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{ وَلِكُلٍّ جَعَلْنَا مَوَٰلِيَ مِمَّا تَرَكَ ٱلْوَٰلِدَانِ وَٱلأَقْرَبُونَ وَٱلَّذِينَ عَقَدَتْ أَيْمَٰنُكُمْ فَآتُوهُمْ نَصِيبَهُمْ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ كَانَ عَلَىٰ كُلِّ شَيْءٍ شَهِيداً }

To each man and woman We have appointed heirs relations to be given of that property which parents and kinsmen leave for them and to those to whom your right hands aymān plural of yamīn meaning ‘oath’ or ‘hand’ were pledged read ‘āqadat or ‘aqadat that is those allies with whom before the coming of Islam you made covenants of mutual assitance and inheritance. So give them now their share their portions of the inheritance which is a sixth. God is ever Witness over everything ever aware of it including your circumstances this verse was abrogated by His words But those related by blood are nearer to one another Q. 875 and 336.

Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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