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An-Nahl 1-21 Word-Analysis and Tafsir 1-4
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lesson number 134 sudo to know who I am number one to 21. So let them know who is Mr. Kimura. And it has a total of 128 verses. So far the machimura that we have learned, since after sort of the Toba, they have been short, but this surah is long.
And this surah it was revealed after so little calf. So, this shows that it was revealed towards the latter part of the McCain era. And sort of the novel is also called pseudo to near what is a near me blessings. Why, because in this era, many blessings of Allah subhanaw taala are mentioned over here.
In if 53 of the surah we learn what may be coming near Mateen, Femina law, any blessing that you have is from Allah.
Also in IIT, we learn what to do near Matala he letter so just as we read in salt Abraham, that if you try to enumerate the blessings of Allah, you will not be able to do so because there are so many.
So the main theme of the surah is again, the blessings of Allah subhanho data that are countless, that are Lost Planet Allah has bestowed us with. And the main message is that we should use these blessings properly. Use them in the way that a las panatela wants us to. And when we benefit from all of these blessings, we must pay gratitude, we must show some obedience.
And so the Rahim blessings were also mentioned, and in solidarity as well, blessings were mentioned, and integral to natural as well, blessings I mentioned. So we see that the theme of all of these consoles is the blessings of Allah subhanaw taala. Because when a person realizes the blessings that Allah Subhana Allah has bestowed on him, that brings about feelings of gratitude in his heart. And only when a person is grateful, then he can obey.
And if a person is not grateful, if a person does not realize the blessings, then obviously he cannot obey, he cannot listen to the commands that are being given to him. And
the soul is called a natural, because a natural means the bee and in this ruler, the bee is mentioned.
So we see that many blessings are mentioned in the solar But out of all of them. Allah subhanaw taala has selected the bee for the name of the surah. Why? Because the honeybee is extremely beneficial in its nature.
It uses the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala gives it and what is it do in return,
it produces something that is so beneficial.
We will learn in the sutra that Allah subhanaw taala says that he has inspired the honeybee will owe her rabuka Elena honey that coolly eat and first lukey and go on. So eat all the nectar and fly and continue and then produce honey. And the same message also goes for us that when we use the blessings that Allah subhanaw taala has given us, we shouldn't just enjoy them and be very proud about them. But rather we should do something in return, prove ourselves beneficial. When we have used the blessings that Allah soprano data has given us.
And if you look at it, a honeybee is so small, it's so tiny, but the benefit that it produces the honey that it produces, it's so beneficial. And its benefit is large scale, that it's not just the bee itself that benefits from it, but other human beings and so many other creation as well the benefit from this food that this honeybee produces.
So, in the honeybee there are many lessons to learn which inshallah we will go through when we reach that ayah. But to emphasize over here that the surah is named the bee because the B is an example that is set for us that the B uses the blessings as well but look at what the B does. What are you doing when Allah subhanaw taala has given you so many blessings
Bismillah al Rahman al Rahim.
Allah He the command of Allah has come.
It is coming falletta startegy Lu, so be not impatient for it. Super Hana who Exalted is He? What are our and high above our may usually cool above what they associate with him
at a mandala amarilla the command of Allah has come or it is coming. Which Command of Allah
I'm going over here the command of Allah is under
As punishment, or the Day of Judgment. So the day of judgment is coming, it has come already. Why is the word attire used, whereas we see that the day of judgment has not come yet, it is going to come in the future. attire is fairly mildly it's past tense. But we see that for something that has to happen in the future, the verb of past tense is used, why?
To show the certainty of its arrival to show the certainty of its coming of its event.
Just as in the Quran, we learn when newfie Hafiz sued and the trumpet was blown. Similarly, on the day of judgment, it's called Allahu when Allah said, whereas in reality when Allah will say, so the events of the hereafter many times they're mentioned in past tense, why?
To show the certainty of their occurrence?
Just as if somebody asks you, please do this for me. And you say done. What does it mean? That know that it's certainly going to happen? You don't say I will do it, what do you say done?
Meaning definitely, this will take place. So something that has to be said with a lot of emphasis to show the certainty of an event to occur in the future, what verb is used the verb of past tense
and others have said that other amarula attack gives the meaning of it has drawn closer, it has come closer, it will happen very soon, Cordoba at Umrah law he fell out astera doodle it is coming it is going to happen very soon. So do not be impatient for it. Do not be hasty for it because everything has its set time.
And the law has been understood in various ways. For example, first of all, it has been said that it refers to the punishment punishment for what the surah is, you know is a Maki sola and the prophets are about a sudden was sent to the people as a notice
in the previous law, what did we learn that will hold in me and then the deal moving? I am a clear Warner
comma and zelner Allah looked at me just as the punishment was centered by the previous people.
So when the Prophet sallallahu Sallam would warn the people about the coming of the punishment every time they would say, okay, bring it. Okay, show it to us. It's been so many years already. Still, the punishment has not come. Bring it already. We don't include outside I number 16. The machine would say, we'll call you or banner or Jelena Katana albula, Yeoman Heiser. And they say Our Lord He is and for us our share of punishment before the day of account.
Meaning if you have some punishment for us, give it to us today before the day of judgment. We can't wait until then. And they would say this outer mercury
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and they urge you to hasten the punishment. And if not for the decree of a specified term that punishment would have reached them. But it will surely come to them suddenly, while they perceive not. So Allah subhanaw taala says over here, that the punishment is going to come very soon. It is as though it has already come. Don't be too hasty for it. If you still have been given some time, correct yourselves reform yourselves. Secondly, reset that umbrella over here refers to a PSA, the Day of Judgment the final hour. Like for example, in total MBA, I number one we learned a Kotaro belly, Nancy, he said we're home. We're home feels of Latin Meridian, Boone, the time of the
accounts of the people has come near, but they in their heedlessness are turning away. So total MBA is number one.
Similarly insalata najem is number 57. We learn as effective as the approaching day has approached. And there are many other verses in the Quran that show to us about the fact that the Day of Judgment is very near. It's going to happen very soon.
A person may wonder it has been 1400 years plus since the Quran was revealed. And the people at that time were told that the day of judgment is coming very soon, or it has drawn near. But still we see that it has not come till today it has not come. So what's the answer to that?
The fact is that when a person dies, it's as though his day of judgment has been established. So we can understand this in that way. Basically, the thing is that the time that has elapsed since the creation
Human beings is more than the time that is left until the day of judgment.
Do you see what I mean? You understand the time that has passed since the creation of the heavens and the earth, since the human beings came on this earth, it is more than the time that is left for the day of judgment to come.
Like, for example, if a class is an hour long, what's the halfway mark? 30 minutes. Now, after 30 minutes, what do you say?
It's going to end very soon. Although there are still 30 minutes left, although there are still 25 minutes left.
Now, for you, it might seem very long, but still there is less time left compared to the time that has already passed. Similarly, the time that has passed since the creation of the heavens and the earth is longer compared to the time that is left for the day of judgment to occur.
And if you look at it for anything, once the countdown has begun, the time left is very short. Once the countdown has begun, the time that is left is very difficult. So other umbrella, the umbrella refers to the day of judgment that is very, very near.
Thirdly, it is also said that I'm going to law the command of a law it refers to the command of Hydra because the believers they were suffering from a lot of persecution, a lot of opposition in Makkah.
And they're being addressed over here, that the command of Allah has come very soon you will be allowed to leave this place for posterity, Lu right now, be patient, bear everything with patience, and do not be hasty to leave.
Although it is that that Allah fourthly, it refers to the victory of believers and the defeat of this believers. But we see that the situation in Makkah, it was so extreme, that it seemed as though the believers would never be successful. They would never be a time when they would be allowed to practice their religion freely, because of all the difficulties and opposition that surrounded them. But Allah subhanaw taala comforts the believers and he says, at Allah, the command of Allah is coming, it is very near fernet estera julu. So do not seek to hasten it. And that's the original from the root veterus or in Joomla is their agenda to try to hasten something to try to have
something quickly to try to have something before it's time
to demand it before it's due time.
So now the third Ulu Why not let us start julu because everything has its search time. And everything happens only at the time that is set for it.
And you're hastening for it, you're being impatient for it will not alter will not move it from its time. It cannot change the time that it's supposed to occur. No matter how impatient you are, no matter how hasty you are for it. So pinata Star julu, it is definite, it is definitely going to occur.
So do not be impatient for it.
And besides, if it's the punishment, or if it's the day of judgment, don't be sad for it. Because if and when it comes, it's not going to be in your favor.
It's not going to be in your favor.
Just as for example, if a person says okay, what am I going to die? What am I going to die? Why is he so concerned about that he should be concerned about how he's supposed to live? Because when he dies, then you will not be able to do anything afterwards.
So if somebody is demanding something that is not in his favor, what is he told, Don't be impatient for it. avail the time that you have, and besides, what you're asking for is not really in your favor
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And if people think that because it still hasn't come, it is never going to occur. Allah soprano Dionysus Suba Hannah, who Exalted is He glorified? Is he? You think it's difficult for him to bring it? You think it's difficult for him to bring the Day of Judgment descend the punishment of the people who disobey you think it's difficult for him? It's not at all difficult for him. So for Hannah, who Exalted is He high above any fault? Any deficiency?
Any kind of undefined attribute so for Hannah who, what are Allah and he is hi about from the roof letters I am well, I'm I usually gone above what they associate with almost.
We see that the Michigan of Makkah, they will demand the punishment again and again. Every time there was a conversation where there was an argument every time when they would have nothing else to say. They would say okay, bring the Day of Judgment, okay, bring the punishment
and when it would not happen, they will
Say to the prophets, Allah, Allah, Allah said and that you are a liar. See, you said the day of January is going to come, we asked you to bring it, it still hasn't come, you're a liar.
But we see that for everything, there is a set time. As we learned earlier, that liquidly ajilon. heater,
for every agenda is a prescribed decree, everything happens at the time that is set for it.
And if something is not happening right now, it does not mean that it will never happen.
But generally, what happens, we want things to happen immediately, isn't it. And if it does not happen immediately, we think it's never going to happen. Because the waiting period is something that people find extremely difficult.
It is that that interval, a shadow Milla note, waiting for something is more difficult, it is more intense than the experience of death, the experience of dying.
Because when you're waiting for something, then you're waiting for each and every moment to pass. And each moment seems like an hour.
Like for example, if you're going to a particular place for the first time, and you have no idea how long it takes, it seems as though it has taken so long.
But when you're on your way back from there to your house, you're amazed at how quickly you came back, isn't it?
Because when you're waiting for something, when you don't know when exactly it's going to happen, then every moment seems very long.
So what's the lesson in this for us?
The lesson is that if we want something to happen, or if we're waiting for something to happen, and it does not happen immediately, what should we remember that for everything Allah has fixed its time it can never be brought before it and it cannot be delayed. Right now, I am being tested for my patience, I am being tested as to how do I behave? How do I react? What do I do? Do I just spend my time in waiting for it? and doing nothing else? Or do I spend my time in arguing with people blaming them? Why are you so slow? And why are you not doing this? Allah subhanaw taala says at that Allah it is coming it will definitely come for that as you do. So do not be impatient. And if you have any
doubts, then remember that silver Hannah who clarified is Exalted is He what are our main legal.
So in the waiting period, what is being tested our silver,
and we should remember that whatever Allah, Allah has promised, it will definitely happen. But for everything, there is a set time. And we should not waste our time and just waiting. Because sometimes we see that people, for example, if we're waiting for our cars, we're just sitting outside, walking from one place to the other. What are you doing waiting? Similarly, outside the doctor's office, or sometimes outside in the parking lot people are just standing there, what are they doing waiting? Many times we have to wait for people to come for things to happen. But don't discount that time. Use that time doing something productive.
Because the loss of penalty has given us so many blessings and we have to see, what are we producing? What are we bringing about by using those blessings.
Yunus Illumina ekata, he sends down the angels, Allah subhanaw taala sends down the angels bid ruhi, with the spirit with the inspiration mean only he with his command of his command. Over here, loss of penalty dimensions, the very important blessing that he has bestowed human beings with. So the first blessing that he mentioned is the blessing of revelation
that Allah sends down the angels with rule.
And a rule over here refers to Revelation. But we see that the literal meaning of the word rule is spirit. I mentioned you already that rule is that through which there is life, if the rule is present in a body, then that body will be alive. And if that rule is not there, then that body will not be alive.
Somebody was telling me recently, that there have been times where people have been beheaded. Their heads have literally been chopped off. But the body is still moving. Because although the connection with the brain of the rest of the body has been cut off, but because the root is still there, the body is still moving. And it happens with an animal as well, that if you're slaughtering them, then sometimes even though the head has been completely removed, still the body is moving. Why they say that? Yes, although the connection with the brain has been cut off but still there's a lot of activity in the neurons etc. But the fact is that the room is still there.
So if the rule is in the body, the body is alive, it will move. And if the rule is not there, no matter what you do, the body will not move.
So, over here the word rule has been used for revelation. Why? Why do you think what's the connection?
There just as we need the room for the body to be alive. Similarly, the revelation is needed for a person's rule for a person's knifes for a person's soul to be alive. Because there's our physical aspect. And then there's our spiritual aspect. For our physical body to be alive, what do you need the soul and for our spiritual self to be alive? What do you need? Revelation
and this is how important it is for the heart.
So universal malayaka taboo hate Allah subhanaw taala sends the angels with the inspiration, main Emery he from his command, meaning at his command, when Allah subhanaw taala commands, then the angels bring the revelation. The angels would not bring the revelation just by themselves.
So for example, the Angel gibreel when he would bring the wife of the Prophet sallallahu sallam, it wasn't just up to him whenever he wished he would bring it No, it was at the command of Allah soprano guide. And who do the angels bring the revelation to Allah mania shadowman everybody upon whom He wills of his servants who wills Allah wills,
meaning it's only Allah has a decision, it is his choice as to who the revelation should be given to Allah select prophets and messengers, this choice, this decision is not left to people. Let people decide from among themselves who should be the Prophet of Allah. No. This is the decision of Allah mania. Cheryl maneri, birdie.
insulator hedge is 75 we learn a lot we are still female Mila equal to Sudan, woman and nurse. Allah chooses messengers from angels and also from men. A lot chooses which Angel should be sent and Allah chooses which human being should be the recipe.
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that the main message, the essence of the revelation was word
that the messengers were commanded that they must warn the people unknown who that indeed he, meaning Allah, La Ilaha Illa there is no god except Anna, I meaning Allah soprano data for Guney. So you all fear me.
So we see that all of the prophets, they were chosen by who, Allah
and all of the prophets, they were commanded to deliver the message of the heat,
all of the messengers recommended to deliver the message of the heat from the first messenger to the last messenger and to warn people against setting partners with almost predator and zero warn them meaning there must not associate anyone with me in my worship.
So all of the messengers were given this message to deliver and part of the message was what for the hooni that all people should also fear who allows a predator.
So we see that part of worshipping Allah soprano guys what
that he must be feared that a person must have the color of Allah soprano.
So we see that it's not just enough that a person prays the Salah, he gives us okay, he goes and performs a high g fast in the month of Ramadan. This alone is not sufficient. What else is needed?
taqwa fear of a loss
because of a person performs all of these actions, but without the fear of a lion, his heart, he's doing it just to please people. He is doing it just to be acceptable as a believer as a Muslim, then is that worship going to carry any weight? If he's doing it for the sake of showing off to the people, there is no fear of a loss penalty. He's not doing it for Allah, then there is no benefit.
And decoy is that makes a person obey a loss.
And dukkha is what makes a person refrain from disobeying almost.
So worship is not just about rituals. Worship includes the rest of the life as well.
In every aspect of life, a person thinks about what does my loved one for me, and what does he dislike.
So tell people warn them, that they should worship only me. And also that they should fear me alone, because without the fear of a loss of data, worship is incomplete or bad, is incomplete.
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Allah subhanaw taala created the heavens and the earth smls the skies, meaning all that is above us, and the earth, all that is around and below us.
So he created the skies and the earth what is above? What is below? What is around? Allah is the one who has created all of this. And how did he create all of this been helped with the truth? What does it mean by this with the truth, we have done this so many times now.
That first of all, for a purpose, he did not create all of this in vain uselessly, just to have some fun, no, he created this will help for a purpose, for a reason. And what is that reason that the heavens and the earth have been created for the benefit of who
human being and the human being has been created? For what? For the worship of Allah subhanho.
Secondly, what our customer what he will offer will help What does it mean that he created the heavens and the earth, the way that they should have been created? They are as they should be.
There is perfect harmony in the heavens and the earth.
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Chanukah somewhat he will be held in truth. In reality, it is he who has created the heavens and the earth, none but him.
There Allah, He is exalted. I'm Matthew shikun, avati, associate with him,
to Allah again from that he is exalted above everything and anything that people associate with him,
meaning he has no equal, there is no one who is similar to him, everything is his creation, and He alone is the creator. Because there are Allah He is high above his status is above the status of everything else. So there is nothing that is similar to him, there are musical.
So we see that the heavens and the earth and all that exists has been created by who was a presenter,
they did not come into existence, by themselves, they did not come into existence, just by an accident, but rather, a loss of data has created all of them.
And since they are the creation, and Allah alone is a creator, what does it mean? That it is only he who deserves to be worshipped, and everything else is under him.
Therefore, all men, who should you worship or human being who should you worship?
Only Allah, because he is the only creator and everything else is creation.
And he is independent of his creation,
alone with no partner nor any associate.
And if you notice over here, a las panatela says that he has created all of this will help in the way in the manner that it should have been created.
If you see the creation of the heavens and the earth, there is a perfect balance in
a perfect balance. They show perfect harmony and they show a purpose as well. Nothing at all is working independently.
If we see the moon is dependent on what on the sun, for its light, right? similarity, we see that the trees, the plants, the animals, what are they dependent upon
the sun for light. So everything is working together. Nothing is working independently of everything else. This entire creation is working in a system. The earth cannot exist by itself without the sun without the skies being above it.
If there was no sun, then how would the water evaporate? If there were no wins, then how would the clouds form? If there was no pressure? Then how would there be rain? And if there was no such process, then how would the water be purified? How would there be life on this earth? So everything that a Lost Planet Allah has created, it is working together in a system.
There's so many systems in place. So many systems, so many functions. What does it show?
Everything has been created for a purpose in the manner that it should have been created in and everything is serving its cause its purpose. And ultimately, who is the one who is benefiting? It's the human beings, ultimately from this entire system, it's the human beings that are benefiting.
So when you see this perfect harmony in the creation of a loss of data, then should it not make a human being wonder that what am i for? What am I made for?
That? How come it is that human beings are the ones who are thriving on this earth? How come there's no nation of lions or there's no nation of flies that are ruling the earth like human beings are human beings have an entire economic system, political system? How come the other creation does not? What does it show
that the human beings are the main creation in this earth, for the service of whom everything is functioning? So, this should make us wonder, why are we here, then, what is our purpose?
So, a lot of parents are saying, that if everything has been created for a purpose, you to have a purpose.
halaqaat insana, he has created the human being may not have attained from a sperm drop. This is the origin of all the human being.
Earlier we read, that Allah subhanaw taala created the human being from self fall in mannheimer, immersed noon, that is referring to what
the creation of Adam and Islam the first human being, but after other innocent human beings are created from what not the sperm drop, so hollow hollow inside me not fun and not for something so insignificant something so tiny, for either then at once the human being is who he is Holleyman an adversary, movie no clear. Look at the origin of human beings, what are they made from? Something that is are tiny, something so despicable, something that is not worth mentioning? Something that people are embarrassed to talk about?
But look at the human being, that when he is an adult, when he has some mind and some sense in him? When he is strong in his body? Then what does he do? He begins to argue with a las panatela about almost either casino movie,
casino from the room that was hustled me. And we have learned earlier the Colosseum is basically someone who argues to defend his claim to argue his opinion.
So for either who has a movie? What does it mean by this, that he becomes an adversary he begins to argue, meaning, Allah subhanaw taala has created the human being and instead of submitting before Allah, what does he do? He becomes arrogant. He does not serve it. He doubts and denies the resurrection, he forgets his origin. And he argues with the commands that Allah Subhana Allah has given
like, for example, so many people, they have objections against what Allah Subhana Allah has commanded. So many people have objections against how Allah subhanaw taala has created something. What Allah subhanaw taala has decreed for someone. People have objections all the time. We see people are always complaining, somebody is complaining about how they look. Another person is complaining about how their parents are. Another person is complaining about how things don't make sense to them. How religion is so difficult, so people they argue they dispute but the fact is, that who created human beings, almost apprendre
and what is the origin of human beings, something so small, something so insignificant. So what does it show to us? That if we are anything of loss upon data, has made us a Lost Planet Allah has given us everything
and what suits us is that we submit to Him not that we become arrogant not that we refuse to obey.
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Does the human being not consider that we created him from a mere sperm drop, this is his origin something so tiny, so insignificant, then at once he is a clear adversary. And he presents for us an example any forgets his own creation. He says that who can bring life to these bones when they have decayed? Meaning Allah cannot recreate a lost paradise as well. He has forgotten his own creation. So what is the argument of the human being when he denies the resurrection when he objects
The command of a loss pentatonic the decree of a loss predator.
But we see that the human beings they have not been created to argue,
they have been created to be servants of a loss,
not as adversaries but as servants.
So this is shows to us that arrogance, it does not be fit the human being,
what fits what suits the human being is what submission because a human being is something so insignificant Look at his origin.
Like for example, if there's a little child, four year old five year old, and she begins yelling at you,
then why are you doing it like this? Just the other day somebody was mentioned to me about how their granddaughter, she has started to repeat all the sentences that the grandmother uses. So, if she ever says that, have you seen the state of the house? So whatever her granddaughter comes, she says to have you seen the state of the house?
So when you see such sentences coming from children, what do you think? Look at them? What do they think of themselves? We think it does not refer a child to challenge their grandparents like that. Not does it benefit a human being to challenge the wisdom of Allah subhanaw taala?
Does it reflect the human being to challenge the commands of Allah, not at all, arrogance does not fit the human being, especially when Allah subhanaw taala has given everything to human being that he has so many blessings that our last printer has given to you.
When someone has bestowed many favors to you, you cannot dare to say any word against them. It is a sad yocto Listen, if sand on someone, it cuts off their tongue, they're not able to say anything. They cannot object they cannot argue they cannot challenge. The human being is under the sign of a loss of final data because allies and Morrison
and in the following I actually we learn about so many blessings that Allah has given us yet if we rise up arguing and doubting and challenging and objecting, then we are only humiliating ourselves. In reality, we are degrading ourselves.
Because someone who is small if he tries to make himself big in reality, what is he doing? insulting himself? He's making a fool of himself.
We listen to the recitation and then we'll continue.
and if you notice, it hasn't been said
he doesn't even have any shyness any embarrassment in objecting at the decision of a loss