The Prophet Was Not A Poet

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Riyadul Haqq

Channel: Riyadul Haqq

Topics: Tafsir

Episode Notes

An Excerpt from the Lecture, ‘The Father of the Flame: A Tafsir of Surat 111 – Lahab’

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The Arabs were very conscious of image as everyone is. But you see, there was no media at the time of the Arabs. Their media was poetry

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and poetry stunk through poetry they would elevate people. And through poetry, they would debase people and humiliate them. They would eulogize or satirize, they would elevate or lampoon. And forgive me for drawing a comparison but many don't seem to understand this unless you compare it to rap.

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See how rap rappers they use a rap for competition for honor for dignity, for declaring their progress for boasting for their pride, and as well as to diss others. So this dissing this disparaging this lampooning satirizing? The Arabs would do it in through poetry, but there's no comparison between a rapping and poetry. The Arabs were born poets, their children could spontaneously impromptu, rattle off couplets, 6070 couplets, each one of them with a perfect rhythm and rhyme.

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And that's how they were. So if you look at the sort of Abu lahab

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another thing, Mr. Jamil, the wife of Abu lahab, she was a pub emphasis. She was opponents of hula was a poet. In fact,

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Imam Shabbir Ali, one of the tabs, he says.

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That's not just the clamor of Hashem. Remember what I told you? Who was a great grandfather, abdomen, abdomen, I've had sons Hashem nofal, bonobos, and chimps.

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Mmm mm sharp line essays. Out of all the descendants of abdomen AF, including all the descendants of Hashem, all the descendants of nofal. All the descendants of William and all the descendants of Abba shrimps, which included a moose of young fathers are miyabi. Hynde, which included one would you mean, his wife, basically all the descendants of abdomen of every single one of them was a poet except one, the prophet Mohammed. Similarly, with the exception of the Prophet sallallahu, alayhi wa sallam, every single Arab member from these clans, and descendants of Abraham enough were all poets, natural poets, with the exception of one as essays on them now.

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When we have not taught him, ie the prophets poetry, and nor does it prefixing

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name this either or an is an A is an admonition from Allah, and a clear port. So, labs wife, Jimmy and she was a paratus. And she would like to satirize the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, in verse and in rhythm, so last panel without a pseudo answer, but yeah, the vilavi

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ma, ma ma ma,

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ma ma, ma, ma, ma ma Hamada VG they have limited, so when she heard that she was shaken, she came straight to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam looking for him carrying stones in her hand to pelted with that mama dares to satirize me, indeed, these words shocker. So when she arrived, this was a mugger

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a worker of the illawarra who was sitting there next to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So we'll look into the unlock and saw on more Jamil coming, angry rushing towards them with stones in our hand. Abu Bakr radi Allahu Allah said O Messenger of Allah. It would be wise if you moved aside. So the Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, Don't worry, she won't be able to see me. Indeed she came and stood right in front of the prophets of Allah it was alum and all Jamil cetera abubaker ways ways your companion Mohammed

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he dares to satirize me. How dare he lampoon me with these verses, I have heard that this is what he says, and then she recited sort of the lab.

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So then she went off the province and the loads from tolerable bucket of the alarm. I told you Allah will allow me to be hidden from her at this time.