Tafsir al-Baqarah #21 – Hearts Like Rocks

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The conversation covers various aspects of the concept of Islam, including its potential for hardening hearts and the use of Jesus' guidance in these situations. The speakers discuss various examples of rocks, river rivers, and rocks, including the natural phenomenon of rocks and the various types of rocks. They also touch on the importance of hardening hearts and not overdoing the physical process of hardening hearts. The segment concludes with a discussion of various topics such as water, rock displacement, and underground removal of water.

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taught us Indeed you are the All Knowing the all wise

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by Deborah brothers and sisters salaam aleikum wa rahmatullah wa barakato.

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Alhamdulillah that Allah subhanho wa Taala has kept us alive to witness the blessed month of Ramadan, we asked Allah subhanaw taala to help us to truly give it its due and worship Allah subhanaw taala in the best way, so that we will really get the maximum benefit from this holy month in sha Allah.

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We continue with the seed of Surah Al Baqarah. And we got to the following a bow to learn in a shape on the regime. Smilla Rahmanir Rahim

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mean

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beautiful woman Hashem.

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One Allah who will be of all feeling

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man who soon

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so Allah subhanaw taala tells us in this area,

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some asset for LUCAM and he is still addressing Benny Surah e.

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And he says to them,

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then your hearts were made hard.

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So Maka said Caloocan.

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You said to Mufasa Kulu beaucoup

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de bellick. And then your heart your hearts became hard after that.

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And scholars have tipsy say that this is after the most recent incident that we discussed. And this is the story of the slaughter of the cow.

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And how they were told to strike the murdered one with a part of the cow and then Allah subhanaw taala resurrected him. So Allah azza wa jal is telling them even after this, you saw this dead man rise up from the dead,

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He was resurrected, that he became alive again and you saw it right in front of you. And this person immediately

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identified the person who murdered him and then he fell back dead,

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which makes it even more of a miracle. Subhanallah This is not just that Allah azza wa jal brought him back to life, brought him back to life. He said he is the one who murdered me and then he fell back dead Subhanallah even after witnessing this,

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your hearts became hardened. Soon cassette guru boo, mean body Dannic, even after seeing this miracle, and technically they saw one miracle after another.

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And yet, their hearts became hardened through Macassar Kulu buku men that are desiring

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one miracle after another. What What a miracle on its own should bring you to Allah should soften your hearts should cause you to repent for a lifetime, but the saw one after another, and yet Subhan Allah Allah azza wa jal says about them, their hearts became hardened through Naka says vocal members, we would have expected the opposite. Your hearts finally softened. After seeing this great man

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A code

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of this man being resurrected but no, some blue book remember the link? Right here kill him Jarrah. He did not just say that your hearts became hardened. He gave us the example.

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He said, For here kill he Jarrah. So it is like rocks. In other words, your hearts became hardened like rocks, as hard as rocks. We may think of other examples of things that are hard. But no, Allah subhanaw taala gave us the example of that, which may be the most hard

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rocks. For here Kelsey Jarrah. Can you imagine a heart becoming like a rock?

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When you think of the heart,

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for all practical purposes in terms of size, if you harden it,

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it will turn into a rock. Can you imagine someone's heart being like a rock? That's Allah Salama? Will Apphia We ask Allah subhanaw taala to soften our hearts and what a month for the softening of hearts.

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But their hearts became hardened.

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For here kill Jarrah. So it's like they had a rock inside instead of a heart. For here can hijack

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a shell do a swab your Allah can it be harder than a rock?

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A heart that is harder than a rock, Allah azza wa jal is telling us for here, Kilimanjaro should do cassava. In other words, yes.

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But the Arabic term is for here Kilimanjaro. Oh, I shouldn't do a swap. So it was like rocks, or was or in the Arabic language? And you can Hijra Oh, I shouldn't do a swap or it is even harder than rocks. How are we meant to understand this? How do we understand oh here?

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And what is the meaning of it?

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We've seen how many times in the Quran

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the

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different is mentioned out and we can look at those is to try to understand what is meant by oh here.

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One possibility and leave other poverty mentions those possibilities.

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One possibility is that he is saying

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it is similar to the other idea where Allah subhanaw taala says we're in yours, la isla, who then will feel the Aladdin movie.

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When he says in Surah Saba that we or you are indeed upon guidance or are misguided.

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This is an example. And the Arabs may speak like this as well, where they will see something

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they know exactly what is correct. But they are seeing it in order to make it ambiguous for the one who is listening.

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So it's not clarifying. It's not being absolutely explicit. It's either this or this. Okay. Of course, when we talk about Allah subhanaw taala, Allah says knowledge encompasses all nothing is absent from the knowledge of Allah subhanho wa taala.

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So, this cannot be in any way uncertainty. Human beings are uncertain, not Allah azza wa jal.

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So here, the here can hija Usha Dukkha Sua. So Allah is not quite telling us.

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But this very naturally segues into the next possibility.

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And another expression that Arabs use to show that it is either this or that.

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Meaning there can be no other possibility.

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And of course, he's talking about

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the Jews whose hearts have hardened.

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So he's essentially telling you that the hearts of the people who reacted this way

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were as hard as rocks or harder than rocks but not less than that.

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So only two possibilities for all of them. Either the hearts were hard like rocks, or harder than rocks, but he can

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Oh, I shouldn't do

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no third option there.

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One of two.

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The other possibility like when Allah azza wa jal talked about Prophet Yunus Halley's Sera,

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when he said that he sent him to 100,000 people meet at the elfin oh we as the dude.

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Or literally, or more than that, Allah knows exactly, and that seems to indicate that they were 100,000 and some, okay. So, then it would be, it would have the meaning of Belly,

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belly as he do,

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he was sent to 100,000 rather, even more than 100,000 so that we can see that as well here, right here Kelsey Jarrah, Luca sua eight Ben I should do Casper rather, it is even harder than rocks. These are some of the possibilities and interestingly especially for you, Arabic enthusiasts, and connoisseurs.

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dilemma povery chooses the opinion that this is the meaning of owl

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where it is one of the two options and cannot be a third

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and he says this is because it is the closest to the actual meaning of our in the Arabic language which is or which is either this or that.

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And this is interesting when we think about so many of the other particles and prepositions that come in the Quran

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where you will find in the tafseer or you may have heard that this particular preposition means this one

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that here this particle actually means another one.

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So, remember poverty is also of the opinion to try to keep the original meaning of that preposition and try to understand it that way. So for here haidara Shouldn't do as well. So it is one of the two. So it means all that did not submit an actually did not heed the reminder of Allah subhanaw taala. Here, their hearts became as hard as rocks are even harder than that. For here getting the job, Alicia Aswan.

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One narration mentions

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that even after Allah azza wa jal resurrected this person,

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and he is the one who identified his murder.

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Even after that, they still continue to deny that they had anything to do with the murder.

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Kulu coming back

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here, can she Jarrah Oh shouldn't do a swap.

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Then Allah subhanaw taala says we're in nominal Ijarah let my attention gentlemen who will and how

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he starts talking now and detailing some of the details about these rocks, very interestingly.

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And we might say to ourselves,

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now, Allah Subhana Allah is telling us about these different rocks.

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Why?

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Indeed, one possibility may be that Allah subhanho wa Taala is exonerating the rocks.

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Poor rocks.

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Allah azza wa jal is just giving the example

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of some of the hardest things

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in existence. So he gave the example of the rocks, but the rocks are not to blame.

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Don't blame the rocks, they are doing what they are required to do.

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We are fulfilling

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their mission.

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They are rocks Allah azza wa jal created them that way. And they are fulfilling. They're doing what they are required to do. And just so happens that they have this property of being very hard. And Allah azza wa jal gave you the example otherwise don't blame the rocks. The rocks are not to blame

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sometimes Subhanallah

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Some of you may know this better than others. We're talking about some of the worst people that exist. And you compare them to some animals, or you compare them to something else. And in the end, you figure, you know, it's not the animals fault.

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It's not the rocks fault.

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So ALLAH SubhanA data, starts talking about the rocks

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and giving us and telling us some of their interesting properties.

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My brothers and sisters

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is very dangerous. When hearts become hardened.

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Here he's talking about Benissa eel. But it's a reminder for everyone. This is the month to soften our hearts to work on our hearts.

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Because our hearts may have hardened, we ask Allah that it never comes to the stage or reaches the level of being like rocks. But definitely as Eman goes up and down, our hearts harden

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and this is the time to find a way to soften it.

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And this is the avenue and the channel for softening our hearts. It is by coming back to Allah subhanaw taala.

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By reading the Quran, by listening to the words of Allah azza wa jal by preoccupying oneself with what Allah has said, and not what everyone else has said, because most of the time this is what we are doing.

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We've preoccupy ourselves so much with everything everyone else is saying, not with what Allah azza wa jal has said.

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Or for that matter, trying to listen and ponder and deliberate and understand and really go deep into the words of Allah azza wa jal, this is what softens hearts.

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This is what brings people back to Allah azza wa jal, more prayer,

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pm

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remembrance of Allah azza wa jal, this is what soften the hearts talking to people about

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vicar and Quran, this is one softens the hearts

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the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was mentioning and praising loading Yemen, the people of Yemen saying that a man is there because Subhanallah they have hearts filled with Eman they have soft hearts, the prophets of Salaam is praising them.

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And then he mentions the opposite when he mentioned elephant daddy

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he mentioned some of the tribes

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in Arabia

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specifically from the nomads, okay, from the dwellers of the desert, whose hearts may be hard.

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So he mentioned discuss what when talking about them.

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Why?

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There may be different reasons, but part of it is being preoccupied with the dunya and everything that has to do with the dunya only. This is how hearts become hardened.

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But things of worship that we do in Ramadan is the way that we soften those hearts

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from Makkah set Kulu beaucoup Daedalic the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam also mentioned the authentic hadith, how

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too much sinning,

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the committing of sins,

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hardens the hearts. And when that happens,

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it's like there's a black spot on the heart, and then one black black spot after another, and then it just completely pervades and dominates the heart. And then it will no longer discern or distinguish good from evil or right from wrong. We ask Allah azza wa jal to forgive us. The hardness of hearts. This is something we need to always remember Allah subhanaw taala says, Woe to those with hard hearts

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For

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us here,

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the Karela woe to those whose hearts are hardened

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Subhanallah

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my brothers and sisters, this is a serious matter first want to know what happened with them

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with the Jews? Why is it their hearts hardened here? He didn't specifically mention why.

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He just said punakha Kulu buco member identify or kill hijab,

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but he tells us the other I

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have given up probably in Neetha hula

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ma Johanna Hulu Garcia,

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what did they do? They reneged.

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They didn't fulfill their covenant with Allah azza wa jal.

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And he mentioned it from the very beginning. Whoa, whoa, whoa, goofy bit

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when we started this whole section,

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but they broke that covenant time and time again. And they was instead of saying, oh, we'll be here in Rio, may they say we're here and we disobey

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and they marked, so their hearts hearts and their hearts hearts and sorry.

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Because they broke those covenants

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from

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the Dalek for here, Ken

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is like rocks. Or even worse, they are harder than rocks. You can

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ask Allah subhanaw taala to soften our hearts with His remembrance.

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Hole hold yourself accountable.

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Look at yourself. Look at your relationship with Allah azza wa jal. Look at the situation of your heart. Where is it? Is it close to Allah?

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Is it soft? Do you get affected by the Quran when you hear it? Or the meanings? When you

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hear or read a tough scene and you discover something you didn't know? Or you understand an iron? Does it soften your heart? Do you feel it? Or are our hearts hardened? Because of being far away from Allah subhanaw taala then it just gets harder and harder. And then it becomes harder to soften it

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from

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here till hija I shouldn't do aswa are in nominal, hey Java, then I had Darwin Hall and half look at these rocks.

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Don't blame the rocks.

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And then he started mentioning some of the different examples of rocks. The first example where in nominal hijra, doesn't I mean

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there are there's a type of rock and rocks from which rivers will flow rivers will actually not only flow they will burst through

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yet a woman who loved her

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you will get this amazing freshwater from river rivers that go through these rocks.

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America phone gentlemen who

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were in I mean her llama you're shocked

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and there are there's another type of rocks

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that will break apart your shuck. They will break apart somehow they will crack and they will give you water.

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And ostensibly it seems that this next level of rocks are giving you less water than the first example. The first example you have a gentleman who learned how to

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write rivers are bursting through the second one, your shock will crack and then water will come out of it.

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Water comes out of rocks Subhanallah

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does water come out of rocks or does it come through rocks?

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Through rocks, right? We see

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above bunch of rocks in the river and the water is going through is that what is meant?

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In both of these cases, it seems quite clear

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But what is being talked about is groundwater.

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Groundwater, the water which is under the surface of the earth, not surface water, and we will get into all those details in Sharla.

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But for now

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you have different gentlemen hula and her you are shocked shocker fire for a woman who will intervene hola Maya to mean Kashi Attila. And then there are some that fall out of fear of Allah subhanaw taala. So take a look, don't lay the rocks, the rocks are doing what they're told. They're doing what is required, and they feel Allah azza wa jal and they worship Allah subhanho wa taala. And all of this that they do, is part of Allah's guidance to them.

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So this bursting forth of rivers, Allah azza wa jal guided them to do that.

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The cracking, this is Allah's guidance

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and some will fall out of the fear of Allah subhanaw taala. Don't blame the rocks. They're doing exactly what they should. And if it wasn't for that hardness,

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they might might not fulfill what they are supposed to fulfill. But this hardness is required for rocks, not for hearts.

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Hearts are supposed to be soft, even physically the organ

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is soft.

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Physically, it is soft. But here we're talking about the softness, the humility,

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all of the meanings of softness, and being connected to Allah subhanaw taala the spirituality, the soft heart

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that connects one with the Lord that keeps them connected with Allah subhanahu wa taala

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Imam Mujahid

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Rahim Allah offers an interesting opinion. And he says,

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And he combines all of these three examples.

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And he says that anytime

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rocks give you rivers bursting forth,

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a lot of water coming forth.

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Or they crack and they give you some water or they fall all of this is out of fear of Allah subhanaw taala every time that happens.

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So we may ask ourselves, but rocks are solid objects, they cannot hear, see, they don't have a heart. They don't understand Allah subhanaw taala they're inanimate.

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But if we look at the Quran, we can see that even inanimate objects may in some way, worship Allah subhanaw taala

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and this is why Allah azza wa jal tells us in the other eye, what in she in you submit will be handy when I can learn the power that is behind Allah, that there is nothing in creation

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except that it glorifies Allah's praise, but

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you do not understand their glorification. You don't understand their test. They do this they have their own way. So this seems to be the test we have the rocks

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by giving you this water

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by doing what they have been guided to do, fulfilling what they are supposed to do. They are worshipping Allah, and they are glorified, glorifying Allah streets. And indeed, we know at the time of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam that they were such examples. We know the example of the tree stump

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that was making the sound because it long for the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam

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emotions. The Prophet alayhi salatu salam said, after he became a messenger, he says Wallah here I know of a rock that used to give me Salah in Makkah, before I became

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the messenger,

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rocks

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Subhanallah killer in inanimate objects, praise Allah and worship Allah. It's only the evil of the human beings in the gym that do not

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inanimate objects.

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They do what they're told.

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What a blessing. What would you do without these rocks without groundwater? A lot of the freshwater some of it is for drinking purposes and some of it for irrigation is from groundwater.

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And you would only have that through these rocks.

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Were in the middle Hijra.

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Gentlemen. Hello and hello in London Hello Maya Shaku fire for joining

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in I mean Hallelujah to me. Harsha. Tila one Allahu Allah feeding I'm Tom Malone.

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You have to immediately make the connection. My brothers and sisters

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we have talked about the idea what it possibly means. The hardening of hearts V lesson for the Jews? How can you hearts, hearts, and after all of these things that Allah has shown you

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all of these things that soften the hearts, but at the same time.

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Allah is clearly talking about a natural phenomenon.

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Is this not true? He's talking about rocks.

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And he's telling you about the natural phenomenon, rivers flowing,

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bursting forth from these rocks.

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Rocks cracking and giving you water? This is these unnatural phenomenon?

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Who is going out and trying to understand it? Did you ever think?

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Oh, no. It's just an example. Allah is just giving us an example. Well, yeah, but he gives you details.

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Here's the rule and how we're in the middle. You're shocked Puku fire? Who do you mean? Why does he say you're shocked? And not yelling, cashier?

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And then he said, Yeah, who do you mean? He didn't say yes.

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And he said yes. And how he didn't say as the first gentleman who

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did you think about this, these are natural phenomena. The Quran is telling us about something that we can readily now go and investigate and discover and understand.

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Did you think about it that way? It's an example. Yes, of course, it's an example. But this is how just comes through. This is how the inevitability of the Quran comes through.

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Because he's giving it to you as an example, you didn't quite think of it as a natural phenomenon. Now, I want you to think of it as a natural phenomenon. Any geologists here raise your hand, don't be shy. Geologists, geologists, Hola Hola, como weather, please.

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This is your see right here.

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Cover and tell us what does this mean?

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Yes.

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If I make a mistake, please correct me. I'll try my best. I'm not a geologist. Okay.

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But this is the way we need to think about it as well and try to understand it. The Quran is a book of miracles, and some of them are scientific miracles. And these are things that we are only discovering recently SubhanAllah. So he's telling us about these three different types of rocks.

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Apparently, notice from the beginning, there are many different types of rocks. And that's why he says, we're in the middle

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of the rocks. There are there's this type and that type and that type.

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Geologists split rocks into three different categories, right? Prof igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks and metamorphic rocks.

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Here

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we said it is quite clear Allah azza wa jal is talking about rocks and the relationship to water.

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Right. So here, we're seems we are talking about groundwater. Groundwater, which is under the surface of the Earth, under layers of rock.

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Because he's talking about water, bursting forth from the rocks.

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So it seems quite clear Allah I love that this is a reference to groundwater. What do we call that layer of rock under which we have water?

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Proof I don't want to put you on the spot.

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up, what do we call that, but we want to hear from the non experts layer of rock under which is water aquifer. It's called an aquifer, right?

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So you have a layer of rock, and then you have water, this water comes from above and then start seeping into these rocks. But wait a second he's saying yet the thing Joe mean hood and hull. So this is not rivers flowing through rocks. You said yet the filter will mean who not mean Kilala he not through it. Me who from it. Water is gushing forth from these rocks Had Allah water coming out of rocks.

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So immediately we realize part of the agenda is part of the immutability. And who would know this over 14 centuries ago that the layers of rock under which is groundwater, the a lot of them a lot of these layers are rocks that are porous, porous rocks,

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where in you will have water stored inside the rock.

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There are pores inside these rocks.

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And therefore if we talk about porous rocks, then necessarily we're talking about the second category which is sedimentary rocks, such as sandstone

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and limestone. Right? And other

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similar types Okay.

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Some people are laughing I'm not sure why

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anything funny

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so

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and there are different types of sand sedimentary rocks right. So already we are seeing the Quran is talking about rocks having pores, wherein water will be stored and then water will be released with time.

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The first one LeMay effect gentlemen mineral and her this seems quite clearly to be a type of rock where you get more water than in the second type your shutter prior for Julian Hillman.

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The best type of stones for aquifers are known as sandstone.

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Because there are some of the most porous and the most permeable geologists talk about two properties, porosity and permeability.

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Laughing what's going on?

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Is it too is he's a geologist Allah.

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Okay, all right, Alhamdulillah. Porosity means

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how much empty space there is in that rock.

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To what's permeability, permeability is the connectedness of those spaces by having a choice to you on on a picture or PowerPoint. It's the connectedness of those spaces. So you might have porosity, but lack of permeability, and if there's no permeability, water cannot flow. So you need both porosity and permeability.

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And if you have that, then you will have the largest flow of water as in the first one, which is yet a gentleman who will and hot water is gushing forth.

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Like rivers of course, we're not necessarily talking about rivers when we're talking about groundwater because it moves a lot more slowly groundwater moves a lot more slowly. But we are talking about a type of rock or stone that will allow more water to flow through. This seems to be Allahu Allah, a reference to sandstone.

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Possibly the best type of rocks for aquifers.

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And interestingly, sandstone because of the quartz crystals inside it, play a very important role in filtering that water as well through those pores.

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So it acts like a natural filtration system and the water that comes out is fresh. And notice Allah azza wa jal called it

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I have a freshwater

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memo with 100 Gentlemen, one and a half.

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But then in the next one, he says what I mean hell am I a shock, I mean, who

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seemingly a different type of rock. But again, one that still allows water to go through. There are types of water that will not allow to solve that will not allow water to go through right process. There are types of sedimentary rock, which are not porous, okay? So they will not allow water to go to flow through. They have the rolling aquifers, but not the ones that will let the water through the ones that will let the water through are the ones that are porous and permeable. So the other type of rock, which is very good for aquifers as well, but slightly different in its properties and composition than sandstone is limestone.

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But what's the issue with limestone? With limestone, you don't get as much flow as you do with sandstone.

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And what happens is because limestone is basically calcium carbonate, so it's the water may react with the limestone, and it may or may become salty.

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So what happens in limestone is that it actually results in cracks, a lot of cracks. And that's why you will find in many instances, you will find in mountains of life and so, you will find caves.

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Because what happens is that the water very slowly erodes the limestone and it starts to crack and it causes these cavities that we call caves.

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And you probably have seen things like this, where you have the stalactites coming down and the static mines coming up right in these caves of limestone. This is limestone you have cracks through which water will seep but not as quickly

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as in sandstone Subhanallah what in nemenhah Lemma your shock for human Holman.

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So, you will have these cracks from which water will come forth, but in a slightly different way.

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With limestone, it will crack but it will happen over long periods of time it will happen over long periods of time. So limestone is excellent is an excellent layer of rock for aquifers as well. But maybe not as good as sandstone when you take into account these properties. porosity and permeability What in hell am I a shock?

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Why aren't we trying to discover this brothers and sisters

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of Mars telling us about this, what you see outside?

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What you see in nature.

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The creation of Allah azza wa jal is the visual Quran.

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It's a visual Quran for all practical purposes because everything in creation leads us to Allah and the greatness of Allah subhanaw taala and his magnificence, and the Quran is that which we recite, but what you see outside it's almost like a visual Quran. So he's telling you about a natural phenomenon. And you can say the same about other things we read in the Quran where Allah azza wa jal give examples, and this is the third type

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Allahu Allah.

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The third type

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of

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verses of the Quran, Quranic verses where in you will find scientific again scientific inevitability

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and I have mentioned them in

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an article of mine the other one is where things are, where Allah subhanaw taala is talking about something but the terms are inexplicit you can find scientifica Jas there. The other interesting example is when it is and I would have to give you examples for this, but I need to get back to the idea. The other example is where the terms may be explicit, but the understanding of it may not be quite explicit.

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And the third example or type is such examples metaphors. This is a metaphor about hard hearts. But if Allah azza wa jal gave you science,

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he explained to you some of the science of rocks of geology,

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the tougher German will and have when I mean hell am I a shock? I mean who will man? Notice here he said

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it won't give you the same freshwater as you would get possibly from the sandstone. Well, Allahu Allah, we are saying this is possible that this is a reference to sandstone and this is a reference to limestone. Ultimately, we have

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the Quranic expression. And if we discover anything in the future, we compare it to that. And then we see is this indeed the case? And finally, what in minha, Noma Yeah, Hamiltonian hashing. Atilla here, there's no mention of water.

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This seems to be something different.

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One

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researcher claims that this seems to be a reference to

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if we

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talk about it scientifically, this may be a reference to rock displacement. So, yes, we know that rocks fall from above, and maybe that is the first thing that comes to mind when we say we're in Naveen Halima. Yeah. Woman Hershey, Atilla, this may be the first thing that comes to mind rocks falling, right. And we are saying that it is from the fear of Allah subhanaw taala.

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And this may be the case and this is how some of them have actually understood it. The rocks falling Okay.

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In the case that we are talking about, Musa alayhis salam and Benny Surah eel we may say,

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Musa Ali salaam was told to strike the rocks, what happened? Water came gushing forth. It's a reminder in the story of Musa Ali Salaam. When Musa Ali Salam asked to see Allah azza wa jal, Allah told them you will not see me. But if this mountain stay stable and firm, then he will see me.

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What happened to the mountain the rocks, they fell out of fear of Allah azza wa jal, but this is when Allah appeared to the mountain. But it's a reminder as well.

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So back to what I mean Allah Maya to encourage you to learn. So the rocks may fall from above. Indeed, and there are different types of falling. And there are different types of displacement between rocks, the geologists study

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it's interesting Allah azza wa jal use the word yah

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yah, retuning Hachette Allah and who is not necessarily support.

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So, coupe is sakasa to fall almost like freefall. But Allah azza wa jal uses the term yeah mille to

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and who may not necessarily be freefall, it may be falling, but it may be falling at a slant. And we see that kind of rock displacement between rocks as well, where it happens as a slant. We're in a minha lemma. Yeah, we have to mean Kashi Attila, is that a reference to that phenomenon? Allahu Allah, it may be. It is something to look at. It is something to research and possibly discover. And who knows, maybe we don't quite know

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why Allah azza wa jal mentioned in Amin, Halima young, woman Kashia Tila after the other two types of rocks and their relationship to water and groundwater coming through. Why then is he mentioning rock displacement, or rocks coming apart, and maybe even falling? Maybe we haven't quite discovered maybe what we will discover in the future and the relationship to groundwater.

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And we may say that actually we have seen this as well, because there are places in the world in the earth where groundwater is constantly being removed through artesian wells, right. And as water this groundwater is being removed from that aquifer, guess what's happening? You removing the water, the rock is falling. Yeah, we're done. The Rock. The layers of rocks are falling. You're absolutely right.

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What does that mean? Loma? Yeah, we have to mean Hachette ALLAH SubhanA Curam. This Quran, my brothers and sisters is to be looked at and read to be understood in all its greatness and in all its miracles. We're in the middle and I

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am Allah Allahu Allah.

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And Allah is not unaware of what you do. So Allah azza wa jal knows exactly what you are doing, what your ancestors did when he saw him and what you are doing now. And what you are hiding of the message of Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, Allah Allah, which is a Kamala urine, or Salah was salam O Allah. Naveen Hamid, do we have time for questions or comments or is that it? That's it. We can have it later inshallah Baraka la Feeco.

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Reza,