LET US CORRECT OUR ISLAMIC FAITH

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تفسيرِ اَسدي 

TAFSEER-E-ASEDI  

 

 BY

 

SHAIKH MIR ASEDULLAH QUADRI

 
 
 JUZ 8.4  WA LAU ANNANA (وَلَوْ أَنَّنَا)
 

 

سورة الأعراف

The Heights
 

Al-A'raaf | Sura # 7| 206 verses | Makka

 

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ 

In the name of Allah, the Compassionate and the Merciful

  

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 030
 
فَرِيقًا هَدَى وَفَرِيقًا حَقَّ عَلَيْهِمُ الضَّلَالَةُ إِنَّهُمُ اتَّخَذُوا الشَّيَاطِينَ أَوْلِيَاءَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ وَيَحْسَبُونَ أَنَّهُمْ مُهْتَدُونَ   [ He guides some and leaves some into error because they take the devils as allies instead of Allah while they think that they are guided.]
 
 
Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 031
 
يَا بَنِي آَدَمَ خُذُوا زِينَتَكُمْ عِنْدَ كُلِّ مَسْجِدٍ وَكُلُوا وَاشْرَبُوا وَلَا تُسْرِفُوا إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُسْرِفِينَ   [ O' Children of Adam (عليه السلام), Adorn yourself when you go to the mosque, and eat and drink, and do not cross limits. Indeed, He does not like the transgressors.]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 032
 
قُلْ مَنْ حَرَّمَ زِينَةَ اللَّهِ الَّتِي أَخْرَجَ لِعِبَادِهِ وَالطَّيِّبَاتِ مِنَ الرِّزْقِ قُلْ هِيَ لِلَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا خَالِصَةً يَوْمَ الْقِيَامَةِ كَذَلِكَ نُفَصِّلُ الْآَيَاتِ لِقَوْمٍ يَعْلَمُونَ [ Say, Who has forbidden the adornment of Allah which He has brought forth for His servants and the good food? Say, 'That is for the believers in this world, and on the Day of Resurrection it will be for them only'; this is how We explain Our verses in detail for people of knowledge.]
 
There is no monastic life in Islam.  Allah (عَزَّ وَجَلَّ) allows us to eat and drink from the good food he has provided.  Eating should be to support our body, and not to satisfy the lustful inclinations of our Nufoos. Also, wastage of food is not allowed.  We need to use good clothing to cover our bodies.  Also, we are allowed to adorn ourselves when we go to mosques for congregation prayers, particularly on Fridays. No one has forbidden these things from the believers. 

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 033
 
قُلْ إِنَّمَا حَرَّمَ رَبِّيَ الْفَوَاحِشَ مَا ظَهَرَ مِنْهَا وَمَا بَطَنَ وَالْإِثْمَ وَالْبَغْيَ بِغَيْرِ الْحَقِّ وَأَنْ تُشْرِكُوا بِاللَّهِ مَا لَمْ يُنَزِّلْ بِهِ سُلْطَانًا وَأَنْ تَقُولُوا عَلَى اللَّهِ مَا لَا تَعْلَمُونَ [ Tell them,  'My Lord has forbidden repugnant acts, whether open or disguised, sin and unjust oppression, associating others with Allah, of which He has sent down no authority, and saying things about Allah of which you have no knowledge.']

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 034
 
وَلِكُلِّ أُمَّةٍ أَجَلٌ فَإِذَا جَاءَ أَجَلُهُمْ لَا يَسْتَأْخِرُونَ سَاعَةً وَلَا يَسْتَقْدِمُونَ [ A term is fixed for every nation; and when their appointed time is come there will neither be a moment´s delay nor haste.]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 035
 
يَا بَنِي آَدَمَ إِمَّا يَأْتِيَنَّكُمْ رُسُلٌ مِنْكُمْ يَقُصُّونَ عَلَيْكُمْ آَيَاتِي فَمَنِ اتَّقَى وَأَصْلَحَ فَلَا خَوْفٌ عَلَيْهِمْ وَلَا هُمْ يَحْزَنُونَ [ O children of Adam, when Apostles come to you from among you who convey My messages, then those who take heed and amend will have neither fear nor grief.]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 036
 
وَالَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآَيَاتِنَا وَاسْتَكْبَرُوا عَنْهَا أُولَئِكَ أَصْحَابُ النَّارِ هُمْ فِيهَا خَالِدُونَ [ But the ones who deny Our verses and are arrogant are the companions of the Fire; they will abide therein eternally.]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 037
 
فَمَنْ أَظْلَمُ مِمَّنِ افْتَرَى عَلَى اللَّهِ كَذِبًا أَوْ كَذَّبَ بِآَيَاتِهِ أُولَئِكَ يَنَالُهُمْ نَصِيبُهُمْ مِنَ الْكِتَابِ حَتَّى إِذَا جَاءَتْهُمْ رُسُلُنَا يَتَوَفَّوْنَهُمْ قَالُوا أَيْنَ مَا كُنْتُمْ تَدْعُونَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ قَالُوا ضَلُّوا عَنَّا وَشَهِدُوا عَلَى أَنْفُسِهِمْ أَنَّهُمْ كَانُوا كَافِرِينَ [ So who is more unjust than the one who fabricated a lie against Allah or denied His signs? They will get what they are destined, until when Our angels come to remove their souls and tell them, where are they whom you used to worship besides Allah?' They will say, 'We have lost them' and they will testify against themselves that they were disbelievers.]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 038
 
قَالَ ادْخُلُوا فِي أُمَمٍ قَدْ خَلَتْ مِنْ قَبْلِكُمْ مِنَ الْجِنِّ وَالْإِنْسِ فِي النَّارِ كُلَّمَا دَخَلَتْ أُمَّةٌ لَعَنَتْ أُخْتَهَا حَتَّى إِذَا ادَّارَكُوا فِيهَا جَمِيعًا قَالَتْ أُخْرَاهُمْ لِأُولَاهُمْ رَبَّنَا هَؤُلَاءِ أَضَلُّونَا فَآَتِهِمْ عَذَابًا ضِعْفًا مِنَ النَّارِ قَالَ لِكُلٍّ ضِعْفٌ وَلَكِنْ لَا تَعْلَمُونَ [ 'Enter then the Fire,' Allah will say to the generations of jinns and men. On entering, each batch will condemn the other.  When all of them have entered one after the other, the last to come will say of those who had come before them : 'O our Lord, they are the ones who led us astray; so give them double torment in the Fire.' He will answer, 'for all,  it will be double; but this you do not know.' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 039
 
وَقَالَتْ أُولَاهُمْ لِأُخْرَاهُمْ فَمَا كَانَ لَكُمْ عَلَيْنَا مِنْ فَضْلٍ فَذُوقُوا الْعَذَابَ بِمَا كُنْتُمْ تَكْسِبُونَ  [ Then the former will say to the latter,  'You have no privilege over us. So taste the punishment for what you had done.']

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 040
 
إِنَّ الَّذِينَ كَذَّبُوا بِآَيَاتِنَا وَاسْتَكْبَرُوا عَنْهَا لَا تُفَتَّحُ لَهُمْ أَبْوَابُ السَّمَاءِ وَلَا يَدْخُلُونَ الْجَنَّةَ حَتَّى يَلِجَ الْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ الْخِيَاطِ وَكَذَلِكَ نَجْزِي الْمُجْرِمِينَ [ Verily for those who deny Our signs and turn away in haughtiness from them, the gates of heaven shall not be opened, nor will they enter Paradise, not till the camel passes through the needle´s eye. That is how the criminals get their retribution. ]
 
'The Camel to pass through the tailor's needle's eye (يَلِجَ الْجَمَلُ فِي سَمِّ الْخِيَاطِ) is a phrase in Arabic to mean that the thing is impossible.
 
 
Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 041
 
لَهُمْ مِنْ جَهَنَّمَ مِهَادٌ وَمِنْ فَوْقِهِمْ غَوَاشٍ وَكَذَلِكَ نَجْزِي الظَّالِمِينَ [ Their beds and their coverings, both are fire.  This is the retribution of the unjust. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 042
 
وَالَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَا نُكَلِّفُ نَفْسًا إِلَّا وُسْعَهَا أُولَئِكَ أَصْحَابُ الْجَنَّةِ هُمْ فِيهَا خَالِدُونَ [ And those who accepted faith and performed good deeds as per their capacity, We do not burden any one except within its capacity, are the people of Paradise; they shall abide therein forever. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 043
 
وَنَزَعْنَا مَا فِي صُدُورِهِمْ مِنْ غِلٍّ تَجْرِي مِنْ تَحْتِهِمُ الْأَنْهَارُ وَقَالُوا الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلَا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللَّهُ لَقَدْ جَاءَتْ رُسُلُ رَبِّنَا بِالْحَقِّ وَنُودُوا أَنْ تِلْكُمُ الْجَنَّةُ أُورِثْتُمُوهَا بِمَا كُنْتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ [ Whatever the rancour they may have in their hearts We shall  remove. Streams of running water shall ripple at their feet, and they will say : 'We are grateful to Allah for guiding us here. Never would we have been guided if Allah had not shown us the way. The Apostles of our Lord had indeed brought the truth.' It will be proclaimed to them, 'You have received this Paradise as an inheritance for what you used to do.' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 044
 
وَنَادَى أَصْحَابُ الْجَنَّةِ أَصْحَابَ النَّارِ أَنْ قَدْ وَجَدْنَا مَا وَعَدَنَا رَبُّنَا حَقًّا فَهَلْ وَجَدْتُمْ مَا وَعَدَ رَبُّكُمْ حَقًّا قَالُوا نَعَمْ فَأَذَّنَ مُؤَذِّنٌ بَيْنَهُمْ أَنْ لَعْنَةُ اللَّهِ عَلَى الظَّالِمِينَ [ And the inmates of Paradise will call to the residents of Hell : 'We have found that the promise made to us by our Lord was true. Have you also found the promise of your Lord to be true?' They will answer : 'Yes (we found it to be true).' Then an announcer between them will call  'The curse of Allah be on the unjust. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 045
 
الَّذِينَ يَصُدُّونَ عَنْ سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ وَيَبْغُونَهَا عِوَجًا وَهُمْ بِالْآَخِرَةِ كَافِرُونَ [ 'Those who prevent from the path of Allah and wish to distort it; and who disbelieve in the the life to come (in Hereafter). ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 046
 
وَبَيْنَهُمَا حِجَابٌ وَعَلَى الْأَعْرَافِ رِجَالٌ يَعْرِفُونَ كُلًّا بِسِيمَاهُمْ وَنَادَوْا أَصْحَابَ الْجَنَّةِ أَنْ سَلَامٌ عَلَيْكُمْ لَمْ يَدْخُلُوهَا وَهُمْ يَطْمَعُونَ [ 'Between Paradise and Hell is a veil; and on the Heights will be some men who will recognize them all by their foreheads; and they call to the people of Paradise, 'Peace be on you'; they (the people of Heights  لْأَعْرَافِ رِجَالٌ) have not entered Paradise and they yearn for it. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 047
 
وَإِذَا صُرِفَتْ أَبْصَارُهُمْ تِلْقَاءَ أَصْحَابِ النَّارِ قَالُوا رَبَّنَا لَا تَجْعَلْنَا مَعَ الْقَوْمِ الظَّالِمِينَ [ And when their eyes turn towards the people of Hell, they will say, 'Our Lord, Do not put us along with the unjust.' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 048
 
وَنَادَى أَصْحَابُ الْأَعْرَافِ رِجَالًا يَعْرِفُونَهُمْ بِسِيمَاهُمْ قَالُوا مَا أَغْنَى عَنْكُمْ جَمْعُكُمْ وَمَا كُنْتُمْ تَسْتَكْبِرُونَ  [ Recognizing them by their marks, the men of al-Araaf will call (to the inmates of Hell) : 'Of what use was your amassing (of wealth) of which you were proud?' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 049
 
أَهَؤُلَاءِ الَّذِينَ أَقْسَمْتُمْ لَا يَنَالُهُمُ اللَّهُ بِرَحْمَةٍ ادْخُلُوا الْجَنَّةَ لَا خَوْفٌ عَلَيْكُمْ وَلَا أَنْتُمْ تَحْزَنُونَ   [ (Then pointing to the inmates of Paradise, they will say to the inmates of Hell) : 'Are they not those of whom you had sworn and said, Allah will not have mercy on them? (And yet they have been told by their Lord,) ´Enter Paradise where you will have no fear or grief.' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 050
 
وَنَادَى أَصْحَابُ النَّارِ أَصْحَابَ الْجَنَّةِ أَنْ أَفِيضُوا عَلَيْنَا مِنَ الْمَاءِ أَوْ مِمَّا رَزَقَكُمُ اللَّهُ قَالُوا إِنَّ اللَّهَ حَرَّمَهُمَا عَلَى الْكَافِرِينَ   [ And the people of Hell will cry out to the people of Paradise, 'Provide us some benefit from your water or from the food Allah has provided you'; they will say, 'Indeed Allah has forbidden both to the disbelievers.' ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 051
 
الَّذِينَ اتَّخَذُوا دِينَهُمْ لَهْوًا وَلَعِبًا وَغَرَّتْهُمُ الْحَيَاةُ الدُّنْيَا فَالْيَوْمَ نَنْسَاهُمْ كَمَا نَسُوا لِقَاءَ يَوْمِهِمْ هَذَا وَمَا كَانُوا بِآَيَاتِنَا يَجْحَدُونَ   [ People who made their religion a sport and pastime, and whom the worldly life deceived; so this day We will disregard them, As they had forgotten the meeting of this Day and the way they used to deny Our signs. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 052
 
وَلَقَدْ جِئْنَاهُمْ بِكِتَابٍ فَصَّلْنَاهُ عَلَى عِلْمٍ هُدًى وَرَحْمَةً لِقَوْمٍ يُؤْمِنُونَ   [ And indeed We brought to them a Book, in which We have provided knowledgeable details. (It is) a Guidance and a Mercy for people who believe. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 053
 
هَلْ يَنْظُرُونَ إِلَّا تَأْوِيلَهُ يَوْمَ يَأْتِي تَأْوِيلُهُ يَقُولُ الَّذِينَ نَسُوهُ مِنْ قَبْلُ قَدْ جَاءَتْ رُسُلُ رَبِّنَا بِالْحَقِّ فَهَلْ لَنَا مِنْ شُفَعَاءَ فَيَشْفَعُوا لَنَا أَوْ نُرَدُّ فَنَعْمَلَ غَيْرَ الَّذِي كُنَّا نَعْمَلُ قَدْ خَسِرُوا أَنْفُسَهُمْ وَضَلَّ عَنْهُمْ مَا كَانُوا يَفْتَرُونَ  [ What do they await, except for the result foretold by that Book to appear?  The day that (reality) is unraveled, the people who had lost sight of it will say : 'The Apostles of our Lord had indeed brought the truth. Do we have any one to intercede for us? If only we could go back to the world, we would act otherwise.' Indeed they have caused themselves harm, and the lies they concocted did not help. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 054
 
إِنَّ رَبَّكُمُ اللَّهُ الَّذِي خَلَقَ السَّمَوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضَ فِي سِتَّةِ أَيَّامٍ ثُمَّ اسْتَوَى عَلَى الْعَرْشِ يُغْشِي اللَّيْلَ النَّهَارَ يَطْلُبُهُ حَثِيثًا وَالشَّمْسَ وَالْقَمَرَ وَالنُّجُومَ مُسَخَّرَاتٍ بِأَمْرِهِ أَلَا لَهُ الْخَلْقُ وَالْأَمْرُ تَبَارَكَ اللَّهُ رَبُّ الْعَالَمِينَ  [Indeed, your Lord is Allah, who created the heavens and earth in six days and then established Himself above the Throne. He covers the night with the day, (and the night) chasing it rapidly; and (He created) the sun, the moon, and the stars (which are) subjected by His command. Pay heed, His is the creation and the command; blessed is Allah, Lord of the worlds. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 055
 
ادْعُوا رَبَّكُمْ تَضَرُّعًا وَخُفْيَةً إِنَّهُ لَا يُحِبُّ الْمُعْتَدِينَ  [Call upon your Lord in humility and secretly (when you are alone) ; indeed, He does not like transgressors. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 056
 
وَلَا تُفْسِدُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ بَعْدَ إِصْلَاحِهَا وَادْعُوهُ خَوْفًا وَطَمَعًا إِنَّ رَحْمَةَ اللَّهِ قَرِيبٌ مِنَ الْمُحْسِنِينَ  [And cause not corruption upon the earth after its reformation. And invoke Him with fear and hope. Indeed, the mercy of Allah is close for the pious people. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 057
 
وَهُوَ الَّذِي يُرْسِلُ الرِّيَاحَ بُشْرًا بَيْنَ يَدَيْ رَحْمَتِهِ حَتَّى إِذَا أَقَلَّتْ سَحَابًا ثِقَالًا سُقْنَاهُ لِبَلَدٍ مَيِّتٍ فَأَنْزَلْنَا بِهِ الْمَاءَ فَأَخْرَجْنَا بِهِ مِنْ كُلِّ الثَّمَرَاتِ كَذَلِكَ نُخْرِجُ الْمَوْتَى لَعَلَّكُمْ تَذَكَّرُونَ  [ And it is He Who sends the winds giving glad tidings, ahead of His Mercy; until when they come bearing heavy clouds, We drove it towards the place devoid of vegetation, and then rained water upon it, then produced fruits of various kinds from it.  This is how We will bring forth the dead, so that you may heed advice. ]

 

Juz 8,  Al-A'raaf verse 058
 
وَالْبَلَدُ الطَّيِّبُ يَخْرُجُ نَبَاتُهُ بِإِذْنِ رَبِّهِ وَالَّذِي خَبُثَ لَا يَخْرُجُ إِلَّا نَكِدًا كَذَلِكَ نُصَرِّفُ الْآَيَاتِ لِقَوْمٍ يَشْكُرُونَ  [ And from the good land comes forth its vegetation by the command of Allah; and from the infertile land, nothing comes forth except a little with difficulty; this is how We explain Our signs in different ways, for people who are grateful. ]
 
 
 

 

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