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Way of God and His Messenger

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LESSON # 521 FROM HOLY QUR’ANWay of God and His MessengerSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –61 & 62 of 176, Section – 9/24 (Part – 5)
61.  And when it is said unto them: Come unto that which Allah hath revealed and unto Messenger, thou seest the hypocrites turn from thee with aversion.  
62.  How would it be if a misfortune smote them because of that which their own hands have sent before (them)? Then would they come unto thee, swearing by Allah that they were seeking naught but harmony and kindness.    61.  Wa  ‘izaa  qiila  lahum  ta-‘aalaw  ‘ilaa  maaa  ‘anzalAllaahu  wa  ‘ilar-Rasuuli  ra-‘aytal-Munaa-fiqiina  yasudduuna  ‘anka  suduu-daa.
62.  Fa-kayfa  ‘izaaa  ‘asaabat-hum-musiibatum-  bimaa  qad-damat  ‘aydiihim  summa  jaaa-‘uuka  yahli-fuuna  Billaahi  ‘in  ‘arad-naaa  ‘illaaa  ‘ihsaanw-wa  taw-fiiqaa.


Lesson
It was told in the previous verse that some people claimed that they were believers. However, they liked to refer the cases of their…

Disbeliever is He, Who Accepts not Messenger as Judge

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LESSON # 520 FROM HOLY QUR’ANDisbeliever is He, Who Accepts not Messenger as JudgeSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –60 of 176, Section – 9/24 (Part – 5)
Hast thou not seen those who pretend that they believe in that which is revealed unto thee and that which was revealed before thee, how they would go for judgment (in their disputes) to false deities when they have been ordered to abjure them? And Satan only wishes to mislead them for astray.   ‘Alam  tara  ‘ilallaziina  yaz-‘umuuna  ‘annahum  ‘aamanuu  bimaaa  ‘unzila  ‘ilayka  wa  maaa  ‘unzila  min-qablika  yuriiduuna  ‘any-yatahaakamuu  ‘ilat-taaguuti  wa  qad  ‘umiruu  ‘any-yakfuruu  bih.  Wa  yurii-dush-Shay-taanu  ‘any-yuzillahum  zalaalam-ba-‘iidaa.


Lesson
The children of Israel (the Jews) used to support and show partiality during the act of judging the lawsuits usually by taking bribes etc. Maximum Hypocrites of Medina used to refer their matters to the scholars of the Jews for the purpose that…

Decision in the Form of Dispute

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LESSON # 519 FROM HOLY QUR’ANDecision in the Form of DisputeSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –59b of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
Then if ye have a dispute concerning any matter, refer it to Allah and the Messenger if ye are (in truth) believers in Allah and the Last Day. That is better and more seemly in the end.  Fa-‘in  tanaaza’-tum  fii  shay-‘in-  fa-rudduuhu  ‘ilAllaahi  war-Rasuuli  ‘in-kuntum  tu’-minuuna  Billaahi  wal-Yawmil-‘Aakhir.  Zaalika  khayrunw-wa  ‘ahsanu  ta’-wiilaa.


Lesson
tanaaza’-tum - (you have a dispute). The words nazaa’ and tanaaza-‘a have also been derived from the same origin, which means ‘to quarrel, to dispute, to argue, misunderstanding, contradiction and to oppose.
Rudduuhu- (refer to), there are many other words from its derivation like ‘irtadaad, murtad etc. Actual aim is ‘to invert, to return towards the Law of Allah Almighty and the traditions of the Last Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) in case of…

Believers Should Obey Allah, Messenger and the Chief

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LESSON # 518 FROM HOLY QUR’ANBelievers Should Obey Allah, Messenger and the ChiefSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –59a of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
O ye who believe! Obey Allah, and obey the Messenger and those of you who are in authority.Yaaa-‘ayyu-hallaziina  ‘aa-manuuu  ‘atii-‘Ullaaha  wa  ‘atii-‘ur-Rasuula  wa  ‘ulil-‘amri  min-kum.


Lesson
This verse is soul of Islamic political and general administrative system and key to fundamental principles of the country. A very important matter has been described in this verse. That is to say, who should be obeyed by the mankind in the matters of his/her life and heed the bidding of whom?
It is the miracle of the Word of Allah Almighty to narrate too much important and original subject in one sentence only. If we keep the order of this sentence in sight, then a lot of misapprehensions and depravities are dispelled, and those bondage, which human beings have adhered upon themselves, are broken.  
It is being ordered: Yaaa-‘a…

Faith, Equity and Fair Play

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LESSON # 517 FROM HOLY QUR’ANFaith, Equity and Fair PlaySurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –58 of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
Lo! Allah commandeth you that ye restore deposits to their owners, and if ye judge between mankind, ye judge justly. Lo! Comely is this which Allah admonisheth you. Lo! Allah is Ever – Hearer , Seer.                                            ‘Innallaaha  ya’-murukum  ‘an-tu- ‘addul- ‘amaanaati  ‘ilaaa  ‘ah-lihaa,  wa  ‘izaa  hakamtum  bay-nannaasi  ‘an-tah-kumuu  bil-‘adl.  ‘Innallaaha  ni-‘immaa  ya- ‘izukum-bih.  ‘Innallaaha  kaana  Samii-‘am- Basiiraa.    

Lesson
‘Al- ‘amaanaati– (The deposits), its singular is ‘amaanat. That is to say; the thing, which has been kept with someone for a few days, and after some days, that is returned surely on demand. Ameen is that undefiled person, who does not embezzle in the deposit, returns it on demand without any evasion and reduction.   
tu- ‘addul- ‘amaanaati‘ilaaa  ‘ah-lihaa – (ye restore (yo…

Blessings of the Paradise

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LESSON # 516 FROM HOLY QUR’ANBlessings of the ParadiseSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –57 of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part One-Fourth of – 5)
And as for those who believe and do good works, We shall make them enter Gardens underneath which rivers flow – to dwell therein for ever. There for them are pure companions – and We shall make them enter plenteous shade.                                           Wallaziina  ‘aamanuu  wa  ‘amilus-saalihaati  sanud-khilu-hum  Jannaatin-tajrii  min- tah-tihal- ‘anhaaru  khaalidiina  fiihaaa  ‘abadaa.  Lahum  fiihaaa  ‘azwaajum-mutah-harah,  wa  nud-khiluhum  zillan  zaliilaa.    


Lesson
After mentioning about the punishment and torment to the disbelievers (of the truth), now glad tiding of reward and retaliation for the persons who believed, has been described. It should impress on the mind that unavoidable condition with the Faith is ‘Righteous Deeds’. The words ‘amilus-saalihaati(Do good works)have been used nearly at every …

Ever Mighty and Wise is Allah Only

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LESSON # 515 FROM HOLY QUR’ANEver Mighty and Wise is Allah OnlySurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –55 & 56 of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
55.  And of them were (some) who believed therein and of them were (some) who turned away from it. And Hell is sufficient for (their) burning.
56.  Lo! Those who disbelieve Our Revelations, We shall expose them to the Fire. As often as their skins are consumed We shall exchange them for fresh skins that they may taste the torment. Lo! Allah is Ever Mighty, Wise.                                          55.  Faminhum-man  ‘aamana  bihii  wa  minhuman- sadda  ‘anh.  Wa  kafaa  bi-Jahannama  sa-‘iiraa. 

56.  ‘Innallaziina  kafaruu  bi- ‘Aayaatinaa  sawfa  nusliihim  Naaraa.  Kullamaa  nazijat  ju-luuduhum  baddalnaahum  ju-luudan  gayrahaa  li-yazuuqul- ‘azaab.  ‘Innallaaha   kaana  ‘Aziizan   Hakiimaa.

Lesson
Punishment for the infidels and disbelievers has been described in this verse. Allah Almighty has bestowed…

Misfortune of the Jews

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LESSON # 514 FROM HOLY QUR’ANMisfortune of the JewsSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –53 & 54 of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
53.  Or have they even a share in the Sovereignty? Then in that case, they would not give mankind even the speck on a date-stone.   
54.  Or are they jealous of mankind because of that which Allah of His Bounty hath bestowed upon them? “So We bestowed upon the house of Abraham (of old) the Scripture and Wisdom, and We bestowed on them a mighty kingdom.                                        53.  ‘Am  lahum  nasiibum-minal-mulki  fa-‘izal-laa  yu’-tuu-nannaasa  naqiiraa.  
54.  ‘Am  yahsuduu-nan-naasa  ‘alaa  maaa  ‘aataahumul-laahu  min-fazlih.  Fa-qad  ‘aataynaaa  ‘Aala-‘Ibraahiimal-Kitaaba  wal-Hikmata  wa  ‘aataynaahum-mul-kan  ‘aziimaa. 

Lesson
As this verse’s situation of revelation has been described that the Jews used to understand that the prophet-hood and lord-ship of the religion was their hereditary. Moreover, it sh…

The People Who Believe In Idols and Deities

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LESSON # 513 FROM HOLY QUR’ANThe People Who Believe In Idols and DeitiesSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –51 & 52 of 176, Section – 8/24 (Part – 5)
51.  Hast thou not seen those unto whom a portion of the Scripture hath been given, how they believe in idols and false deities, and how they say of those (idolaters) who disbelieve: These are more rightly guided than those who believe”?
52.  Those are they whom Allah hath cursed, thou (O’ Muhammad) will find for him no helper.                                      51.  ’Alam  tara  ‘ilallaziina  ‘uu-tuu  nasiibam-minal-Kitaabi  yu’-minuuna  bil-jibti  wat-Taaguuti  wa  yaquuluuna  lil-laziina  kafaruu  haaa- ‘ulaaa-‘i  ‘ahdaa  minallaziina  ‘aamanuu  sabiilaa.   
52.  ‘Ulaaa-‘ikallaziina  la-‘ana-humullaah.  Wa  many-yal-‘a-nillaahu  falan  tajida  lahuu  nasiiraa.     

Lesson
Taaguuti – (False deities, disobedient, rebellion, refractory, encroacher, the person, who oversteps the bounds), the words tagaa…

Forging Lies Against Allah is a Flagrant Sin

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LESSON # 512 FROM HOLY QUR’ANForging Lies Against Allah is a Flagrant SinSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –49 & 50 of 176, Section –7/24 (Part – 5)
Hast thou not seen those who praise themselves for purity? Nay, Allah purifieth whom He will, and they will not be wronged even the hair upon a date-stone.
50.  See, how they forge lies against Allah! And that itself is a flagrant sin.                                    49.  ‘Alam  tara  ‘ilallaziina  yu-zakkuuna  ‘anfusahum.  Balil-laahu  yuzakkii  many-yashaaa-‘u  wa  laa  yuzlamuuna  fatiilaa.
50.  ‘Unzur  kayfa  yaftaruuna  ‘alallaahil-  kazib.  Wa kafaa  bihii  ‘ismam-mubiinaa.     

Lesson
In this verse, Allah Almighty has addressed His last Messenger Muhammad (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him); “Have you not seen those children of Israel who have involved themselves in the badness like polytheism? They disobey the commands of Allah Almighty, alter in the Scripture of Allah Almighty, had been…

There Is No Forgiveness for Idolater in Doomsday

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LESSON # 511 FROM HOLY QUR’ANThere Is No Forgiveness for Idolater in DoomsdaySurah Nisaaa’ (Women) - Chapter - 4)Verses –48 of 176, Section –7/24 (Part – 5)
Lo! Allah forgiveth not that a partner should be ascribed unto Him and He forgiveth (all) save that to which He will. And whoso ascribeth partners to Allah, he hath indeed invented a tremendous sin.                                 ‘Innal-laaha  laa  yagfiru  ‘any-yushraka  bihii  wa yagrifu maa duuna zaalika  li-many-yashaaa’.  Wa  many-yushrik  billaahi  fa-qadif-taraaa  ‘isman  ‘aziimaa.   

Lesson
Allah Almighty has informed about the biggest sin – polytheism, generally to the entire mankind ‘the children of Adam’ (peace be upon him) and especially the children of Israel (peace be upon him), and described about that particular biggest sin, which will never be forgiven in any condition I.e.  ascribing plurality to Allah Almighty. Allah Almighty will award more or less punishment in retaliation to all remaining little…