Al-Quran Surah 93. Adh-Dhuha, Ayah 6

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أَلَمْ يَجِدْكَ يَتِيمًا فَآوَىٰ


Asad : Has He not found thee an orphan, and given thee shelter?3
Malik : Did He not find you an orphan and give you shelter?
Mustafa Khattab :

Did He not find you as an orphan then shelter you?

Pickthall : Did He not find thee an orphan and protect (thee)?
Yusuf Ali : Did He not find thee an orphan and give thee shelter (and care)? 6181 6182
Transliteration : Alam yajidka yateeman faawa
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Asad   
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Asad 3 Possibly an allusion to the fact that Muhammad was born a few months after his father's death, and that his mother died when he was only six years old. Apart from this, however, every human being is an "orphan" in one sense or another, inasmuch as everyone is "created in a lonely state" (cf. 6:94), and "will appear before Him on Resurrection Day in a lonely state" ({l9:95}).

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Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 6181 Judge the future from the past. Allah has been good to you in your past experience: trust to His goodness in the future also. Again, there is a particular and a general meaning. Three facts are taken from the holy Prophet's outer life by way of illustration. Metaphorically they also apply to us. And further, the outer facts are themselves types for the spiritual life. See notes below.
Yusuf Ali   
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Yusuf Ali 6182 (1) There is the case of the orphan, literally and figuratively. Our holy Prophet was himself an orphan. His father Abdullah died young before the child was born, leaving a little property. The Prophet's mother Amina was in ailing health, and he was chiefly brought up by his nurse Halima. His mother herself died when he was only six years old. His aged grandfather Abdul Muttalib treated him as his own son, but died two years later. Therefore his uncle Abu Talib treated him as his own son. He was thus an orphan in more senses than one, and yet the love he received from each one of these persons was greater than ordinary parental love.

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