080 He Frowned (Rukuh 01, Ayats 01-42)


Quran & Tafseer, The Noble Quran

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

عَبَسَ وَتَوَلَّى (1)

[80:1] He (the Prophet) frowned and turned his face,

أَنْ جَاءَهُ الأَعْمَى (2)

[80:2] because the blind man came to him!

وَمَا يُدْرِيكَ لَعَلَّهُ يَزَّكَّى (3)

[80:3] What could tell you (O prophet about the prospects of the blind man?) May be, (if you had attended him properly,) he would have attained purity,

أَوْ يَذَّكَّرُ فَتَنْفَعَهُ الذِّكْرَى (4)

March 1, 2010

082 The Cleaving (Rukuh 01, Ayats 01-19)


Quran & Tafseer, The Noble Quran


(بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم)

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.

إِذَا السَّمَاءُ انفَطَرَتْ (1)

[82:1] When the sky will be cleft asunder,

وَإِذَا الْكَوَاكِبُ انتَثَرَتْ (2)

[82:2] and when the stars will disperse,

وَإِذَا الْبِحَارُ فُجِّرَتْ (3)

[82:3] and when the seas will be burst forth,

وَإِذَا الْقُبُورُ بُعْثِرَتْ (4)

[82:4] and when the graves will be overturned,

September 2, 2009

090 The City (Rukuh 01) (Ayats 01-20)


Quran & Tafseer, The Noble Quran

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

With the name of Allah, the All-Merciful, the Very-Merciful.


لا أُقْسِمُ بِهَذَا الْبَلَدِ (1)

[90:1] I swear by this city,


وَأَنْتَ حِلٌّ بِهَذَا الْبَلَدِ (2)

[90:2] __and (O Prophet,) you are going to be allowed (to fight) in this city__


وَوَالِدٍ وَمَا وَلَدَ (3)

[90:3] and by the father and all those he begot,


لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الإِنسَانَ فِي كَبَدٍ (4)

[90:4] indeed We have created man (to live) in hard struggle.


أَيَحْسَبُ أَنْ لَنْ يَقْدِرَ عَلَيْهِ أَحَدٌ (5)

[90:5] Does he think that no one has power over him?

February 2, 2009