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{ وَلاَ تَبْخَسُواْ ٱلنَّاسَ أَشْيَآءَهُمْ وَلاَ تَعْثَوْاْ فِي ٱلأَرْضِ مُفْسِدِينَ }

and do not defraud people in their goods do not diminish anything of what is due to them and do not be degenerate in the earth seeking corruption by killing or otherwise ta‘thaw ‘degenerate’ derives from ‘athiya meaning afsada ‘to corrupt’; mufsidīna ‘seeking corruption’ is a circumstantial qualifier emphasising the import of its operator ta‘thaw.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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