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Surah Mutaffifin Ayat 3 in Arabic Text

وَإِذَا كَالُوهُمْ أَو وَّزَنُوهُمْ يُخْسِرُونَ
Wa izaa kaaloohum aw wazanoohum yukhsiroon

English Translation

Here you can read various translations of verse 3

Sahih International
But if they give by measure or by weight to them, they cause loss.

Yusuf Ali
But when they have to give by measure or weight to men, give less than due.

Abul Ala Maududi
but who, when they measure or weigh for others, give less than their due.

Muhsin Khan
And when they have to give by measure or weight to men, give less than due.

Pickthall
But if they measure unto them or weight for them, they cause them loss.

Dr. Ghali
And when they measure for them or weigh for them, (i.e., when they give to others) they cause them loss.

Abdel Haleem
but give less than they should when it is they who weigh or measure for others!

Quran 83 Verse 3 Explanation

For those looking for commentary to help with the understanding of Surah Mutaffifin ayat 3, we’ve provided two Tafseer works below. The first is the tafseer of Abul Ala Maududi, the second is of Ibn Kathir.

Ala-Maududi

(83:3) but who, when they measure or weigh for others, give less than their due.


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

Ibn-Kathir

The tafsir of Surah Mutaffifin verse 3 by Ibn Kathir is unavailable here.
Please refer to Surah Mutaffifin ayat 1 which provides the complete commentary from verse 1 through 6.

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