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{ لِّيَشْهَدُواْ مَنَافِعَ لَهُمْ وَيَذْكُرُواْ ٱسْمَ ٱللَّهِ فِيۤ أَيَّامٍ مَّعْلُومَاتٍ عَلَىٰ مَا رَزَقَهُمْ مِّن بَهِيمَةِ ٱلأَنْعَامِ فَكُلُواْ مِنْهَا وَأَطْعِمُواْ ٱلْبَآئِسَ ٱلْفَقِيرَ }

that they may witness that they may be present before things that are of benefit to them in this world such as commerce or of benefit in the Hereafter or in both — all of which are valid alternative opinions — and mention God’s Name on appointed days namely the ten days of Dhū’l-Hijja or the Day of ‘Arafa or from the Day of Immolation up to the last days of tashrīq — all of which are valid alternative opinions — over the livestock which He has provided them such as the camels cows and sheep immolated on the Day of the ‘Īd and any subsequent offerings or sacrifices. “So eat thereof if it be recommended and feed the wretched poor” that is the one in dire poverty.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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