Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
Al-Araf 8-154 Word-Analysis and Tafseer 145-147
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Welcome to heaven, Allah who feel unwell.
And we wrote for him in the tablets, which are
the alpha of the total, which were given to musasa. Now it is said that they were about seven, or 10, a low on what the exact number was.
And and why is the plural of the word, though. And this term through letters lamb well,
and no is basically a plank, or a plank of wood, or a slab or a sheet of something such as wood, bone, even some metal or stone.
For example, there's a slab of, let's say marble, or there's a plank of wood, or there's a sheet of some kind of metal. So basically, it's a hard, wide and flat piece of something. What is it?
It's hard, it's wide. And it's also flat. And, and why were used for writing.
You may have heard from perhaps your parents or even your grandparents. That before when paper was not that common people used to have these sheets of wood, on which they would write with typical pen with the ink and you dip the pen in the ink and then you write with it. So many people have used so that's an example of you know,
it could be a word it could be of stone, it could be a different things. People even use big bones that were flat.
So musasa was given about seven or 10. Anwar
and Allah subhanaw taala himself wrote in the main cliche in everything, what does it mean by everything? Every single thing was written in DLR. Is that what this means? No. Galicia in meaning everything that is necessary in the deen
that was necessary for the bunny Israelite you to know in the religion. And specifically, Konishi refers to first of all mower elected.
And secondly, what obscene
mirliton. Advice. admonition counsel, what I've seen and what does they've seen me, detail
Marilla is such advice that encourages a person to perform acts of obedience. And at the same time, stay away, abstain from acts of disobedience.
So in other words, the anuar that were given to musasa, the instructions that were written in the unware, they were not dry law. It wasn't just do this. And don't do this. No, there was also Motorola.
It wasn't dry, there was motivation to do good.
There was motivation to implement
in what is that you tell somebody in a very boring style, do this, do this do this. And the other is that you encourage them, you make them realize why they should do it, you motivate them. So the laws that were in the Torah, the instructions that were written in the Anwar, there was also Motorola in it. There was also advice admonition, the exhortation to implement to act on the teachings in the Anwar.
So first of all, there was more Ella? And secondly, there was alternative sleep. What does that mean explanation detail?
And this detail was of what licola in for everything. Again, what does it mean by detail of everything, detail of everything that is necessary for the everything that the bunny is really needed to know with regards to worship.
So for instance, details with regards to what is lawful, and what is unlawful. So all of the important and relevant details with regards to do's and don'ts even they were written in the law.
So what was in the Anwar,
Mo, Ella, as well as definitely, for her, so take it, meaning we set to musallam take the Allah how the coverting with strength? Take these Allah with Cova.
What does it mean by the stake than with cola?
First of all, in the physical sense, in the hesi sense, that when you all these alwah Be careful, handled with care. When you're holding the scripture of Allah, the book of God, then how should you hold it with some strength, not that a person is sitting with it, and he falls asleep and it falls to the ground
or that a person is not holding it carefully and it falls to the ground.
Or that a person has put it right at the edge of the table. And just a slight nudge, a slight push, it throws it to the ground. Know what it allows apparent artists at Masada Sanam for hood happycow take the book hold on to the book with strength.
And this is, first of all, in the physical sense that hold on to it firmly,
firmly. Like for example, if your phone is very precious to you, how will you hold on to it?
Will you just put it at the end of the table and forget about it? Will you be holding it in your hand falls asleep. Now what do people do, they will put it in a proper case.
cemetery, sometimes people will put it in their pockets in their bags, and they will make sure they're wearing their bags, especially if they're in a public place, if they're sitting up on a chair.
But when it comes to handling the Quran sometimes will become very casual,
then we don't realize that this book that we're holding in our hands is the book of Allah mean. And it deserves some respect in the way that we handle it in the way that we care for it.
You know if they're delicate things, what is written on it handle with care.
This book is also has come with the same instruction handle with care.
Meaning when you're holding it, be careful, don't touch it with dirty hands, don't put it where the place is very dirty. Don't throw food on it, handle it with care.
Secondly, for what have you forgotten also gives a meaning of in the monetary sense in the intangible sense, hold on to the book, meaning seriously, firmly. Not that a person holds the book only when he wants to. And then he puts it away when he doesn't feel like reading it.
Or he reads the book only when he's made to. And for most of the time, he doesn't care about where the book is he only memorizes and he doesn't implement. He only does a lesson and he doesn't reflect this is an article Well, what is a word that a person learns memorizes, understand, reflect act upon it. And he has a relationship with this code on constantly. Constantly. It's a constant relationship,
for the happy hour. So hold on to the book with firmness, not heedlessness with strength, not weakness, completely with concentration. So for holding Ivica with him when it comes to learning your lesson every day. That is a part of holding on to the book with whoever.
And if we don't learn it every day, or if we don't do it seven times, we will do it only one or two times that is not holding on to the book with.
Because believe me when you will do it one or two times three times, yes. Perhaps during the group, you'll get by, perhaps during the test you will get by but check yourself after week, check yourself after a month, when the same word comes you have no idea what it means Why? Because you're not holding on to it with or if you're holding on to it with what then you will remember
you will remember it you will be able to retain it, you'll be able to apply it.
So for what have you hold on to it with strength.
What more and order who olmeca your people. Order your people as well. That year to be Sania they should take the best of it. They should hold on to the best of the book.
Because this book is not just for you. these teachings are not just for you. But they're also for the people
who saw this and I was instructed this, that this book is not just for you, but it is also for the people. And remember, you can only tell people to do something when you yourself are doing it, isn't it? You can only tell people to do something when you yourself are holding on to it firmly. If you yourself are not that firm, can you tell other people to do it? If you're not firm about eating a healthy diet, can you tell other people to eat a healthy diet? No.
You're getting your son don't have chocolate and yourself? I haven't dropped this all the time. Is that gonna work? No. So only when you yourself are holding on to the book with Cova then can you tell the people who will be here that they should hold on to the best of the book.
Now when it comes to telling people that they should hold on to the best of the book, what does it mean by this? Bs and he had the best of the book isn't all of the book best? Isn't it?
Everything in the scripture that Allah subhanaw taala has given it is excellent. It is best
So what does it mean by this yet Hold on, we are sending how they should hold on to the best of it.
First of all, what is meant is that they should observe and go after the most common and not too shabby.
The most common What are more common
commands, clear instructions,
in which we are told, okay, do this, don't do this.
And what our motto shall be has
basically, they're about the matters of alive, the matters of the unseen, which you have to believe in. You have to know them under surface.
You cannot Delve too much into them. Because even if you try to discuss too much, you can't really get anywhere. Because you don't know what the answer is,
Like, for example, in the previous ayat, we learned about the fact that most artists and I asked the last panel data to show himself to him.
And we learned that Fela Mehta jela boo ninja when a person is wondering, what does it mean by the agenda? And how did Allah cast his light upon the mountain? What kind of light was it? What color was it? What type was it? And which mountain? Was it? And how did it happen? And which part of light was it? We don't know these matters, isn't it?
And even if you find out about it, how is it relevant to your armor?
It's not. So, yes, everything in the Scripture is excellent. But when it comes to doing armor, when it comes to acting upon the book, then what do we have to go after the more commands
we must believe in the motor shall be had, but we must not do much into them.
So yet hold will be extending him meaning they should observe they should go after them
and they should not go after the mother shabby.
Similarly, yet Hello, we are sending her means that whatever has been made Hillel in the book, they should consider it to be Hello.
And whatever has been made Haram in the book, they should consider it to be Hello,
seminary, this also means that they should take the path of excellence over allowances, they should take the path of azima over rasa
you see sometimes in the book in the Scripture, several options are given
choices are given. You can do this and you can also do that.
But then we are told, if you do this, it is better for you.
many places in the Quran we learn several choices are given with regards to a particular issue, but the one that is better, that is also informed to us.
So, yeah, who do the accent Yeah, what this means is that where there are two choices, they should opt for the one that is better, they should opt for the one that is sent.
Like for example, when it comes to injustice, one person has committed injustice against the other, the Muslim, he has the right to retaliate, isn't it but then he is also told you can also forgive? What is better
forgiveness. So yeah, we'll do the accent here, they should hold on to the accent the better option.
Similarly, in South America, earlier, we learned about that if a man and woman they get married, only the nica has done, the mother is fixed, but the marriage was not consummated.
And there is a divorce, then what should be done that half of the mother should be given to the woman
but the men are told were under full accountability if you forego that is closer to the core meaning if you give all of the mother that is much better for you.
So, there in many places several choices are given yet hold will be a means take the better choice choose the better one for yourself take the path of excellence over allowances.
Similarly yet hold will be accepting what this means is that they should take the book as it is they should take the best interpretation the most accurate and closest interpretation
because many times people drift away from the main focus of the the main message of the ayah
and they begin to misinterpret the twist the meanings to suit their desires.
So yeah, who do we accent Yeah, they should interpret the book most correctly, meaning that which is closest to the text that which is closest to the context.
They should not make it irrelevant. They should not take it out of the context and try to fit everything so that it suits their desires.
For instance, I mentioned you the I in the Lucha Libre and mercy
Indeed Elias shorty with the Marcin
Lama means surely with and that is what the context says. That allows help allows aid Ella's assistance is with those people who do
now in the context doesn't make any sense that allies in light of those people who do so it's not relevant in the context. It's far away from the context.
seminary sometimes people, they interpret everything figuratively,
that for instance, in sort of Rockman, where Allah subhanaw taala mentioned, all of the different blessings that he has bestowed on people, their food, the rivers, the water, the two rivers, what comes out of the river, what comes out of the water, yahood human human, Lulu and more Jan, people interpret everything figuratively, that it refers to so until companion so and so grandson of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and it is completely out of context completely.
So yeah, he'll be here, they should not make the book as something to decode, but rather, they should keep the book as it is, they should interpret it as closest to the context, the situation and they should act upon it.
Certainly come soon. I will show you, Darrell faceting, the home of the sinful
so legal battle faster clean. Soon I will show you the home of those people who cross limits. Why? So that you can take a lesson?
And who does you all refer to? It refers to the Bani Israel.
And why are they being told about this that soon you'll be shown the home of the sinful of those who cross limits. That now the Bani Israel you were being given knowledge.
You see, when the Bani Israel were in the slavery in Egypt,
and when Messiah Islam was there, they were not given any laws. They were not given any laws. Rather, they were taught to be patient. They were taught to seek help with Allah soprano.
When they cross the sea, when they became free, what do they do? They requested for an idol? Why did that show that these people needed to learn?
So musar lesson was called he was given the tower.
The tower is now given to who to the Bani Israel. And they're being told hold on to the most asinine part of the book, act upon the book. This is not just intellectual exercise, act upon the book. And if you cross the limits that have been set in the Scripture, then soon you're going to be shown the consequence of those people who crossed limits. People cross limits that Allah subhanaw taala had set for them. Look at their end, look what happened to them. take a lesson from their example
from what happened to them, and you don't do what they did. You don't cross the limits.
Now who are these people who are physically
Vaseline over here has been understood in several ways. Some have said it refers to the people of fit our own, fit our own and his ad.
So So what do you come that'll fascinating soon I will show you the home of the sinful meaning how they have been destroyed.
That Yes, they saw them drowning in the sea.
But their end was actually shown to the Bani Israel.
Others have said that Alfa Safina refers to the people of America whom the Bani Israel you were supposed to go and fight.
Others have said that all faceting refers to those people who were destroyed before them who lived in the area of a sham. For instance, the people have looped on a sauna.
So when the Bani Israel cross the sea, they were made to see the ruins of different people
of different parish nations.
So he come down with fascinating so that you can take a lesson and you don't do what they did.
And if you look at the connection, the book is being given. Hold on to it, take the best of it. And look at the end of those who crossed limits.
Don't follow their ways.
So obviously for an IoT soon I will turn away from my eye
I asked what you're counting as soon as I asked Patricia Terry. So asleep asleep voice in the room fetters sawed off
a loss of parents are they saying this that soon I'm going to turn away from my eye at such that these people will not be able to understand they will not be able to take a lesson from them. They will not believe in the earth. They will not have any comprehension of the deen
they will see the ayah they will listen to them. But they will not understand a word. They will not comprehend anything of the ayah
Why? Because I have turned them away.
Who are these people who are turned away from the Ayat of Allah. They're alladhina, Taka Barona fill early, belated help
those who are arrogant in the land without any right. They're too arrogant to obey Allah. They're too arrogant to accept the Ayat of Allah.
arrogance. kibble is something that prevents a person from taking benefit from the way from the book of Allah, that the book might be right before him. He may be listening to the book, he may be reading the book, but he doesn't comprehend anything. What's the problem? Kindle arrogance? I will turn them away, they will not be able to benefit from the scripture at all. Who those who are arrogant in the land without any right.
What era cannot I attend and if they see every Ayah
meaning every miracle, every evidence, they listen to every Ayah law you will be heard they will not believe in it, they will always find some problem in it. They will always find summary which in
layman obeah was in euro Sevilla Rushdie. And if they see the path of gratitude, the path of guidance, the way that leads to success, the way that has been set by our last panel data, what is the reaction? layer sebelah. They don't adopt it as their way they don't accept it.
If they see something good that is mentioned in the Quran, they will not take it.
What he wrote severe lie. And if they see the way of deviation of misguidance, of transgression of offense, yet who subida they adopted as the way why because it fulfills their desires
that he could be unknown camdeboo bi atina what cannot and have awfully that is because they have denied our eye at what can or unhealthy fit in and they're heedless towards them.
Over here in this ayah we learn that the scripture that Allah subhanaw taala hasn't.
It is for everybody.
Isn't it? So
musasa stole tell your people? What more comarca? Yeah.
So the book is not just for the messenger, but he is supposed to convey to everybody.
And in the book, there is more Ella and there is stuff. See, there is advice, there's exhortation. And there are also details as to what to do what not to do.
But there are some people who when they come across the book of Allah, they don't benefit from it at all.
They don't benefit at all. They read every idea. They listen to every idea, but nothing affects them. They don't believe in any AI at all.
If they see something good, they don't accept it. If they see something negative, that's what they go after.
And why is this so because they have denied the ayatollah and they're awful towards the AI.
Just recently, I was searching for something online. Then I came across this website.
Basically it was of an atheist. And what this woman had done was that she had commented on almost every single ayah of the Quran.
Every single, you click on it, almost every Ayah she's commented.
And I was amazed. So much time This woman has spent to read the Quran, to find faults, to mock at it, to make fun of it to ridicule the Quran. So much effort is put into every single ayah look at our efforts.
We don't even bother to research about one I have the Quran.
And I was amazed that how come does she not see it? The Quran is quite clear in itself. Then how come some people don't get it? Because Allah subhanaw taala has turned them away. Why is he turning them away? It's their pride. It's their arrogance.
Because when a person becomes so proud that he rejects the existence of God, even of one who is superior to him, one who has created him, that is the height of arrogance.
And when a person is so arrogant, then he can see every eye of the Quran, but he will not believe in it.
He will not be able to benefit from it. He will not be able to take any lesson from it. Even if there's something good, something positive, he will not take it positively.
And if there is something that is negative that he thinks is negative, he will just go after it. That is what he will dwell on.
That is what he will highlight. That is what he will expose to people. That is what he will show. What's the reason? What's the problem? It starts with the and where does it begin from? arrogance, pride.
And in this is a great warning for us great warning that when we learn about the Quran, our behavior should not be of arrogance, rather it should be of humility. What does arrogance mean? That I know what you said, but I'm not going to do it.
What is humility mean?
I know what you said, I am going to try to do it.
I accept it. I believe in it. It may be difficult for me, but I'm still going to try. This is a great warning. The one who is arrogant, the one who says I don't want it. I know what you said, I don't want to do it. He doesn't even try. He doesn't even pray to Allah for help. Then such a person is a virgin from the line he doesn't benefit from any idea of the Quran. Not even one ayah.
And what's the problem? It's pride.
So in this ayah, the attitude of the Buddha Kabir is described as the one who is arrogant,
that he doesn't benefit from any of the Quran at all.
One Latina cat, there will be a Latina, and those people who denied Our Ayat,
what do you call it, and also the meeting of the hereafter. They don't believe in it even they don't believe in it, that there is ever going to be a day of judgment, there's ever going to be a meeting with God. Such people have you thought that 32 wasted.
Right now they're too full of themselves, very arrogant, that no matter what they hear, they don't believe they don't accept, they don't submit. They're full of themselves. And whatever actions they're doing, how many of us are men who all of their needs are going to be wasted? What is her vote mean?
When something produces no benefit, when something produces no result,
it's basically used for an animal that over eats that eats too much. And as a result of that, it stomach bursts.
So all that eating causes What? Its death,
it doesn't bring any benefit to it. Generally, when an animal eats the food, it's a source of nourishment for the animal, isn't it so,
for example, a cow, it will produce milk. Similarly, the meat will be better, it will be able to work it will be able to do something. But on the other hand, if the camel or the cow or the sheep or the goat, whatever, if it over eats, and as a result of that the stomach bursts, then that same eating is a cause of its destruction. This is what her booth is, when an action produces no beneficial results.
Even if that action is done at a mass scale at a large scale.
Even if such people put everything online, displaying it to the whole world, have you thought armello their deeds are wasted, they will bring them no benefit.
In particular, there are men over here refers to their good deeds, meaning the apparently good deeds that they have performed,
such as being good to the people being charitable, being merciful. Like for example, many times there are such people who deny the existence of God even who are atheists, they don't believe in God. They don't have any faith. And at the same time, they may be doing very charitable works. It's possible.
They're holding campaigns, and they're raising money, and they're supporting the poor and the needy, but all of these good deeds that they have done. They're of no use at all. Because why are you helping people? What's the point? What's the point? Generally, when a person helps another, it's because he's a creation of Allah.
And Allah has commanded us to be merciful. If God has given you so much, then you should be sharing this goodness with other people. But if a person denies the existence of God, then he's doing it for himself.
And nothing of this person's actions are going to be beneficial for him.
However, that's our man whom Hollywood is owner in America and we aren't modeling or they're not being recompense except what they used to do. Meaning don't they deserve this recompense that all of their good deeds are wasted.
Many times when we learn about this, that those who deny our loss of penalty their deeds are wasted, we feel very bad.
And what about their charitable work? What about their kindness towards people, their sweetness towards people? The fact is, they never did it for Allah. They never did it for the Day of Judgment. So why should they be given any reward for that? Why?
Like, for example, a person might say, you know, I've done so much reading I've done so much research and he goes to university that just gave me you know, a diploma a degree. And why you never did that study for us.
You never did it, why should we just give it to you? I don't know where you come you take our course you do it our way. Then we will give you some certification then we will give you some degree.
When you haven't done it our way when you haven't done it for us, then why should we give you any credit?
Similarly, when a person does not do good for the sake of Allah, for the Hereafter, then why should he be rewarded for it in the hereafter? He never did it for that purpose. So almost questioning us. Hello, Arizona. Elana can we are modeling? Aren't these people being recompensed for what they were doing? Meaning don't they reserve this recompense? Of course they do. So don't have any pity for them when they're not given any recompense in the hereafter.
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thinking how in the ayah that we read when you refer to
the Quran is better than everything that we gather? And then it's only when we're grateful for it? Will we be able to implement it? And and the next is one that says like, yeah, who will be s anyhow? So like, take what's important of it and don't you know, waste your time in the arguments over and people spend so much time like arguing or debating over things about the ground but we should focus more on implementing it exactly. Many times when people find out okay, you're studying Oh, come on. What do they ask you? What do they talk to you about controversial issues? And this is what they like to do when it comes to the Quran, discussion and debate. But the Quran is not for intellectual
exercise only. It's for ama, which is why a lot of times Allah says yes, we are sending her that they should think about acting upon the Quran. That's what they should focus on.
Don't just want to talk about the eyes of giver and just arrogance and pride and how that leads you astray when I was doing an internship once at a hospital.
So my supervisor and there's a whole meeting. So they're discussing the visual system and how so many patients with neurological problems, something just wrong with the visual system. And so these people like they have PhDs anything, they're very intellectual, but they have that pride as well. So they don't just mock it, but they see they can do a better job of making the creation. So the supervisor he said, you know, the visual system and has something wrong, the visual cortex in the brainstem, something's just wrong with it. If I had a chance to make it, I would make it different. So just as a height of arrogance, you should never see anything like
this. I was just thinking about like when Moosa Addison um when he wanted to see all those fantana if you ask any kid now, well, who would be the person you want see the name of superstar? And it'd be funny like if you gave him this case near where the superstar called and said, you know, if you didn't do this, and this and this, you get to see me then do that to the perfection of it. So we have to do exactly what Allah tells us to perfection in order to seem as well.
was just thinking, um, do you know how to hide them in Niger, Maryland that that one is better than all that your mess? So I was just thinking some handler, if you're grateful along with you, and even like, when you're doing your lesson, you might not know the whole lesson, but you're trying your best, right? And you might know one word or two words, there's some people out there who can't even see they can't hear and they can speak at the same time. So just knowing one word is a blessing in itself. And the other thing was, if you go to a conference, what do you see or any place where there's a haoran booth and then there's a jewelry booth? Where are people running to? Usually the
jewelry booth notice at Manchester and the last thing I wanted to say was, um, when you see somebody who was bluffing there, he this it's because of a process that they've been through. Maybe the first process was given to them that denying them the path of guidance came to them but they didn't accept it then misleading and then denying of the if so never judge anybody because of their heedlessness they have a history behind most likely, so try to tell them about the last one or the other.
Listen to the recitation.
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