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Highlighted Quranic listing of the Twentieth Separa (Amman Khalaqa) 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 
  2. Each (Flag) refers to the corresponding (verse or verses) and identifies (explanatory note) if any 
  3. Quranic verses of this (Separa) are listed and marked in a conventional way
  4. For example (Naml-27: 60-64) refers to the sixtieth to sixty-fourth verses of Surah Naml which is the twenty-seventh Surah of the Holy Quran. 
  5. Each verse commences and ends marked as (> “—–“: (number of the verse)
  6. >>> ” denotes the subject of the verse is continuing into the next verse
  7. All notes are numbered in parenthesis as (i), (ii), and so on 
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Separa 20 ( Amman Khalaqa) 

Surah An Naml (60-93) 
Surah Al Qasas (01-88) 
Surah Al Ankabut (01-44) 


Surah An Naml


> ” Is not He (best) who created the heavens and the earth, and sends down for you water from the heaven, with which We cause beautiful gardens to grow? It was not in your power to make trees grow. What! Is there any other god along with Allah? Nay, they are a people who go astray”: (60) 

Flag 1: Is Allah not the Best who created water & the fruits/herbals in abundance? Yes, Indeed He is! (Naml-27: 60)

> ” Is not He (best) who made the earth a habitable place, and made rivers in its midst; placed thereon firm mountains, and set a barrier between two bodies of water? Is there any other god along with Allah? Nay, most of them do not know”: (61) 

Flag 2: Is Allah not the Best Who made the habitable Earth & created a barrier between two bodies of water? Yes Indeed Allah is the Best! (Naml-27: 61)


(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). 

> ” Is not He (best) who answers the distressed when he calls to him, and removes the distress and makes you the successors in the earth. Is there any god along with Allah? How little is that you reflect”! (62) 

Flag 3: Is Allah not the Best (Amman-Yujeebul-Muztarra) Who answers the distressed? Yes, indeed Allah is the Best! (Naml-27: 62)


(i) Recite this verse 12000 times to remove distress & hardship for humanly unimaginable results. 

> ” Is not He (best) who guides you in the darkness of the land and the sea, and sends the winds as the bearers of glad tidings, before His mercy? Is there any other god along with Allah? High exalted be Allah above what they associate (with him)”: (63) 

Flag 4: Is Allah not the Best Guide/Helper in darkness at seas & isolations? Yes indeed Allah is the Best! (Naml-27: 63) 

> ” is not He (best) who originates creation, then reproduces it, and gives you sustenance from the heavens and the earth>>>? (64) 

Flag 5: Is Allah the Originator of all the Creations, the Reproducer & Sustainer of all, not the Best? Yes Indeed Allah is the Best! (Naml-27: 64) 

>>> ” Is there any other god along with Allah? Say: Bring your proof if your truthful”: (64) 

Flag 6: Allah’s Challenge to Disbelievers to bring a match for Him as per verses (Naml-27: 60-64) or discard (Shirk):  (Naml-27: 60-64)

> ” Say: No one in the heavens and the earth except Allah knows the unseen, nor they know when they shall be raised again”: (65) 

Flag 7: Allah the Knower of the Unseen (Ghaib): (Naml-27: 65-68) 

> ” Nay, does their knowledge reach to the hereafter? Nay, they are in doubt about it. Still more, they are blind to it”: (66)

> Those who disbelieve say: What! When we and our fathers have become dust, shall we be really brought forth (again)”? (67) 

> ” Indeed we and our fathers had been promised this before. It is nothing but the stories of ancients”: (68) 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Travel in the earth and see how (bad) was the end of those who were guilty”: (69) 

Flag 8: Travel in the earth & see the end of the Guilty: (Naml-27: 69) 

> ” Do not grieve over them, and do not be distressed by what they contrive”: (70) 

> ” They also say: When this promise come to pass, (say) if you are truthful”? (71) 

> ” Say: May be that a part of what you seek to hasten is right behind you”: (72) 

> ” Verily your Lord is the Lord of grace for mankind but most of them do not give thanks”: (73) 

> ” Verily your Lord knows what their breasts conceal and what they disclose”: (74) 

Flag 9: The ever-expressed contentions of the ‘Disputants’ and the all-knowing Lord of grace & mercy (Allah): (Naml-27: 70-74)

> ” There is nothing of the hidden in the heavens and the earth that is not recorded in the manifest book”: (75) 

Flag 10: The Manifest Book & Lawh-Mahfuz: (Naml-27: 75 & Burj-85:22) 


(i) The knowledge of the manifest book is with no one except those thoroughly purified by Allah (Ahzab-33: 33). 

(ii) References (Naml-27: 01 & 75Yasin-36: 12:Burj-85: 22 & Rad-13: 39: Yunus-10: 61:Qasas-28: 01) 

> ” Verily this Quran relates to the children of Israil most of that about which they disagree”: (76) 

> ” Verily it is a guidance and mercy to the believers”: (77) 

> ” Verily your Lord will judge between them by His decree. He is the almighty, all-knowing”: (78) 

> ” Put your trust in Allah; verily you are on the (path of) manifest truth”: (79) 

> ” Verily you can not make the dead to listen, nor can you make the deaf to hear the call, when they go backwards”: (80) 

> ” Nor can you be a guide to the blind (to prevent them) from straying. You can make none hear save those who believe in our signs, and who have submitted themselves”: (81) 

Flag 11: Can a misguided lot, going backwards, be trusted to guide anyone against Allah? (Naml-27: 76-81)

> ” When the word shall come to pass concerning them, We shall bring forth a beast from the earth who shall speak to them, that the people did not believe (with certainty) in Our signs”: (82)

> ” The day when We shall gather from every people a party of those who belied Our signs, then they will be kept in (separate) groups”: (83) 

Flag 12: Appearance of (Dabbah): First indication of approaching of the ‘Day’: (Naml-27: 82-85)


(i) Allah will bring a beast from earth to speak to those who did not believe in His signs. 

(ii) This is the day of partial resurrection (Qiamat Sughra or Raja-at). 

> ” Till, when they come (before Allah), He shall say: Did you belie My signs when you did not comprehend them in knowledge? Or what was it you were doing? (84) 

> ” And the word shall come to pass concerning them because they had committed injustice, and they shall not be able to speak”: (85) 

> ” What! Do they not see that We have made the night so that they may rest therein, and the day to give them light (to see)? Verily there are signs in this for people who believe”: (86) 

Flag 13: None of Allah’s Creation is Purposeless: Just like the Necessity of the Day and the Night being one of Allah’s Signs: (Naml-27: 86) 


(i) Nahin Hai Cheez Nikkammi Koi Zamane Mein 

(Nothing that exists is without a function) 

Koi Bura Nahin Qudrat Ke Karkhaney Mein 

(None of Allah’s Creations is Purposeless and without Utility) 

> ” The day when the trumpet shall be blown, and those who are in the heavens and the earth shall be terrified, save him whom Allah wills; and all shall come to Allah, humbled”: (87) 

Flag 14: Know the Existence of Allah’s ‘Privileged’ on the ‘day’? (Naml-27: 87) 

> ” You will see the mountains , you deem firmly planted, pass away as the clouds pass away; the work of Allah who has formed everything in perfect shape and order. Verily He is aware of what you do”: (88) 

> ” Whosoever brings good shall have better than (it’s worth), and they will be safe from the terror of the day”: (89) 

> ” Whosoever brings evil shall be cast down face forward into the fire. Shall you be rewarded for anything save what you were doing”? (90) 

Flag 15: Are You Ready for the ‘Day’? (Naml-27: 87-90) 

> ” Say (O Muhammad) I am commanded to worship the Lord of this city which He has made sacred, and to Him belong all things; and I am commanded to be one of those who have submitted themselves (to Allah)”: (91) 

Flag 16: Allah: the Lord of the City of Kaaba: (Naml-27: 91)

> ” And to recite the Quran. So whosoever is guided right, he is guided right for himself, and whosoever goes astray, then say: I am only of the warners” : (92)

> ” And say: Praise be to Allah. Soon will He show you His signs so that you shall recognise them. Your Lord is not heedless of what all you do” : (93) 

Flag 17: Know that Allah is not heedless of what you do! (Naml-27: 92-93)

Surah An Naml ends 

Separa-20 (Amman Khalaqa) continues 


Surah Al Qasas 


> ” Ta, Sin, Mim”: (01) 

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

Flag 18: Kitabum Mobin: (Qasas-28: 02)

> ” We recite to you from the history of Musa and Firawn with truth, for people who believe”: (03) 

Flag 19: The Early Life of Musa: (Qasas-28: 03-40)

> ” Verily Firawn exalted himself in the land and divided the people into parties, weakening a group among them, slaying their sons and sparing their women. Verily he was of the mischief-maker”: (04) 

> ” We wished to favour those who were weak in the land, and make them Imams (leaders in faith) and make them heirs”: (05) 

Flag 20: Emergence of Imams amongst Children of Israil: (Qasas-28: 05) 


(i) On the authority of Imam Ali (Nahj al Balagha): ‘Those who were weak’ also refers to Ahlul Bayt’ with reference to the events after the reappearance of the (Twelfth Imam). 

> ” And establish them in the earth; and to show Firawn and Haman and their hosts to see from them that which they dreaded”: (06) 

> ” We revealed to the mother of Musa, (saying): Suckel him. If you fear for him, then cast him in the river, and fear not nor grieve. We shall restore him to you, and make him (one) of the messengers”: (7) 

> ” The family of Firawn took him up (unaware) that he might become for them an enemy and a (cause of) sorrow. Verily Firawn and Haman and their hosts were sinners”: (08) 

> ” Firawn’s wife said: (Here is) a joy of the eye, for me and for you. Do not slay him. He may well be of use to us, or we may adopt him as a son. They perceived not (what they were doing)”: (09) 

> ” The heart of the mother of Musa became restless. Had we not strengthened her heart so that she might remain (one) of the believers, she was almost going to give him away”: (10)

> ” She told her sister: Follow him. So she kept an eye on him from a distance, while they perceived not”: (11) 

> ” We had forbidden foster mothers for him, until (his sister came and) said: Shall I direct you to the people of a house who will bring him up for you, and sincerely tutor him”: (12) 

> ” So We restored him to his mother that her eyes might be comforted and that she might not grieve, and that she might know that the promise of Allah is (always) true, but most of them do not know”: (13) 

Flag 21: The Promise of Allah is always true”: (Qasas-28: 03-13) 

> ” When he reached his full strength and had grown up to full maturity, We gave him wisdom and knowledge. Thus We recompense those who do good”: (14) 

Flag 22: Musa gets Wisdom & Knowledge: (Qasas-28: 14)


(i) Musa got essential qualities and attribute for being appointed as the prophet. 

> ” He entered the city at a time when its people were not attentive, and he found therein two men fighting, one of his own party, and other of his enemies; and he who was of his party asked him for help against him who was of his enemies. So Musa struck him a blow with his fist and put him to death. (Musa) said: This is of Shaytan’s doing; verily, he is an enemy, a manifest corrupter”: (15) 

> ” (Musa) said: O my Lord, verily I have wronged myself, forgive me. So He forgave him. Verily, He is oft-forgiving, merciful”: (16) 

> ” (Musa) said: O my Lord, because of the grace You have bestowed on me, never again shall I support the guilty”: (17) 

> ” In the morning he was in the city, fearful and apprehensive, when lo! he who had sought his help the day before was crying out to him for help, Musa said to him: Verily you are a manifest hothead”: (18) 

> ” When he intended to seize him who was an enemy to both of them, he said: O Musa, do you intend to kill me as you killed a man yesterday? Your intention is none other than to become a tyrant in the land, not a reformer”: (19) 

Flag 23: Musa in a Trap Seeks & Gets Allah’s Forgiveness with a Promise not to Support Guilty again: (Qasas-28: 15-19)

> ” There came a man running from the farthest side of the city: O Musa, he said: verily the chiefs are planning to kill you, so I sincerely advise you to go away from the city”: (20) 

> ” So he left the city, afraid, apprehensive, and he said: O my Lord, deliver me from the unjust people”: (21) 

> ” When he turned his face to Midian, he said: May be my Lord will guide me to the right path”: (22) 

> ” When he arrived at the waters of Midian, he found a group of people watering their (flocks), and saw two women holding back (their flocks). (Musa) said: What is the trouble with you? They said: We cannot water our flock until all the Shepherd have driven their flocks, and our father is a very old man”: (23) 

> ” So he watered (their flock), then took shelter under a shade and prayed: O My Lord, verily I have need of what You have sent me of the good”: (24) 

> ” Then one of the two women came to him walking bashfully. She said: Verily my father calls you so that he may repay you for having watered our flock. So when he came to him and told him his story, he said: Fear not. Now you are secure from the unjust people”: (25) 

> ” One of the two (women) said: O my father, employ him. Verily the best (man) to employ is one who is strong and trustworthy”: (26) 

> ” He said: Verily, I want to give one of these two daughters of mine to you in marriage on condition that you will work for me for eight years, and if you complete ten (years), it will be a goodness out of your own accord. I do not want to impose any hardship on you. If Allah wills, you will find me one of the righteous’ “: (27) 

> ” Musa said: Let it be (an agreed contract) between me and you. Whichever of the two terms I fulfil, no injustice will be done to me. Allah is a witness to our agreement”: (28) 

Flag 24: Employ Musa being strong and trustworthy: (Qasas-28: 20-28) 

> ” When Musa had fulfilled the term and was traveling with his family, he noticed a fire on one side of the Mount Tur. He said to his family: Stay here. I have seen a fire. I may bring some news from there, or a burning brand that you may warm yourselves”: (29) 

> ” When he drew near, he was called from a tree of the blessed spot of the right side of the valley: O Musa, verily I am Allah, the Lord of the worlds”: (30)

> ” Throw down your staff. When he saw it moving on the ground like a serpent, he turned about and did not look back. (He was told): O Musa step forward and do not fear. Verily you are safe and secure”: (31) 

> ” Put your hand inside your bosom, it shall come out white (radiant) without a blemish; and draw your arms close to your side (to guard) against fear. These are two proofs from your Lord for Firawn and his chiefs. Verily they are a transgressing people”: (32) 

> ” (Musa) said: O my Lord, I have killed a man of theirs, and I fear they would kill me”: (33) 

> ” My brother Harun is more eloquent than I am, so send him with me to assist me and testify me, for I fear they will belie me”: (34)

> ” (Allah) said: We will strengthen your arm with your brother, and We will give such authority that they will not be able to touch any one of you. With Our signs, both of you and your followers shall certainly triumph”: (35)

Flag 25: Allah Speaks to Musa: (Qasas-28: 30-35)

> ” So when Musa came to them with Our clear signs, they said: This is nothing but sorcery (he) has contrived. We did not hear of this from our fathers of old”: (36) 

> ” Musa said: My Lord knows best who comes with guidance from Him, and who shall have a good end. Verily, the unjust do not succeed”: (37) 

> ” Firawn said: O Chiefs, I do not know any god for you other than me, so O Haman build me a tower of baked bricks of clay so that I may mount up (and see) the God of Musa; verily I think he is a liar”: (38) 

Flag 26: Firawn commands Haman to Build a tower to see God of Musa: (Qasas-28: 36-38)

> ” He and his hosts were puffed up with pride in the land for no reason, and they thought they would never return to Us”: (39) 

> ” We seized him and his hosts and threw them into the sea. See how terrible was the end of the unjust people”! (40) 

> ” We made them (the kind of) Imams (leaders) who would invite people to the fire, and on the day of resurrection they shall not receive any help”: (41) 

Flag 27: Firawn: Disbelievers’ Imam! to lead them to fire on the ‘Day’: (Qisas-28: 41-42)

> ” We made a curse to follow them in this world, and on the day of resurrection they shall be among those who will be despised”: (42) 

> ” After We had destroyed the earlier generations We gave Musa the book containing clear arguments for mankind, and a guidance and mercy, so that haply they might take heed”: (43) 

Flag 28: Musa gets the Book & the Commandments (Tawrat): (Qasas-28: 43-44)

> ” You were not here on the western side (of mount Sinai) when We gave the commandments to Musa, nor were you of the witnesses”: (44) 

> We raised many generations (after Musa), and they lived for many years. You did not dwell with the people of Midian, rehearsing Our signs to them, but (it is) We who were to send (you O Muhammad as a messenger fully aware of all events)”: (45) 

> ” You were not present on the side of the mount Tur when We called Musa but through the mercy of your Lord (We told you his story) so that you may warn the people to whom no warner had come before you, so that they may take heed”: (46) 

> ” Were it not so, and a calamity should seize them for what their hands had sent before, they might say: O Lord, why did You not send us a messenger that we might have followed Your signs and been of the believers”? (47) 

> ” But when the truth has come to them from Us, they say: Why is he not given the like of what was given to Musa? Did not they disbelieve in what was given to Musa before? They said: These two (Musa and Harun) are sorcerers who support each other. And added: Verily we do not believe in all (such things)”: (48)

Flag 29: When Children of Israil Labelled (Musa & Harun) as Sorcerers: (Qasas-28: 48)

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Then bring a book from Allah better in guidance than these two (Tawrat and Quran) so that I may follow it, if you are truthful”: (49) 

Flag 30: Children of Israil’s on-going flip-flop: (Qasas-28: 45-49) 

> ” Then, if they do not answer you, know that they follow their own caprices. Who strays more than one who follows his own caprices without guidance from Allah? Verily Allah does not guide the unjust people”: (50) 

Flag 31: Allah does not guide the unjust people: (Qasas-28: 50) 

> ” Verily We caused the word (Our guidance) to reach them continuously, so that they may take heed”: (51) 

Flag 32: Continuity of Guidance: (Qasas-28: 51)


(i) The continuity of guidance through twelve Imams of Ahlul Bayt is referred inhere

> ” Those whom We gave the book before this, (some of them) do believe in it”: (52) 

> ” And when it is recited to them, they say: We believe in it. Verily it is the truth from Our Lord. Verily we were Muslims before it came”: (53) 

Flag 33: Know those people of the book to be recompensed twice: (Qasas-28: 52-55)


(i) The verse refers to 32 Christians who came from Abyssinia with Holy Prophet’s cousin Jafar Tayyar and 8 from Syria including Buhayra. 

> ” These shall be given their recompense twice, for they persevere and repel evil with good, and spend of what We have given them (in the cause of Allah)” : (54) 

> ” When they hear vain talk they turn aside and say: To us our deeds, to you yours; peace be on you, we do not desire (the company of) the ignorant”: (55) 

> ” Verily, you cannot guide whomsoever you like; but Allah guides whosoever He pleases; and He knows best those who follow guidance”: (56) 

Flag 34: Guidance is from Allah alone: (Qasas-28: 56) 

> ” They say: If we were to follow your guidance, we would be snatched away from our land. Have We not established them in a sacred (and) safe precinct to which are brought all types of fruits as a sustenance from Us? However, most of them do not know”: (57) 

> ” How many habitations We destroyed which exulted in their prosperity? These are their dwellings which were not inhabited except for a short time. Verily We are their heirs”: (58) 

Flag 35: Allah is the Heir: (Qasas 28: 56-61)

> ” Your Lord does not destroy habitations without first sending a messenger to their metropolis to rehearse to them Our signs. We did not destroy the towns unless their people were unjust”: (59) 

Flag 36: No Destruction of habitations (towns) by Allah without Warnings: (Qasas-28: 59)

> “Whatever have been given you are only the means of enjoyment and adornment of the worldly life, but that which is with Allah is better and more lasting. Will you then not take heed?” (60) 

> ” Is he then to whom We have promised a goodly promise which he shall certainly receive, like unto him whom We have granted the means of enjoyment in the worldly life, then will certainly be brought to judgement on the day of resurrection”? (61) 

Flag 37: Worldly enjoyment & adornment a temporary acquisition open to accountability: (Qasas-28: 60-61)

> ” On the day He will call them and say: Where are they you imagined were my partners”? (62) 

> ” Those against whom the sentence has been confirmed will say: O Lord, these are those we led astray. We led them astray as we had ourselves gone astray. We clear ourselves before you. It was not us they worshipped”: (63) 

> ” It will be said (to them): Call your associate-gods. They will call them, but they will not answer them. They shall see the chastisement and wish that they had followed the (right) guidance”: (64) 

> ” On the day when (Allah) will call them and say: What answer did you give to (Our) messengers”: (65) 

> ” But (all) news shall be rendered obscure to them, and they shall not even be able to ask one another”: (66) 

Flag 38: Questioning on (Shirk) & on response given to messengers: (Qasas-28: 62-66) 

> ” However, he who had turned repentant to Allah, believed and done good deeds may well be among the successful”: (67) 

Flag 39: Repentance: The only way out of getting off the hook: (Qasas-28: 67) 

> ” Your Lord creates whatever He wills and chooses. They do not have the choice to choose. Too exalted and glorified is Allah for what they associate with Him”: (68) 

Flag 40: The Choice and choosing with respect to creations rests with Allah alone & mankind does not have a choice of their own: (Qasas-28: 68) 


(i) The legislative functioning of an Islamic state must comply with Allah’s Way (Sunnat). 

> ” Your Lord knows what their breasts conceal and what they make known”: (69)

> ” He is Allah. There is no god but He. His is all praise, first and last, and His is the authority, and to Him you all shall return”: (70) 

Flag 41: Allah: the first & the last: Owner of all the Praise & the Authority: Legislation belongs to Allah alone: (Qasas-28: 69- 70)


(i) Allah is the sole legislative authority. 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Do you see? If Allah were to make the night to continue until the day of resurrection, what god is there besides Allah who could bring you the light? Will you not then listen”? (71) 

> ” Say: Do you see? If Allah were to make the day to continue until the day of resurrection, what god is there besides Allah who could bring you night for rest? Will you not then see”? (72) 

> ” It is out of mercy that He has made for you night and day that you may rest and seek His grace, and that you may give thanks”: (73) 

Flag 42: Allah’s Signs in day & night: Think! Glorify Allah with gratitude for His Mercy & Grace: (Qasas-28: 71-73)

> ” On the day when He shall call them and say: Where are My partners whom you used to assert”? (74) 

> ” We shall take out from every people a witness and say: Bring your proof. Then shall they know that truth is Allah’s, and what they used to forge shall abandon them”: (75) 

Flag 43: The marooned (Shirk) doers on the ‘Day’: (Qasas-28: 74-75) 

> ” Verily, Qarun was of the people of Musa, but he rebelled against him. We had given him treasures, so many that their keys would have been a burden to a body of strong men. His people said to him: Do not exult , for Allah does not love those who exult”: (76) 

> ” But seek , by means of what Allah has given you, the abode of the hereafter, and do not forget your share in this world. Do good to others as Allah has done good to you, and do not seek mischief in the earth. Verily Allah does not love the mischief-makers”: (77) 

> ” (Qarun) said: It has been given to me because of the knowledge I possess. Did he not know that Allah has destroyed, before him, many generations who possessed far more strength than he, and more wealth? (There is no need) to question the guilty (to punish) for their sins (which are known to Allah)”: (78) 

> ” Then he went forth among his people in all pomp; and those who desired the life of this world said: Would that we had what Qarun had been given. Verily he owns great good fortune”: (79)

> ” Those who had been given knowledge said: Woe to you! The reward of Allah is far better for him who believes and does good, but none shall receive it save those who steadfastly persevere”: (80)

Flag 44: (Utul ilm): (Qasas-28: 80: Imran-3: 07) 


(i) ‘Those who had been given knowledge’ (Utul ilm) refers to thoroughly purified (Ahzab-33: 33). 

(ii) Further Quranic references concerning Rasekhoona-fil-Ilm, Utul-Ilm, Ulil Ilm and those who have knowledge of the book (Imran-03: 07/ Nisa 04:162/ Imran-03: 18/ Rad-13: 43/ Nahl: 16:27/ Bani Israil-17: 107/ Hajj-22: 54/ Anakbut-29: 49/ Rum-30: 56/ Saba34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

> ” Then We caused the earth to swallow him and his abode. There was not a body that could help him against Allah, nor was he of those who could defend themselves”: (81) 

> ” Those who had coveted his position only the day before began saying: Indeed Allah gives abundant sustenance or restricts it, to any of His servants He pleases. Had Allah not been gracious to us He would certainly have abased us. Woe to the ungrateful who will never succeed”: (82) 

Flag 45: Swallowing of ‘Qarun’ by earth a lesson & guidance: (Qasas-28: 76-82) 


(i) Qarun (a cousin of Musa) who rebelled against Musa. 

> ” As for the abode for hereafter We assign it those who do not want to impose their supremacy over others in the land , nor spread corruption. The end is best for those who safeguard themselves against evil “: (83) 

Flag 46: Lust of Personal Superiority: Mother of all Evils: (Qasas-28: 83) 


(i) Desire to achieve & sustain personal superiority (ego) of any kind (personal, financial, intellectual, status, children, etc) stands out as the worst enemy of mankind. 

(ii) The life of a misguided person in this world is all about (ME) whereas a (Muttaqi) thrives in the environment of everything being about (HIM): Allah the only truth and reality

> ” Whosoever brings good shall have better than it, and whosoever brings evil, then those who did evil shall be recompensed only for that which they had done”: (84) 

Flag 47: Allah’s Justice & Mercy on the ‘Day’ unveiled: (Qasas-28: 84) 

> ” Verily He who has ordained the Quran for you certainly bring you back (to your) home; Say: My Lord knows best who has brought guidance and who is in manifest error”: (85) 

> ” You did not expect that the book would be inspired in you; but it is a mercy from your Lord, therefore do not be a supporter of the disbelievers”: (86) 

Flag 48: Descending Quran on Muhammad is Allah’s Mercy on him: (Qasas-28: 86)

> “Let them not turn you aside from the signs of Allah after they have been sent down to you, and call (mankind) to your Lord, and be not of the polytheists”: (87) 

Flag 49: No turning back to polytheism/infidelity and/or any support to it: Judgement concerning right or wrong belongs to Allah alone: (Qasas-28: 85-87) 

> ” Do not invoke any other god along with Allah.There is no god but He. Everything is perishable save His countenance (being). His is the authority, and to Him, you shall all return”: (88)

Flag 50: No god but Allah:His is the Authority (Legislation): The bearer of the indestructible everlasting countenance (Wajhu: Being: (Qasas-28: 88) 

Surah Al Qasas ends 

Separa-20 (Amman Khalaqa) continues 


Surah Al Ankabut


> “Alif Lam Mim”: (01) 

> ” Do people think they will get away by saying: ‘We believe’, and they will not be tried”? (02) 

> ” Verily We tried those who were before them. So Allah knows those who are true, and He knows the liars”: (03) 

Flag 51: Test & trial is Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Ankabut-29: 02-03) 


(i) Saying: “We Believe’ is not adequate and is no exemption from getting away from Allah’s Way (Sunnat)

> ” Or do those who do evil think they will escape Us? Evil is their judgement”! (04) 

> ” He who hopes to meet Allah (should know) that Allah’s decreed time shall certainly come. He is all-hearing, all-knowing”: (05) 

Flag 52: Life tenure, accountability on resurrection & judgement on the ‘Day’ are all decreed realities: (Ankabut-29: 02-05)

> ” Whosoever strives, strives for himself. Verily Allah is independent of the worlds” : (06) 

Flag 53: Striving against own self is the greatest Jihad: (Ankabut-29: 06) 

> ” We shall expiate the evil deeds of those who believe and do good, and shall reward them better than their deeds”: (07)

> ” We have enjoined on man goodness to parents; but if they strive to make you associate with Me that of which you have no knowledge, then do not obey them. You shall (all) return to Me, and I shall tell you what you used to do”: (08) 

Flag 54: The exception where Parental Command could be disregarded: (Ankabut-29: 08)

> ” We shall admit those who believe and do good among the righteous”: (09) 

Flag 55: Doing Good the way of the Righteous: (Ankabut-29: 07 & 09) 

> ” There are among people those who say: We believe in Allah: but when they suffer affliction in (the cause of ) Allah they take persecution by people as chastisement from Allah; and if help comes to them from your Lord, they say: Verily we were with you. Does not Allah know best what is (hidden) in the breasts of all (His) creatures (all over the worlds)”: (10) 

Flag 56: Test & trial of the belief & identification of the hypocrisy: (Ankabut-29: 10-11) 

> ” Verily Allah knows who believe, and verily He knows the hypocrites”: (11) 

> ” Those who disbelieve say to those who believe: Follow our path; we shall bear the burden of your sins. They shall not bear the burden of any of their sins in the least. Verily they are liars”: (12) 

> ” They shall bear their own burden, (others) burdens along with their own; and will surely be questioned on the day of judgement about what they had been forging”: (13) 

Flag 57: Burden of sins neither a transferable nor a tradable commodity: (Ankabut-29: 12-13)

(i) Reportedly: One of the rich faithfuls in Madina contracted the hypocrite (Abdullah Ibn Ubayy) to take his sins on him against camel loads of merchandise. Such deals have been condemned in the book (Quran). 

(ii) Additional burden in addition to own sins, identified above, is due to forging lies. 

> ” Verily We sent Nuh to his people and he lived with them a thousand years minus fifty. Then the deluge engulfed them while they were evil-doers”: (14) 

Flag 58: Nuh’s tenure: Nine Hundred and Fifty years: (Ankabut-29: 14-15)

> ” Then We delivered him and those with him in the ark, and We made it a sign unto the worlds”: (15) 

> ” And Ibrahim! (Remember) when he said to his people: Worship Allah and fear Him. This is best for you if you know”: (16) 

> ” You worship idols besides Allah and create falsehood. Verily those who worship other than Allah own no provision to give you sustenance. Therefore seek your sustenance from Allah and worship Him, and give Him thanks. To Him you will all return”: (17)

Flag 59: Ibrahim to his people:Sustenance is only from Allah: (Ankabut-29: 16-17)

> ” If you belie (the message) then many a people before you had belied; and upon the messenger there is nothing but a clear delivery (of the message)”: (18) 

> ” Do they not see how Allah originates creation and then turns it back? Verily this is easy for Allah”: (19) 

Flag 60: Bringing new creations after utter destruction of infidels is Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Ankabut-29: 18-20)


(i) Destruction of ancients such as people of (Nuh, Firawn, Hud, Lut, Salih & Shuayb) are all examples of the same. 

(ii) New creations originated by Allah followed each one of these. 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): Travel on the earth and see how He originated creation; and then Allah will bring forth another creation (in the hereafter). Allah has power over all things”: (20) 

> ” He punishes whomsoever He wills and shows mercy to whomsoever He wills; and to Him you will all return”: (21) 

> ” You will not be able to frustrate (escape) His power on earth nor in heaven, nor you have, besides Allah, any protector or helper”: (22) 

> ” Those who disbelieved in the signs of Allah and in (their) meeting with Him shall despair of My mercy; and it is they who shall suffer a painful chastisement”: (23) 

> “So his (Ibrahim’s) people had no answer except ‘Kill him or burn him’; but then Allah delivered him from fire. Verily in this are signs for people who believe”: (24) 

> ” (Ibrahim) said: You have taken idols (for worship) besides Allah out of love between yourselves in the life of the world, but on the day of judgment you shall deny each other and you shall curse each other, and your abode shall be the fire, while you will have none to help you”: (25) 

Flag 61: Denial of Ibrahim’s Message and logic: (Ankabut-29: 16-25) 

> ” Then Lut believed in him and said: I seek refuge in my Lord; for verily He is almighty, all-wise”: (26) 

> ” We granted him Ishaq and Yaqub and bestowed upon his offspring prophet-hood and the book. We gave him his recompense in this world; verily in the hereafter, he will be among the righteous”: (27) 

Flag 62: Continuation of Ibrahim’s Mission: (Ankabut-29: 26-27) 

> ” And Lut! (Remember) when he said to his people: Verily you commit lewdness, such as no people (in the worlds) ever committed before you”: (28) 

> ” What! You come to men (in lust) and rob (the travelers) on the highway, and commit evil in your gatherings. His people had no answer except Bring upon us the chastisement of Allah if you are truthful”: (29)

> ” And Lut prayed: O my Lord, help me against these mischievous people”: (30) 

> ” When Our messengers came to Ibrahim with the glad tidings, they said: Verily we are going to destroy the people of this town, for verily its people are evil-doers”: (31) 

> ” (Ibrahim) said: Verily Lut is there. They said: We know who is there. We will certainly deliver him and his people except his wife, who is of those who will stay behind”: (32) 

> ” When Our messengers came to Lut, he was grieved and depressed on their account as he was unable to protect them. They said: Do not fear, nor grieve; verily we will deliver you and your people except your wife, who is of those who will stay behind”: (33) 

> ” Verily we are going to bring down upon the people of this town a punishment from heaven because they have been transgressing”: (34) 

> ” Verily We have left a clear sign of this for people who reflect”: (35) 

Flag 63: Angels Visit Ibrahim on way to Chastisement of Luts’ People: (Ankabut-29: 28-35)

> ” To Midian We sent their brother Shuayb. He said: O my people worship Allah and fear the last day, and do not create mischief on the earth”: (36) 

> ” They belied him, so an earthquake seized them, and they lay motionless (dead) in their abodes”: (37) 

Flag 64: Shuyab’s People Confronted Lethal Earthquake: (Ankabut-29: 36-37) 

> ” And remember Ad and Thamud, (their fate) is manifest to you from their (ruined) dwellings. Shaytan made their deeds fair-seeming to them and kept them back from the right path though they were endued with sight (acumen)”: (38) 

Flag 65: Fate of People of (Ad & Thamud) Revisited: (Ankabut-29: 38) 

> ” Qarun and Firawn and Haman (were also destroyed). Musa came to them with clear signs but they were puffed up with pride in the land, but they could not run away from Us”: (39) 

Flag 66: Musa’s Enemies (Firawn, Haman, Qarun & Others) made an Example for all Generations to come: (Ankabut-29: 39)

> ” We sized all of them for their crimes. Against some We sent a violent wind hurling stones, and some We seized with a mighty blast, some We caused the earth to swallow up, and some We drowned. It was not for Allah to do injustice to them, they did injustice to themselves”: (40) 

Flag 67: Allah did not do Injustice to those who faced destruction: They were Unjust to themselves: (Ankabut-29: 40)

> ” The likeness of those who take guardians besides Allah is that of the spider who makes house for himself, but verily the frailest of all houses is the house of the spider, if they but know”: (41)

Flag 68. The Environment of (Mushrikin) as Fragile as the House of Spiders: See note (Ankabut-29: 41) 


(i) Shaytan made their deeds fair-seeming to them and kept them back from the right path. 

> ” Verily, Allah knows whatever they invoke besides Him; He is the all-mighty, all-wise”: (42) 

> ” Such are the similitude We propound for mankind, but none understand them save the wise”: (43) 

> ” Allah created the heavens and the earth with truth. Verily in this is a sign for those who believe”: (44) 

Flag 69: Allah’s Creations all based on Truth & are Manifest Signs for those who Contemplate: (Ankabut-29: 42- 44) 

Separa-20 (Amman Khalaqa) ends 

Surah: Al Ankabut (45-69) continues in the Separa-21 (Utluma Uhiya)