Thrown in a Well
(Tafseer Ibn Taymiyyah of Surah Yusuf)
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Al hamdu Lillahi Rabbil alameen wa Salatu was Salam O Allah to man Camilla nuclear different pillar here Jemaine the Vienna Mohammed in the he was actually he has married from
Swati Kumar La Jolla Baraka to my dearest brothers and sisters.
Welcome all of you to this new course in Charlotte is a fear of one very amazing sort of run sort of use of
this most probably will be the longest of the Tafseer courses that we've done so far we've done the CSGO scene, and have the theory of Lockman as well.
This one, I'm not sure how long it's going to take to be honest, because it's 111 is long, much longer than the others, and the amount of lessons and benefits it has, outweighs also those other two sort of pooran but before we begin,
we really need to appreciate any
the guidance Allah has given us, you know, once a man came to share with us rockmelon he said, you know, we know, we know someone who was a practicing brother in that hour also. And he was like this for a long time and all of a sudden he's gone astray. We don't know what's happened to him.
And would you say about this year chef, Chef mas Rama la said,
so this person, perhaps he never thanked Allah for guiding him or he never sought a large refuge from misguidance Subhan Allah, any we have been blessed with Islam. More than that Allah is blessing us by teaching us his Quran. And we should thank Allah from the bottom of our hearts of Hello, you chose us to teach us the best of all knowledge. This is Quran which is Al Hamdulillah for that, and we should ask Allah to save us from misguidance I mean,
let's begin the show a lot before any introductory points by reciting the portion that we'll be covering today. Insha Allah
He Mina Shane banyuwangi Bismillah
Ma, TT De Luca Turin kita Bill mubi. In
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Isla Inca, grupo
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filomeno santosa, Maharashtra, Columbia, Missouri Nabina Muhammad and the US Army as man. Just to recap, what is the suit? Okay, before we start this journey and studying the fear of soldiers, so what exactly is the proceeds of sale essentially means to uncover and explain the miraculous words of Allah subhanho wa Taala as he intended it, as he intended it, so, they are the words and hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen what do they mean? Exactly? Can you explain that, to me, that is the role of the professor, the person who makes the pursuit of poron according to guidelines and principles, but once it is becomes explained, and given, you know, uncovered the meaning, that day is the seat.
Okay, so when we mean we're doing with the seat of sort of use, it means that we'll be taking the verses within that Sora and we'll stop at each verse and Sharla try to explain as the scholars of the field explain, however, this course will be a little bit different, okay, because you know, martial arts of suits or use has been explained quite a few times and in English. There's quite a few YouTube, you know, courses out there. I should have explained it in quite a lot of detail. So, how comes we are doing this again? Okay, why are we choosing to do it when it's already been done, but to be honest, I never intended to do the series of use of
we intended to do the syllogism. Now we
However, I came across one book, which changed my mind. Okay, this picture over here is what's known as the seed of avian Tamia Rahim Allah.
Now in this book, which is about seven volumes,
they his statements have been taken out of him a lot explaining verses of Quran. And when I read the statements of immutable law regarding the use of, I was amazed at his analysis, the lessons and the points of benefit that he managed to draw out. In fact, I thought that perhaps no one
no one has come across this, because I've never heard it before. And I thought Panama. Amazing. So I decided, let me teach a summary of this deceit during Ramadan. Okay, so we told that within I think about it, 10 days, 10 days. And whilst we were teaching that, I said, one brother, he said to me, you know, how come you're teaching the sheep? So the use of units been done quite a few times. I said, because of this one reason, because I found this book. And I actually just bought it that year, as well. And I was amazed. And I thought to myself, I don't think a lot of people know about this. So he said, Okay, now, we never knew this. But amongst the students studying with us, was
somebody who had studied to see the suit sort of use of, of how many months, 18 months, two hours every week, for 18 months. So when I found out that this summary, here was a law, study the series of use of 18 months, or never, he thinks that this that we're doing in 10 days. So anyway, that brother came to me, and we sat together, and he spoke, and I said, What do you think about that? So he said, Yeah, and he studied it. I said, Yeah, I heard that you studied it. So what do you think about this? And he said, you know, yeah, we covered most of what you said, except this column, sugar Islam. My teacher never ever told me about this. I never heard of it. And what you relate to us,
daily is quite amazing. So that was hard Allah, if this person studied the fetus, or the use of 18 months, with obviously someone who's an expert in it, yet, they never spoke about these points. So maybe it's worth giving it a crack. Yeah. So we ask Allah, Allah Allah, to grant us some loss in this endeavor, because this is very difficult. You know, the statements and this works of Shere Khan has not been Tamia.
Very difficult, very academic. So that will be a challenge within itself. Besides doing the tips, you'd have
to sift through the use of now, at this point, maybe I should give a biography about justice. I've been Tamia. In fact, I'm not going to, I'm not going to because why would like everyone who is watching this and attending with us is to
imagine and to try and put together their own image of Shifu submitted through this absurd wherever you hear about what you said, and the analysis he gives. You use that to make your own judgement as to who this man was. Because seriously, if I begin to praise you for assignment me and tell you about him his biography,
you may think you know what, maybe that's what he thinks, but other people may not think that. So I'm not gonna say anything. Okay. In this in this course, is Allah you listen, you decide yourself, you decide yourself Orleans notion for seven Tamia and the eighth century passed away. 728. And he was for all intents and purposes this year of Islam. Okay, especially with era, and perhaps, you know, until yanapuma Allah. So that's one thing. Now, the thing is, he never actually wrote a book of the seat. He never wrote a book is absurd. So then why are we saying we think that the Theologian assignment? Well, the fact is that even taymiyah urashima law through all of his works, you know,
through his, his fatawa, his league rulings that he gave, and through the other books that he wrote, scholars that came afterwards, they said, let us extract everything from those, that giant body of work, and see what Jefferson had to say about sort of what the hell bacharan is, etc, etc. And when they got to that task, they found that it's possible to actually formulate our whole book of the field as to what she said about many of the items in the Quran. Okay, so this book here is actually a compilation of all the statements of shamanism, or maybe all of them regarding the Quran, put in order, sort of by surah, verse by verse, you know, so this is the great works of people that came
off to it. So that answers that question, never had the book go to seed. However, we will be studying is the seed in this way.
So of course breakdown now, three paint three points about this course. First of all the details of see relying only on the Quran for the story. She has said the Rahim Allah He mentioned something which even Tamia hammer also mentioned, which is that, you know that the fear of sort of use of the story of use in Islam is being polluted with a lot of narrations from Israeli meaning coming from the Jews and the Christians from the testaments and from the storytellers is filtered in into the Islamic teachings. And in fact, a lot of that has even made its way into some books of deceit. Some books of the seal you read details about things that are not today in the IRS that are being used to
explain the Iet which sometimes very problematic, yeah, very problematic. give you one example. One example you know, this the the scene in the life of useless land where he's seduced by the wife as he is right, we all know this part of his life. So what are the habits be wahama, Bihar, Allah, Allah, Allah says, and she had hum for him, a real passionate desire
might be her. And he had a level of desire for her for her as well. Lola hanabi had not been Allah, that he saw the bullhorn of Islam.
He even said, that people went to to to if you'd like extremes and explaining this one extreme, well, area, the will is that useful, Islam actually began to do some acts of harm with the lady how, how can you say this? How is that possible? That will be law, he began to, you know, engage on a basic level, not the full blown, but just how is it possible? Where did this come from? If you take on a whole lot say this is coming from the generation of the Jews, and they were known to be dead enemies against many prophets? No, I shouldn't this should not be taken into consideration. In fact, there are many details not of this level. Okay. Well, that's one extreme example. Other levels, you
know, have different levels about this is the actual explanation of this is this is part of the story. And we won't do that. We will restrict ourselves only to what Allah said in the Quran only, and trying to be as close to the words and the explanation without adding external details. So even when you ask questions, please don't ask me questions, like, you know, Columbo, you know, one of them said, not talk to us, don't kill him. Who was that one? Tell us please. It was shaved on I heard it was this person, you know, who was that shade? Was it really a baby? You know, what did jacobina South face appear in the sky? Don't ask me those questions, please. Because even though
they have been mentioned,
one main thing that we will do this, of course, in sha Allah stick only to a larger law lesson, you're really trying to deal just with what Allah said and what Allah wanted us to learn about his life. details that he never mentioned. We all mentioned the Great.
So you know, somebody is gonna come next week, they never came to the last question. So please tell her what the deal is. Okay. The second point, is using this obscene analysis of martial law, okay, to see the analysis. Now, that's one thing that you don't get in a lot of books at the scene, which is looking at the whole surah as if you're looking at a picture on the wall. And saying, This happened here, that happened, there was a link between the two.
This happened a Allah said it like this here that Allah said, like this here, how comes or this happened in the beginning and this happened in the end. This is if you like that analysis, you know, or even analyzing this story in light of other things Allah said in the Quran, that's an analysis, we'll get inshallah, from here to Simon's email, Allah. And the last thing is that there will be a challenge, okay, a challenge to to try and come up, okay to not come up rather to try and list 500 points of benefit from dfccil use. Now, the thing is, it should really be 1000 here, because it's a very famous statement of inventory mark of imminent claim rahimullah, which is that thing having on
the next page, if you had no pizza, I mean, and everybody will throw it they will become my osito elfi factor that in this story, in terms of lessons, you know, points of benefit wisdoms, they have more than
1000 1000 points of benefit in this one. Surah alone. So why is it is so
I said to my wife, you know, let's do a challenge for the students, you know, 1000 and whoever comes up with 1000, or at least 1000 will give them a big prize. And she said, No, you can't do 1000 is just too much. So I said, Okay. 500
So what do you think 500 is, is doable?
Do you think he thinks you're not gonna do the 500? I'll mention them. You have to list them and asking you to come up with your
What do you think? Is is too much or sweet? Go down to 5500? Yeah. 500 Okay, who's up for the challenge? 500 500 challenge. We got 1-234-567-8910 1112
It's a half 150
Okay, go out. 15. So let's think of a prize. Yeah, we think of a prize inshallah. There's not these pens, by the way.
Yeah, we can't win the prize in Sharla. Now, this picture here, from cover of an amazing book, which I came across as well. This book written by two contemporary scholars in Saudi Arabia.
What they did is they said, you know, what, if even people who claim velocities 1000 points of benefit, we're going to list 1000 points of benefit book in two volumes, around 1152 pages long. And in their unbelievable for it? Yeah. And they made 1000 Okay, they listed 1000 inshallah, we'll try and relate as much of them as possible during this course in Sharla. This was only published 102,003
Okay, so, let's begin now inshallah, about the the surah itself, this amazing surah
of use of these three unique things about the surah which you can't find any other pseudocode on. Okay.
Number one, is that it's dedicated to telling the story of one person one person alone, there's no other surah in the Quran, which is dedicated to telling the story of one person one person on the close second to this surah in this respect, is solar power, solar power, solar power has a close second because it relates the story of who
mausolus Yeah, a great portion of it is related is referring to a Muslim snap however, it is not a complete dedication. Second unique point is that it is the story is told in
chronological order, beginning may do and in order Okay, nowhere else in the Quran, you find a surah that the story of a prophet or a Salaam is mentioned in chronological order this happened then this then this then this and this is how it ends.
That was the third. The third is something mentioned by nashor Rahim Allah.
He said that there is a miraculous nature in which the story is told the sloop the style with which Allah told the story. miraculous no other story in the Quran told in this way. You know, no other story told in this way. Some others claimed is a fourth, the greatest story in the Quran. Who's heard this? Who said this about the about the story of use of Islam? Yeah, it's about half the people here. Okay. That's good. However, according to shiftless, I mean to me that is not true.
And we will go into some detail as how we uncovers and analyzes this statement of people based on Allah saying
cos they say Arsenal cos means the story of usefulness. Suriname is the best story above and beyond all the other stories mentioned and knock on and of course outside of the Quran as well.
However, according to be said, scholars differ on that point. They differ on that point. So Jefferson was quite clear as to what he thinks is the is the understanding the alcohol.
The thing is, once they say it is the best story in the Quran, obviously, they have to bring some explanation as to what makes it the best story in the Quran. And one of the things you find consistently mentioned by those scholars who said it's the best story in the Koran is that it's the best story because of the diversity of lessons diversity of lessons. And he they said look at the story. We have lessons about,
about envy, lessons about oppression, lessons about dream interpretation, the
This is about politics, lessons about economics, you know, lessons about Parenthood.
So many different types of lessons. Can you say that this? Can you say the same thing about any other story? There's so many different types of lessons he was listed by slavery is a type of slavery and this is well fit of business. You know, so many different types of this. And so this is what some of the scholars say that they say this is the best story in the Quran from because of the fact that there's so many different types of lessons in it. Now for sure they are. But does that mean it makes it the best story in the Koran? We'll come to the
next point, what triggered His revelation and when?
Now, what triggered His revelation is something called to be rational Allah mentioned is in his book he mentioned to
two possible views. The first is that the yahood in Medina, they want you to challenge the processor challenge is legitimacy by telling the police ask him, does he know the story of usefulness? Does he know it, asking about it?
There's another surah. In the Quran. I see there's a few. Another famous rule in the Quran, which the same thing happened. Jews asked the question, Does he know this part of this does he know this story, this sort of came down, and you will know that surah gaff very good golf game.
important point to remember that? Why was why was reviewed, because the challenge was put to the processor, I'm testing his veracity. And what they were testing is, if he really is a prophet, then the Arabs don't know anything about the story of use of a restaurant, if he can come up with that story. must mean he's a prophet, but we don't think he can. That's why we challenging him. The second view is that some of the Muslims in fact, the companions, you know, there is when the Quran is being revealed, they want it and they yearn for a story to be revealed. They wanted a larger later than a story. So they asked them, you know, will allow reveal to your story. And in response,
a law reviewed sort of use of those two things. Now, when this happened, when it happened is also very important to get a very comprehensive understanding of the use of
it was revealed, according to a few of the scores of succeed in the 10th year of prophecy, what happened in the 10th year prophecy, what is this year, also known as the life of the processor, 10 years into prophecy in Makkah.
You have grief and serve very good. So I'm
here, that this is the year of sorrow for the person Why? three main things happened to him and that here, number one, is the death of his beloved wife and our mother. So these are the amount that Ana she was his everything. She was his companion. She was his supporter, she was his finance, etc, etc. She was everything to him. He loved her more than any, any other of his wife.
Another thing happened, the death of his uncle, appalling thing that grieved him the most about this was that he died as
a missionary. His uncle was so close to him, he did so much in the service of Islam by helping the process that and he died as a mushrik. That was tough for the person. The third thing, the trip to five, all the way to five, hoping that the chieftains they would listen to his message, give Muslims a refuge. What did they do? In the most despicable of ways they rejected our profits and allow yourself
a tough year.
In that tough year, to see the sort of use it was revealed to the processor. Amazing. You know, Courtney mentioned a narration coming from him now part, one of the early mustard he said, there's something in through the use of that any person who is feeling down, you know, anxious, stressed, when he reads it, he finds rejuvenation. He finds you know, something that lifts his spirit. And spatola look out a lot. Delilah gave this word to him in the time where he was
when he was most anxious in life even later on. I totally know that I would ask him what is the most difficult part of your life? And he said, You know, when your people are five, they rejected me. That was the most difficult part of my life. So the most difficult part of his life, Allah revealed to him a surah that would console his aching heart. Amazing.
Okay, the other interesting thing is, you know,
The 10th year prophesy. How far around the corner is, you know, Hendra and you know becoming head of state of Medina, how far down the line from there?
How many years after? Does he make his euro processor?
Three years Yes. And the 13th year prophecy, he makes his era so awesome to Medina. So after 13 years of hardship, then things start to change, things start to turn the other way. And look at, you know, the life of youth of Islam, so many years of hardship, and towards the end, things start to change and change in an incredible way. You know, amazing, reflect about that.
Okay, now, what are the mocassin of the surah? Last point?
What do we mean by mocassin? Because we what is the overall message being given by Allah subhanaw taala in this surah? It's a tough question. And most of the books that have said they don't mention this, because they don't consider it to be part of.
However, you know, some of the more contemporary books have tried to search out what is the overall message of, you know, this surah sort of it? What's the overall message you could summarize in a in a sentence? What would that be? So in regards to sort of use of one given, you know,
Max's overall objective of this webinar is how allows promise of help is established after testing times as illustrated through the story of use of Alice and yaku. Vanessa, the overall message being given in in sort of usage, is that allows help comes
after testing times, just like it came to us for Islam and yet
others have another box that has been given Yes.
Okay, so how Allah promise of help is established after testing times, as illustrated aptly through the story of use of and Yahoo problems.
Okay, another another suggestion of view is that the overall message is for Allahu hollyburn ana Embrey Allah is fully in control of his affair.
Allah is in total control. nothing happening outside of the control of Allah subhanaw taala as well as
he is lovely for Lima
as useless numbers say at the end of the surah that Allah is very subtle in whatever he does, it's quite amazing you know, totally in control but so subtle. You can't see the control
I mean, people that usually control freaks and everything about on a human level people then a control freak, you know, kid parents are quite possessive over the children with always the making sure eating properly, making sure not too hot, not too cold. You know, who is the school us etc. Okay, you know, leave him alone. The phone up Is he okay? missionary these measures in the services to kids, parents to the student. But controlling means you're always in your face. Allah dillo Allah, Allahu hollyburn Allah I'm totally in control. Now please leave I assure you can't tell. He said Assad can't couldn't tell a lot to me from a well facing death onto an arch onto a throne. how
Allah you are lovely. You know, you are so subtle in what you do. So that was another view that the overall message being given is a law fully in control. Yes. So subtle power law. I'm telling the surah is amazing. is deep, very, very deep.
Okay, so let's start inshallah by the first the first version. So Allah, Allah, Allah, Allah said in the first verse, that if raw deal to kita will be
the explanation of cauliflower bra.
And Hereford, apart, the disjointed letters appear in many of the sort of the Quran was given before interviews to lachemann and here are seen so you can go online and have a look at them because it's quite lengthy. We don't want to get into that again.
As for the words of Allah tilaka toolkit
Those are the signs of the clear book. This is the way the surah opens a number of points first point a benefit a larger lot, I said tilaka they are, they're not happy this. And as of now I should mention there are two, you know, extra meanings that we get from this which is a blessing, that even though this is right here before us, I'm not saying it is there. Quran is there is that number one, this ishara this indication points to something far away. And of course Quran is coming from the preserved tablet which is far away, as well as something which is lofty, something high ranking and again the Quran is lofty, Allah said tilka yet, these are those are the verses of Al Kitab. The
book, two meanings here first the Quran in general, the Quran in general is moving. Second view Kitab actually means this surah that this surah is moving. Now if we go for the first view, that the Kitab means a Koran, then beaubien means that the Quran is clear in explaining its rulings, its instructions and its stories very clear, concise, okay, clear and concise and explaining those things. However,
if we say that the key term here means the surah, then as Ignacio said, it means that it is the surah is moonbeam in that it is MOBA Yin,
means detailed, clear and detailed. So a larger law the opening the surah by saying you know what, I'm gonna reveal a surah to you. And the first thing you need to know about the surah it is Moby meaning clear and very detailed. I think about that in light of why it was revealed in the first place.
For the asking the Jews, he doesn't know the story, ask him about it. Look at the response. We're going to notice relate the story to you, there's going to come more be boubyan detail details you never even knew about email even knew the level of detail that we are going to read the story and we are going to relate it in a very clear and concise way.
Do you see now having the extra information about why it was revealed, you know, helps us to enrich our reading of the surah Allah Allah Allah said, it is moonbeam now
a scholar recent history, he made a another point of benefit. He said, you know, the surah starts very similar to another pseudo neuron named after another prophet. Anyone know that other surah starts exactly the same way, except that it ends DeLuca tokita. Will.
hacky packing? What's what is that? So UNICEF isn't very good, just to sort of before so the newness is coming style, same way, except the law said it is, those are the verses of the wise book.
And then he said, this surah starting this is those are the verses of the clear book, what can we learn from that we said, if you look at the overall meaning of, you know, sort of Uranus or Islam, then the meaning or the main messages are regarding the fundamentals of faith or sort of been speaking about our relationship with Allah, Revelation, prophecies, these things, you know, the expressive of wisdom, this is the height of wisdom and so on legend, Allah said, the surah starts with the book being described as wise as for the surah Yusuf, then it's all about this one figure whose character was exemplary and is therefore worth beyond is worth speaking and explaining about,
you know, and that is why I said this sort of begins we'll, we'll, we'll be moving subtle point of benefit there.
Okay, now, another thing you need to know if not, I should have said that historically speaking, you know, the polish. They had absolutely no idea what the story of useful Islam was.
He said they never knew in detail, no, do they have a vague knowledge about this? You know, think about think about that. That's that's the time and place for some living in that.
Place He can't go to someone say you know what these guys asked me this Can you just tell me yeah there's no one there there's no libraries you can go to okay let me go and research was the story of this man you
can't do them you can't do them
even though Ignacio said those Qureshi knew the story of Ibrahim Ellis and nor and loot unsightly these prophets they knew about as we use for some days you absolutely nothing about this better point in mind.
Okay, next verse in anzaldo Khurana narrow de la la lune. in NZ Indeed, we we have sent down it
what till we send down the Koran that Allah goes on to describe the Quran as being Arabic. There's an unbelievable amount of lessons just there. But look how Allah began
in and then
if indeed there is inner which is for Tokyo is for emphasis, indeed we meaning indeed we and no one else, we are the source sending down it mean the Quran. Okay. Then Allah says what is that it
then Allah describes the Koran, our obeah it is an Arabic Quran meaning the language with which We have revealed the Quran is Arabic as opposed to any other language.
Lala come in order that you may learn Lancome has two meanings. The first is that hopefully that second is that why did we even send down the Quran? What is the ALA The reason behind us sending it down? Well, it is tapti lewd in order that you may use your intellect to understand it. basic meaning you get the basic meaning. Okay, now let's dissect it in the answer. Now, on an obeah. Allah said it is an Arabic Quran.
And no other language was selected. In our shoe said no land, no scripture of the past no prophet with his word he was ever given ye in Arabic, only the province of Salaam was given it in Arabic. Even Tamia Rahim Allah here Have a look at what you said.
He said, this is a blessing of Allah to his slaves as the Arabic language is the best of both languages, and most prolific in conveying meaning. The Arabs who first received it, understood it, and those who come later can learn Arabic and understand it just as they did. And those that don't know it can have one who does translate it for the
this, he said something you can't say any other language.
That ancient Arabic That was spoken 14 135 years ago, you can learn it today, here in London, from the leisure of your own laptop, at home. And you can learn it to a level that you can understand the basic meanings of the Quran, just like they understood the basic means of the Quran. And if you can't do that, you can find someone who can translate it for you. He said this is a blessing. That's the second blessing. The first blessing you said is because the language itself, Arabic language is the best of all languages, and is the most you know, efficient in conveying meaning. You know, you have a message, you want to give that message. Arabic language, the best way of giving that message
is the most precise in conveying the message and the meaning of the message.
So that's one point of benefit that in this we learn that a larger no Allah specified the Quran to be in Arabic, Allah Kentucky loan so that you may be able to understand it.
Now, of course, the Arabs of the time, because it was an Arabic it under a bushel corn, they could understand it. That's true. That's true. But there's more benefit.
The fact that it was in Arabic as opposed to any other language meant that not only could they benefit, but everybody else afterwards could benefit to and upon the promise of some came not just for the Arabs. It came for us all and not just for that time but for all time.
So what that means my brothers and sisters, is that Allah preserved the Quran.
And he preserved the language of the Quran
that Allah has preserved Arabic, the first half that they spoke in ancient times, and will continue to preserve it up until the omo piaba. Why? Because he sent the Quran La La contacted on so that we could understand it. So panela if the Arabic language became corrupted or lost,
then we would never be able to. But now we have to understand it. And we can't leave Arabic we can learn Arabic. Then slowly, slowly, as time goes, pause, we lost the Quran may still be there.
But if you can't understand the language, it means you commonsensical economists and the Quran What do we make of the words of Allah in the Quran and neurobiological takhti known?
So this is another amazing point of benefit, in fact of poverty. Allah mentioned this in his, in his introduction to his to see that this verse points to the fact that Arabic language be preserved into the opium. Yeah, the other point is that Arabic language is the best in order to communicate messages. Okay. Anything else?
There's another lesson here. We really have to appreciate that. The Quran is a book that we don't just recite. We read, we don't recite, we read what does that mean? It means that
what most people do
is they take the Koran, and they wrap it up, they put it on the shelf, Ramadan comes they take it down, unwrap it, read it, when they say recite it when they're reciting it. They may just let me see how much I can recite this page this way. This means Bang, bang, bang. That's my job done, put it back on the shelf.
Allah said he never sent down this book so you could recite, Allah said he sent it down La La giacalone so that you could understand it. The additional reciting and reading, think about what Allah spoke about the juice is Surah. Juma, Allah subhanaw, taala spoke about the juice. And he gave shocking example about he said, methodology, no show middle Torah, the full Mullah Muhammad.
Allah said, the likeness of those that were given the load of the Torah, made to carry the Torah
for millennia, but they never did that. Is like what?
l Shima. The donkey, which carries on his back as far meaning valuable books don't get us enough staying on top of him doesn't always carry, you know, carrying anything regarding carrots. But he's carrying valuable books, knowledge, wisdom, it is a no is a donkey.
Allah said, that is their likeness in our shoulder said, historically speaking the the Jews when it came to the Torah,
they would take the book, and they would be taking it from one place to another one temple to another, they would wrap it up, they would boast about it. They will look down on others. You don't have this book, we have this book. Yet they never read it and implemented what it said.
Shocking parallel to what happens in our time to honor don't we say we have we look around. And look how we respect our book. We put it on the shelves up there. We don't put it on the floor.
Yet if someone comes to us and says, you read that chapter, was it fair to her? Yeah, yeah. 17 times a day, isn't it? Yeah. What does it mean? What's the basic meaning that I say about
or not too sure about that? It's good question come up. You read it 17 times a day. You claim that this book is the word of God, you don't know what it means. Allah said think about the juice. Look how I'll describe the message is despicable way they like the donkey that carries valuable things on his back how counsel because they never took the book lalla Kentucky learn to understand it and to any really get to grips with what a lie saying to me. What do I learn from this? Don't just want to recite to like a holy book a sacred book just for blessings though that is good, though that you will get reward that's not the reason why login book. Allah gave the book Lala Come on so you will
Okay, the last verse will take and the one that little bit controversial now we're going to get to work even tomorrow from rely on that to see
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Allah said National nakasu olika
we, we are the ones that would nakasu napco swanstrom Casa Casa means to storytelling.
However the root word pasa actually means to
follow footprints follow footprints international said, this is the link between storytelling and the root word us because, you know storytelling is writing something happened a long time ago he tracing back in time what happened just like you trace footsteps to the destination
also also has a meaning of narrating something that happened a long time ago as opposed to something that has happened recently
also also has the meaning of the costs the one who story tells his called the cost because he doesn't just narrate the story. As he thinks it happened. he narrates it with accuracy and precision. So let's say we are going to relate the story in a very accurate and profound manner to you.
we are going to relate to you the best related stories.
How the Koran in this Koran.
How do we understand this? The translation I put it there, this is how, how everything from Allah understands this verse, okay, because it's a bit technical. And to cut out the technical stuff, I've just given the translation. So what does it mean?
We narrate to you in this Koran, the very best stories by way of Revelation,
even though you were unaware of it before it came. See the other translation
is that we relate to you the
best of stories, best of stories. Is that really the case is the best of stories. Well, let's look at linguistically Firstly, okay, haven tamer Ramallah brings a number of points, okay? Because he says that the story of use of Islam though it is amazing, though it is fantastic. Is it the Is it better than the stories of other prophets? He says, No, it isn't. For the story of Moses is around is far superior, far greater. Okay, then he brings a number of points. First point linguistic point. He says people read XML parsers as XML pay sauce costs us this us two different words. This us means stories. us us means storytelling.
This means what? stories from desktop, this story tells us stories. That's why they think it means best of stories. But the word isn't. Arsenal tells us it is Arsenal, us us best related stories here also means the story narrative. So even before we get into why it doesn't mean, he said what it means is Allah saying we're going to relate to you the best possible stories in the best ways with the best explanation and the best style.
In this Koran, you find those stories here, the whole of the Quran, it contains the very best stories told in the very best ways. This is the understanding he gives.
First point he says what does it mean best of stories linguistically says? He says in fact that this person who claims is doesn't know Arabic language is a very hot person, doesn't it? line we think that this means best of stories, because it's not a simple business process. Point number one. Point number two, he says the story of Musa alayhis salam mentioned in far more places in the Quran. with far more dedication here mentioned many different places for so many more times and given much more space in the Quran.
Anyone agree with this, disagree with this? read the Quran. You find Muslims to keep coming up. snippets of his life keep on coming up. What does that indicate to us? Allah keep on telling us about leucism and remember this other thing that happened tomorrow
member here, remember here? Why?
Because in his story comes the greatest of lessons the most benefit. Point number two, point number three. even say martial law says that in the end of this surah, Allah Jalla Allah says lapada can fee costs ah see him ariba Allah says at the end of the surah indeed in they related stories in they are the katakana fee also see him in vain related stories, he didn't say his way stories, they say look, a lot of the end is showing that we're talking about all the stories in the Quran about them, the prophets, the messengers,
one was the number three Okay, point number four.
He said this is a deep one, okay. This is the point. He said. First of all, let us analyze the tribulations that useful is some goes through his life. He says there are four main fitten four main tribulations that he goes through first tribulation, tribulation of Hazzard and V and read upon by his brothers right, the hatred upon him.
Second pfitzner it was the fitna of Imperato disease, the the wife of Aziz and the temptation of Shahar,
thrown into prison test of the
fourth test, Mark, he's given authority, a position of tremendous influence, you know, given if you're given a top job, CEO, more money people under your control, it's going to get to your head right. Now, my thing is totally self taught me what to do. Say I don't know pay you. We can you do?
The fitting of authority, he says for different types of return.
Now look, he said that the enmity that youthful Islam faced, as compared to musella salaam
was based for most of the Islam on his Deen. As for youth Islam was based on dunya What does that mean? Whoa, has? Why was he envied upon?
Was it because he's a Muslim?
Was it because he was doing now? Why
was he hated upon boys? But this was indeed.
Because of the Father's love of him.
Is that to do with his religion? No. second trial, second trial. Temptation. The wife was he say, you know, you're a fantastic Muslim. You know, our read is
she never said this. Yeah. Why was she tempted? Because of what?
is to do with dunya or the deen
Okay, second, third one oppressed thrown in prison for no good reason. Why?
Cuz the fatawa useless. I'm coming out with you know, the Dow is doing No. Good to put him in prison, man. This guy's dangerous.
No, just because he says I'm not going to do haha.
I'm not going to do that. refusal to do Xena Wheeler was the cause of his oppression. Again, do Nui as opposed to religious for things again. Why is he tested as person? You know what brings about the test of authority? His his ability to interpret the King's dream correctly turn on.
Now, don't misunderstand. He's not talking down with the other biller about the great use of Islam. No, he's analyzing. All prophets are great.
However, amongst the prophets, can we distinguish who is better? here Don't misunderstand me, Allah.
Okay, so it's clear. He said, As for more scientists and on every trial he faced in his life was because of his doubt. Every trial that came his way was because he called others to Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Up to the extent that Heidi not did our then many of those trials would never have come his way.
That in of itself,
places his life and story above in rank, the use of an SL
C's analysis is quite deep isn't it? It's very comprehensive is or looking at it as pile up from many different perspectives.
And he said he brings and I'll double check this a statement from national Rahim Allah that the story of Musa al Salaam is the greatest story in the Quran, the greatest story in the crowd, double check that inshallah next week. So anyhow, this is the analysis of shift assignments a national law, he said, It is not the best of stories. However, the end of this analysis is very long. He says that it can be seen as the best from a particular perspective. And the perspective is this, that there is no one who enjoyed test and tribulation with as much taqwa and sub as you suffer a tsunami. Second thing, there is no one historie contains such a, you know, a change and a turnaround in events, as
you find in the story of usefulness. Now, this is a very, very astute point, he's saying that, look, he went from a well,
to a throne. For this to this.
He went from being accused of Xena by the women of Egypt, and the lady of Aziz to the women of Egypt and the wife of as he saying, it wasn't him, it was me. Total turnarounds, the complete opposite, you know, he went from being thrown in a well by his brothers, to them doing subdue to him on our panel, ah, amazing turnaround of events that are
at the end is so profound. You don't find it in any other story of any other person. So he's saying that from a particular perspective, you can say this, you can say that it was is the best of stories from this particular perspective.
Okay, so let's just summarize what we learned from this, this ayah
National nakasu no to my brothers, you know, in the previous IR lesson in ends, and now, it would have been enough to say and then now, adding in gives emphasis, just like here, it was enough to say nakasu olika baladeva said nakasu adekola said, National nakasu. So, when you say nakasu od means we storytel. When you say nano, it means we and no one else save me
to get this is a double emphasis number two is enough. National nakasu International said gives the meaning of the sauce, as you say I am going to storytel I am going to read the story, and no one else can relate it the way I will relate, which is again, amazing. If you think of it in light of why this surah was reviewed, a challenge given by those people have larger law that says you think he's there to the story. Now nakasu and not just we are going to tell the story, we're going to tell it in the best possible way. You know, so in fact, it's panela. It removes all doubt from our minds. How could we ever doubt your law? How could we ever think little of your deen How could we ever
think less of your profits in the long run is how amazing you are alive? And how emphatic Are you in displaying your mighty majesty to us.
The last part of this verse, Allah Allah Allah says we're in quantum in poverty, he let me know how you're feeling. Even though before this, you have the feeling? It's been answered. See, we mentioned La Jolla used the same word of our feeling. But the machete cone that they were off you don't we send you to warn them like the forefathers were warned or other interpretation because the forefathers weren't warned. And as a result, they became off alone.
This is this is the description given to them. But how it comes along, realizing you will have those people what we learn here, I think it'll be quiet. You mentioned this in the feed that hopefully is of two types. The first type of waffler is of the hot person he lives about a law about what Allah wants from him.
He listened to since the second time of law is that of the intellect, in our shoe said is not knowing something that is there. So the service is there in history. But the person Solomon's mind hasn't been turned to that he's not aware of that. So Allah geladas
He never said that you are awful. He said minella feeling before this, you are all those that were also unaware of this passage of history. That is how you explained that part. One lesson that we learned from this is that Allah wants us to know certain passages in history. Allah wants us to be, you know, clued up, when it comes to certain passages of history that are of benefit and mean to us. And obviously, the best passages of history are the stories of the prophets. My name is Sam. But also we know a lot about the parish nations as well. You know, couldn't have all of that is historical information, right?
So no one should say any of those things from ancient times. What do we need to know? The last thing we're going to read you something about before and as a result, personname will not be half of this anymore, which teaches us that we should know certain passages of history that are that are of some substance and meaning to us.
Okay, so here's this. Here's the steam room team and I have a lot I'm just trying to summarize what you said.
No, he said that is because Okay, so he's explaining why one of the main reasons why the story moves or Islam holds a rank above that of useless and that is because the enmity of the people of masa was due primarily to his Deen, but the enmity useable Islam met was because of dunya. However, from all the people in the Quran, from all the people that Quran never mentioned, there is no one who showed more suffering taqwa the usefulness Salaam who had a better ending in the dunya and afra then him
okay and he done a super summary of the iron this iron and folic acid
in condemning poverty let me know if he even said that overall meaning is everything related in the Quran is better than that.
Then what hasn't been related in it? Everything mentioned the plan is better than which hasn't been related. You know,
this teaches us everything in the Quran everything now the thing is you know, we know that with the Koran person finds a tranquility LLB degree later upon in Roku, people find tranquility you know serenity in reading the Quran even just listen to the Quran.
However, we have other needs, you know, other needs human beings have other needs and other need human being has this for some form of entertainment. You know, people have this need some entertainment, some light hearted you know, conversation, some law some jokes.
Is that also they end up on
when you read the end of the story useless. Um, he finds Pamela. very entertaining story. really build suspense, anticipation. I mean, just consider the beginning. You know, the characters for example, we speak about the characters, but just one thing that makes a great story, or maybe a great movie, you know, people are gonna read stories anymore. They watch movies, right? So in your mind, just think okay, what makes a great movie?
What makes one of the things that makes great movies anticipation, suspense, right. anticipate what's going to happen. I never saw that coming. 1000 extra
suspense anticipation. Okay, technically that's called foreshadowing foreshadowing
just imagine you don't know anything of the story of useless now. In the beginning, all we hear is useless some companies that it says in Neeraj A to A hadapsar rokoko was some sort of camaraderie at home Lee's ravine boy comes alongside us in an amazing dream has seen planets stars moon sun bearing down to me Dad, that says don't tell that to your brothers. They might plot against you.
They might plot against you. Personally. It was a dream about misinterpretation that dream.
What's gonna happen?
is gonna do next thing that happens is not interpretation of dream.
That is embedded in the mind personally. What's that dream about? No time. Let's look at what happens they throw into will Oh, my code was named with a promise so bad of them. What's happened to them? No time. He's now in Egypt. Now he's a slave. Oh my god. Another temptation. That woman was she's crafty, man. Now we're coming to the end. The coming back to Egypt. They need him.
And the dads coming in. Oh, hang on a minute. How many are there is 11 of them. 11 stars on coming on. Suhana law. That's amazing. That's anticipation
You know, but the thing is, that's just entertainment. You know, like, sometimes you can watch, you know, some program read a book. And when you read it, it was amazing. You will really go back and watch it again. You know, I've seen him and, you know, once again, read it once again.
That's just entertainment factor, the lessons and the morals and the richness. That is what brings someone back to something over and over again in that regard. Amazing. You know, you could never compare it but even in other regards in terms of entertainment, suspense characters and the plotting the plot of the story, the middle, the beginning, the ending in from the literary perspective, unbelievable. shala we'll try and cover this throughout.
The end is Hanako, Hamdi.
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