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awfū
أَوْفُوا۟
Give full
l-kayla
ٱلْكَيْلَ
measure
walā
وَلَا
and (do) not
takūnū
تَكُونُوا۟
be
mina
مِنَ
of
l-mukh'sirīna
ٱلْمُخْسِرِينَ
those who cause loss.

Awful kaila wa laa takoonoo minal mukhsireen

Sahih International:

Give full measure and do not be of those who cause loss.

1 A. J. Arberry

Fill up the measure, and be not cheaters,

2 Abdul Haleem

Give full measure: do not sell others short.

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Give full measure, and be not of those who cause others to lose.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

"Give just measure, and cause no loss (to others by fraud).

5 Abul Ala Maududi

Fill up the measure and do not diminish the goods of people,

6 Ahmed Ali

Give full measure and do not cheat;

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

“Measure in full, and do not be of those who reduce.”

8 Ali Quli Qarai

Observe the full measure, and do not be of those who give short measure.

9 Ali Ünal

"Give full measure (in all your dealings) and be not one of those who (by cheating and giving less) cause loss to others.

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

`Give full measure and be not of those who give short;

11 English Literal

Fulfill/complete the measurement/weight, and do not be from the reducers/decreasers (cheaters).

12 Faridul Haque

“Measure in full, and do not be of those who reduce.”

13 Hamid S. Aziz

"I ask not of you for it any wages; my wage is only the concern of the Lord of the Worlds.

14 Hilali & Khan

"Give full measure, and cause no loss (to others).

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

So keep your duty to Allah and obey me.

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

Give a full measure and be not of those who diminish;

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

Give full measure, and be not of those who give less (than the due).

18 Muhammad Sarwar

"Maintain just measure in your business and do not cause loss to others.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

Fill up the measure, do not be among the cheats,

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

"Give full measure, and cause no loss (to others)."

21 Wahiduddin Khan

Give full measure, and cause no loss to others.

22 Talal Itani

Give full measure, and do not cheat.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Give full measure and do not be of those who give short measure,

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

The Command to give Full Measure

Allah commanded them to give full measure, and forbade them to give short measure.

He said;

أَوْفُوا الْكَيْلَ وَلَا تَكُونُوا مِنَ الْمُخْسِرِينَ



Give full measure, and cause no loss.

meaning, `when you give to people, give them full measure, and do not cause loss to them by giving them short measure, while taking full measure when you are the ones who are taking. Give as you take, and take as you give.'

وَزِنُوا بِالْقِسْطَاسِ الْمُسْتَقِيم