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the flesh of swine,- for it is an abomination - or, what is impious, (meat) on which a name

has been invoked, other than God's". But (even so), if a person is forced by necessity,

without wilful disobedience, nor transgressing due limits,- thy Lord is Oft-forgiving,

Most Merciful.

146. WaAAala allatheena hadoo harramna kulla thee


ufurin wamina albaqari



lghanami harramna AAalayhim shuhoomahuma illa ma hamalat


uhooruhuma awi

alhawaya aw ma ikhtalata biAAa


min thalika jazaynahum bibaghyihim wa-inna



146. For those who followed the Jewish Law, We forbade every (animal) with undivided

hoof, and We forbade them that fat of the ox and the sheep, except what adheres to their

backs or their entrails, or is mixed up with a bone: this in recompense fo r their wilful

disobedience: for We are true (in Our ordinances).

147. Fa-in kaththabooka faqul rabbukum thoo rahmatin wasiAAatin wala yuraddu

ba/suhu AAani alqawmi almujrimeen


147. If they accuse thee of falsehood, say: "Your Lord is full of mercy all- embracing; but

from people in guilt never will His wrath be turned back.