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Surah Ash-Shu’ara Ayat 183 in Arabic Text

وَلَا تَبْخَسُوا۟ ٱلنَّاسَ أَشْيَآءَهُمْ وَلَا تَعْثَوْا۟ فِى ٱلْأَرْضِ مُفْسِدِينَ
Wa laa tabkhasun naasa ashyaaa ‘ahum wa laa ta’saw fil ardi mufsideen

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 183

Sahih International
And do not deprive people of their due and do not commit abuse on earth, spreading corruption.

Yusuf Ali
“And withhold not things justly due to men, nor do evil in the land, working mischief.

Abul Ala Maududi
and do not deliver short, and do not go about creating mischief in the land,

Muhsin Khan
“And defraud not people by reducing their things, nor do evil, making corruption and mischief in the land.

Pickthall
Wrong not mankind in their goods, and do not evil, making mischief, in the earth.

Dr. Ghali
And do not depreciate for mankind (the value) of their things, (i.e., their goods) and do not perpetrate (mischief) in the earth (as) corruptors.

Abdel Haleem
do not deprive people of what is theirs. Do not spread corruption on earth.

Quran 26 Verse 183 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Ash-Shu’ara ayat 183, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(26:183) and do not deliver short, and do not go about creating mischief in the land,


There is no commentary by Abul Maududi available for this verse.

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Ash-Shura verse 183 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Shura ayat 181 which provides the complete commentary from verse 181 through 184.

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