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wa-ikh'fiḍ
وَٱخْفِضْ
And lower
lahumā
لَهُمَا
to them
janāḥa
جَنَاحَ
(the) wing
l-dhuli
ٱلذُّلِّ
(of) humility
mina
مِنَ
(out) of
l-raḥmati
ٱلرَّحْمَةِ
[the] mercy
waqul
وَقُل
and say,
rabbi
رَّبِّ
"My Lord!
ir'ḥamhumā
ٱرْحَمْهُمَا
Have mercy on both of them
kamā
كَمَا
as
rabbayānī
رَبَّيَانِى
they brought me up
ṣaghīran
صَغِيرًا
(when I was) small."

Wakhfid lahumaa janaahaz zulli minar rahmati wa qur Rabbir hamhumaa kamaa rabbayaanee sagheera

Sahih International:

And lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy and say, "My Lord, have mercy upon them as they brought me up [when I was] small."

1 A. J. Arberry

and lower to them the wing of humbleness out of mercy and say; 'My Lord, have mercy upon them, as they raised me up when I was little.'

2 Abdul Haleem

and lower your wing in humility towards them in kindness and say, ‘Lord, have mercy on them, just as they cared for me when I was little.’

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

And lower unto them the wing of meekness out of mercy, and say: O my Lord! have mercy on the twain even as they brought me up when young.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

And, out of kindness, lower to them the wing of humility, and say; "My Lord! bestow on them thy Mercy even as they cherished me in childhood."

5 Abul Ala Maududi

and be humble and tender to them and say: "Lord, show mercy to them as they nurtured me when I was small."

6 Ahmed Ali

"And look after them with kindness and love, and say: "O Lord, have mercy on them as they nourished me when I was small."

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

And lower your wing humbly for them, with mercy, and pray, “My Lord! Have mercy on them both, the way they nursed me when I was young.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Lower the wing of humility to them, mercifully, and say, ‘My Lord! Have mercy on them, just as they reared me when I was [a] small [child]!’

9 Ali Ünal

Lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy, and say: "My Lord, have mercy on them even as they cared for me in childhood."

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

And lower to them the wings of submissiveness out of tenderness (treating them with humility and compassion). And say (praying for them), `My Lord! have mercy upon them just as they nourished and brought me up as a child.´

11 English Literal

And be lenient/comforting/lower to them (B) the humility`s/humbleness`s wing/side from the mercy (be kind), and say: "My Lord have mercy upon them (B) as they (B) brought me up young ."

12 Faridul Haque

And lower your wing humbly for them, with mercy, and pray, "My Lord! Have mercy on them both, the way they nursed me when I was young."

13 Hamid S. Aziz

And lower to them the wing of humility out of compassion, and say, "O Lord! Have compassion on them both for they did take care of me when I was little!"

14 Hilali & Khan

And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: "My Lord! Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was small."

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

And thy Lord has decreed that you serve none but Him, and do good to parents. If either or both of them reach old age with thee, say not "Fie" to them, nor chide them, and speak to them a generous word.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

And make yourself submissively gentle to them with compassion, and say: O my Lord! have compassion on them, as they brought me up (when I was) little.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And lower unto them the wing of submission through mercy, and say: My Lord! Have mercy on them both as they did care for me when I was little.

18 Muhammad Sarwar

Be humble and merciful towards them and say, "Lord, have mercy upon them as they cherished me in my childhood."

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

And lower to them the wing of humbleness out of mercy and say: 'My Lord, be merciful to them, as they raised me since I was little'

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy, and say: "My Lord! Bestow on them Your mercy as they did bring me up when I was young."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

and treat them with humility and tenderness and say, "Lord, be merciful to them both, as they raised me up when I was little."

22 Talal Itani

And lower to them the wing of humility, out of mercy, and say, “My Lord, have mercy on them, as they raised me when I was a child.”

23 Tafsir jalalayn

And lower to them the wing of humility, show them your submissive side, out of mercy, that is, on account of your affection for them, and say, `My Lord, have mercy on them, just as they, had mercy on me when [they], reared me when I was little'.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

وَاخْفِضْ لَهُمَا جَنَاحَ الذُّلِّ مِنَ الرَّحْمَةِ

And lower unto them the wing of submission and humility through mercy,

means, be humble towards them in your actions.

وَقُل رَّبِّ ارْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِي صَغِيرًا



and say;"My Lord! Bestow on them Your Mercy as they did bring me up when I was young."

means, say this when they grow old and when they die.

Ibn Abbas said;"But then Allah revealed;

مَا كَانَ لِلنَّبِىِّ وَالَّذِينَ ءَامَنُواْ أَن يَسْتَغْفِرُواْ لِلْمُشْرِكِينَ

It is not (proper) for the Prophet and those who believe to ask Allah's forgiveness for the idolators. .." (9;13)

There are many Hadiths which speak about honoring one's parents, such as the Hadith narrated through a number of chains of narration from Anas and others, which states that the Prophet climbed up on the Minbar, and then said,
Amin, Amin, Amin.
It was said, "O Messenger of Allah, why did you say Amin."

He said;

أَتَانِي جِبْرِيلُ فَقَالَ يَا مُحَمَّدُ رَغِمَ أَنْفُ رَجُلٍ ذُكِرْتَ عِنْدَهُ فَلَمْمُيصَلِّ عَلَيْكَ قُلْ امِينَ فَقُلْتُ امِينَ ثُمَّ قَالَ رَغِمَ أَنْفُ رَجُلٍ دَخَلَ عَلَيْهِ شَهْرُ رَمَضَانَ ثُمَّ خَرَجَ فَلَمْ يُغْفَرْ لَهُ قُلْ امِينَ فَقُلْتُ امِينَ ثُمَّ قَالَ رَغِمَ أَنْفُ رَجُلٍ أَدْرَكَ وَالِدَيْهِ أَوْ أَحَدَهُمَا فَلَمْ يُدْخِلَهُ الْجَنَّةَ قُلْ امِينَ فَقُلْتُ امِين

Jibril came to me and said,

"O Muhammad, he is doomed who hears you mentioned and does not say Salla upon you." He said, "Say Amin," so I said Amin.

Then he said,

"He is doomed who sees the month of Ramadan come and go, and he has not been forgiven." He said, "Say Amin," so I said Amin.

Then he said,

"He is doomed who grows up and both his parents or one of them are still alive, and they do not cause him to enter Paradise." He said, "Say Amin," so I said Amin.
Another Hadith

Imam Ahmad reported from Abu Hurayrah that the Prophet said;

رَغِمَ أَنْفُ ثُمَّ رَغِمَ أَنْفُ ثُمَّ رَغِمَ أَنْفُ رَجُلٍ أَدْرَكَ أَحَدَ أَبَوَيْهِ أَوْ كِلَيْهِمَا عِنْدَ الْكِبَرِ وَلَمْ يَدْخُلِ الْجَنَّة

He is doomed, he is doomed, he is doomed, the man whose parents, one or both of them, reach old age while he is alive and he does not enter Paradise.

This version is Sahih although no one recorded it other than Muslim.
Another Hadith

Imam Ahmad recorded Mu`awiyah bin Jahimah As-Salami saying that Jahimah came to the Prophet and said;

"O Messenger of Allah, I want to go out to fight and I have come to seek your advice."

He said,

فَهَلْ لَكَ مِنْ أُم

Do you have a mother?

He said, "Yes."

The Prophet said,

فَالْزَمْهَا فَإِنَّ الْجَنَّةَ عِنْدَ رِجْلَيْهَا

Then stay with her, for Paradise is at her feet.

Similar incidents were also recorded by others. This was recorded by An-Nasa'i and Ibn Majah.
Another Hadith

Imam Ahmad recorded that Al-Miqdam bin Ma`dikarib said that the Prophet said;

إِنَّ اللهَ يُوصِيكُمْ بِأبَايِكُمْ

إِنَّ اللهَ يُوصِيكُمْ بِأُمَّهَاتِكُمْ

إِنَّ اللهَ يُوصِيكُمْ بِأُمَّهَاتِكُمْ

إِنَّ اللهَ يُوصِيكُمْ بِأُمَّهَاتِكُمْ

إِنَّ اللهَ يُوصِيكُمْ بِالاَْقْرَبِ فَالاَْقْرَب

Allah enjoins you concerning your fathers,

Allah enjoins you concerning your mothers,

Allah enjoins you concerning your mothers,

Allah enjoins you concerning your mothers,

Allah enjoins you concerning your close relatives then the next in closeness.

This was recorded by Ibn Majah from the Hadith of Abdullah bin Ayyash.
Another Hadith

Ahmad recorded that a man from Banu Yarbu said;

"I came to the Prophet while he was talking to the people, and I heard him saying,

يَدُ الْمُعْطِي الْعُلْيَا

أُمَّكَ وَأَبَاكَ

وَأُخْتَكَ وَأَخَاكَ

ثُمَّ أَدْنَاكَ أَدْنَاك

The hand of the one who gives is superior.

(Give to) your mother and your father,

your sister and your brother,

then the closest and next closest."