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  • Surah Al Baqarah (The Cow) Ayat 231


  • وَإِذَا
  • طَلَّقْتُمُ
  • ٱلنِّسَآءَ
  • فَبَلَغْنَ
  • أَجَلَهُنَّ
  • فَأَمْسِكُوهُنَّ
  • بِمَعْرُوفٍ
  • أَوْ
  • سَرِّحُوهُنَّ
  • بِمَعْرُوفٍ
  • ۚ
  • وَلَا
  • تُمْسِكُوهُنَّ
  • ضِرَارًا
  • لِّتَعْتَدُوا۟
  • ۚ
  • وَمَن
  • يَفْعَلْ
  • ذَٰلِكَ
  • فَقَدْ
  • ظَلَمَ
  • نَفْسَهُۥ
  • ۚ
  • وَلَا
  • تَتَّخِذُوٓا۟
  • ءَايَٰتِ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • هُزُوًا
  • ۚ
  • وَٱذْكُرُوا۟
  • نِعْمَتَ
  • ٱللَّهِ
  • عَلَيْكُمْ
  • وَمَآ
  • أَنزَلَ
  • عَلَيْكُم
  • مِّنَ
  • ٱلْكِتَٰبِ
  • وَٱلْحِكْمَةِ
  • يَعِظُكُم
  • بِهِۦ
  • ۚ
  • وَٱتَّقُوا۟
  • ٱللَّهَ
  • وَٱعْلَمُوٓا۟
  • أَنَّ
  • ٱللَّهَ
  • بِكُلِّ
  • شَىْءٍ
  • عَلِيمٌ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: And when you divorce women and they reach their prescribed time, then either retain them in good fellowship or set them free with liberality, and do not retain them for injury, so that you exceed the limits, and whoever does this, he indeed is unjust to his own soul; and do not take Allah´s communications for a mockery, and remember the favor of Allah upon you, and that which He has revealed to you of the Book and the Wisdom, admonishing you thereby; and be careful (of your duty to) Allah, and know that Allah is the Knower of all things.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: When ye divorce women, and they fulfil the term of their (´Iddat), either take them back on equitable terms or set them free on equitable terms; but do not take them back to injure them, (or) to take undue advantage; if any one does that; He wrongs his own soul. Do not treat Allah´s Signs as a jest, but solemnly rehearse Allah´s favours on you, and the fact that He sent down to you the Book and Wisdom, for your instruction. And fear Allah, and know that Allah is well acquainted with all things.
  • M.Pickthall: When ye have divorced women, and they have reached their term, then retain them in kindness or release them in kindness. Retain them not to their hurt so that ye transgress (the limits). He who doeth that hath wronged his soul. Make not the revelations of Allah a laughing-stock (by your behaviour), but remember Allah´s grace upon you and that which He hath revealed unto you of the Scripture and of wisdom, whereby He doth exhort you. Observe your duty to Allah and know that Allah is Aware of all things.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: And when you divorce (your) women (a revocable divorce), and they approach the end of their `Iddat (-the prescribed period of waiting after divorce) then either retain them in an equitable manner or send them away (- freeing them) in an equitable manner. And do not retain them wrongfully that you may exceed the proper limits (and do them harm and maltreat them). And whosoever does that he has indeed done wrong and injustice to himself. Do not take Allâh´s commandments in a light way; and remember Allâh´s favour upon you and what He has revealed to you of the Book and the Wisdom, wherewith He exhorts you. And take Allâh as a shield and know that Allâh has perfect knowledge of everything.
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: And when you divorce women and they reach their prescribed time, then retain them in kindness or set them free with kindness and retain them not for injury so that you exceed the limits. And whoever does this, he indeed wrongs his own soul. And take not Allah´s messages for a mockery, and remember Allah´s favour to you, and that which He has revealed to you of the Book and the Wisdom, admonishing you thereby. And keep your duty to Allah, and know that Allah is the Knower of all things.