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80. Waamma alghulamu fakana abawahu mu/minayni fakhasheena an yurhiqahuma

tughyanan wakufra


80. "As for the youth, his parents were people of Faith, and we feared that he would

grieve them by obstinate rebellion and ingratitude (to Allah and man).

81. Faaradna an yubdilahuma rabbuhuma khayran minhu zakatan waaqraba ruhma


81. "So we desired that their Lord would give them in exchange (a son) better in purity

(of conduct) and closer in affection.

82. Waamma aljidaru fakana lighulamayni yateemayni fee almadeenati wakana tahtahu

kanzun lahuma wakana aboohuma salihan faarada rabbuka an yablugha ashuddahuma

wayastakhrija kanzahuma rahmatan min rabbika wama faAAaltuhu AAan amree thalika

ta/weelu ma lam tastiAA AAalayhi sabra


82. "As for the wall, it belonged to two youths, orphans, in the Town; there was, beneath

it, a buried treasure, to which they were entitled: their father had been a righteous man:

So thy Lord desired that they should attain their age of full strength and get out their

treasure - a mercy (and favour) from thy Lord. I did it not of my own accord. Such is the

interpretation of (those things) over which thou wast unable to hold patience."

Section 11 (83-101)