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The Jews Say, “We Slew the Messiah, Jesus son of Mary”

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Lesson # 579 From Holy Qur’aan The Jews Say, “We Slew the Messiah, Jesus son of Mary” Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verses –156 to 157a of 176, Section – 22/24 (Part – 6)
156.  And because of their disbelief and of their speaking against Mary a tremendous calumny-    
157a.  And because of their saying: We slew the Messsiah, Jesus son of Mary, Allaah’s messenger; they slew him not, nor crucified him, but it appeared so unto them. And lo! Those who disagree concerning it are in doubt thereof.               156.  Wa  bi-kufrihim  wa  qawlihim  ‘alaa  Maryama  buhtaanan  ‘aziimaa.  
157a.  Wa  qawlihim  ‘innaa  qatal-nal-Masiiha  ‘Iisabna- Maryama  RasuulAllaah.  Wa  maa  qata-luuhu  wa  maa  salabuuhu  wa  laakin-  shubbiha  lahum.  Wa  ‘innal-laziinakh-talafuu  fiihi  la-fii  shakkim-minh.  
Lesson
Shubbiha – (it appeared so), it has been derived from the word tashbiihun, origin of which is shabaahat. A word mushaabihat has also come out from the same origin.…

Breaking of Covenant by the Jews

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Lesson # 578 From Holy Qur’aan Breaking of Covenant by the Jews Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verse –155 of 176, Section – 22/24 (Part – 6)
Then because of their breaking of their covenant, and their disbelieving in the Revelations of Allaah, and their slaying of the Prophets unjustly, and their saying: Our hearts are enfolded in covers. Nay, but Allaah set a seal upon them for their disbelief, so that they believe not  save a few-                          Fa-bimaa  naq-zihim-Miisaaqahum  wa  kufrihim-  bi-‘AayaatIllaahi  wa  qatli-himul-‘ambi-yaaa-‘a  bi-gayri  haqqinw-wa  qawlihim  quluubunaa  gulf.  Bal  taba-‘Allaahu  ‘alayhaa  bi- kufrihim  falaa  yu’-minuuna  ‘illaa  qaliilaa.              Lesson
Miisaaqa – (covenant, treaty, agreement, negotiation), this word is made from the word wasuuq, which means ‘to trust’. Miisaaq means ‘trustworthy promise’. Gulf – (covered), it is plural of ‘aglaf, which has been derived from gilaaf. ‘Aglaf is the thing, which is as …

Transgression of the Sabbath

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Lesson # 577 From Holy Qur’aan Transgression of the Sabbath Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verse –154 of 176, Section – 22/24 (Part – 6)
And We caused the (Mount) Toor to tower above them at (the taking of) their covenant: and We bade them: Enter the gate, prostrate! And We bode them: Transgress not the Sabbath! And We took from them a firm covenant.                         Wa  Rafa’-naa  fawqahu-mut-Tuura  bi-Miisaaqihim  wa  qulnaa  lahumud-khulul-baaba  sujja-danw-wa  qulnaa  lahum  laa  ta’-duu  fis-Sabti  wa  ‘a-khaz-naa  minhum-Miisaaqan-galii-zaa.               
Lesson
Sujja-dan – (prostrating), it is plural of saajid, which has come out from Sajdah i.e. to keep the forehead on earth before someone for His respect. Laa  ta’-duu – (Do not transgress), it is from ‘udwaan, which means ‘to cross the limit’. Galii-zun – this word is used for ‘weighty and corpulent’. Here it aims ‘strong and firm’ which is unbreakable.
Allaah Almighty described about the Jews in this ve…

Storm of Lightning Seized Them Who Wished to See Allaah

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Lesson # 576 From Holy Qur’aan Storm of Lightning Seized Them Who Wished to See Allaah Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verse –153 of 176, Section – 22/24 (Part – 6)
The People of the Scripture ask of thee that thou shouldst cause an (actual) Book to descend upon them from heaven; they asked a greater thing of Moses aforetime, for they said: Show us Allah plainly; the storm of lightning seized them for their wickedness. Then (even) after that, they chose the calf (for worship) after clear proofs (of Allah’s Sovereignty) had come unto them; even then We forgave them that! And We bestowed on Moses evident authority.                      Yas-‘aluka  ‘Ahlul-Kitaabi  ‘an-  tunazzila  ‘alayhim  Kitaa-bam-minas-samaaa-‘i  faqad  sa-‘aluu  Muusaaa  ‘akbara  min-zaalika  faqaaluuu  ‘arinAllaaha  jah-ratan-  fa-‘akhazat-humus-saa-‘iqatu  bi-zulmihim.  Sum-matta- khazul-  ‘ijla  mim-  ba’-di  maa  jaaa-‘at-  humul-Bayyinaatu  fa- ‘afawna  ‘an-  zaalik.  Wa  ‘aataynaa  Muu…

Reward for Those Who Believed

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Lesson # 575 From Holy Qur’aan Reward for Those Who Believed Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verse –152 of 176, Section – 21/24 (Part – 6)
And those who believe in Allah and His messengers and make no distinction between any of them, unto them Allah will give their rewards. And Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Merciful.                     Wallaziina  ‘aamanuu  BIllaahi  wa  RusuliHii  wa  lam  yufarriquu  bayna  ‘ahadim-minhum  ‘ulaaa-‘ika  sawfa  yu’-tii-him  ‘ujuu-rahum.  Wa  kaanAllaahu  Gafuurar-Rahiimaa.           
Lesson
It was discussed in the previous lesson that those people who never believe in Allaah Almighty and His messengers (peace be upon them), and likewise those persons who seek to make distinction between Allaah Almighty and His messengers (peace be upon them), that either they believe in Allaah Almighty but do not believe in His messenger (peace be upon them), or believe in some and disbelieve in other messengers (peace be upon them), like this they seek to choo…

Who are Disbelievers in Truth?

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Lesson # 574 From Holy Qur’aan Who are Disbelievers in Truth? Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verses –150 &151 of 176, Section – 21/24 (Part – 6)
150.  Lo! Those who disbelieve in Allah and His messengers, and seek to make distinction between Allah and His messengers, and say: We believe in some and disbelieve in others, and seek to choose a way in between- 
151.  Such are disbelievers in truth; and for disbelievers We have prepared a shameful doom.                     150.  ‘Innal-laziina  yakfuruuna  BIllaahi  wa  RusuliHii  wa  yurii-duuna  ‘any-yufarriquu  bay-nAllaahi  wa  RusuliHii  wa  yaquu-luuna  nu’-minu  biba’-zinw-wa  nakfuru  biba’-zinw-wa  yurii-duuna  ‘any-yattakhizuu  bayna  zaalika  sabiilaa.
151.  ‘Ulaaa-‘ika  humul-kaafi-ruuna haqqaa.  Wa  ‘a’-tadNaa  lil-kaafiriina  ‘azaabam-muhiinaa.            
Lesson
Yurii-duuna – this word has been made from ‘iraadah, which means ‘to wish, to seek, to plan, to mean, to intend’. Here it aims ‘they seek…

Method of Correction

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Lesson # 573 From Holy Qur’aan Method of Correction Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verses –148 &149 of 176, Section – 21/24 (Part – 6)
148.  Allah loveth not the utterance of harsh speech save by one who hath been wronged. And Allah is ever Hearer, Knower.
149.  If ye do good openly or keep it secret, or forgive evil, lo! Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Powerful.                   148.  LAA  YUHIBBULLAAHUL-jahra  bissuuu-‘i  minal-qawli  ‘illaa  man-  zulim.  Wa  kaanAllaahu  Samii-‘an  ‘Aliimaa.
149.  ‘In-  tubduu  khayran  ‘aw  tukh-fuuhu  ‘aw  ta’-fuu  ‘an-  suuu-‘in-  fa-‘innAllaaha  kaana  ‘afuwwan-  Qadiiraa.          
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Jahra – (to utter loudly, to disclose) Tubduu – (do openly), it is from ‘abdaaa’, which means ‘doing some work openly, manifest’. Tukh-fuuhu – (keep it secret), it is from ‘akhfaa, which means ‘secrecy, concealment’. Ta’-fuu– (Forgive it), it is from ‘ufuu. Ma-‘aaf and ma-‘aafii all are from the same origin, which means ‘to forgive, to pard…

Allaah Has no concern for your punishment, if you are thankful for His Mercies and believe in Him

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Lesson # 572 From Holy Qur’aan Allaah Has no concern for your punishment, if you are thankful for His Mercies and believe in Him Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verses –146 &147 of 176, Section – 21/24 (Part – 5)
146.  Save those who repent and amend and hold fast to Allah and make their religion pure for Allah (only); those are with the believers. And Allah will bestow on the believers an immense reward.
147.  What concern hath Allah for your punishment if ye are thankful (for His Mercies) and believe (in Him)? And Allah is ever Responsive, Aware.                  146.  ‘Illal-laziina  taabuu  wa  ‘aslahuu  wa’-tasamuu  BIllaahi  wa  ‘akh-lasuu  diinahum  LIllaahi  fa-‘ulaaa-‘ika  ma-‘al-Mu’-miniin.  Wa  saw-fa  yu’-TIllaa-hul-Mu’-miniina  ‘ajran  ‘azii-maa.
147.  Maa  yaf-‘aLUllaahu  bi-‘azaabikum  ‘in-  shakartum  wa  ‘aamantum.  Wa  kaanAllaahu  Shaakiran ‘Aliimaa.        
Lesson
It was told in the previous lesson that the hypocrites are impostors. Their …

Friendship with the Disbelievers

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Lesson # 571 From Holy Qur’aan Friendship with the Disbelievers Surah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4 Verses –142 to 145 of 176, Section – 21/24 (Part – 5)
142.  Lo! The hypocrites seek to beguile Allah, but it is He Who beguileth them. When they stand up to worship they perform it languidly and to be seen of men, and are mindful of Allah but little.
143.  Swaying between this (and that), (belonging) neither to these nor to those. And he whom Allah causeth to go astray, thou (O Muhammad) will not find a way for him.
144.  O ye who believe! Choose not disbelievers (your) friends in place of believers. Do you desire that you should give Allah a clear warrant against you?
145.  Lo! The hypocrites will be in the lowest depths of the Fire, and thou wilt find no helper for them-                  142.  ‘Innal-Munaa-fiqiina  yu-khaadi-‘uunAllaaha  wa  Huwa  khaadi-‘uhum.  Wa  ‘izaa   qaamuuu   ‘ilas-Salaati  qaamuu  kusaalaa, yuraaa-‘uunan-naasa  wa  laa  yazkuruunAllaaha …