Highlighted Quranic Listing-19

Highlighted Quranic listing of the Nineteenth Separa (Wa Qal Ladhina) is here. An attempt has been made to simplify tracking of the desired information. At the outset, it is necessary to acknowledge innumerable sources used in compilation of this effort. No attempt has been made to list the references individually; but sincere thanks are due to all, individually and collectively. 

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  1. The list of (Flags) below is a subject-wise identification 
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  3. Quranic verses of this (Separa) are listed and marked in a conventional way
  4. For example (Shua’ra-26: 210-212) refers to two hundred-tenth to two hundred-twelfth verse of Surah Shua’ra which is the twenty-sixth Surah of the Holy Quran. 
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Separa 19 (Wa Qalal Ladhina) 

Surah Al Furqan (21-77) 
Ash Shu-ara (01-227) 
An Naml (01-59) 


Surah Al Furqan


> ” Those who do not hope to meet us say: Why are not angels sent down upon us, or why do we not see our Lord? Verily they think too highly of themselves and have exceeded (the bounds) with great excess”: (21) 

> ” On the day when they see angels, there shall be no glad tidings on that day for the guilty; and the (angels) will say: (Enjoyment) is forbidden (to you) altogether”: (22) 

> ” (Then) We shall turn to the work (deeds) they did and We shall make them like dust scattered away”: (23) 

Flag 1: Infidelity leading to disaster: Unwarranted high self-esteem: Deeds made worthless: (Furqan-25: 21-23)


(i) Regular prayers and fasting shall be of no use without abstaining from the forbidden acts. 

(ii) On the authority of Imam Sadiq: The good deeds of the enemies of (Ahlul Bayt) will be of no use to them on the day of judgement. 

> ” The dwellers of the garden shall be in a better abode and a better resting place on that day”: (24) 

> ” The day the heavens shall rent asunder with clouds, and angels shall be sent down, descending (in ranks)”: (25) 

> ” That day, the kingdom shall belong to AR RAHMAN. It will be a very hard day for the infidels”: (26)

> ” On that day, when unjust shall bite his hands saying: Would that I had taken the path with messenger”! (27) 

> ” Woe to me! Would that I had not taken so-and-so as my friends”!: (28)

> ” He led me astray from the reminder after it had come to me. Shaytan was ever unto man a betrayer”: (29) 

Flag 2: ARRahman’s Kingdom on the ‘Day’: (Furqan-25: 22-29 &34) 

> ” The messenger shall say: O my Lord ! Verily my people took this Quran as a thing abandoned”: (30) 

Flag 3: Those who abandoned Quran: (Furqan-25: 30-31)

> ” Thus did We appoint for every prophet an enemy from among the guilty; but your Lord is sufficient as a guide and helper”: (31) 

> ” Those who disbelieve say: Why is the whole Quran not send down all at once to him? Thus (it was revealed) that We may strengthen your heart therewith; and We have recited it (to you) in well-arranged gradual stages”: (32) 

> ” And they (the infidels) shall not bring you any argument, but We shall give you the truth and the best explanation (of it)”: (33) 

Flag 4: Gradual Recitation of Quran and arguments in infidelity: (Furqan-25: 32-33) 

> ” Those who shall be gathered on their faces unto hell shall be in the worst place, farther away from the (right) path”: (34) 

> ” Verily We gave Musa the book and We appointed his brother Harun as his vazier”: (35) 

> ” And We said: Go you both to the people who belie Our signs. So We destroyed them with utter destruction”: (36) 

> ” We drowned the people of Nuh when they belied the messengers and made them a sign for mankind. We have prepared a painful chastisement for the unjust”: (37) 

> ” And the tribes of Ad and Thamud, and the inhabitants of Ar-Rass, and many generations between them”: (38) 

> ” To each of them We set forth examples and each (of them) We ruined with an utter extermination”: (39) 

> ” Surely they have passed by the town on which a fatal rain had rained. Have they not seen it? Nay, they do not expect to be raised again”: (40) 

Flags 5: Destruction of infidels who revolted against messengers: (Furqan-35: 40)

> ” When they see you, they take you only in jest (saying): What! Is this he whom Allah has sent as messenger”? (41) 

> ” He had well-nigh led us far away from our gods if we had not adhered to them. Soon they will know who is straying farther away from the (right) path when you see the chastisement”: (42)

> ” Have you seen him who takes his own vain inclination for his god? Would you be then guardian over him”: (43) 

> ” Do you think that most of them hear or understand? They are but like cattle. Nay, they are farther away from the (right) path”: (44) 

Flag 6: Perpetually unhappy & thankless Infidels (Slave of their own inclinations & passions) worse than cattle in responding to logic (Furqan-25: 34 & 41-44 & 50-52) 

> ” Have you not seen how your Lord extends shadow? If He willed He would certainly have made it stationary. Then We have made the sun its guide”: (45) 

> ” Then We draw it back to Us by an easy (gradual) contraction”: (46) 

> ” He it is who has made the night a covering for you; and made sleep for rest, and the day for rising”: (47) 

> ” He it is who sends the winds as bearers of glad tidings, coming before His mercy (rain), and We send pure water down from the heaven”: (48) 

> ” That with it We may give life to a dead land, and that We may give it as a drink to animals and human beings We have created in great numbers”: (49) 

> ” Verily We distribute it more among them that they may (thankfully) remember (Us), but a large number of people are not pleased with anything save thanklessness”: (50) 

Flag 7: Allah’s Management of Solar System and Water Cycle for the benefit of His Creations: (Furqan-25: 45-50 & 61-62 & Nur-24: 43-45)


(i) Students of contemporary sciences can easily identify existing laws being entirely in line with the above Quranic declarations revealed fourteen hundred years ago. 

(ii) The physical confirmation of scientific norms against Allah’s declaration is an ongoing process being a function of broadening mankind’s horizons of knowledge. 

> ” Had We willed We would have certainly raised a warner in every town”: (51)

> ” So do not yield to infidels, and strive against them with a vigorous and ardent striving, with the (Quran)”: (52) 

> ” He it is who made the two bodies of flowing water join and flow together, one palatable and sweet and other saltish and bitter; yet he has made a barrier (Barzakh) between them and an impassable partition”: (53) 

Flag 8: The Barrier (Barzakh): (Furqan-25: 53)


(i) A partition/barrier (Barzakh) mentioned in the holy Quran at three places. 

(ii) The word ‘Barzakh’ (Barrier between two extremes) used in (Furqan-25: 53). The word ‘Furat’ is analogous to ‘River Furat’ in Karbala in Iraq. 

(iii) Barzakh (a partition-a barrier): the place or state in which people will be after death up to the resurrection (Muminun-23: 100). 

(iv) Further references (Araf-7: 46).

> ” He it is who has created man from water, and made for him relationship by blood and wedlock; and your Lord is ever powerful”: (54) 

Flag 9: Continuation of a Genetic Chain by Way of Blood Relationship & Wedlock: (Furqan-25: 54)


(i) All moving creatures created from water (Nur-24: 45): Man created from water (Furqan-25: 54) 

(ii) Water refers to protoplasm which is the basis of all living matter because the vital power of protoplasm depends on the constant presence of water in it. 

> ” And yet they worship besides Allah what can neither profit them nor harm them. The infidel has always been aider (of evil) against his Lord”: (55) 

Flag 10: Infidelity ever-present to aid evil against Allah: (Furqan-25: 55)

> ” And We did not send you (Muhammad) but as a bearer of glad tidings and as a warner”: (56) 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): I do not ask any recompense of you for this (my preaching) save that he, who wills, takes the way to his Lord”: (57) 

Flag 11: Mohammad’s Recompense of Prophet-hood: (Furqan-25: 56-57 & Shura-42: 23)


(i) The ‘Way to His Lord’ in verse (Furqan-25: 57) is defined as {(>>> ” I do not ask of you any recompense for it (the toils of prophet-hood) save love of (my) relatives>>>”: (Shura-42: 23)}. 

> ” Put your trust in the ever-living (Lord) who does not die; and celebrate His praise; and He is (adequately) well aware of the faults of His servants”: (58) 

> ” He created the Heavens and the earth and all that is between them in six days, and is firmly established on the throne (of supreme authority). (He is) AR Rahman. Ask about Him (only) from (those who are) well-informed”: (59) 

Flag 12: Prostrate to Your Lord: the creator of heavens in six days: (Furqan-25: 58-60: Yunus-10: 03: Hud-11: 07: Sajdah-32: 04)

> ” When it is said to them: Prostrate yourself to AR Rahman: They say: Who is AR Rahman? Shall we prostrate ourselves to that which you command us? And it speeds up their running away (from the truth)”: (60) 

> ” Blessed is He who made constellations in the heavens, and placed a lamp (the sun) in it and the luminous moon”: (61) 

> “He it is who made the night and the day to follow each other for him who desires to reflect or desires to be thankful”: (62) 

> ” The servants of AR Rahman are those who walk with humility on earth, and when the ignorant address them, they say: Peace”: (63) 

> ” And those who pass the night before their Lord, prostrate and standing” : (64)

> ” Those who say: Our Lord! Turn away from us the torment of hell. Verily its torment is continuous”: (65) 

> ” Verily it is an evil abode and an evil station”: (66) 

> ” Those who when they spend , are neither extravagant nor niggardly but follow a middle path between the two (extremes)”: (67) 

> ” Those who do not invoke any god apart from Allah, and do not slay any soul which Allah has forbidden except for a cause which is just, and who do not commit adultery – and whosoever does this shall meet the wages of sin”: ( 68) 

Flag 13: Just Cause for Slaying: Jurisprudence Required? (Furqan-25: 68-69) 


(i) Just causes include punishment for murder of an innocent and (Fisad-fil-Arz) as already decreed in the holy Quran. 

(ii) Other significant aspects pertaining to abortion of (life threatening, proven defective medical diagnosis, rape victim pregnancies, etc) require Islamic Jurisprudence? 

> ” The torment will be doubled for him on the day of resurrection, and he shall live for ever in disgrace”: (69) 

> ” Save he who turns repentant to (Allah) and believes and does good deeds. Allah will change their evil deeds to good deeds. Allah is oft-forgiving, merciful”: (70) 

Flag 14: Ever-Open door of Repentance: (Furqan-25: 70-71) 

(i) Verse (Furqan-25: 70) leads to Allah’s ever-open door of mercy for a truly repentant person. 

(ii) The changed life in conduct leads to Allah’s mercy and would transform nature from evil to good. 

> ” Whosoever repents and does good, then verily he has turned to Allah with a sincere turning”: (71) 

> ” And those who do not give false evidence; and when they pass by what is vain, they pass by with dignity”: (72) 

> ” And those who, when they are admonished by the signs of their Lord, do not fall thereat deaf and blind”: (73) 

Flag 15: AR RAHMAN & His True Servants: (63-73)

> ” And those who say: O Our Lord ! Grant us out of our wives and our offspring that which cheers our eyes, and make us Imams of those who safeguard themselves against evil”: (74) 

> ” The shall be rewarded with highest stations (in paradise) because of their patient perseverance, and therein they shall be received with honour and salutations”: (75) 

> ” And (they will) abide therein for ever – what an excellent resting place and abode”! (76) 

Flag 16: The Prayer of (Ahlul Bayt): (Furqan-25: 74-76)


(i) Verses (74-76) refer to (Ahlul Bayt)and their Twelve Imams. 

> ” Say (O Muhammad) to the disbelievers: My Lord would not care for you were it not for your prayer; but you have indeed belied (the truth), and soon you shall be in the grip of inevitable (punishment)” : (77) 

Flag 17: Significance of Prayer: (Furqan-25: 77)

Surah Al Furqan ends 

Separa-19 (Wa Qala Ladhina) continues 


Surah Ash Shu-ara


> ” Ta, Sin, Mim” : (01) 

> ” These are the verses of the manifest book” : (02) 

> ” It may be that you torment yourself with grief because they do not become believers”: (03) 

> ” If We will, We can send down on them from the heavens a sign to which they would bend their necks in humility”: (04) 

Flag 18: Holy Prophets grief over persistent infidelity of disbelievers: Allah’s Way (Sunnat) explained: (Shua’ra-26: 03-04) 

> ” There comes not to them a fresh reminder from AR Rahman but they turn away from it”: (05) 

> ” They have indeed belied it: but soon will come to them the news of what they were mocking at”: (06) 

> ” What! Do they not see the earth, how many splendid (things) of all kind We cause to grow on it”? (07) 

> ” Verily there is a sign in it, but most of them do not believe”: (08) 

> ” Verily your Lord is He who is mighty and merciful”: (09) 

Flag 19: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Those who Persistently Deny (Shua’ra-26: 02-09)

> ” When your Lord called Musa: Go to the unjust people”: (10) 

> ” The people of Firawn: Will they not fear and safeguard themselves against evil”? (11) 

> ” Musa said: O my Lord, verily I fear that they will belie me”: (12) 

> ” My breast is straitened” : and my tongue is not eloquent, so send Harun”: (13)

> ” And they have a charge of crime against me; so I fear they may kill me”: (14) 

> ” (Allah) said: By no means. Go with Our signs, both of you, verily, We are with you, hearing”: (15)

> ” Go to Firawn, both of you, and tell him: Verily we are the messengers of the Lord of the worlds”: (16) 

Flag 20: Musa and Harun on Firawn’s territory: (Shua’ra-26: 10-16) 

> ” Send with us the children of Israil”: (17) 

> ” Firawn said: Did we not bring you up among us as a child? And you did dwell many years of your life among us”: (18) 

> ” And you did a deed which you did, and you are of the ungrateful”: (19) 

> ” (Musa) said: I did it then, when I was of those who are tied up with error (in order to punish an aggressor)”: (20) 

> ” So I fled from you when I feared you, then my Lord gave me command, and made me one of His messengers”: (21) 

> ” Is it a favour wherewith you reproach me: that you have enslaved the children of Israil”? (22) 

> ” Firawn Said: What is the Lord of worlds”: (23) 

> ” (Musa) said: The Lord of the heavens and the earth, and all that is between them, if you are sure”: (24) 

Flag 21: What is the Lord of the Worlds: (Shua’ra-26: 23-24 & 26 & 28) 

> ” Firawn said to those around him: Do you not hear”? (25) 

> ” (Musa) said: Your Lord and the Lord of your fathers of old”: (26) 

> ” (Firawn) said: Verily your messenger, who has been sent to you, is certainly mad” : (27) 

> : (Musa) said: (Allah is) the Lord of the east and the Lord of the west, and all that is between them, if you understand”: (28) 

> ” (Firawn said): If you take a god other than me , I will certainly make you one of the prisoners”: (29) 

Flag 22: Musa – Firawn Dialogue: (Shua’ra-26: 16-29)

> ” (Musa) said: What! Even though I bring to you something manifest”: (30) 

> ” (Firawn) said: Then bring it, if you are of the truthful”: (31) 

> ” So (Musa) cast his staff and lo! It was a manifest serpent”: (32) 

> ” And he drew forth his hand, and lo! it was radiant (white) to the beholders”: (33)

> ” (Firawn) said to the chiefs around him: Verily this is a well-versed sorcerer”: (34) 

> ” He intends to drive you out of your land by his sorcery. So what then is your counsel”: (35) 

> ” They said: Put off him and his brother (Harun) awhile, and send summoners into the cities”: (36) 

> ” (Who) shall bring you all the well-versed sorcerers”: (37) 

> ” So the sorcerers were gathered together at a stated time on an appointed day”: (38)

> ” And it was said to the people: Will you also assemble”? (39) 

> ” So that we follow the sorcerers if they win”: (40) 

> ” When the sorcerers came, they said to Firawn: Is there a reward for us if we win”: (41) 

> (Firawn) said: verily in that case you will be of those brought near (to me)”: (42) 

> ” (Musa) said to them: Cast what you have to cast”: (43) 

> ” Then they cast their cords and their rods and said: By the might of Firawn we shall certainly win”: (44) 

> ” Then Musa threw down his staff, and lo! It swallowed up that which they had falsely displayed”: (45) 

Flag 23: Open Exhibition: Musa with Allah’s Signs versus False gods (associates): (Shua’ra-26: 30-45)

> ” Then the sorcerers fell prostrating in adoration”: (46) 

> ” (And) said: We believe in the Lord of the worlds”: (47) 

> ” The Lord of Musa and Harun”: (48) 

Flag 24: Discovering the True Lord (Allah): (Shua’ra-26: 46-48)

> ” (Firawn) said: What! You believe in him before I give you leave? Verily, he is your chief who taught you sorcery. You will soon come to know; then certainly, I will cut off your hands and your feet on opposite sides, and certainly, I will crucify you all”: (49) 

> ” They said: No harm! Verily we shall return to our Lord”: (50) 

> ” Verily we hope our Lord will forgive us our sins because we are the first of the believers”: (51) 

Flag 25: Nothing to fear anymore: (Shua’ra-26: 49-51)



Yeh Ghazi Yeh Tere Purisrar Bundey 

(Your true unassuming warriors) 

Jinehain Tu Ne Bakhsha Hai Zauq-e-Khudai 

(Who are blessed with Your Proximity/Nearness) 

> ” We revealed to Musa, saying : Go by night with my servants. Verily you will be pursued”: (52) 

> ” Then Firawn sent announcers to the cities”: (53) 

> ” (Announcing): Verily these (Israilite) are only a small group”: (54)

> ” Verily they have enraged us”: (55) 

> ” And verily we are a multitude fully fore-warned”: (56) 

> ” So We expelled them from from gardens and springs of water”: (57)

> ” And treasures and mansions”: (58) 

> ” Thus (they were punished) and we made the children of Israil inherit them”: (59)

Flag 26: Only Allah owns the riches of the world and bestows it on whomsoever He likes: (Shua’ra-26: 52-59) 

> ” Then they pursued them at sunrise”: (60) 

> ” When the two parties saw each other, those with Musa said: We are indeed caught”: (61) 

> ” (Musa) said: By no means. Verily my Lord is with me. Soon He will guide me”: (62) 

> ” Then We revealed to Musa, saying: Strike the sea with your staff. Then it parted, and every parting was like a huge mountain”: (63) 

Flag 27: The Parting of the Sea: (Shua’ra-26: 60-63)

> ” Then We brought near thither the others”: (64) 

> ” We saved Musa and those with him, every one”: (65) 

> ” And We drowned the others”: (66) 

> ” Verily there is a sign in this, but most of them do not believe”: (67) 

> ” Verily your Lord! He is almighty, the merciful”: (68) 

Flag 28: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord Firawn’s Persistent Denial Culminating in his Journey to the Hell: (Shua’ra-26: 10-68) 

> ” Recite to them the story of Ibrahim”: (69) 

> ” When he said to his father and his people: What do you worship”? (70)

> ” They said: We worship idols, and we are ever devoted to them”: (71) 

> ” (Ibrahim) said: Do they hear you when you call (them)”? (72) 

> ” Or do they profit you, or (they) do you harm”? (73) 

> ” They said: Nay, but we found our fathers doing so”: (74) 

> ” He said: Have you considered what you have been worshipping”: (75)

> ” You and your fathers”: (76) 

> ” Verily they are enemies to me, save the Lord of the worlds”: (77)

> ” Who created me, and He it is who guides me”: (78) 

> ” Who gives me food and drink”: (79) 

> ” And heals me when I am sick”: (80) 

> ” Who will make me die and, then give me life (again)”: (81) 

> ” And Who, I hope, will forgive me my faults on the day of judgement”: (82) 

Flag 29: The Articulate Ibrahim! (Shua’ra-26: 70-82)

> ” O my Lord, give me authority and unite me with the righteous”: (83) 

> ” And appoint for me a truthful tongue among the posterity”: (84) 

Flag 30: When Ibrahim Prayed for: A TRUTHFUL TONGUE among his POSTERITY: (Shua’ra-26: 84) 

> ” And make me (one) of the heirs of garden of bliss”: (85) 

> ” And forgive my father. Verily he was of those who went astray”: (86)

> ” And do not disgrace me on the day when they are raised again”: (87) 

Flag 31: The Submissive & Upright Ibrahim: (Shua’ra-26: 83-87)

> ” The day on which neither wealth nor sons will be of any avail”: (88) 

> ” Save to him who comes to Allah with a submissive heart”: (89) 

> ” The garden shall be brought near for those who safeguard themselves against evil”: (90) 

> ” And the hell shall be made visible to those who go stray”: (91) 

> ” It will be said to them: Where are those you used to worship”: (92) 

> ” Beside Allah? Can they help you or help themselves”: (93) 

> ” They shall then be thrown into hell with those who had gone astray”: (94) 

> ” Together with the hosts of Iblis”: (95) 

> ” Disputing among themselves they will say”: (96) 

> ” By Allah We were plainly in error”: (97) 

> ” When we made you equal with the Lord of the Worlds”: (98) 

> ” No one but the guilty beguiled us”: (99) 

> ” Now we have no intercessors”: (100) 

> ” Nor any loving friend”: (101) 

> ” Were there for us a return, we would be of the believers”: (102) 

Flag 32: Glimpse of Intense Regret on the ‘Day’: (Shua’ra-26: 91-102) 

> ” Verily there is a sign in this but most of them do not believe”: (103) 

> ” Verily your Lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (104) 

Flag 33: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Ibrahim’s People: (Shua’ra-26: 69-104) 

> ” The people of Nuh belied the messengers (of Allah)”: (105) 

> ” When their brother Nuh said to them: Will you not safeguard yourself against evil?”: (106) 

> ” Verily I am to you a trusted messenger”: (107) 

> ” Therefore fear Allah, and obey me”: (108) 

Flag 34: Nuh: A Trusted Messenger: (Shua’ra-26: 106-108) 

> ” I do not ask you any recompense for it: my recompense is only with the Lord of worlds”: (109) 

> ” So fear Allah, and obey me”: (110) 

> ” They said: What! Shall We believe in you, while the meanest follow you”? (111) 

Flag 35: Allah would distinguish between the ‘Meanest’ & ‘Blessed’ on the ‘Day’: (Shua’ra-26: 111)


(i) Just like people of Nuh, rich Quraish also objected to the poor (less fortunate) people like ‘Salman’ being present during their visits to the holy Prophet. 

(ii) Quran clearly asserts the scale of relative greatness of individuals is based on good deeds, piety and love of the fellow beings, etc (Taqwa) more than anything else. 

> ” (Nuh) said: I have no knowledge of what they were doing”: (112)

> ” Verily, their reckoning is my Lord’s concern, if you but knew”: (113) 

> ” I am not here to drive away the believers”: (114) 

> ” I am not but a manifest warner”: (115) 

> ” They said: If you do not desist, O Nuh, you shall surly be of those who are stoned to death”: (116) 

> ” (Nuh) said: My Lord, verily my people have belied me”: (117) 

> ” Therefore decide You between me and them a decision, and deliver me and the believers who are with me”: (118) 

> ” So We delivered him and those with him in the laden ark”: (119) 

Flag 36: The threatened (Nuh & his people) Saved: (Shua’ra-26: 116-119): 

> ” Then We drowned the rest of them”: (120) 

> ” Verily there is a sign in this, but most of them do not believe”: (121)

> ” Verily your lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (122) 

Flag 37: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Nuh’s People & their Drowning: (Shua’ra-26: 105-122) 

> ” The (people of) Ad belied the messengers (of Allah)”: (123) 

> ” When their brother Hud said to them: Will you not safeguard your self against evil”? (124) 

> ” Verily I am a trusted messenger to you”: (125) 

> ” Therefore fear Allah and obey me”: (126) 

> ” I do not ask of you any recompense for it; my recompense is only with the Lord of the worlds”: (127) 

> ” Build (you) on every height a monument in vain”: (128) 

> ” Erect (you) strong mansions as if you will abide (therein) for ever”: (129) 

> ” And when you seize by force, you seize as tyrants”: (130) 

> ” So fear Allah, and obey me”:(131) 

Flag 38: Monuments on the heights and the strong mansions is no protection against Allah’s wrath: (Shua’ra-26: 125-131)

> ” Fear Him who has bestowed on you freely all that you know”: (132) 

> ” Has provided you with plenty of cattle and children”: (133) 

> ” And gardens and springs”: (134) 

Flag 39: Hud Reminds his people of the Bounties of the Lord (Allah): (Shua’ra-26: 132-134)

> ” Verily I fear the chastisement of a grievous day for you”: (135) 

> ” (They ) said: It is the same to us if you admonish us or are not of the admonishers”: (136) 

> ” This (threatening) is nothing but a custom of ancients”: (137) 

> ” We are not going to be punished”: (138)

> ” Then they belied him, so We destroyed them. Verily there is a sign in this, but most of them do not believe”: (139) 

> ” Verily your Lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (140) 

Flag 40: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Hud’s People & their destruction: (Shua’ra-26: 123-140)

> “(The tribe of) Thamud belied the messengers of Allah”: (141) 

> ” When their brother Salih said to them: Will you not safeguard yourself against evil”? (142) 

> ” Verily I am trusted messenger to you: (143) 

> ” Fear Allah, and obey me”: (144) 

> ” I do not ask of you any recompenses for it. My recompense is only with the Lord of the worlds” : (145) 

> ” What! Will you be left secure here (for ever)” : (146) 

> ” In gardens and springs”: (147) 

> ” And the corn-fields and palm-trees with fine fruits”: (148) 

> ” And dwellings hewed out of mountains skilfully”? (149) 

> ” Therefore fear Allah, and obey me”: (150) 

Flag 41: Prophet Salih’s Call to his People (Thamud): (Shua’ra-26:142-150)

> ” And follow not the bidding of the extravagant”: (151) 

> ” Those who make mischief in the earth, and do not put (human affairs) in order”: (152)

Flag 42: Who are the Extravagants? The Mischief-Makers & The non-Compliant of Worldly Affairs (Haqooq-al-Ibad): (Shua’ra-26: 151-152)

> ” They said: Verily you are one of the bewitched”: (153) 

> ” You are nothing but a man like us. Bring us a sign if you are of the truthful”: (154) 

> ” Salih said: Behold ! This is a she -camel; to her a drink, and to you a drink, (each) on an appointed day”: (155) 

Flag 43: Thamud asks for Allah’s Sign? The She Camel Appears: (Shua’ra-26: 155-156)

> ” Do not ill-treat her or the torment of a grievous day will will seize you”: (156) 

> ” But they hamstrung her, and then they became regretful”: (157) 

> ” So the chastisement seized them. Verily there is a sign in this , but most of them do not believe”: (158) 

> ” Verily your Lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (159) 

Flag 44: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Salih’s People & their destruction: (Shua’ra-26: 140-159)

> “The people of Lut belied the messengers (of Allah)”: (160)

> ” When their brother Lut said to them: Will you not safeguard yourself against evil”? (161) 

> ” Verily I am a trusted messenger to you”: (162) 

> ” Therefore fear Allah, and obey me”: (163) 

> ” I do not ask of you any recompense. My recompense is the concern of the Lord of the worlds”: (164) 

> ” What! Of all creatures do you come to the males”: (165) 

Flag 45: Lut’s Abhorrence at the doings of his people: (Shua’ra-26: 165-166 & 168) 

> ” And leave those whom your Lord has created for you to be your mates? Nay, you are a people who transgress all limits”: (166)

> ” They said: If you do not desist, O Lut, you shall surely be of those who are expelled”: (167) 

> (Lut) said: Verily I am of those who abhor your doings”: (168)

> ” O my Lord, deliver me and my family from what they do”: (169)

> ” So We delivered him and his family, everyone”: (170)

> ” Save an old woman among those who lingered behind”: (171) 

Flag 46: Allah, The Almighty, The Saviour of Whomsoever He Wishes: (Shua’ra-26: 170-171) 

> ” Then We destroyed the rest of them”: (172) 

> ” And We rained on them a shower (of stones); and evil was the shower on those who were warned (but remained heedless)”: (173) 

> ” Verily in this is a sign, but most of them do not believe”: (174)

> ” Verily your Lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (175) 

Flag 47: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Lut’s People who were showered by stones to death: (Shua’ra-26: 160-175) 

> ” The dwellers of the forest belied the messengers (of Allah)”: (176) 

> ” When Shuayb said to them: Will you not safeguard yourself against evil”? (177) 

> ” Verily I am a trusted messenger to you”: (178) 

> ” So fear Allah and obey me”: (179) 

> ” I do not ask of you any recompense for it. My recompense is the concern of the Lord of the worlds”: (180) 

> ” Give just measure, and do not be of those who give less than due”: (181) 

> ” And weigh with scales, true and upright”: (182)

Flag 48: Equitable Dealings on Every and All Counts is Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Shua’ra-26: 181-182)

> ” Do not defraud people of their (due) goods, and do not spread corruption, making mischief, in the earth”: (183) 

Flag 49: Heinous Crimes: Defrauding and Mischief-Making on Earth (Fisad-fil-Arz): Shua’ra-26: 183)

> ” Fear Him who created you and all the earlier people”: (184) 

Flag 50: Prophet Shuayb Warns! (Shua’ra-26: 184)

> ” They said: you are but one of the bewitched”: (185) 

> ” Your are but a man like us, and verily, we deem you of the liars”: (186) 

> ” Cause then a part of the heavens to fall on us, if you are of the truthful”: (187) 

> ” (Shuayb) said: My Lord knows best what you do”: (188) 

> ” But they belied him. Then the chastisement of the day of shadowing (when the clouds rained fire) seized them. Verily it was a chastisement of terrible day”: (189) 

> ” Verily in this is a sign, but most of them do not believe”: (190) 

> ” Verily your Lord! He is the almighty, the merciful”: (191) 

Flag 51: The Irrefutable Signs of the Mighty & Merciful Lord: Persistent Denial by Shuayb’s People who faced lethal volcanic eruption & earthquake: (Shua’ra-26: 176-191)

> ” And verily it has come down from the Lord of the worlds”: (192) 

> ” With it came down the trusted spirit”: (193) 

> ” Upon your heart (O Muhammad), that you may be a warner”: (194) 

> ” In plain Arabic”: (195) 

Flag 52: The descending of Quran on Muhammad: (Shua’ra-26: 192-195) 

> ” Verily it is in the scriptures of the ancients”: (196) 

> ” Is it not a sign to them that the learned among the children of Israil know it”: (197) 

> ” If We had revealed to any of the non-Arabs”: (198) 

> ” (And) had he recited to them, they would not have believed in it”: (199) 

> ” Thus We caused it to enter the hearts of the guilty”: (200) 

Flag 53: Muhammad: an optimum & logical choice, for descending of Quran: (Shua’ra-26: 196-200)

> ” They will not believe it until they see the grievous chastisement”: (201) 

> ” It shall come upon them suddenly, while they do not perceive”: (202) 

> ” Then they will say: Shall we be respited”? (203) 

Flag 54: Disbelievers will believe only when face to face with fire: (Shua’ra-26: 201-203) 

> ” What! Do they seek to hasten Our chastisement”? (204)

> ” Have you then seen, if We let them enjoy for years”: (205)

> ” Then comes to them that which they were promised”: (206)

> ” Of what avail shall be the enjoyment to them”? (207) 

Flag 55: All the owned resources enjoyments of this World of no use: (Shua’ra-26: 204-207) 

> ” We did not destroy any town but it had its warners”: (208) 

> ” To warn, We never are unjust”: (209) 

Flag 56: No Chastisement without Warning is Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Shua’ra-26: 208-209) 

> ” The devils did not come down with it”: (210)

> ” It does not behove them, nor can they do it”: (211) 

> ” Verily they are removed far from hearing it”: (212) 

Flag 57: Quran Beyond Reach of any Shaytanic Meddling: (Shua’ra-26: 210-212) 


(i) The authenticity of the holy Quran is guaranteed by the Allah Himself as below: 

> ” That, Verily, it is an honourable Quran in a book hidden, which none can touch save the (thoroughly) purified”

(Waqi-ah-56: 77-79) 

>>> ” Verily, verily, Allah intends but to keep off from you (every kind of) uncleanliness, O you the people of the house (Ahlul Bayt), and purify you (with) a thorough purification”

(Ahzab-33: 33)  

> ” So do not invoke another god along with Allah, lest you be one of the tormented”: (213) 

> ” And warn your nearest kinsmen”: (214) 

Flag 58: Faithful duty-bound to keep (Self & Blood Relations) away from Shirk with effective Warning & Command: (Shua’ra-26: 213-214)

> ” And lower your wings (in kindness) to those believers who follow you”: (215) 

> ” If they disobey you tell them: Verily I dissociate (myself) of what you do”! (216)

Flag 59: The respect and standing of the believers stands valid as long as they obey the holy Prophet: (Shua’ra-26: 215-216) 


(i) The command is applicable for all times to come and is applicable to all faithfuls and companions alike. 

> ” Put your trust in the almighty, the merciful”: (217) 

> ” Who sees you when you stand up”: (218) 

> ” And your movement among those who prostrate themselves”: (219) 

> ” Verily He is all-hearing, all-knowing”: (220) 

Flag 60: Trust Your All-Watching, All Hearing Lord (Allah) at All Times: (Shua’ra-26: 217-220)

> ” Shall I inform you upon whom the devil descends”? (221) 

> ” They descend on every wicked liar”: (222) 

Flag 61: Allah’s Unique (Unchanged) Message through Each & Every Messengers is Allah’s Way (Sunnat) & it’s Persistent Denials is a Sure Way to Eternal Destruction: (Shua’ra-26: 192-222)

> ” Who lends an ear (eagerly), and most of them are liars”: (223) 

Flag 62: Know that Wicked Liars are Favourite Shaytanic Targets: (Shua’ra-26: 221-223): 

> ” As for the poets, the erring follow them”: (224) 

> ” Do you not see that they wander bewildered in every valley”? (225) 

> ” And that they say what they do not do”: (226) 

> ” Save those who believe and do good, and remember Allah a great deal, and defend themselves only after they are treated unjustly, and soon those who deal unjustly shall know as to what an (evil) turning they shall be turned”: (227) 

Flag 63: Understanding Poets (Shua’ra) & their renderings (Asha’ar) in the light of Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Shua’ra-26: 224-227)


(i) Much of the poetry is abstract, away from reality and, at times, may become a source of side tracking. 

(ii) Not all the poetry could be tagged as above. 

(iii) Poetry, compliant with Allah’s Way (Sunnat), could be a source of pleasure and inspiration besides being a source of recording the historical events.

Surah Ash Shu-ara ends 

Separa 19 (Wa Qala Ladhina) continues 


Surah An Naml


> ” Ta, Sin. These are the verses of the Quran, and the book that makes (truth) manifest”: (01) 

> ” A guidance and glad tidings for the believers”: (02) 

> ” Who establish prayers, and give the poor-rate, and are sure of the hereafter”: (03) 

Flag 64: Quran: Guidance for Mutaqin: (Naml-27: 02-03& Baqarah-2:02-04) 

> ” Verily those who do not believe in the hereafter, We have made their deeds fair seeming to them, so that they wander bewildered”: (04) 

> ” They are those for whom shall be a grievous chastisement, and they shall be the greatest loser in the hereafter”: (05) 

Flag 65: Disbelievers: Lost & bewildered facing the ultimate chastisement: (Naml-27: 04-05)

> ” Verily you (O Muhammad) receive the Quran from the all-wise, all-knowing”: (06) 

Flag 66: Mohammad: The Recepient of the Guaranteed & Certified holy Quran Beyond any Shaytanic reach: (Naml-27: 06 & Shua’ra-26: 192-199 & 210-212) 


(i) The authenticity of the holy Quran is guaranteed by the Allah Himself as below: 

> ” That, Verily, it is an honourable Quran in a book hidden, which none can touch save the (thoroughly) purified”

(Waqi-ah-56: 77-79) 

>>> ” Verily, verily, Allah intends but to keep off from you (every kind of) uncleanliness, O you the people of the house (Ahlul Bayt), and purify you (with) a thorough purification:”

(Ahzab-33: 33) 

> ” (Remember) when Musa said to his family, Verily I perceive a fire; soon I will bring you tidings from there, or bring you a burning brand that you may warm yourselves”: (07) 

Flag 67: Musa goes to mountain (Toor) to fetch a fire: (Naml-27: 07) 


(i) Ke Aag leney Ko Jaen Payambary Mil Jae 

(Went in to fetch fire and landed with Allah’s Messenger-ship)  

(ii) Toor Per Hazarat Musa Ki Barri Baat Rahi 

(Musa achieving the unthinkable on the Munt of Toor)

> ” So when he came to it, he was called: Blessed is whosoever is in the fire and whosoever is around it. Glory be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds”: (08) 

> ” O Musa, verily it is I, Allah, the almighty, all-wise”: (09) 

> ” Throw down you staff. Then when he saw it moving as if it were a serpent, he turned back in retreat and did not look back. (It was said to him): O Musa fear not. Verily the messengers do not fear in my presence”: (10) 

Flag 68: Messengers do not fear in My presence: (Naml-27: 10)

> ” Save he who has done wrong and then has done good to make up for the wrong. Verily I am oft-forgiving, merciful”: (11) 

> ” Now put your hand in your bosom, it shall come forth white, without any blemish. This will be one of the nine signs (you will take) to Firawn and His people. Verily, they are transgressing people”: (12) 

Flag 69: Nine signs given to Musa for taking to Firawn: (Naml-27: 08-12) 

> ” When Our clear signs came to them (as distinct proofs), they said: This is manifest sorcery”: (13) 

> ” They denied them in iniquity and arrogance, though their hearts were convinced. So see what was the end of mischief makers”! (14) 

Flag 70: Fate of Mischief-Makers! (Naml-27: 13-14)

> ” We gave Daud and Sulayman knowledge, and they both said: Praise be to Allah, who has preferred us above many of His believing servants”: (15) 

Flag 71: Sulayman son of Dawud: The inheritor of Prophet-hood from Dawud: (Naml-27: 15-19) 

> ” Sulayman inherited Dawud, and said: O people , we have been taught the language of birds and have been given (abundance) of all things. Verily this is manifest grace”: (16) 

> ” And there were gathered together to Sualyman his hosts of jinn and men and birds, and they were arrayed in order and ranks”: (17)  

> Till, when they came to the valley of ants, an ant said: O you ants, enter your dwellings lest Sulayman and his hosts crush you while they are not aware of it”: (18) 

Flag 72. Sulayman in the Valley of Ants: (Naml-27: 18-19) 

> ” Then Sulyman smiled, laughing at her speech, and said: O my Lord, arouse me to be thankful for your bounty which you have bestowed on me and my parents, and to do good that shall please You. Admit me, by your mercy, among your righteous servants”: (19) 

> ” And he reviewed the birds, then he said: How is it that I do not see the hudhud (hoopoe)? Is he among the absent”? (20) 

> ” I will certainly punish him with a severe punishment, or I will slaughter him, or he shall bring me a clear warranty (for absence)”: (21)

> ” But he (the hudhud) did not tarry long; he (came and) said: I have been around where you have not been. I have brought you true news from Saba” : (22) 

> ” Verily I found a women ruling over them, and she has been given (abundance) of all things, and she has a magnificent throne”: (23) 

> ” I found her and her people worshipping the sun instead of Allah, and Shaytan has made their deeds fair-seeming to them and has turned them away from the (right) way – so they are not rightly guided – >>>”: (24) 

>>> ” So that they do not worship Allah who brings to light what is hidden in the heavens and the earth, and knows what you hide and what you make know”: (25) 

> ” Allah! There is no God but He, He is the Lord of the great arsh (supreme authority)”: (26) 

Flag 73: (Rabbul-Arsh-il-Azim): (Naml-27: 26)

> ” (Sulayman said): We will see if you have spoken the truth or you are of the liars”: (27) 

> ” Go with this letter and deliver it to them and draw back from them and see what (answer) they return”: (28) 

> ” She (the queen) said: O Chiefs, verily an honourable letter has been delivered to me”: (29) 

> ” Verily, it is from Sulayman, and verily it is in the name of Allah, the beneficent, the merciful”: (30) 

> ” Exalt not yourself against me, and come to me as those who submit (themselves to Allah)”: (31) 

> ” She said: O chiefs advise me in this matter, I do not decide any affairs until you are present with me (to concur)”: (32) 

> ” They said: We are endued with strength, and possess mighty prowess, but it is for you to command; so consider what you should command”: (33) 

> ” She said: Verily when kings enter a town (as conquerors) they ruin it and make noblest of its people its meanest. Thus they will do”: (34) 

> ” So verily I will send him a present, and (wait) to see what (answer) the messengers return”: (35) 

> ” Then when they (the messengers) came to Sulayman, he said: Do you wish to increase my wealth? Yet what Allah has given me is better than what He has given you. Nay, it is you who exult in your gift”: (36) 

> ” Go back to them. We verily shall come to them with hosts which they shall not be able to face. Verily we shall drive them out from their abased, and they shall be humbled”: (37) 

> ” (Sulayman) said (to his courtiers): O you chiefs, which of you can bring me her throne before they come to me in submission”? (38) 

> ” A crafty one of the jinn said: I will bring it to you before you rise from your place, for verily I am strong and I may be trusted”: (39)

> ” One who had knowledge of the book said: I will bring it to you in the twinkling of an eye. When (Sulayman) saw it placed before him, he said: This is by the grace of my Lord that he may test me whether I am grateful or I am ungrateful; and whoever is grateful, verily he is grateful for himself, and whoever is ungrateful, then verily my Lord is self-sufficient, bountiful”: (40) 

Flag 74: Who brought (Queen Saba & her throne) in a twinkling of an eye: (Naml-27: 40)


(i) The person with knowledge of the book refers to Ali Ibn Abu Talib who in accordance with Allah’s plan, helped all Prophets (concealed from view) and the Holy Prophet (in person). 

> ” (Sulayman) said: Disguise her throne for her. Let us see if she follows the right way, or be of those who are not guided at all”: (41) 

> ” So when she arrived, she was asked: Is your throne like this? She said: It is as though it were it; and we were given knowledge before this, and we were of those who submit (to Allah)”: (42) 

> ” And that which she worshipped besides Allah had kept her back. Verily she was of the disbelieving people”: (43) 

> ” It was said to her: Enter the palace. Then when she saw it, she deemed it a pool of water and bared her legs. (Sulayman) said: Verily this is but a palace smoothed with (slabs of glass). She said: My Lord, verily I have wronged myself, and I submit to the Lord of the worlds with Sulayman”: (44) 

Flag 75: Sulayman & Saba (Queen of Sheba of the bible): (Naml-27: 20-44) 

> ” Verily We sent to Thamud their brother Salih, saying: Worship Allah. But lo! They became two parties disputing with one another”: (45) 

> ” Salih said: O my people why do you seek to hasten evil rather than seek good? Why do you not seek pardon of Allah, that you may be shown mercy”? (46) 

> ” We augur evil of you and those with you. Salih said: Your evil augry is with Allah. Nay, you are people being tried”: (47) 

> ” There were in the town nine persons who made mischief in the land, and would not reform”: (48) 

> ” They said: Swear one to another by Allah that we verily will suddenly attack him and his family by night, and then we will surely say to his heir: We did not witness the murder of his family, and verily we are truthful”: (49) 

> ” They hatched up a plot, We also made a plan, while they did not perceive: (50) 

Flag 76: Allah the Best of the Planners: (Naml-27: 50)

> ” See then what was the end of their plot. We destroyed them and their people, all of them”: (51) 

> ” So these are the habitations empty and ruined because they were unjust. Verily there is a sign in this for those who understand”: (52)

> ” We delivered those who believed and safeguarded themselves against evil”: (53) 

Flag 77: The Nine Mischief-makers among Saleh’s People: (Naml-27: 45-53) 

> ” (Remember) Lut, when he said to his people: What ! Do you do what is shameful while you see”: (54) 

> What! Do you lust after men instead of women? Verily you are ignorant people”: (55) 

> ” But the answer of his people was naught save that they said: Expel the followers of Lut from your town. Verily they are the people who want to be pure”: (56) 

> ” So we saved him and his followers, except his wife; We destined her to be of those who stayed behind”: (57) 

Flag 78: When Prophet Lut abhorred ‘Lust for man instead of women’: (Naml-27: 52-58)

> ” And We rained down on them a shower (of stones): and evil was the shower on those who had been warned”: (58) 

> ” Say: Praise be to Allah, and peace be on His servants whom he has chosen. What! is Allah better or those they associate with (with him)”? (59) 

Flag 79: All Praise is for Allah & His Blessings on the Chosen: (Naml-27: 59) 


(i) ‘Allah’s chosen servants’ refers to (Ahlul Bayt: Ahzab-33: 33). 

Separa-19 (Wa Qala Ladhina) ends 

Surah An Naml (60-93) continues in Separa-20 (Amman Khalaqa)