Pearl of Wisdom

'The most despicable of professions [or profits] is the earning from usury.'

Imam Muhammad ibn Ali al-Baqir [as]
al-Kafi, v. 5, p. 147, no. 12

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The Holy Qur'an » The Holy Qur'an - English » AT-TIN (THE FIG, THE FIGTREE)

Total Verses: 8
Revealed At: MAKKA

YUSUFALI: By the Fig and the Olive,
PICKTHAL: By the fig and the olive,
SHAKIR: I swear by the fig and the olive,

YUSUFALI: And the Mount of Sinai,
PICKTHAL: By Mount Sinai,
SHAKIR: And mount Sinai,

YUSUFALI: And this City of security,-
PICKTHAL: And by this land made safe;
SHAKIR: And this city made secure,

YUSUFALI: We have indeed created man in the best of moulds,
PICKTHAL: Surely We created man of the best stature
SHAKIR: Certainly We created man in the best make.

YUSUFALI: Then do We abase him (to be) the lowest of the low,-
PICKTHAL: Then we reduced him to the lowest of the low,
SHAKIR: Then We render him the lowest of the low.

YUSUFALI: Except such as believe and do righteous deeds: For they shall have a reward unfailing.
PICKTHAL: Save those who believe and do good works, and theirs is a reward unfailing.
SHAKIR: Except those who believe and do good, so they shall have a reward never to be cut off.

YUSUFALI: Then what can, after this, contradict thee, as to the judgment (to come)?
PICKTHAL: So who henceforth will give the lie to thee about the judgment?
SHAKIR: Then who can give you the lie after (this) about the judgment?

YUSUFALI: Is not Allah the wisest of judges?
PICKTHAL: Is not Allah the most conclusive of all judges?
SHAKIR: Is not Allah the best of the Judges?

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