْ
  • تَسْرِيحٌۢ
  • بِإِحْسَٰنٍ
  • ۗ
  • وَلَا
  • يَحِلُّ
  • لَكُمْ
  • أَن
  • تَأْخُذُوا۟
  • مِمَّآ
  • ءَاتَيْتُمُوهُنَّ
  • شَيْـًٔا
  • إِلَّآ
  • أَن
  • يَخَافَآ
  • أَلَّا
  • يُقِيمَا
  • حُدُودَ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • ۖ
  • فَإِنْ
  • خِفْتُمْ
  • أَلَّا
  • يُقِيمَا
  • حُدُودَ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • فَلَا
  • جُنَاحَ
  • عَلَيْهِمَا
  • فِيمَا
  • ٱفْتَدَتْ
  • بِهِۦ
  • ۗ
  • تِلْكَ
  • حُدُودُ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • فَلَا
  • تَعْتَدُوهَا
  • ۚ
  • وَمَن
  • يَتَعَدَّ
  • حُدُودَ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • فَأُو۟لَٰٓئِكَ
  • هُمُ
  • ٱلظَّٰلِمُونَ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: Divorce may be (pronounced) twice, then keep (them) in good fellowship or let (them) go with kindness; and it is not lawful for you to take any part of what you have given them, unless both fear that they cannot keep within the limits of Allah; then if you fear that they cannot keep within the limits of Allah, there is no blame on them for what she gives up to become free thereby. These are the limits of Allah, so do not exceed them and whoever exceeds the limits of Allah these it is that are the unjust.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: A divorce is only permissible twice: after that, the parties should either hold Together on equitable terms, or separate with kindness. It is not lawful for you, (Men), to take back any of your gifts (from your wives), except when both parties fear that they would be unable to keep the limits ordained by Allah. If ye (judges) do indeed fear that they would be unable to keep the limits ordained by Allah, there is no blame on either of them if she give something for her freedom. These are the limits ordained by Allah; so do not transgress them if any do transgress the limits ordained by Allah, such persons wrong (Themselves as well as others).
  • M.Pickthall: Divorce must be pronounced twice and then (a woman) must be retained in honour or released in kindness. And it is not lawful for you that ye take from women aught of that which ye have given them; except (in the case) when both fear that they may not be able to keep within the limits (imposed by) Allah. And if ye fear that they may not be able to keep the limits of Allah, in that case it is no sin for either of them if the woman ransom herself. These are the limits (imposed by) Allah. Transgress them not. For whoso transgresseth Allah´s limits: such are wrong-doers.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: Such a (revocable) divorce may be (pronounced) twice, then, (after the second pronouncement) there should be either retaining (the wife) with honour and fairness or letting (her) leave with goodness. And it is not lawful for you to take (back) anything of what you have given them (your wives); however, if both (the husband and the wife) fear that they cannot abide by the injunctions of Allâh, and if you (- the Muslim community, also) fear that they cannot observe the limits (prescribed) by Allâh then there is no blame on either of them in what she gives up to redeem herself (as Khula`). These are the injunctions of Allâh, therefore, do not violate them; and whoso violates the injunctions of Allâh, it is they who are really the wrongdoers.
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: Divorce may be (pronounced) twice; then keep (them) in good fellowship to let (them) go with kindness. And it is not lawful for you to take any part of what you have given them, unless both fear that they cannot keep within the limits of Allah. Then if you fear that they cannot keep within the limits of Allah, there is not blame on them for what she gives up to become free thereby. These are the limits of Allah, so exceed them not; and whoever exceeds the limits of Allah, these are the wrongdoers.