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  • Surah Al Baqarah (The Cow) Ayat 237


  • وَإِن
  • طَلَّقْتُمُوهُنَّ
  • مِن
  • قَبْلِ
  • أَن
  • تَمَسُّوهُنَّ
  • وَقَدْ
  • فَرَضْتُمْ
  • لَهُنَّ
  • فَرِيضَةً
  • فَنِصْفُ
  • مَا
  • فَرَضْتُمْ
  • إِلَّآ
  • أَن
  • يَعْفُونَ
  • أَوْ
  • يَعْفُوَا۟
  • ٱلَّذِى
  • بِيَدِهِۦ
  • عُقْدَةُ
  • ٱلنِّكَاحِ
  • ۚ
  • وَأَن
  • تَعْفُوٓا۟
  • أَقْرَبُ
  • لِلتَّقْوَىٰ
  • ۚ
  • وَلَا
  • تَنسَوُا۟
  • ٱلْفَضْلَ
  • بَيْنَكُمْ
  • ۚ
  • إِنَّ
  • ٱللَّهَ
  • بِمَا
  • تَعْمَلُونَ
  • بَصِيرٌ
  • Muhammad Habib Shakir: And if you divorce them before you have touched them and you have appointed for them a portion, then (pay to them) ha!f of what you have appointed, unless they relinquish or he should relinquish in whose hand is the marriage tie; and it is nearer to righteousness that you should relinquish; and do not neglect the giving of free gifts between you; surely Allah sees what you do.
  • Abdullah Yusuf Ali: And if ye divorce them before consummation, but after the fixation of a dower for them, then the half of the dower (Is due to them), unless they remit it or (the man´s half) is remitted by him in whose hands is the marriage tie; and the remission (of the man´s half) is the nearest to righteousness. And do not forget Liberality between yourselves. For Allah sees well all that ye do.
  • M.Pickthall: If ye divorce them before ye have touched them and ye have appointed unto them a portion, then (pay the) half of that which ye appointed, unless they (the women) agree to forgo it, or he agreeth to forgo it in whose hand is the marriage tie. To forgo is nearer to piety. And forget not kindness among yourselves. Allah is Seer of what ye do.
  • Amatul Rahmân Omer: But if you divorce them before you have touched them, while you have already settled for them a marriage portion, then half of what you have settled (is due to them) unless they (-the women forgo their full due or a portion of it) or he, (the husband) in whose hand is the tie of marriage, forgoes (a portion or the full half which he is entitled to deduct and thus pays the whole dowry money), and that you (husband) forgo (and pay the whole dowry money) is nearer to becoming secure against evil. And do not neglect to do good to one another. Verily, Allâh sees well what you do.
  • Maulana Mohammad Ali: And if you divorce them before you have touched them and you have appointed for them a portion, (pay) half of what you have appointed unless they forgo or he forgoes in whose hand is the marriage tie. And it is nearer to dutifulness that you forgo. Nor neglect the giving of free gifts between you. Surely Allah is Seer of what you do.