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Enemies are known by God but you do not know

Lesson # 1017 from Noble Quran
Enemies are known by God but you do not know
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 60 of 75, Section – 8 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
60.  Make ready for them all thou canst of (armed) force and of horses tethered, that thereby ye may dismay the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others beside them whom ye know not. Allah knoweth them. And whatsoever ye spend in the Way of Allah it will be repaid to you in full, and ye will not be wronged.            60.  Wa  ‘a-‘idduu  lahum-mastata’-tum-min-  quwwa-tinw-wa  mir-ribaatil-khayli  turhibuuna  bihii  ‘aduw-wAllaahi  wa  ‘aduwwa-kum  wa  ‘aakhariina  min-  duu-nihim.  Laa  ta’-lamuunahum.  ‘Allaahu  ya’-lamuhum.  Wa  maa  tunfiquu  min-  shay-‘in-  fii  Sabii-LIllaahi  yu-waffa  ‘ilaykum  wa  ‘antum  laa  tuzlamuun.         
Lesson
‘A-‘idduu – (make ready), it is the word of command from ‘a’-daad. Origi…

Warning for them who break a treaty

Lesson # 1016 from Noble Quran
Warning for them who break a treaty
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 59 of 75, Section – 8 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
59.  And let not those who disbelieve suppose that they can outstrip (Allah’s Purpose). Lo! they cannot escape.           59.  Wa  laa  yahsa-bannal-laziina  kafaruu  sabaquu.  ‘Innahum  laa  yu’-jizuun.       
Lesson
Sabaquu – it is past tense, which aims “were saved”. Sabaqa means “to outstrip, to flit, to flee, to escape”. This word has some more meanings, but here, it aims the same only; as mentioned above.
Yu’-jizuun – (to cause to be wearied, to render helpless and leave behind), the origin of this word is ‘a’-jaaz, which has been derived from ‘ijz. ‘Ijz means “misery, helplessness, humility, submission and weakness etc. ‘A’-jaaz means “to make the opponent helpless at the time of contest. The word mu’-jazah has come out from it also…

Severe punishment of treachery

Lesson # 1015 from Noble Quran
Severe punishment of treachery
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verses –  57 & 58 of 75, Section – 7 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
57.  If thou comest on them in the war, deal with them so as to strike fear in those who are behind them, that haply they may remember.
58.  And if thou fearest treachery from any folk, then throw back to them (their treaty) fairly. Lo! Allah loveth not the treacherous.         57.  Fa-‘immaa  tasqa-fannahum  fil-harbi  fasharrid  bihim-man  khal-fahum  la-‘allahum  yazzakka-ruun.
58.  Wa  ‘immaa  takhaafanna  min-  qawmin  khiyaanatan  fambiz  ‘ilay-him  ‘alaa  sawaaa’.  ‘InnAllaaha  laa yuhibbul-khaaa-‘iniin.       
Lesson
Tasqa-fannahum – (you come on them, you find, meet or overtake them), this word is from saqafa, which means “to encounter”. In this meaning; this word has been used here and before it in Surah Nisaaa’ als…

Everything is running according to God’s prescribed Rule

Lesson # 1014 from Noble Quran
Everything is running according to God’s prescribed Rule
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verses – 55 & 56 of 75, Section – 7 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
55.  Lo! the worst of beasts in Allah’s Sight are the ungrateful who will not believe.
56.  Those of them with whom thou madest a treaty, and then at every opportunity they break their treaty, and they keep not duty (of Allah).          55.  ‘Inna  sharrad-dawaaabbi  ‘indAllaahil-laziina  kafaruu  fahum  laa  yu’-mi-nuun.
56.  ‘Allaziina  ‘aahatta  minhum  summa  yanqu-zuuna  ‘ahdahum  fii  kulli  marratinw-wa  hum  laa  yatta-quun.       
Lesson
‘Ad-dawaaabbi – (the beasts, livestock), this word is plural of daaabbah which is a tense of feminine subject. Dabb means “to be able to move from own location”. It aims “those beasts which can move at their own”.
Yanqu-zuuna – (they break), origin of this wor…

A principle for God’s blessings

Lesson # 1013 from Noble Quran
A principle for God’s blessings
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verse – 54 of 75, Section – 7 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
54.  (Their way is) as the way of Pharaoh’s folk and those before them; they denied the Revelations of their Lord, so We destroyed them in their sins, and We drowned the folk of Pharaoh. And all were evil-doers.         54.  Kada’-bi  ‘Aali-  Fir-‘awna,  wallaziina  min-  qablihim.  Kaz-zabuu  bi-‘Aayaati  Rabbihim  fa-‘ahlak-Naahum-  bi-zunuu-bi-him  wa  ‘agraq-Naaa  ‘Aala-  Fir-‘awn.  Wa  kullun-  kaanuu  zaalimiin.    
Lesson
It was described in the previous verse that old people disobeyed  the commands of God Almighty, due to which; they did not achieve their object, like them; the disbelievers will also not reap any advantage. Allah Almighty forgives the mistakes of His servants and does not snatch those blessings; which He has bes…

God is Strong and Severe in punishment

Lesson # 1012 from Noble Quran
God is Strong and Severe in punishment
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verses –  52 & 53 of 75, Section – 7 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
52.  (Their way is) as the way of Pharaoh’s folk and those before them. They disbelieved the Revelations of Allah, and Allah took them in their sins. Lo! Allah is Strong, Severe in punishment.
53.  That is because Allah never changeth the grace He hath bestowed on any people until they first change it themselves and (that is) because Allah is Hearer, Knower.        52.  Kada’-bi  ‘aali  Fir-‘awna,  wallaziina  min  qablihim.  Kafaruu   bi-‘AayaatIllaahi  fa-‘akhaza-humUllaahu  bi-zunuu-bi-him.  ‘InnAllaaha  Qa-wiyyun-  Shadiidul-  ‘iqaab.
53.  Zaalika  bi-‘annAllaaha  lam yaku  mugayyiran-ni’-matan  ‘an-‘amahaa  ‘alaa  qawmin  hat-taa  yugay-yi-ruu  maa  bi-‘anfu-sihim.  Wa  ‘annAllaaha  Samii-‘un  ‘Aliim.����…

Dragging out the soul from the body

Lesson # 1011 from Noble Quran
Dragging out the soul from the body
Surah ‘ANFAAL(SPOILS OF WAR) – Chapter – 8) Stage – 2, Verses –  50 & 51 of 75, Section – 7 of 10 (Part - 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-Rahiim In the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
50.  And if thou couldst see how the angels receive those who disbelieve, smiting their faces and their backs and (saying): Taste the punishment of burning!
51.  This is for that which your own hands have sent before (to the Judgment), and (know) that Allah is not a tyrant to His slaves-      50.  Wa  law  taraaa  ‘iz  yata-waffal-laziina  kafarul-malaaa-‘ikatu  yazri-buuna  wujuu-ha-hum  wa  ‘adbaara-hum.  Wa  zuuquu  ‘Azaabal-hariiq.
51.  Zaalika  bimaa  qaddamat  ‘aydii-kum  wa  ‘annAllaaha  laysa  bi-zallaamil-lil-‘abiid.    
Lesson
Yata-waffa – (to drag out the soul from the body), the origin of this word is tu-waffaa, which means “to die”. God Almighty has appointed the Angels (peace be upon Them) for draggi…