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that respected elders and brothers in Islam My dear mothers and sisters Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh It gives me great pleasure to be with you here in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Saturday the fifth of August 2006 whereby insha Allah with the mercy and assistance of Allah azza wa jal, we hope to continue with a series of lessons in regards to the Tafseer of surah use of indeed surah Yusuf is a madrasa. It's a school in itself. It has various teachings that will indeed assist us with the difficulties the different problems that we face, especially in this day, age and time. Now, someone may ask, why surah Yusuf why this particular Tafseer at this particular
point, indeed, the Quran begins with Surah Al Fatiha and Fatiha is known to be the best surah in the Quran. And the indeed there are lessons various lessons that can be derived from Surah Al Fatiha. However, when deciding on a surah to discuss I thought it appropriate because as I said before, the Muslim Ummah is in suffering at the moment. We find unfortunately, individually Muslims both men and women, that are going through anxieties, suffering various depressions, you know, facing trials and tribulations. We find the relationships between siblings, brothers and sisters, parents and their children suffering a very great breakdown. We find this breakdowns in the homes, this relationship
with that should be there. It's just not there to be found. And in Surah Yusuf he teaches us the relationship between brothers It teaches us the relationship between father and child. He teaches us about patience, it teaches us about putting facing one's trust in Allah subhanho wa Taala It teaches us about patience. It teaches us to refrain from sin Subhana Allah it is a school for the believer. It has various lessons in regards to apartheid, which is the belief of a Muslim believer his relationship with Allah azza wa jal, it is a school in itself. That's the best thing we can say. There's no other way we can describe this particular surah and it is a surah that is unique for many
reasons. reason that come to mind right now is that Allah subhanho wa Taala reveals the chapter of Joseph the surah of use of in its entirety, it is a surah that only speaks about use of Allahu salaatu wa Salaam from beginning to end. Obviously, we have different source or sources, whereby Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions various other prophets. And he mentioned these prophets, many a time like the story of mousseline salatu salam, the story of please Allah salat wa salam and the various other prophets that Allah subhanho wa Taala sent to mankind, but when it comes to the surah of use of it exists in its own surah in it, there is no discussion made in regards to jurisprudence
etc as we will find in
Other suitors Allah subhanho wa Taala reveals the surah starting with the dream and ending it with the interpretation of the dream. So it is a surah revealed in its entirety, discussing
the events that happened to us of Allah His salatu wa sallam. And as I said, it is a surah, which discusses from beginning to end this story, this various story that Allah subhanho wa Taala said in it, the lessons for those of understanding. Now, this we're just getting into the Tafseer before going into the actual Tafseer discussing the reasons for revelation or why it was revealed, etc. It is a sutra that most or majority of the alumna of Tafseer have mentioned, has been revealed in mocha and mocha Rama and it was revealed towards the end of the meccan period, towards the end of the Macan period after the death of Khadija Bella Juana who was a great supporter of Rasulullah
sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, she was a person who believed him when others rejected him. She was his first wife, he had children with her, and indeed she had a very great status when in regards to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he thought of her very highly. So it was revealed towards the end of the meccan period after the death of the Allahu anhu. Also after the death of Abu Talib, who was a great supporter of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he was the guardian of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam after the death of the grandfather of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam Indeed, he cared for his nephew, very much, he went through great extent in protecting
Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. So the sooner was revealed after the death of these two, and also it was revealed after Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was tortured in part if so, he spent 10 years doing the hour in Mecca with no success, then went to five hoping to have some success over there and unfortunately, they abused him, they mocked at him, they adjusted him so it was revealed at a very difficult time and this is the wisdom of Allah subhanho wa Taala. Now, reasons for revelations that Allah after, after going through the books of deceit, I've come across two reasons mentioned by them for the reasons why Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed this surah one of
the narrations, or one of the things that you stated about it is the fact that the Jews went to the mushriks went to the isolators. And all of them that listen, go to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and asked him about Joseph asked him about use of Allah His salatu salam, because indeed, he is from the brothers from the family lineage of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam. And if he doesn't know
the story, if he doesn't know events pertaining related to use of Allah, his Salatu was Salam. Then we will expose him as a liar and not a prophet. So there was a ploy a plot napm and if Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam behind the isolators backs, the missionary canes, or missionary Coons backs, came to the Jews to find out about use of Allahu salatu salam, then we will expose him again and say, Look, he didn't know we are the ones who send this missionary keen to ask you about Joseph and you are going behind their back and finding out from us, but Indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala indeed expose them because Allah subhanho wa Taala said makuta Allah Maha enter Allah como coming
public, that this story you didn't know nor did your people know before this so Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed the surah in its entirety and exposed the Jews and the mystery cool or expose values that are ill and the wish we could. So that is one of the reasons mentioned by Viola of the seal. The second reason mentioned by the aroma of the seal in regards to the reasons of revelation for this particular surah is that it was revealed as I said at a time where Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam lost his supporters in Hyderabad Allahu Allah in Abu Talib, and he was tortured in part if it was towards the end of the Macan period, they were on the hook, and they were giving the hour and
they were receiving operation after operation. Remember Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam had to send the Muslims to Abba senior to seek assistance and refuge from the embassy and King because they were suffering great operation in Mecca. So obviously there was via of sorrow, way Rasulullah sallallahu Sallam Ross used to supporters and before that they were sanctioned in the valley whereby all relations were cut with them. And it went for a period of three years. So the listings was suffering greatly. They were going through great trials and tribulations and as I said, Today, we find the Muslims as well going through these great trials and tribulations of thus my thought of
going through the surah. And before carrying on just explaining that my intentions behind it is to try and make it
something known as tafsir Madhuri, whereby we try and assimilate and associate listens to us in the surah, which Allah subhana wa Taala revealed to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam 1400 years ago we try to assimilate listens to it in the surah. Obviously, the events of use of AlLahi Salam happened a long time before the advent of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam however, the lessons and Allah subhanho wa Taala says that in the surah there are lessons for those who just asked.
So, we are going through trials and tribulations as I said, families are suffering depression, there is a breakdown of communication within the homes in regards to husband and wife in regards to father and child mother and child etc. We are suffering Great Depression in regards to our Deen etc. And we need something to boost us up. So the Muslims were going through these difficulties and the Sahaba of the Allahu anhu in or as explained by the order must have seen when to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam and said, Yasser Allah narrate to us, tell us a story. Obviously, we know that stories with good modern lessons are means of boosting us of making us more confident of giving us
more hope. So they went to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam going through all this difficulty and said Yasser Allah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam narrate to us, tell us a story, something to boost us and Allah subhanho wa Taala says Nana, La Casa La Casa de cosas de reveal to you the best of all stories, so two explanations given by the lemma of Tafseer just as a summary for those who may be taking notes. And one of them we mentioned was that the machinery Kuhn went to
the trouble was real and said, Look, over Lewis rail, went to the machinery Kuhn, and said, Go find out from Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam, about use of Allah salatu wa salam, and if he doesn't know, which he should know if he's a prophet, if he doesn't know we will expose him, and that is one reason. The next reason as we said is, obviously the Muslims are going through difficult times, and the asked or there's a habit of Allah and animoji Marine asked Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to narrate to them. And Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed a surah, of a prophet of Allah, who was on great moral status and character who went through great difficulty. Those of us
who have actually read the story know that he was removed from his father, beyond his wish, oppressively at the age of seven, eight or nine, as the llama of the fcrf mentioned a very young boy, removed from his father who he was extremely beloved to, and never mind that he is thrown into the well. I mean, your brothers who you have great confidence in, leave you these footsteps, all of a sudden disappear. You are a young boy in the dark, well, far away from home, and SubhanAllah. After that, being taken and sold as a slave beyond your wish, then living in a home, which is not your parents home, then, and we'll go through the stories and see how much trials and tribulations
Yusuf alayhi salatu salam went through and how he was patient. So Allah subhanho wa Taala, revealed to them the story, trying to boost their confidence and give them optimism and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. Now, obviously, I've explained why we are going to be doing the Sora coming to the methodology
that we'll be using in regards to this Tafseer.
In the methodology obviously is important, so we know how we'll be going about the explanation, inshallah, you will hear a chapter A reading from Surah Yusuf, in regards to the part of the soldier that we hope to do the Tafseer of, and time permitting, of course, if we don't, we will conclude it the next day, however, you will hear a reading, play and concentrate on the rules of Tajweed, 13, etc. You know, we don't have time to explain the rules of Tajweed and 13. And obviously, as I said, the surah is a school, we only have around 12 sessions. Allah knows best, obviously, time permitting, and depending on my time situation over here, our aim is to complete the surah. But we
have to look at the reality of the situation. Obviously this surah is best understood if it's understood in the Arabic language. That's the beauty of the Arabic language and in fact at the beginning of the surah Allah subhanaw taala mentioned the revealing of the Quran in the Arabic language so we don't have the cloud in the sense that we speaking to viewers who are not well versed in the Arabic language, so there is a lot that we have to leave out. That's first and foremost. Secondly, is the time aspect. So we will try and work with what we have and try and relate lessons that inshallah we can
learn from the surah especially in the aspect of applying these lessons that we learn from the surah in our daily lives and the problems that we are actually going through. Now inshallah, as I said, we'll hear the reading for today. They after you
Sharla we will try and do
yes indeed Allah subhanho wa Taala is alleman Hakeem the most knowledgeable and the most wise, Allah subhanho wa Taala reviews the surah we've discussed the reasons of Revelation. We've discussed the reasons why we are choosing the surah four for explanation. And now inshallah we will start Allah subhanho wa Taala after Bismillahirrahmanirrahim he says, Elif lamb, Elif, and lamb and these three letters dear listeners
are known as haruf, mocha or mocha meaning the separated letters. Now, there are many reasons given by the lemma
as to why Allah subhanho wa Taala has actually revealed these letters separately, and some have tried to explain
what it could mean etc. Obviously, Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best the meaning of these letters, going through the books of Tafseer we happen to find 15 reasons as many as 15 as to why these letters are used in the way that they are meaning separately. Now, obviously, it would it would be time consuming and it wouldn't be appropriate for us to go through all 15 but one which appeals to me or when I was going through these, the main reasons given one which appealed was that the Arabic language consists of 28 letters, 28 proof 28 letters, olive butter, etc. So if we add them up, we have 28.
If we look at the Quran and see the letter that Allah subhanho Allah has used separately for example, Alif Lam Meem Alif Lam mean slot have hyah in flood or in the surah Alif Lam ra or noon, above etc. If we add up the separate letters, that Allah subhanho wa Taala has used in this way, we will find that a lot of it is that he will General has just used 14 so 14 is half of 28, Allah subhana wa that I use this 14 separately.
And as if he is challenging the disbelievers as a means of challenging them that look, this book is revealed in your language in the Arabic language and you have 28 letters we using 14 and we challenging you to use these letters to come up with or to come up with a Quran. And this obviously, is totally impossible. It is totally impossible. I mean, even if we look at the works of the orientalist and those who are trying to discuss the Quran in trying to challenge it, etc, and the disbelievers we find that they'll never be able to challenge it. They themselves are failing drastically in regards to comparing with the Quran.
Like they never will be able to Allah subhanho wa Taala says that we have removed the Quran and we are protectors over it and Allah subhanho wa Taala in many places of the Quran challenges these disbelievers in coming up with the Quran. So the owner of Tafseer and meaning in one of the explanations that they've given is that Allah subhanho wa Taala out of 28 letters uses 14 and says, Listen, we are using your, your letters we are using your alphabet. Can you come up with a Quran which can even come close to this one using your own letters Allah subhanho wa Taala is challenging them. The Quran indeed is a book of eloquence. It is the Arabic language in it and those who study
the Arabic language will definitely acknowledge the
meaning the exquisiteness of the manner of Allah subhanho wa Taala. In His revelation, the Quran was revealed at a time where the Arabic language was at his highest at its highest if you were a poet. At that time, you were regarded as somebody with great status with great honor the poets at that time were the tongues of the tribes. Obviously, it was an age where many were Unlimited, they wouldn't be able to read and write. So a poet had great status in society, he would be the tongue of a particular tribe, etc. And if we look at the poetry that was being spoken, before Islam, we would find it of great status, a very high quality used meaning in the sense of the words that they used
and the putting together of the words etc. And those who have studied by law, etc. would actually know what I'm talking about Bulava meaning the expressive way of the Arabic language. So Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the separated words challenging the disbelievers. Now, another interesting point mentioned by the Lama of Tafseer is that way Allah subhanho wa Taala uses these separated letters in the next sentence he speaks about his book. In the next sentence he speaks about his book, for example, Alif Lam Meem. After that Allah subhanho wa Taala says Valley Cal keytab loughrea Buffy that is the book in which there is no doubt and at the beginning of surah Yusuf Allah subhanho
wa Taala says Alif Lam ora and after that, he says to toolkit I will move in, that is all those are the ayat of al Qaeda meaning the Quran and mubin which is clear. So this is another point that we may not have heard before. However, as I said, there are 15 reasons given to Allah subhanho wa Taala has separated these letters I've just mentioned to have great interest in Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best And may Allah subhanho wa Taala grant us the understanding.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala says Alif Lam, ora, then he says tilka yet we'll keep it moving. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Elif la Mora these are the verses of the clear book. These are the verses of the clear book. Now Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the word tilka. Now I don't want to go into great detail in regards to the Arabic language, because obviously many of us might not be from amongst those who have, some of us may have studied it in school. And this is something pretty basic. And let's just point out it because it does point to the greatness of the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the word kilka chilka in the Arabic language falls under a group of names known as usma,
Alicia, those names which point to something, for example, in the English language, we would say this is a pet. And by saying this is a pen, we are pointing to a pen which is closer to us something which is near and we would say that is a pen and when we use the word that we would actually be pointing to a pen that is actually further away from us. So here Allah Subhana Allah subhanho wa Taala uses the word kilka. And the Nia form of the word tilicho would be happy if we say highly he or if we're using the word happy we would actually be pointing to something which is close, Allah says kilka which is pointing to something which is fine. Why did Allah subhanho wa Taala say, these
the verses of the clear book pointing to something which is fine, that what I'm after you mention here, that Allah Subhana Allah uses this first and foremost pointing to the greatness of the Quran. The Quran is so great. It is disrespectful to refer to it as something which is near. That's the first point. The second point is the combine was revealed from a low Alma which is the preserved tablet and that is extremely far away from us. So Allah subhana wa dalisay still
Pointing to something very far away meaning these ayat which have come from very far away from a very high place, a low food, and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best.
Now, moving at the end of that is Allah subhanaw taala says hilkiah to get up and move he uses the word movie referring to his is referring to his signs as clear moving, definitely the eyes of Allah subhanho wa Taala are clear, they are
so clear that they differentiate between right and wrong. They are so clear that it is indeed easier for us to understand. And the Quran is easy in every circumstance. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, Well, yes, sir nellcor analytic for him in the decade that we have made the Quran easy for remember and so is there anyone who will remember it, who will read it, who will contemplate its lessons etc. So Allah subhanho wa Taala appropriately describes his is his science as being very clear, very easy to understand.
Now, we should understand one thing at the time of Musa alayhis Salatu was Salam.
They were a large amount of magicians are those who specialized in magic. And Allah subhanho wa Taala said Musa alayhis Salatu was Salam was that which was even greater, I mean, if he dropped his stick, it would turn into a snake and if you put his hand underneath his armpit, it would, it would shine very brightly. So
Allah subhanho wa Taala St. Lucia de Sala to Islam to a nation that will good with magic. Then at the time of irizarry salat wa salam, we found them good with medicine. They had advanced in the fields of medicine, and mousseline salat wa salam went and had the ability to heal the sick.
Obviously with the permission of Allah subhanho wa Taala. So Allah subhanho wa Taala sent him with the greatest science to prove to them that look, you people have mastered the art of magic will show you something which is greater than that. And you other people have mastered the science of or the art of medicine, we will show you something even greater than that showing you our science. And as I mentioned before, Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam came to the Arabs who are masters in the Arabic language they had perfected the Arabic language to a level never perfected before and Allah subhanho wa Taala sent Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and revealed unto him a Quran which
was of such great stature and status in the words and the Arabic used. That was a challenge for him. As I mentioned before that look, you guys are good with the Arabic but here we send you an unlimited profit on me remember Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was unlimited. Something we just springs to mind now is many a time we find
those explaining to us the seer of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam etc referring to him as ignorant they take the word Omi and translated as ignorant. Now ignorant would be definitely a statement not doing justice to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam he was not ignorant. He definitely had the ability to differentiate between right and wrong. He had the ability to differentiate between right and wrong so cool. So saying, or translating ami as ignorant is definitely an injustice and oppression. He was not ignorant. He was just unlettered. He couldn't read and write. But he was not ignorant. He had the ability to differentiate between right and wrong
because indeed, today in normal circumstances, we associate the word ignorance for a person who doesn't have the ability to differentiate between what is right and what is wrong. So Allah subhanho wa Taala sends Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, to his people, after they've perfected the language, and he's Unlimited, it's remember, with whisper, which had the greatest status and greatest manner of Arabic used in it, La ilaha illa Allah.
After that, Allah subhanho wa Taala says, In the
Quran and Arabic, Allah kentuckyone
that indeed, we have sent it down as an Arabic Quran that you might understand. Indeed, we have sent it down as an Arabic Quran that you might understand. Now, Allah subhanho wa Taala says in that, in the Arabic language usually
expresses a statement it makes it more expressive so Allah subhanho wa Taala is not saying we have just sent it down as an Arabic Quran. We would interpret it and translate it as translated as indeed we have. Now someone might ask that why has Allah subhanho wa Taala said in meaning we have sent it down the bottom of the sea. We have mentioned that here, Allah Subhan
Allah is indeed one there is no one worthy of worship besides him. He uses in that meaning we and this in the English language would be known as the Royal royal we meaning Allah subhanho wa Taala is great in status. He's al Jabbar, he's almita Kabir he is alcoholic. He's the one who created as he nourishes us, he sustains us, He gives life he gives death, we are answerable to him and he is not answerable to anybody. So Allah subhanho wa Taala is worship. He is one However, he says in pointing out to the fact that are pointing out to the grid status that Allah subhanho wa Taala has an English language that is known as the Royal we, the other Lama of Tafseer have added to that statement and
said that Allah subhanho wa Taala says, We are usually in a circumstance whereby he has commanded a third party.
So here Allah subhanho wa Taala says we have sent it down. Allah subhanho wa Taala sent the Quran down, but how did he reveal it? Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he revealed it to him through the greatest of all angels jabril la salatu wa sallam. So some of the Rama of the Sierra have gone further and added this explanation to it, that when he says we're referring to himself, and obviously who he commanded to which is jabril, Allah salatu salam to reveal to Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best. Allah subhanho wa Taala says, We sent it down and Arabic Quran or earn an RV.
And we were just discussing all along the beauty of the Arabic language Allah subhanho wa Taala he is mentioning that we sent you the book and we sent it in your language or Ireland or Albion. Now, Allah subhanho wa Taala mentions in another part of his book, or my Oh, so let me elaborate on it. He told me that we didn't send or we haven't sent any messenger to his people, except that he went to them with the language that they spoke and understood. And obviously it also allows Allah Allah wa sallam was an Arab from amongst the Arabs and the word specialist in the Arabic language that was the language and Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed to him in the language, a belief and he told me he
in the language of his people,
as a point of interest,
and it being an appropriate place to mention since we discussing the Arabic language, and we discussing the point that Allah subhanho wa Taala said Quran and Arabic that he specifically said, We revealed to you the Quran in Arabic, so for specific purposes, and it being suitable to what we're discussing now I'd like to mention three or four points.
The first point is that Allah subhanho wa Taala in this ayah where he says, In the Quran and Arabic, Allah comes in this is his book, he has told us that the name of his book is Al Quran, because he said, are an Arabic. Secondly, he told us that the Quran is in Arabic, that the Quran is in Arabic. Now, Quran is from the root word in the Arabic language para Jaco Quran Walker and
that's how it's obviously the Arabic language is filled with derivative nouns and verbs. So here we have a Cropper and waka and kronen is from the root word era which means to read and indeed the Quran is something which is read. So that is in regards to Allah subhanho wa Taala. Naming his book also Allah subhanho wa Taala has referred to the Quran as Al Khattab as we find in Al Baqarah Surah Al Baqarah. He says Valley Calcutta blah, blah revathi Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to his book as for Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to his book as Vicar, Vicar welaka dsrl Quran Allah decree for help him with decades, or he refers to his book as a victory refers to his book as Shiva. He has
many different names of qualitative titles that he refers to his book, which is Al Quran, and these different words compliment the name of Quran, but obviously the mother name of his book is Al Quran. So this is what we learned first and foremost from this ayah so Pamela, we just reading in the envelope or an RV.
And here we after pondering, of course, a normal person who just reads without pondering over the Quran, obviously, will not sit and actually do justice to what Allah subhanho wa Taala is actually saying, Yeah, the Arabic language once again, and I know I've spoken a lot about it is a language known for its edges. The briefness of it has an it has the ability to describe a lot in a few words, and Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was also blessed with the quality of jomi erkennen whereby he would speak so much in so few words and the Quran is filled with the ajaz Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to a lot of things in so little while
So here just by reading this ayah we find that Allah subhanho wa Taala firstly names his book which is correct. Secondly, he tells us that Al Quran has to be in Arabic or an RV. And this is important, why it makes us understand that today if we find a translation of the Quran, a translation of the Quran, that is not the Quran, but a translation of it, many of us today loosely termed the translation of the Quran, the Quran, we should be careful not to end acknowledge the fact that it is not Quran but and a translation of it.
Because obviously, in Salah you can go and start reading sort of Fatiha in English it has to be in Arabic as we all know, and the Quran was revealed in Arabic. So this is something we need to pay attention to, that a translation of the Quran also, in fact, doesn't carry the icon of the Quran itself in regards to one having ablution etc. So a translation of the Quran should be termed translation of the Quran and not Quran Why? Because when you translate something, the work of men is involved, the work of men is involved and thus men is weak. Allah subhanho wa Taala says insan verify that we have created mankind week.
So when the work of men is involved, it is prone to error. It is prone to error. So we can actually refer to the translation as the Quran because the Quran is that which Allah subhanho wa Taala revealed in the Arabic language and he is the protector of it. In other point, dear listeners, my dear fathers and brothers, my dear mothers and sisters, that we can derive from this is that a scholar of those who are studying Islam, they are not allowed to derive rulings of the Sharia from a translation of the Quran. You're not allowed to come up with a ruling of the Sharia from the translation of the Quran, but from the Quran itself.
That which was revealed in the best of all languages in the Arabic language, you cannot derive a ruling from a translation you have to understand it as it exists in the Arabic language. Remember, it is the Quran, which was revealed in the best of all languages, which is the Arabic language to the best of all people who was Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam through the best of all angels who has jabril salatu wa sallam in the best of all places which was mucca mucca, Rama
and at the best of all times, which was the night of power in the month of Ramadan, Allah subhanho wa Taala says Sha Ravana levy clonezilla Quran and Allah subhanho wa Taala says in Angela houfy lay that
shadow Ramallah the Quran that the month of Ramadan is that is the month in which we revealed the Quran and Allah subhanho wa Taala says in sort of that, in that answer no indeed we reviewed the Quran fee a little further.
At the night of power on the night of power and Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best after that Allah subhanho wa Taala says national La Casa La Casa La sauce Bhima ohana la ilica hazzle
we're in Quinta will probably let me know how you're feeling. Allah subhanho wa Taala says that we reveal to you or Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam the best of stories in what we have revealed to you in this court. Although you are before it amongst the anway or the away, although you were before it amongst those who are and away. Now, they have given two reasons they have different as to whether the story of Yusuf alayhi salatu salam is the best of all stories revealed in the Quran because Allah subhanho wa Taala says it in Surah Yusuf that we revealed to you the best of all story so a group of them have said that the Quran has many great stories, good moral teachings, and
stories of great status and honor. However surah Yusuf is the king of all of them, it is the best of all stories that Allah subhanho wa Taala has revealed in the Quran.
However, there is a group of or another group of the Anima of the seed have said know, all the stories that exist in the Quran, Allah subhanho wa Taala refers to all of them as the best of all stories, even though he mentioned it, especially in Surah Yusuf Allah subhanho wa Taala is giving acknowledgement to all the stories and indeed your listeners, all the stories in the Quran, have lessons for those of understanding and Allah subhanho wa Taala Allah knows best, obviously surah Yusuf is unique for many lessons for many reasons, and I mentioned them at the beginning of the Tafseer and we'll just mention again that it is a story that begins
Have A Dream. And Allah subhanho wa Taala ends it with the interpretation of a dream and no other story has actually worked in that way Allah subhanho wa Taala at the end say his or her ruler who Sujata wakaya abiti her that we will
be happy at the end of the surah Allah subhanho wa Taala interprets ended with the interpretation of the dream where he says that the Mother, the Father of Yusuf Alayhi, Salatu was Salam. And the brothers fell down in frustration and he said, Oh, my father had that aim in public. This is the interpretation of my dream or the dream I had before, but ajala b haka. Indeed, Allah subhanho wa Taala has made it real and apparent. La ilaha illa Allah so it is unique, and whether it is the best of all stories, or whether it is or whether all the stories in the Quran are the best Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best, but we acknowledge all the stories of the Quran. Indeed, they have great
lessons for those of understanding for Muslims and indeed respected elegant brothers today, we need to really sit down and ask ourselves that Allah subhanho wa Taala has made it easy for us that he has brought his book to us in a language which we understand, as I said, translations of the Quran, it's translated in so many languages, how many of us have actually taken the time to make sure that we have read this book, which is the Constitution of a Muslim?
The Constitution of a Muslim how many of us have actually done justice in reading it from cover to cover. Today, unfortunately, we are proud to mention the many books that we have read the Harry Potter's and moves and boons, etc. I don't want to go on a on a name mentioning thing over here. This is not a book for you. However, we have read those books that have fairy tales and stories which don't better ourselves in this world, or the next yet Allah subhanho wa Taala sends us the best book, as I've just mentioned, through the best Prophet, with the best of angels in the best of places in the best of languages, then he doesn't tell us to learn the language, okay, it's better if
we did, he makes it easier for us in that he sends us this book in a language which we understand. And still, we find ourselves negligent of the fact of reading this constitution of ours from cover to cover, are we not Muslims? How do we know what governs our life if we don't even read our own book, and read from the stories that Allah subhanho wa Taala has mentioned in his book and learn from the moral teachings of these stories? Indeed, the Quran is a book which challenges of those of understanding those who think those who ponder Allah subhanho wa Taala, in many places mentioned that this that indeed, there are Signs for those of understanding so a message is sent from here
right now that dear children of Adam and the servants of Allah, let us make amends to the negligence we've given to the Quran. Yes, there is great reward in reading it in Arabic language for every half that you read Allah subhanho wa Taala gives you 10 words as the mercy of Allah subhanho wa Taala his great status in reading it in Arabic language for those who can go further and learn the Arabic language and understand the Arabic as it should be a Shangri La. For those who don't. Allah subhanho wa Taala has made it easy. Please make amends and pick up your book or Muslim and learn from the teachings of Allah subhanho wa Taala Indeed, we will all sleep in our own graves and we will all be
raised in front of Allah subhanho wa Taala on the day of the AMA by ourselves and we will be solely answerable to Allah subhanho wa Taala for the negligence that we exercised while Allah subhanho wa Taala blessed us with life. May Allah subhanho wa Taala protect us.
So Allah subhanho wa Taala says we reveal to you the best of stories and view before that we're unaware Allah subhanho wa Taala says mean Abdullah he let me know how feelin Quinta mean ugly. Let me know how you're feeling. And you before it, oh prophet of Allah were amongst the away.
And this again, as I said was exposure of blue Israel that Allah subhanho wa Taala says, look, you didn't know about it, and we revealing it to you in its entirety. And this is proof that you are a prophet of Allah subhanho wa Taala La ilaha illa Allah, but I just want to mention the word hoffen.
If translated loosely, would again mean ignorant.
But over here Allah subhanho wa Taala is not telling Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wasallam that he was ignorant Allah subhanho wa Taala also says in the 30th Jews in Surah to baja or Vijay cabal Len for header Baba Jetta cabal and for her that we found you not upon the guidance and we guided you. Now, and this is a problem again with translation some people translated as we found you, some people translated as we found you misguided and then we guided we guided you, that would be again an oppressive kind of explanation in translation Rasulullah sallallahu
AlLahi wa sallam we should remember, was not ignorant. He wasn't misguided. He never engaged in the evil practices of those who lived in the era and period of darkness. He never used to worship the idols. He never used to consume alcohol. He never used to engage in burying of the little girls alive, etc. Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was far away from the soil. It's wrong to say he was misguidance. He will he didn't have complete guidance. It's wrong to say he was ignorant. We could say he wasn't on upon the guidance. Why? Because he used to ponder he used to go to the cave of Hira and he used to ponder Allah subhanho wa Taala but he didn't have complete guidance, invest
didn't know how to worship Allah subhanho wa Taala until Allah Al Jalil
revealed to him revealed the Quran to him and chose him to be his prophet and Allah subhanho wa Taala is upon all Eva. So we wouldn't want to loosely translate the word here holofil as ignorant the context of the AI are in clintonville minella hafi shows that harfield here would be most correctly translated as you were before this revelation to you and away you were before this revelation and you Oh prophet of Allah, you are in regards to it and away and the same goes for our Jedi, cabal and Sahaja if we we would correctly translate it as you are and upon
before guidance, and we showed you the full guidance and translate and guided you. And Allah subhanho wa Taala knows best.
After that, Allah subhanho wa Taala continues and says it's by the use of
it by the use of when Yusuf alayhi salam, or from the stories we revealed to Prophet of Allah from the stories we revealed to you or Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, from the stories we revealed to you, Muhammad sallallahu alayhi wasallam is the story of Yusuf alayhi salatu was Salam when he told his father now before we go to what he actually mentioned to his father, I think I only have six minutes left so maybe we would continue tomorrow with the gleam. It's discuss who uses alayhi salatu salam is Yusuf Ali salat wa salam, my dear listeners is the son of iacobelli salatu salam who was the son of his Huck alayhi salatu salam who was the son of Ibrahim alayhi salatu wa sallam,
maybe even maybe even maybe even levy La ilaha illa Allah what great family, family, lineage and language that use of Allah His salat wa salam had he was a prophet, who was the son of a prophet who was the son of a prophet who was the son of a prophet. La ilaha illa Allah Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was once asked that who is the best person?
So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam replied by saying that this person is the person who has the most acquire the most the person who is most God fearing. The person who fears Allah subhanho wa Taala the most. So the person said no oh prophet of Allah, I'm referring to the most noble of all people. So Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, maybe even maybe even maybe even nebby, referring to use of Allah His salatu wa sallam, he came from an exquisite, outstanding, eloquent
family language whereby his grandfathers were all prophets. And remember Ibrahim alayhi salatu was Salam who was extremely beloved to Allah subhanho wa Taala and actually earned the title of hurry Villa,
the friend of Allah subhanho wa Taala.
Now, Ibrahim alayhi salatu salam had two sets, just trying to explain the language of use of eilene salat wa salam. If the time runs out, we can go through it again. And if there's any questions that can be found in the station, inshallah, we will take it tomorrow. Before we continue with the Tafseer Ibrahim alayhi salatu. Salam had two sons. One was his Huck and one was, is married Allahu Salatu was Salam. All the prophets that came after his house alayhi salatu salam wa from the lineage of his howling stiletto Salah once again, Ibrahim alayhi salatu wa salam had two sons. One was his Huck, and one was is married Allah salat wa salam. All prophets came from the language of family
lineage off is Holly Salatu was Salam except one who was Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he came from the lineage of his mind and he salatu wa sallam who was the son of Ibrahim alayhi salaatu wa Salaam, obviously, as we know, now, I hope not to be confusing anybody. I think we only have three or two minutes left. Tomorrow insha Allah. Let us digest the family lineage situation now and understand who you serve was. I just summarize it for you.
He was used to the son of Yaqoob was the son of his Haku is the son of Ibrahim alayhi salatu salam, they were all the prophets of Allah subhanho wa Taala and Ibrahim alayhi salaatu wa Salaam had two sons obviously one was his health and one was married. All prophets came from the family lineage of is happening salatu salam excepted Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam who was from the family lineage of his Marine, Allah His select was Salam. Tomorrow inshallah we will continue with the family lineage of Yusuf alayhi salatu salam a bit more and then go into the wonderful dream that Yusuf Ali salat wa salam so and revealed to his father and inshallah cover the different lessons
that we can take from the from from the from the script that we will be going through tomorrow inshallah, and narrating associating and assimilating it to our daily lives in the letter Allah, I hope this session has gone well, if there's anybody who's got any
advice on how we can do a better explanation of this, feel free to fall into the station and give in any suggestions that would make the stuffs even more worthwhile. We ask Allah subhanho wa Taala his acceptance, we ask him to grant us the understanding. Join me again tomorrow in sha Allah. We ask Allah subhana wa Taala His forgiveness if we have made any mistake, also Allah wa Sallim wa barik ala nabina, Muhammad Ali or sacrilege my