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fasāhama
فَسَاهَمَ
Then he drew lots
fakāna
فَكَانَ
and was
mina
مِنَ
of
l-mud'ḥaḍīna
ٱلْمُدْحَضِينَ
the losers.

Fasaahama fakaana minal mudhadeen

Sahih International:

And he drew lots and was among the losers.

1 A. J. Arberry

and cast lots, and was of the rebutted,

2 Abdul Haleem

They cast lots, he suffered defeat,

3 Abdul Majid Daryabadi

Then he joined the lots, and was of the condemned.

4 Abdullah Yusuf Ali

He (agreed to) cast lots, and he was condemned;

5 Abul Ala Maududi

cast lots, and was among the losers.

6 Ahmed Ali

And lots were cast (when a storm overtook them), he was rejected, (and thrown overboard).

7 Ahmed Raza Khan

Then lots were drawn and he became of those who were pushed into the sea.

8 Ali Quli Qarai

he drew lots with them and was the one to be condemned [as one to be thrown overboard].

9 Ali Ünal

And then he (agreed to) cast lots, and he was one of those who lost;

10 Amatul Rahman Omar

So he was with those (crew) who cast lots (on board of the ill-fated ship, and his name was among those who were to be thrown overboard in order to keep the ship light and well-balanced on account of the storm) and so he was (also) of those who were cast off (in the sea).

11 English Literal

So he drew lots with (gambled) , so he was from the annulled/slipped.

12 Faridul Haque

Then lots were drawn and he became of those who were pushed into the sea.

13 Hamid S. Aziz

Then he drew lots, but was of those rejected.

14 Hilali & Khan

He (agreed to) cast lots, and he was among the losers,

15 Maulana Mohammad Ali

When he fled to the laden ship,

16 Mohammad Habib Shakir

So he shared (with them), but was of those who are cast off.

17 Mohammed Marmaduke William Pickthall

And then drew lots and was of those rejected;

18 Muhammad Sarwar

and sailed away in a laden ship, wherein people cast lots. Because he lost, he was thrown into the water.

19 Qaribullah & Darwish

and cast lots, and he was among the losers (of the lots that were cast).

20 Safi-ur-Rahman al-Mubarakpuri

Then he (agreed to) cast lots, and he was among the losers.

21 Wahiduddin Khan

And then they cast lots and he was the one who lost,

22 Talal Itani

He gambled and lost.

23 Tafsir jalalayn

Then he drew lots, with the passengers on the ship, and was of those rejected, of the losers in the draw and so they threw him into the sea.

24 Tafseer Ibn Kathir

فَسَاهَمَ

Then he (agreed to) cast lots,

means, to draw lots."

فَكَانَ مِنْ الْمُدْحَضِينَ



and he was among the losers.

means among those who have been overcome.

This was because the ship was being pounded by the waves on all sides, and they were at risk of drowning, so they drew lots, and whoever lost would be thrown overboard so as to lighten the load. The Prophet of Allah Yunus, peace be upon him, lost the draw three times, but they did not want to throw him overboard. He took off his garment so that he could throw himself into the sea, and they tried to stop him.

فَالْتَقَمَهُ الْحُوتُ وَهُوَ مُلِيمٌ