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يَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنِ ٱلأَنْفَالِ قُلِ ٱلأَنفَالُ لِلَّهِ وَٱلرَّسُولِ فَٱتَّقُواْ ٱللَّهَ وَأَصْلِحُواْ ذَاتَ بِيْنِكُمْ وَأَطِيعُواْ ٱللَّهَ وَرَسُولَهُ إِن كُنتُم مُّؤْمِنِينَ
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-Al-Anfâl ( الأنفال )

Tafsir al-Jalalayn

‘They question you, O Muhammad (s), concerning the spoils of war — the booty — to whom do they belong? Say, to them: ‘The spoils of war belong to God, Who places them where He will, and the Messenger, who divides them according to God’s command. The Prophet (s) divided these [spoils] between them equally, as reported by al-Hākim in his al-Mustadrak. So fear God and set things right between you, that is, [set right] the reality of that [state of affairs] which is between you, through mutual affection and the refraining from quarrelling; and obey God and His Messenger, if you are, truly, believers’.


Tafsir al-Jalalayn, trans. Feras Hamza
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