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Ustadh Nouman Ali Khan delves into Ayat 104 – 106 of the esteemed Surah Al Baqarah.

Allah SWT revealed these Ayaat and forbade the believers from imitating the Jews in their intentional disrespect for the Prophet ﷺ by playing mischiefs in the meanings of Arabic words. The Ayah also announces dire punishment for whoever claims to be a believer and does not watch his speech, especially in the respect of the Prophet ﷺ.

A question might arise about why the Jews adopted such behavior? It was because of their jealousy and prejudice that the Prophet ﷺ had been chosen from the Arabs and not them. Listen intently for an in-depth analysis of the Ayats 104 105.

The Abrogation of the Ayaat and the Wisdom behind it forms the bone of discussion in Ayat 106 of Surah Al Baqarah. At first, the Muslims used to pray with their faces turned towards the Bayt Al-Maqdis (Jerusalem), later Allah SWT commanded them to turn towards the Ka’bah. But the Jews claimed that these changes were made by the Prophet ﷺ himself and not by Allah SWT. They argued that if everything that Allah revealed was good why should one command be replaced by another? 

The purpose of such taunts and arguments was to sow the seed of doubt in the hearts of the Muslims. It was appropriately nullified by Allah SWT in the Ayats that follow.

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Nouman Ali Khan

Nouman Ali Khan is the founder and CEO of Bayyinah and serves as a lead instructor for several programs including Dream, traveling seminars and Bayyinah TV. His serious Arabic training began in the U.S. in 1999 under Dr. Abdus-Samie, founder and former principal of Quran College in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
Nouman served as a professor of Arabic at Nassau Community College until 2006 when he decided to take Bayyinah on as a full-time project. Since then he has taught more than 10,000 students through traveling seminars and programs. He currently resides in Dallas, Texas and is focusing on teaching his students, developing Arabic curricula and filming material for Bayyinah TV.

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