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The Blame and the Calumny

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Lesson # 551 From Holy Qur’anThe Blame and the CalumnySurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –111 & 112 of 176, Section – 16/24 (Part – 5)
111.  And whoso committeth sin committeth it only against himself. And Allah is ever Knower, Wise.
112.  And whoso committeth delinquency or sin, then throweth (the blame) thereof upon the innocent, hath burdened himself with falsehood and a manifest sin.                                 111.  Wa  many-yaksib  ‘isman-  fa-‘innamaa  yak-sibuhuu  ‘alaa  nafsih.  Wa  kaanAllaahu  ‘Aliiman  Hakiimaa
112.  Wa  many-yaksib  khatiii-‘atan  ‘aw  ‘isman-  summa  yarmi  bihii  bariii-‘an-  faqadih-tamala  buh-taananw-wa  ‘ismam-mubiinaa. 
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Yaksibu– (commits), its origin is kasaba and literal meanings are to earn, to commit, to work hard and to act. The subject Kaasib has also come out from it, which means the Doer. Here it has been used for the meanings of ‘to act, to follow and to commit’. Yarmi - (throws), it is made from Rami…

Culprit Should Never be Patronized

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Lesson # 550 From Holy Qur’anCulprit Should Never be PatronizedSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –107 to 110 of 176, Section – 16/24 (Part – 5)
107.  And plead not on behalf of (people) who deceive themselves. Lo! Allah loveth not one who is treacherous and sinful.   
108.  They seek to hide from men and seek not to hide from Allah; and He is with them when by night they hold discourse displeasing unto Him. And Allah surroundeth what they do.
109.  Lo! Ye are they who plead for them in the life of the world. But who will plead with Allah for them on the Day of Resurrection, or who will then be their defender?
110.  And whoso doeth evil or wrongeth his own soul, then seeketh pardon of Allah, will find Allah Forgiving, Merciful.                              107.  Wa  laa  tu-jaadil  ‘anil-laziina  yakh-taanuuna  ‘an-fusahum.  ‘InnAllaaha  laa  yuhibbu  man  kaana  khaw-waanan  ‘asii-maa.
108.  Yastakh-fuuna  minan-naasi  wa  laa  yastakh-fuuna  minAllaahi  …

Fair Play is Impossible in Unilateralism

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Lesson # 549 From Holy Qur’anFair Play is Impossible in UnilateralismSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –105 & 106 of 176, Section – 16/24 (Part – 5)
105.  Lo! We have revealed unto thee the Scripture with the Truth, that thou mayst judge between mankind by that which Allah has shown thee. And be not thou a pleader for the treacherous.
106.  And seek forgiveness of Allah. Lo! Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Merciful.                                105.  ‘Innaaa  ‘anzalnaaa  ‘ilay-kal-Kitaaba  bil-Haqqi  litahkuma  bay-nannaasi  bimaaa  ‘araakAllaah.  Wa  laa  takul-lil-khaaa-‘iniina  khasiimaa.
106.  Wastag-firIllaah.  ‘InnAllaaha  kaana  Gafuurar-Rahiimaa.
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Tahkuma– (You may judge), it has made from hakama, which means ‘to settle, to decide, to make a judicial decision, to command about something’.  ‘Araaka– (you are caused to know or understand, you are shown), this word has been made from ‘araaa-‘ata, which has come out from rawayta. It means to observe,…

Relent not in Pursuit of the Hostile People

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Lesson # 548 From Holy Qur’anRelent not in Pursuit of the Hostile PeopleSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –104 of 176, Section – 15/24 (Part – 5)
Relent not in pursuit of the hostile people. If ye are suffering, lo! They suffer even as ye suffer and ye hope from Allah that for which they cannot hope. And Allah is Ever-Knower, Wise.                               Wa  laa  tahinuu  fib-tigaaa-‘il-qawm.  ‘In  takuunuu  ta’-la-muuna  fa-‘innahum  ya’-lamuu-na  kamaa  ta’-lamuun.  Wa  tar-juuna  minallaahi  maa  laa  yar-juun.  Wa  kaanallaahu  ‘Aliiman  Hakiimaa.                                          
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Laa  tahinuu – (Do not relent), it is from wahan, which means ‘to relent, to lose spirit or courage, to be inactive, to become loose’. Ta’-la-muuna– (You suffer), this word is made from ‘alam, which means suffering, distress, ache. Origin of ta’-la-muunaand ya’-lamuu-na is the same. One’s tense is second person plural and the other is of third person plura…

Surely Worship at Fixed Times Has Been Enjoined on the Believers

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Lesson # 547 From Holy Qur’anSurely Worship at Fixed Times Has Been Enjoined on the BelieversSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –103 of 176, Section – 15/24 (Part – 5)
When ye have performed the act of worship, remember Allah, standing, sitting and reclining. Then when ye are in safety, observe proper worship. Surely worship at fixed times hath been enjoined on the believers.                              Fa-‘izaa  qazay-tumus-Salaata  faz-kurUllaaha  qiyaa-manw—wa  qu-‘uudanw-wa  ‘alaa  junuubikum.  Fa-‘izat-ma’-nan-tum  fa-‘aqii-mus-Salaah.  ‘In-nas-Salaata  kaanat  ‘alal-Mu’-miniina  kitaabam-maw-quutaa.                                           
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Qazay-tum– {(ye) have performed}, this word has been derived from the word Qazaa, which means ‘to perform, to pay, to decide’. Here Qazaa has been used for performing the worship, to offer prayer.  Junuubi– it is plural of Janab, which means ‘side, sideways, to lie down towards one side and to recline’, aim from…

Prayer of Fear

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Lesson # 546 From Holy Qur’anPrayer of FearSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –102 of 176, Section – 15/24 (Part – 5)
And when thou (O Muhammad) art among them and arrangest (their) worship for them, let only a party of them stand with thee (to worship) and let them take their arms. Then when they have performed their prostrations let them fall to the rear of you and let another party come that hath not worshipped and let them worship with thee, and let them take their precaution and their arms. Those who disbelieve long for you to neglect your arms and your baggage that they may attack you one for all. It is not sin for you to lay aside your arms, if rain impedeth you or you are sick. But take your precaution. Lo! Allah has prepared for the disbelievers shameful punishment.                              Wa  ‘izaa  kunta  fiihim  fa-‘aqmta  lahumus-Salaata  fal-taqum  taaa-‘ifatum-minhum-ma-‘aka  wal-ya’-khuzuuu  ‘asli-hatahum;  fa-‘izaa  sajaduu  fal-…

It is No Sin to Curtail Worship during Journey

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Lesson # 545 From Holy Qur’anIt is No Sin to Curtail Worship during JourneySurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –101 of 176, Section – 15/24 (Part – 5)
And when ye go forth in the land, it is no sin for you to curtail (your) worship if ye fear that those who disbelieve may attack you. In truth the disbelievers are an open enemy to you.                              Wa  ‘izaa  zarab-tum  fil- ‘arzi  falaysa  ‘alaykum  junaa-hun  ‘an-taq-suruu  minas-Salaa-ti  ‘in  khif-tum  ‘any-yaf-tina-kumul-laziina  kafaruu.  ‘Innal-kaafiriina  kaanuu  lakum  ‘aduw-wam-mubiinaa.                                  
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Taq-suruu– {Curtail (your worship)}, this word is from qasar. Some other words have also come out from it like qusuur, qaasir, taq-siir. Qasar means ‘to curtail, to lessen, to reduce, to subtract and to diminish’. To curtail the worship means, “The prayer which has four rak-‘aat that will become two during journey”.  Yaf-tina-kum - {(they) will trouble you)}. It has…

Migration for the Cause of Allaah

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Lesson # 544 From Holy Qur’anMigration for the Cause of AllaahSurah Nisaaa’ (Women) – Chapter – 4)Verses –100 of 176, Section – 14/24 (Part – 5)
Whoso migrateth for the Cause of Allah will find much refuge and abundance in the earth. And whoso forsaketh his home, a fugitive unto Allah and His Messenger, and death overtaketh him, his reward is then incumbent on Allah. And Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Merciful.                             Wa  many-yuhaajir  fii  Sabii-Lillaahi  yajid  fil-‘arzi-  mu-raagaman-  kasiiranw-wasa-‘ah.  Wa  many-yakhruj  mim-  baytihii  muhaa-jiran  ‘ilAllaahi  wa  Rasuulihii  summa  yudrik-hul-  mawtu  faqad  waqa-‘a  ‘ajruhuu  ‘alAllaah.  Wa  kaanAllaahu  Gafuurar-Rahiimaa.                              
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wasa-‘ah has been derived from sa-‘a-tan, which means accommodation, capacity. It also aims ‘wideness, prosperity, opening and hilarity’. Here it signifies towards extent of livelihood and daily food, and extension of acting upon t…