٥٨. وَإِذَا بُشِّرَ أَحَدُهُمْ بِالْأُنْثَىٰ ظَلَّ وَجْهُهُ مُسْوَدًّا وَهُوَ كَظِيمٌ
58. Waitha bushshira ahaduhum bialontha thalla wajhuhu muswaddan wahuwa katheemun
English Translation
And when one of them is informed of [the birth of] a female, his face becomes dark, and he suppresses grief.
Yet when news of the birth of a daughter reaches one of them, his face is darkened, and he is overwhelmed with silent grief,
And when one among of them receives the glad tidings of a daughter, his face turns black for the day, and he remains seething.
and when any of them is given the good tidings of a girl, his face is darkened and he chokes inwardly,
And when there is announced unto any of them a female his countenance remainoth darkened the whole day and he is wroth inwardly.
And when the news of (the birth of) a female (child) is brought to any of them, his face becomes dark, and he is filled with inward grief!
And when one of them is given news of a female infant, his face darkens, and he chokes with grief.
When any of them is told about the birth of a female his face turns dark, and he is filled with suppressed anger,
And when the news of (the birth of) a female (child) is brought to any of them, his face becomes dark, and he is filled with inner grief!
When if one of them receiveth tidings of the birth of a female, his face remaineth darkened, and he is wroth inwardly.
When one of them is brought the news of a female [newborn], his face becomes darkened, and he chokes with suppressed agony.
When good news of the birth of a female is given to any of them, his face grows dark and inwardly he chokes.
When the glad news of the birth of their daughter is brought to them, their faces turn gloomy and black with anger.
And when a daughter is announced to one of them his face becomes black and he is full of wrath.
When the birth of a girl is announced to any of them, his face darkens and he is filled with gloom.
When news is brought to one of them, of (the birth of) a female (child), his face darkens, and he is filled with inward grief!
Surah 16
Quran Surah An-Nahl ( Verse 58 ) with English Translation وَإِذَا بُشِّرَ أَحَدُهُمْ بِالْأُنْثَىٰ ظَلَّ وَجْهُهُ مُسْوَدًّا وَهُوَ كَظِيمٌ