Channel: Taimiyyah Zubair
At-Taubah 53-63 Word-Analysis and Tafseer 58-59
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woman home and among them, Manian mizuka facade of God are some who criticize you concerning the distribution of charities. Meaning among the hypocrites.
Among the hypocrites or who there are some people who yell mizuka yell Mizzou is from the roof letters lamb means a lambs and lambs is to slander. What does it mean to slander?
Literally lambs is to raise one's eyebrow, what does it mean to raise one's eyebrow for the purpose of mocking if someone
like for example, two people, they can see one another, the third person walks in and one person looks at the other way diverses look at that person
points at their clothes or their shoes or whatever or the fact that they have come
this is what what is this lamps?
Literally it is to raise one's eyebrow for the purpose of mocking at someone to wink to make a gesture with the eye or even the hand
to make a gesture with the eye or even the hand.
This has what lumps is there is another word hums wanelo liquidly houmas Luma. Luma is from lumps. There is another word humps.
hums is also to do something in order to make fun of the other in order to market them. But there's a slight difference between the two
lambs is to do it in front of the person. And hums is to do it behind their back.
lambs is to do it in front of the person at their face, and hams is to do it behind their back.
So among the hypocrites are those who accuse you, they speak ill of you this slander you wear on your face, not behind your back. But before you they say directly to you. concerning what concerning this other court concerning the distribution of support
for him, so if we're a coup they are given, if they're given something minha of it, of this or the fact that although they're very happy, even if they're not deserving of it. They're very satisfied as long as you're given something. But on the other hand, what a lamb you're filming her. But if they're not given from it, either homea satune, then they are enraged.
What does it mean over here? Immediately, suddenly, they're enraged. Yes, Hakuna sundering fettucine capa. And Sahaja is to be upset with someone who is lesser than you would someone who was lower than you.
Like, for example, a parent getting upset with his child,
the boss getting upset with the with, with the employee, someone who's working under him.
So they become very upset as if the profit side of autism is supposed to be under them.
What does it show arrogance on the part of the hypocrites?
So we see over here that the hypocrites they would question The Prophet said a lot is Adams fairness when it came to distributing this other part,
and they would say negative things even on his face.
They will not do this in defense of their religion. But why would they do it? To gain more for themselves.
Because we see over here if they're given of it, they're happy. And if they're not given, they became extremely upset, extremely angry.
Some people, they use their tongue to control others,
the user tongue to control others. If others are obedient, they're good. They're okay.
But if they sense that this person is not going to listen to me, they will start saying negative things they will start saying things through which that person will become ashamed. And he will obey.
Like for example, some others what do they do?
They will tell their children on their face that look I changed your diapers. I cooked for you I clean for you. And I was single mom and I did so much for you. Now, you have to obey me. You have to give me all your money. You have to listen to what I'm telling you.
Literally, some parents they do this even fathers they do this. We raised you we sent you to school. I drove you to school every single day. They say such things to control the children to make sure that whatever children are earning, they come and provide them and they don't spend on their spouses
or that they want to make sure that their children are paying off for their
house they have bought and River.
People use their tongue to control others. If others are obedient and compliant, they will not say anything. If they're not compliant, then what will they do?
They will use their tongue, they will use their harsh words, they will do man and other to ensure that others are under them. They are doing that which pleases them.
hypocrites also did the same thing.
That when it came to distributing the charity among people,
the hypocrites they would say things to the Prophet sort of on Islam such as you're not just fear Allah, you're not being just
why would they say this, so that the Prophet would feel bad and he would give them more.
We learned that the cosa whose name was hopeless, he protested against the profit sort of artisans, division of the war, spoils of her name.
And he says, Be fair, for you have not been fair.
The Prophet sallallahu Sallam said, I would have become a loser and a failure if I was not fair.
How can you say that I am not being fair.
seminary we learn that a Bedouin man who had recently become Muslim, he came to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam and when he was dividing some golden silver, he said to him all Muhammad Sallallahu wasallam even though Allah commanded you to divide, in fairness, you have not done so you have not been just why would they say this?
To get more benefit.
We also learned Oh, sorry that hold that he reported. This is a narration that is reported into a Muslim. They're early even if he sent to the Prophet sallallahu Sallam from Yemen some gold, which was still mixed with clay. So basically, it was raw gold was wrong.
And he sent it in a leather bag died in the leaves of Mimosa flower, a particular kind of plant.
He distributed amongst four men.
The profits are about Islam distributed that gold amongst for men,
a person from among the people, he said, we had a better claim to this wealth than these four people. And those four people, according to some they were still not Muslim at that time. But the prophet gave that gold to them he distributed amongst them.
So one of the persons What did he say that we had a better time to this than these people that were Muslim. We come and pray Salah we're so obedient, we listen to you, we have a better share in this we should get more.
This remark it reached the Prophet sort of all of a sudden.
And when he found out he said, Will you not trust me? Whereas I am a trustee of Him who is in the heaven. Allah has entrusted me with the way and you think I'm not being trustworthy, using or not being honest.
The news come to me from the heaven morning and evening. The way he comes to me from up above morning and evening. Allah has entrusted me with that using I would cheat with you concerning this golden silver.
Then what happened? A person with deep sunken eyes, prominent cheekbones and elevated forehead thick beard shaven head, basically is fully described, he stood up when the Prophet said Alison was saying this. And he said, O Messenger of Allah, fear of.
He said, O Messenger of Allah, fear of
the prophets are about as Adam said, water you
do not deserve most to fear a lot amongst the people of the earth.
That man then returned. hardly even Waleed, he said, All as messenger allow me to strike his neck off, allow me to finish him. But the profit sort of Alison did not let him.
So what do we see
that there are some people who are happy,
only as long as they get some benefit.
If they're not given any benefit, they will become extremely rude, extremely harsh.
They will say inappropriate things. And they will not even care about the status of the other. They will not even care about who they're talking to. who they're speaking ill in front of, they will not care about them. They're only happy as long as they're given something.
If they're not given something, they're extremely angry. And they use their tongues. They use this lumps as their weapon to control other people.
Like for example, children,
parents, they are just between the children. And even if they're not fully just, if they tell let's say the older sibling, please give your this particular toy
This particular notebook or this particular book to your younger sibling, this is why should I give it you're not fair, you're always listening to him, you never care for me. This is what
disrespect. This is disrespect. It's not correct for children do use harsh language with their parents
to make sure that they can get some benefit out of them.
Similarly, sometimes children say, Oh, you never let me go here. You never trust me. These are what lumps, word statements of lumps that you're using your tongue to make the other person feel bad, so that he will give you something that you want. If you're not given, you will use that lumps against them.
This is disrespect.
similarity, people will go up to let's say a teacher
or someone who is above them, a group in charge or something like that, the organizer or something, and they will go and say negative things to them. If they're not given what they want.
You can also talk to the other person gently. You can also talk to them gently but say things like you should fear Allah. Look, Allah has placed you over here he has given you some responsibility, and you should fear him and be just
it's possible that person honestly made a mistake. It's possible.
So when it comes to talking to other people, when it comes to correcting their mistake, don't be harsh. And especially Don't be harsh, only to get some benefit out of people.
This is a sign of who a hypocrite and when I fit
well unknown. And if only they urato they became happy with what matter hula hula Zulu with what Allah and His Messenger gave them. What Cornu and if they had said husband Allah sufficient for us as Allah say you Tina love them infinitely Allah will give us from his bounty while Sulu and His Messenger in Illa hero he won't indeed we our desires toward Allah.
If they had said this statement, it would be much better for them. If they had become happy with whatever that they had been given,
whether it was a little or it was more
you know, for example, two children are being given something by their mother.
That's the one is given something red and the other is given something blue.
The one who's given something blue says why Why did you give me blue? You should give me red?
You like him more than me? You like her more than me?
This is what negative statements lumps? What does Allah say if they had been happy with what Allah and His Messenger gave them? If they had been content with it?
Well cardno has been Allah and if they had said Allah is enough for us, unless sufficient for me, unless my Rasul
Allah give this to me, he is enough for me.
And Allah is enough for me that say, you Dina Lohan, probably, Allah will give us from his bounty. does Allah have less he does not have less.
If he has given me only this much today, he can give me much more tomorrow. What a Sulu and His messenger will also give us more in Allahu la he won't indeed towards Allah, we our desires towards the moon is authorial profit, and rather, is one who does rubber.
What does rub me too inclined towards something?
And what does roughly Baron mean?
Well, many of us
to turn away from something.
So roughly bet is to desire to whole to wish for something.
And it's basically to incline towards something and have greed for it. In be greedy for it, to be desirous of it.
So in Illallah Irani born meaning, our greed, our desire is Allah. Allah says pleasure. That's all we want.
We don't care about this money. We don't care about these things. My goal is the pleasure of Allah.
Say, if Allah gave me only this much, if only a little bit fell in my hands, I don't care. My goal is the pleasure of Allah.
You see, when there are people working together, for instance, in an organization,
everybody cannot do everything. People are given different different tasks to perform.
One person says, Why have I been given this task to perform? I should have been given that task. People are very biased over here, very biased.
Just because I'm from this background, just because I'm not close to such and such person. Therefore I have not been given this task
when people talk like this
This is unacceptable.
What should a person think? I came to serve the team,
whatever I have been given 100. And this is what Allah wanted me to do.
And at the end of the day, what is my goal? What is my aim?
To impress people? No, my goal is to please Allah. So whatever falls in my lap, I will take it happily, because that is what Allah wanted from me.
We have set the standards in our minds, that only if you're up on the stage only if you're before people, only if you're in the front, then what you're doing is a big deal. And if you're doing something at the back end, if you're doing something in a closed room, if you're doing something, you know what everybody's gone, then that's not something that's worth anything.
Rather, we should do what? That which is visible to people. This is our standard.
When a person comes to serve the dean, his goal, his ultimate goal is the pleasure of Allah. He doesn't care what he's doing, whether he is cleaning the floors, or he is clean the washrooms or he's selling food, or he's marking papers.
No matter what he's doing, he doesn't care. Because that is only a means what's the ultimate goal? What's the ultimate goal?
the pleasure of Allah, in Illallah, hiraki boon.
Also in the in Allah hero, the boon has been understood as that we desire whatever Allah wills to give us, his bounty.
Anything that Allah has given us, even if it's a little, I love it. We love that.
It's like when you
when he was extremely ill, and he also lost all of his property. So when he became healthy, Allah subhanaw taala, rained on him gold, in the form of some insect. And he began collecting all of that.
So Allah asked him, that have I not made you, honey from all of these things like all of these years you spent without them, you still have love for these things. He said, anything for my Lord, anything from Allah, I love that.
Because Allah is giving me I don't care what it is. What am I caring about the fact that Allah is giving me this.
So whatever comes your way, from Allah and His Messenger, whatever comes your way, when you're serving the deen. Don't belittle that act.
Like it, desire it, appreciate it, because it's coming to you, when you have come to serve the tea.
Allah gave that to you.
It fell in your lab, not by chance, not by chance, but Allah subhanaw taala gave that to you. So take it happily, take it willingly, and be hopeful that whatever Allah has given you, that is the best for you.
In the ilahi
we are desirous to Allah, our goal, our ultimate goal is the pleasure of Allah. And anything that Allah gives us, we are happy with it. That is our intention.
I'm not even totally, he said that some property, it was given to the Prophet sallallahu sallam, and he gave it to some people and withheld it from some others.
What did you do? He gave it to some, and he did not give it to others.
Then he came to know that those people who were not given, they were very dissatisfied, they were very unhappy.
They were not happy about the fact that they were not given anything of it.
So the Prophet said, a lot of them said, I give to one man and leave another
meaning I give to one person and I do not give to another.
And the one to whom I do not give is dear to me, than the one to whom I give.
The one who I don't give it to is more beloved to me than the one whom I give it to.
Why because there is no formality. You know that the other person is not going to mind. You know, it's a family thing, no big deal. There's no formality.
Anything he said that I give to some people, because of the impatience and discontent present in their hearts and leave other people because of the contempt and goodness Allah has bestowed on them.
And one of them is I'm not even
American web said that the sentence which Allah's Messenger said in my favorite is dear to me, then the possession of nice red candles.
I don't care what is given to me. I like what the Messenger of Allah said about me.
So what do we learn from this Hadith, that the prophets are uncertain who would he give it to?
Those people who are not satisfied those people who are not contented those who did not like that much
Who did he not give? Those whom he liked those who he kept very dear.
Those who are content and satisfied?
Is that when you return from somewhere, and you have to give gift to your family, or do your friends, who do you give to first of all, that if you don't give it to them, there's going to be a big chaos.
And let's say if you delay giving it to your own child, if you delay giving it to your own sister or your best friend, it's not a big deal. Why? Because you know, they're not going to have a problem. You know, they're not going to mind.
Even if you meet your best friend after one month, and you tell her Oh, by the way, I bought this from you. She's not going to mind she's not gonna call you and say what did you bring from me? Because there's no formality.
She doesn't mind. She just likes the fact that you're there, you've come back, and that your friends. She doesn't care about the things that you're giving them.
But the monastic What is his goal? the things of this dunya
that is his goal. That is his desire. He doesn't care about who he's friends with, about the pleasure of Allah but the pleasure of His Messenger Nope.
His ultimate goal is the things of dystonia, because he thinks that only if he has those things, then he will have
then he will have fame, then people will like him and if he does not have those things, people will not like him. People will not be impressed by him.
With regards to it allegedly wrote, he wrote, there's another meaning as well, which is that we are hopeful of a lot that he will give us more that he will enrich us.
That if Allah has given me this today, I am hopeful of Allah. He will give me something more tomorrow.
Allah has treasure treasures are not limited. They're not limited at all. I just have to be here to accept whatever Allah is giving me I'm hopeful of Allah. He will never abandon.
We listen to the recitation of these Ayah
for the 40
Okay, there's a question.
We learned that Amman, Africa someone who becomes very nice and obedient to Allah subhanaw taala. Were in front of other people.
He shows righteousness he displays righteousness only before people.
But when he is away from those righteous people, then he does not care about what he's doing.
So the question is, that doesn't mean that if a person is formal with someone,
and he is informal with someone that is also hypocrisy. No.
hypocrisy is not in being formal and informal with different people. hypocrisy is in what disobeying a loss of penalty in front of some people, and refraining from it in front of other people.
For example, just because a person is very formal with, let's say, their teachers or their friends at alhuda, you know, they make sure that what they're saying is appropriate, their words are appropriate. But when they're with their other friends, they're swearing or backbiting. They're doing bad things, they don't care about that. But as soon as you know, someone who knows the Quran, they walk in, immediately, they become very nice and righteous. This is hypocrisy. This isn't in fact,
on the other hand, being formal and informal. If, for example, you're with your friend, you can joke with her, you can sit in a relaxed way, you can perhaps give her a nudge. But if you're talking to let's say, a group in charge, you're not going to give her a nudge like that.
You're not going to do that. Why? Because you have to respect there has to be some formality. But with your other friends, it's different.
So as long as a person is obedient to Allah, no matter where he is, that is okay. Because again, he is fearing who
Allah no matter where he is, who is hypocrite fearing
Okay, share your reflections.
Just thinking, hypocrites, they always use excuses when they want something when they don't want something as well. So just yesterday's lesson was just learning about when they didn't want to have a jihad, they had excuses. And now when they want something, again, they use excuses. But the excuses more just like a blaming sort of attribute. But it is, say a urinal just so never, this never take upon themselves to do something or to not do something always using excuses or other people's blaming other people
are just taking some kind of a mission that when they go for Salah, they're lazy, and I'm thinking about myself, actually, do I really perform myself out of time when I hear that or similar lately, so I pray that I do my Salah with the loving, you know, not to avoid the laziness. Because if a person prays easily, if he approaches Allah with laziness, then what does it mean his good deeds will not be accepted,
his sadhaka will not be accepted.
Because he's not praying his Salah with eagerness with his heart involved.
It's something very risky, very dangerous.
if you look at the way that the monopolies are being described in the sky, it's like the fear that they have for the people, it doesn't make sense that that they would be willing to hide that much, they should have that much fear a lot. And I remember there's a story My mom used to tell me about this man, when he was insula, he heard the door behind him open. So he made his record longer. He made it longer, like he beautified his salon. And then when he finished this a lot, he looked behind him and it was a dog. So all of that effort that we're putting into, we should put that effort into present alive because no one can benefit you. They can't benefit you who stands in the masala
watching people pray like, no one would even notice that. You're just gonna waste your time.
And that entire effort is wasted.
I was thinking like, if you're being pleased with whatever comes in your way, or opportunities you get, and your content at that thing as well is a gift you're giving to your own self, not to others not, you know, doing a favor on others. And it's a big pressing otherwise, if he was complaining, actually, it's a kind of bizarre that you give to yourself. Because all the time you're burning in that feeling whole time and of course it has an effect on others as well. But if you see psychologically it deflects more bad on yourself first and then out of the crutches and that rage you have exactly you will not be able to do your work properly either.
Other people are doing the work perfectly fine. And here you are upset and angry in your heart that this is not fair. These people are so biased. They don't know how sincere I am.
Again, we begin questioning other people's integrity and their honesty and their justice instead of looking at ourselves.
This building on that point? Yes to know that they are a fitna in this role, they can also be a goodness as well. If you look for in a good way like they can be a salvage area. For example, if you're given a good way or if we should bring up
My child was good.
Exactly. Sometimes when it comes to looking after the children, we're only concerned about their clothes and their sense of fashion and their sense of how they eat, how they behave in public, how they carry themselves in public. That's all we're concerned about. And at the same time, we're concerned about their education, about their worldly success about how they speak. But when it comes to their Deen, sometimes, we're not that careful, we're not that concerned.
And if you look at it, if a person is successful, if a child is successful in the worldly sense, what good is our child, if the child does not pray for you, while you're gone, while you've passed away?
If he does not do something good, that will bring you good deeds, even when you're gone, what good is that child?
You know, like a person who will be brought in the Day of Judgment, all of his good deeds will be gone.
So you'll say Where did they go your children, they consume them.
They consume them, that you did not teach your children you did not did property via and what happened, they wasted away all of your good deeds.
So we have to be careful about our wealth, and also our children.
Like, I wanted to share an incident last Friday, we were at the mesh with her class, and this sister walked in. And she didn't realize that the class already started, everyone is already there. So she wasn't dressed according to like, what she usually does in the machine. So she usually wears an abaya. But she when she walked in, she was wearing like, really skinny jeans and a really short shirt. And then the woman she realized that we were already in the machine, like completely changed, like she tried to, like cover herself immediately. And I was thinking that in front of the sisters in the mustard, you're so concerned, but outside, we just walked in from like, I was amazed that you
know, like, how can you you're feeling reluctant to come in the machine where there's just sisters. But you didn't feel reluctant outside when you were dressed like this. And I was thinking that this sort of a situation when we get into this like mode of like not caring about that and caring what people we lose our sense sort of like we lose the distinction between right and wrong in the way of being. So we should really be careful about that. Because once we start doing things for people, we don't have a sense of right or wrong anymore.
I was just thinking about how one wrong deed can the way good deeds sort of erase bad deeds, your bad deeds, if you disobey a law, it can erase your good deeds. And unfortunately, in this society, we've become like the hood, we think that because we're the chosen owner, you know, we can give sadaqa and it will sort of take that away, not realizing that every good thing you do, it could just go to waste so easily as easily as you disregard doing that bad thing and you think it's just one bad thing I'll make up for it, I'll pray extra salary, I'll do this, it could raise it. Because we don't know how much time we have, you could do just that one bad deed. And before you have time to
erase it, you're gone. So it really scared me that we really have to be conscious about what we're doing and how we're doing it.
I just wanted to share one quick thing about hypocrisy. You know how, when we're in the machines and stuff like that, our salon is all better and stuff like that. But when we home our salons, they you know, just just to get it over of it. I was just thinking, you know, is it is it show off? Is it just because I'm I'm around good people that I'm praying Godzilla? And I realized No, it's not that it's just the effect of good company. And it's to the effect of good environment that that improves the quality of sound. So just thinking even this thought that you know, in the muscle that I'm praying good this thought is basically from trade on that he's making me think that was good just
it happens that when you're in righteous company, the quality of your good deeds improves, it does.
Which is why we have been told to remain in righteous company all the time, morning and evening was made up Sokka Marla, Dina, you're the owner a bit of a dirty word, Archie, keep yourself in the company of such people who remember their Lord in the morning and evening because such company affects the quality of our deeds.
However, it doesn't mean that just because we are away from those people, we should not strive to improve the quality of our good deeds.
And we say Oh, because I'm alone. I don't care about how I'm praying or in that sort of there is no issue then in that case, definitely. A person is not fearful of a life. Why is the quality of his good deeds dependent on other people?
It should be dependent on what
on the fear of Allah. Because Allah is everywhere. The lies not just there where they're good people, but a lot also knows what you're doing when you're alone.
So it does improve, but it doesn't mean we shouldn't neglect it.
When we are alone, because we see that when a person is alone even and when he remembers Allah and he cries out of the fear of Allah when he's alone such a person where will he be on the day of judgment?
Under the shade of Allah. So don't think it's impossible. It's definitely possible.
And when you experience it yourself when you're alone you pray to a loss of planetary you make the art you recycle on, you make the duty to record you recite the different aka, it really makes your connection with a lot stronger.
Because when you're with other people again, there's that feeling of the either What will people say? That she's praying because of me because we're here