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Why Is Allah Referred To As US, OUR & HE In The Quran

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Shaykh Ammar AlShukry discusses

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Why does a lock refer to himself sometimes and hold on as we? Or us? Or our and why does he always refer to himself as he?

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from the last lesson, I'm also law so we're looking at two things. We're looking at the Royal pronoun, and we are looking to why does the law refer to himself as he asked for the Royal pronoun it exists even in English that's why it's called the Royal pronoun and that is, a king for example, might refer to themselves as we and say, we have decreed we have decided and what that indicates is indicates their power indicates their their nobility, it also in the Koran can be used to refer to something that involves the work of the angels or work of other of a less creation and so Allah will say, we have brought down the the rain or we have brought down the hold on on later. And obviously

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the Orion coming down Yes, Allah Subhana Allah is the one who brought down the Koran or revealed the Quran and Hadith or other but it also involves the instrument of God, like he said, he brings down the Hold on, or the angels distribute the rain, right? And so this pronoun can be used to indicate actions that involve His angels. However, whenever the command comes to worship, it is never worship us. It is never we It is always me, we are directed to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala a load As for why it is a law referred to himself as he.

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Now this question, you have to go back to the logic of the Arabic language, every language has its own logic, every language has its own mechanisms. And so with regards to the for an a loss of power with regards to the Arabic language, you have to remember that we have that which is feminine, and that which is masculine, and this doesn't exist in English, the notion of feminine masculine, but it exists in Spanish, and it exists in French and other languages as well. And that is that every item, every object, rather, every object must be defined as being either feminine or masculine. And that doesn't mean that it is actually female. And it doesn't mean that it's actually male, but it is

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either feminine and masculine. And the default in Arabic is that anything is masculine, until there is a reason to move it to being feminine. And so everything in the Arabic language the default is that it's masculine until it's moved to be feminine. So Allah subhanho wa Taala, obviously is without gender, he is not male, and he is not female. But the usage of the masculine term is because that is the default with regards to a loss of Hannah with Allah and Allah knows best