المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 1 الآية :

وَيۡلٞ لِّلۡمُطَفِّفِينَ

Woe to those who give less [than due],[1]

1- i.e., those who cheat people by giving them less than what they paid for when weighing or measuring - an amount so little as to hardly be noticed.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 2 الآية :

ٱلَّذِينَ إِذَا ٱكۡتَالُواْ عَلَى ٱلنَّاسِ يَسۡتَوۡفُونَ

Who, when they take a measure from people, take in full.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 3 الآية :

وَإِذَا كَالُوهُمۡ أَو وَّزَنُوهُمۡ يُخۡسِرُونَ

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

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 4 الآية :

أَلَا يَظُنُّ أُوْلَـٰٓئِكَ أَنَّهُم مَّبۡعُوثُونَ

Do they not think that they will be resurrected

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 5 الآية :

لِيَوۡمٍ عَظِيمٖ

For a tremendous Day -

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 6 الآية :

يَوۡمَ يَقُومُ ٱلنَّاسُ لِرَبِّ ٱلۡعَٰلَمِينَ

The Day when mankind will stand before the Lord of the worlds?

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 7 الآية :

كَلَّآ إِنَّ كِتَٰبَ ٱلۡفُجَّارِ لَفِي سِجِّينٖ

No! Indeed, the record of the wicked is in sijjeen.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 8 الآية :

وَمَآ أَدۡرَىٰكَ مَا سِجِّينٞ

And what can make you know what is sijjeen?

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 9 الآية :

كِتَٰبٞ مَّرۡقُومٞ

It is [their destination[1] recorded in] a register inscribed.

1- The lowest depths of Hell.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 10 الآية :

وَيۡلٞ يَوۡمَئِذٖ لِّلۡمُكَذِّبِينَ

Woe, that Day, to the deniers,

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 11 الآية :

ٱلَّذِينَ يُكَذِّبُونَ بِيَوۡمِ ٱلدِّينِ

Who deny the Day of Recompense.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 12 الآية :

وَمَا يُكَذِّبُ بِهِۦٓ إِلَّا كُلُّ مُعۡتَدٍ أَثِيمٍ

And none deny it except every sinful transgressor.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 13 الآية :

إِذَا تُتۡلَىٰ عَلَيۡهِ ءَايَٰتُنَا قَالَ أَسَٰطِيرُ ٱلۡأَوَّلِينَ

When Our verses are recited to him, he says, "Legends of the former peoples."

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 14 الآية :

كَلَّاۖ بَلۡۜ رَانَ عَلَىٰ قُلُوبِهِم مَّا كَانُواْ يَكۡسِبُونَ

No! Rather, the stain has covered their hearts of that which they were earning.[1]

1- i.e., their sins.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 15 الآية :

كَلَّآ إِنَّهُمۡ عَن رَّبِّهِمۡ يَوۡمَئِذٖ لَّمَحۡجُوبُونَ

No! Indeed, from their Lord, that Day, they will be partitioned.[1]

1- i.e., they will not be able to see Him.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 16 الآية :

ثُمَّ إِنَّهُمۡ لَصَالُواْ ٱلۡجَحِيمِ

Then indeed, they will [enter and] burn in Hellfire.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 17 الآية :

ثُمَّ يُقَالُ هَٰذَا ٱلَّذِي كُنتُم بِهِۦ تُكَذِّبُونَ

Then it will be said [to them], "This is what you used to deny."

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 18 الآية :

كَلَّآ إِنَّ كِتَٰبَ ٱلۡأَبۡرَارِ لَفِي عِلِّيِّينَ

No! Indeed, the record of the righteous is in Ôilliyy´n.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 19 الآية :

وَمَآ أَدۡرَىٰكَ مَا عِلِّيُّونَ

And what can make you know what is Ôilliyy´n?

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 20 الآية :

كِتَٰبٞ مَّرۡقُومٞ

It is [their destination[1] recorded in] a register inscribed

1- The highest elevations of Paradise.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 21 الآية :

يَشۡهَدُهُ ٱلۡمُقَرَّبُونَ

Which is witnessed by those brought near [to AllŒh].

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 22 الآية :

إِنَّ ٱلۡأَبۡرَارَ لَفِي نَعِيمٍ

Indeed, the righteous will be in pleasure

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 23 الآية :

عَلَى ٱلۡأَرَآئِكِ يَنظُرُونَ

On adorned couches, observing.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 24 الآية :

تَعۡرِفُ فِي وُجُوهِهِمۡ نَضۡرَةَ ٱلنَّعِيمِ

You will recognize in their faces the radiance of pleasure.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 25 الآية :

يُسۡقَوۡنَ مِن رَّحِيقٖ مَّخۡتُومٍ

They will be given to drink [pure] wine[1] [which was] sealed.

1- Which is delicious and does not intoxicate.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 26 الآية :

خِتَٰمُهُۥ مِسۡكٞۚ وَفِي ذَٰلِكَ فَلۡيَتَنَافَسِ ٱلۡمُتَنَٰفِسُونَ

The last of it[1] is musk. So for this let the competitors compete.

1- i.e., its lingering odor.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 27 الآية :

وَمِزَاجُهُۥ مِن تَسۡنِيمٍ

And its mixture is of Tasneem,[1]

1- The highest spring in Paradise and the most favored drink of its inhabitants.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 28 الآية :

عَيۡنٗا يَشۡرَبُ بِهَا ٱلۡمُقَرَّبُونَ

A spring from which those near [to AllŒh] drink.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 29 الآية :

إِنَّ ٱلَّذِينَ أَجۡرَمُواْ كَانُواْ مِنَ ٱلَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ يَضۡحَكُونَ

Indeed, those who committed crimes used to laugh at those who believed.

المطففين Al-Mutaffifîn 30 الآية :

وَإِذَا مَرُّواْ بِهِمۡ يَتَغَامَزُونَ

And when they passed by them, they would exchange derisive glances.