LESSON # 30 FROM HOLY QUR’AN
BAQARAH – 2 (The Cow)
Folly of Hypocrites
Verse – 13 of 286, Section – 2 (Part - 1)
And when it is said unto them:
Believe as the people believe, they say: shall we believe as the foolish believe? Beware! They indeed are the foolish but they know not.
Wa ‘izaa qiila lahum ‘aa-minuu kamaaa ‘aamanan-naasu qaaluuu ‘a-nu’-minu kamaaa’aa-manas-sufahaaa’. Alaaa ‘innahum hu-mu-sufahaaa-‘u wa laakil-laa ya’-lamuun.
An-naas - (The people), The particular people who believe and do not deceive anyone in the matter of faith.
As-sufahaaa’ - (The foolish), The people who are known as foolish, stupid, silly or nonsense.
Another habit of the Hypocrites is being discussed in this verse. When they are addressed, “Believe! As the true Muslims believe whole heartedly with purity and sincerity” they reply, “shall we believe as the foolish believe? As it were the Believers are foolish according to their opinion. Near to the Hypocrites, the Muslims want to excel the Truth over a great majority of the infidelity which is entirely impossible. These Hypocrites of Madina were very proud due to their power and strength. They had faith that the poor, strangers and refugee Muslims would not be able to stay against them. They thought that Islam is a game for a few days which will be over automatically. So the people, who are entering into it, are indolent from its end and careless from their benefits.
Reply to their so saying Allah Almighty commands, “Beware! They indeed are the foolish but they know not”, because the Truth however will overcome. And the deceiver hypocrites will lose forever.