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Fight those of enemies who are near to you

Lesson # 1156 from Holy Qur-’aan
Fight those of enemies who are near to you
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse –123 of 129, Section – 16 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful123.  O ye who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are near to you, and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allah is with those who keep their duty (unto Him).       123.  Yaaa-‘ayyu-hallaziina  ‘aamanuu  qaati-lullaziina  ya-luu-nakum-minal-kuffaari  wal-yajiduu  fii-kum  gilzah.  Wa’-lamuuu  ‘annAllaaha  ma-‘al-Muttaqiin.            Lesson
In the previous verse, the Muslims were caused to understand “how to make different parties of suitable people for every work separately”. In this verse, scheme of fighting and making the enemies helpless has been explained, because this work also had fallen suddenly upon the Muslims forcibly.

Present yourselves for the safety of the nation

Lesson # 1155 from Holy Qur-’aan
Present yourselves for the safety of the nation
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse –122 of 129, Section – 15 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful122.  And it is not possible that the Muslims should march forth altogether. Why should not then small party from each tribe march forth so that they (who are left behind) may gain sound knowledge in religion, and that they may warn their folk when they return to them, so that they may beware.      122.  Wa  maa  kaanal-Mu’-minuuna  li-Yanfiruu  kaaaf-fah.  Fa-law-laa  nafara  min-  kulli  firqatim-min-hum  taaa-‘ifatul-li-yatafaqqahuu  fiddiini  wa  li-yunziruu  qaw-mahum  ‘izaa  raja-‘uuu  ‘ilay-him  la-‘allahum  yahzaruun.         Lesson
Yanfiruu – (march forth), origin of this word is nafarun, which means “to go out by leaving a place, to move”. After it, the word nafara is past tense from the sam…

Small and great sacrifices

Lesson # 1154 from Holy Qur-’aan
Small and great sacrifices
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse –121 of 129, Section – 15 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful121.  Nor spend they any spending, small or great, nor do they cross a valley, but it is recorded for them, that Allah may repay them the best of what they used to do.    121.  Wa  laa  yunfi-quuna  nafa-qatan-  sagii-ratanw-wa  laa  kabii-ratanw-wa  laa  yaqta-‘uuna  waadi-yan  ‘illaa  kutiba  lahum  li-yajzi-ya-hu-mUllaahu  ‘ahsana  maa  kaanuu  ya’-maluun.       Lesson
Nafa-qatan – (any spending), this word was discussed in Chapter two (Surah ‘Al-Baqarah). Yunfi-quuna has been made from the same, origin of which is ‘anfaaq. ‘Anfaaq means “to spend anything.

Good remuneration for good works

Lesson # 1153 from Holy Qur-’aan
Good remuneration for good works
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verses –120b of 129, Section – 15 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful120b.  that is because neither thirst nor toil nor hunger afflicteth them in the Way of Allah, nor step they any step that angereth the disbelievers, nor gain they from the enemy a gain, but a good deed is recorded for them therefor. Lo! Allah loseth not the wages of the good. 120b.  Zaalika bi-‘annahum  laa  yusii-buhum  zama-‘unw-wa  laa  nasabunw-wa  laa  makh-masatun-  fii  Sabii-Lillaahi  wa  laa  yata-‘uuna  mawti-‘any-yagii-zul-kuffaara  wa  laa  yanaa-luuna  min  ‘aduw-win-naylan  ‘illaa  kutiba  lahum-  bihii  ‘amalun-saalih.  ‘InnAllaaha  laa  yuzii-‘u  ‘ajral-Muh-siniin.    Lesson
Laa  yata-‘uuna – ({(they) do not step}, origin of this word is wat-‘un. Wat-‘un means “to crush something under foot, t…

Which burden we feel in hardship, Messenger felt too

Lesson # 1152 from Holy Qur-’aan
Which burden we feel in hardship, Messenger felt too
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verses – 119 & 120a of 129, Section – 15 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful119.  O ye who believe! Be careful of your duty to Allah, and be with the Truthful.
120a.  It is not (proper) for the townsfolk of Al-Madinah and for those around them of the wandering Arabs to stay behind the Messenger of Allah and prefer their lives to his life.   119.  Yaaa-ayyu-hallaziina  ‘aama-nutta-qUllaaha  wa  kuunuu  ma-‘as-Saadiqiin.
120a.  Maa  kaana  li-‘ahlil-Madiinati  wa  man  haw-lahum-minal-‘A’-raabi  ‘any-yata-khallafuu  ‘ar-RasuuLillaahi  wa  laa  yargabuu  bi-‘anfusihim  ‘an-nafsih.   Lesson

A letter from Christian King unto Ka’b bin Malik

Lesson # 1151 from Holy Qur-’aan
A letter from Christian King unto Ka’b bin Malik
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse – 118 of 129, Section – 14 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful118.  And to the three also (did He turn in mercy) about whom the decision had been deferred until the earth, vast as it is, became straitened for them, and their own souls were straitened for them till they bethought them that there is no refuge from Allah save toward Him. Then turned He unto them in mercy that they (too) might turn (repentant unto Him). Lo! Allah! He is the Relenting, the Merciful.  118.  Wa  ‘alas-salaa-satil-laziina  khullifuu.  Hattaaa  ‘izaa  zaaqat  ‘alay-himul-‘arzu  bimaa  rahubat  wa  zaaqat  ‘alay-him  ‘an-fusu-hum  wa  zannuuu  ‘allaa  malja-‘a  minAllaahi  ‘illaaa  ‘ilayH.  Summa  taaba  ‘alay-him  li-yatuubuu.  ‘InnAllaaha  Huwat-Tawwaa-bur-Rahiim. Lesson
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Forgiveness for those who hesitated

Lesson # 1150 from Holy Qur-’aan
Forgiveness for those who hesitated
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse – 117 of 129, Section – 14 of 16 (Part – 11)BisMillaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful117.  Allah hath turned in mercy to the Prophet, and to the Muhaajiriin and the Ansaar who followed him in the hour of hardship, after the hearts of a party of them had almost swerved aside, then turned He unto them in mercy. Lo! He is Full of Pity, Merciful for them- 117.  Laqattaa-bAllaahu  ‘alan-Nabiyyi  wal-Muhaa-jiriina  wal-‘Ansaaril-lazii-nattaba-‘uuhu  fii  saa-‘atil-‘usrati  mim-  ba’-di  maa  kaada  yaziigu  quluubu  farii-qim-minhum  summa  taaba  ‘alay-him.  ‘InnaHuu  bihim  Ra-‘uufur-  Rahiim. Lesson
Saa-‘atil-‘usrati – (the hour of hardship), the word “Saa-‘ah” is used for a little time i.e. an hour. Here it aims “the time”. ‘Usrah means “difficult, hard, severe”. The aim from Saa-‘atil-‘usrati is the …