- The Tafsirs - التفاسير

* تفسير Kashani Tafsir

{ يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ ٱلْخَمْرِ وَٱلْمَيْسِرِ قُلْ فِيهِمَآ إِثْمٌ كَبِيرٌ وَمَنَٰفِعُ لِلنَّاسِ وَإِثْمُهُمَآ أَكْبَرُ مِن نَّفْعِهِمَا وَيَسْأَلُونَكَ مَاذَا يُنفِقُونَ قُلِ ٱلْعَفْوَ كَذٰلِكَ يُبيِّنُ ٱللَّهُ لَكُمُ ٱلأيَٰتِ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَفَكَّرُونَ }

They ask you about, the, wine, of caprice and the love of this world, and the chance-games, of the conniving of the soul in order to draw out [its] share. Say: 'In both there is [great] sin: veil and distance [from God]; and profit for people, in the way of livelihood and the actualisation of egocentric pleasures and joy at the overlooking of contemptible and disturbing [spiritual] configurations and sullying anxieties but the sin in them is greater than the usefulness'. And they will ask you what they should expend. Say: Comfortably'. So, God makes clear His signs to you that you might reflect …