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57. Law yajidoona maljaan aw magharatin aw muddakhalan lawallaw ilayhi wahum



57. If they could find a place to flee to, or caves, or a place of concealment, they would

turn straightaway thereto, with an obstinate rush.

58. Waminhum man yalmizuka fee a


ssadaqati fa-in oAAtoo minha radoo wa-in lam

yuAAtaw minha itha hum yaskhatoon


58. And among them are men who slander thee in the matter of (the distribution of) the

alms: if they are given part thereof, they are pleased, but if not, behold! they are


59. Walaw annahum radoo ma atahumu Allahu warasooluhu waqaloo hasbuna Allahu

sayu/teena Allahu min fadlihi warasooluhu inna ila Allahi raghiboon


59. If only they had been content with what Allah and His Messenger gave them, and had

said, "Sufficient unto us is Allah. Allah and His Messenger will soon give us of His

bounty: to Allah do we turn our hopes!" (that would have been the right course).

Section 8 (60-66)