Chapter

Those Who Give Short Measure

in The Qur'an

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780192831934
Published online November 2007 |

Series: Oxford World's Classics

 Those Who Give Short Measure

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A Meccan sura. The practice of cheating appears to have been prevalent in Mecca, and is strongly condemned here and elsewhere in the Quran (e.g. 11: 848; 7: 85). In the sura the fate of the cheats and disbelievers is contrasted with the delight in store for the good.

Chapter.  376 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture ; Islam

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