Highlighted Quranic Listing-23

Highlighted Quranic listing of the Twenty-third Separa (Wa Ma Liya) 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 the compilation of this effort. No attempt has been made to list the references individually; but sincere thanks are due to all, individually and collectively. 

Road Map: 

  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 (Yasin-36: 58-61& 79-83) refers to fifty-eighth to sixty-first & seventy-ninth to eighty-third verses of Surah Ya-Sin which is the thirty-sixth 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 (viii) All a reader needs to do is review the listed (Flags), choose the desired subject and proceed to the indicated (Ayat) 
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Separa-23 (Wa Ma Liya) 

Surah Ya Sin (22-83) 
Surah As Saffat (01-182) 
Surah Sad (0-88) 
Surah Az Zumar (01-31) 


Surah Ya Sin


> “Why should I not worship Him who brought me into being, and to whom you shall all be brought back” : (22) 

> ” Shall I take other gods beside Him? If ARRAHMAN wills to harm me, their intercession will avail me nothing, nor can they deliver one” : (23) 

> ” Verily, in that case I shall be in manifest error”: (24) 

> ” Verily, I believe in your Lord, so listen to me”: (25) 

> ” (But they stoned him to death). It was said to him: Enter the garden>>>”: (26) 

Flag 1: Who was Momin-al-Yasin? They stoned Him to death: (Ya Sin-36: 22-26)


  1. When (Isa’s) first two emissaries arrived, through a shepherd, they got acquainted with a person (subsequently identified as Mumin-al-Yasin)., who came out of his retreat and embraced the true faith and facilitated them. He believed in the advent of the Holy Prophet 680 years before his coming. 
  2. A lot of sick persons were cured by the disciples of (Isa); but being stubborn non-believer, the King did not respond favorably and imprisoned them.
  3. (Isa’s) next emissary (Simon) working in (taqiyyah: hiding his faith) managed to place himself in the King’s Court and gained influence over him. 
  4. Simon was able to convince the King to discard idol worship and accept the true faith. 
  5. The people of the town, however, remained adamant in their denial and stoned (Mumin-al-Yasin) to death. 

> ” He said: Would that my people knew”: (26) 

> ” For what my Lord has forgiven me and made me of the honoured ones”: (27) 

Flag 2: Mumin-al-Ya Sin: Honoured by Allah: (Ya Sin-36: 26-27) 

> ” We did not send any hosts against his people from heaven, nor did We need to send down (any such)”: (28) 

> ” It was but a terrible cry, and lo! they were extinct”: (29) 

Flag 3: Those who stoned (Mumin-al-Ya sin): Extinct in a Flash: (Ya Sin-36: 28-29)

> ” Alas for men! No messenger comes unto them but they ridicule him”: (30) 

> ” Do they not see how many generations have We destroyed before them? They will not return unto them”: (31) 

> ” Each and everyone of them will be brought together before Us”: (32) 

Flag 4: Mankind at a loss: (Ya Sin-36: 30-32)

> ” There is a sign in the dead earth for them. We give life to it and we bring forth from it grain which they eat”: (33) 

> ” We have made gardens of dates and grapes therein and We have caused springs of water to flow therein”: (34) 

> ” So that they may eat of its fruits; while their hands did not make it. Will they, then, not give thanks”? (35)

Flag 5: Would you not be ever grateful to Allah? (Ya Sin-36: 33-35) 

> ” Glory be to Him who created pairs of everything that grows from the earth, and out of themselves and of that they do not know”: (36) 

Flag 6: Creation of Pairs: A challenge for the contemporary Science to fully grasp it: (Ya Sin-36: 36)


  1. Sex is an integral component amongst humans, animals, plants, water-based creations, etc. 
  2. The manifest and sexual inter-phase, known and unknown, stands out as Allah’s most fascinating sign. 
  3. The material world and various kinds of energies also work in pairs bearing opposite characteristics. 
  4. The contemporary scientific understanding of sex-related factors is far from being perfect. 
  5. There is every possibility that another earth is discovered to complete the pairing. 

> ” There is a sign in the night for them. We draw off the day from it, and lo! they are in darkness”: (37) 

> ” The sun travels to an appointed place. This is the decree of the mighty, the all-knowing (Lord)”: (38) 

> ” And the moon – We have determined stages for it till it returns like the old (dried) branch of the palm-tree”: (39) 

> ” It is not permitted to the sun that it should overtake the moon, nor can the night outstrip the day; each in an orbit they float”: (40) 

Flag 7: Solar System: A perfectly balanced, unfailingly conforming to His laws of creation: Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Ya Sin-36: 37-40)

> ” A sign unto them is that We bear their offspring in the laden ark”: (41) 

Flag 8: As complex a process as the creation of the universe itself! Compare and acknowledge: (Ya Sin-36: 41)


  1. Both, creation of the human being and the universe; a consequence of (Kun-fa-Yakun), carry matching complexity but at different scales. 
  2. These are Allah’s signs for those who think and solemnly prostrate to Him in awe and acknowledgement! 

> ” And We have created for them of the like thereof whereon they ride”: (42) 

> ” If We will, We can drown them, then there shall be no one to help them, nor shall they be rescued”: (43) 

Flag 9: Allah guided Nuh and blessed him with the concept and making of an Ark (future development of ships & shipping): (Ya Sin-36: 42-43) 

> ” Save by way of mercy from Us (to enable them) to enjoy themselves for a while”: (44)

> ” When it is said to them: Guard (yourself) against what is before you and what is behind you, so that you may find mercy: they turn aside”: (45) 

> ” Not a sign comes to them from among the signs of their Lord, but they turn away from it”: (46) 

Flag 10: The persistent infidelity: (Ya Sin-36: 44-46)

> ” And when it is said to them: Spend what Allah has given you: those who disbelieve say to those who believe: Shall we feed him whom Allah, if He wills, could feed? You are not but in manifest error”: (47) 

Flag 11: Granted Affluence in this world is a burden! A trial: Not a cause for pride: (Ya Sin-36: 47)


(i) It is a misconception to assume that personal genius and efforts are all one needs to ensure success in this world. Even the gift of these qualities is nothing but Allah’s ‘Trust’. 

(ii) Everything given to anyone is a ‘Trust’ and he stands fully accountable for the same. 

(iii) Taking pride in personal achievements and taking its credit is nothing but being ungrateful to Allah. 

> ” And they say: When will this promise come to pass, if what you say is true (48) 

Flag 12: The promised ‘Hour’: (Ya Sin-36: 48)


(i) The knowledge of the ‘Hour’ is with Allah alone: The decreed ‘Hour’ to descend without any hastening or delay. 

(ii) References: (Ahzab-33: 63: Luqman-31: 34: Araf-7: 187: Naziat-79: 44: Saba-34: 30). 

> ” They wait not but for a single (terrible) cry which will seize them while they wrangle with each other”: (49) 

> ” Then they shall not be able to make a will nor shall they be able to go back to their families”: (50) 

> ” When the trumpet is blown, then lo! from their graves unto their Lord they shall be hastening”: (51) 

> ” They shall say: Ah! Woe to us! Who has roused us from our place of repose? This is what ARRAHMAN had promised, and the messengers told the truth”: (52) 

> ” It will be but a single cry, then lo! they shall all be brought together before Us”: (53) 

Flag 13: A glimpse of the promised ‘Day’ so persistently demanded by the contending disbelievers from Allah’s messengers all along: The single Terrible Cry: (Ya Sin: 49-53) 

> ” This day no soul shall be dealt with unjustly in the least, nor shall you be requited but for what you had been been doing”: (54)

Flag 14: The ‘Day’: Judgement based on Allah’s absolute justice: (Ya Sin-36: 54) 

> ” Verily, on that day the inmates of garden shall have joy and comfort in what they do”: (55) 

> ” They and their spouses, in pleasant shades, reclining on raised couches”: (56) 

> ” For them therein shall be fruits, and for them there shall be whatever they ask for”: (57) 

> ” Peace: Shall be the greeting from the Lord, the most merciful”: (58) 

Flag 15: (Salamun Qaullum Min Rabbin Rahim): (Ya Sin-36: 54-58) 

> ” (And the guilty will be told): O sinners separate yourself this day”: (59) 

Flag 16: Separation of Sinners: (Yasin-36: 59)

> ” Did I not enjoin on you, O children of Adam, that you should not worship Shaytan – verily he is your awed enemy -“: (60) 

Flag 17: Shaytan: Mankind’s Open Enemy: Not to worship Shaytan enjoined! Obligation Reminder: (Ya Sin-36: 60) 

> ” And that you should worship Me>>>? (61) 

Flag 18: Reminder: Mankind’s forgotten Promise to Allah: (Ya Sin-36: 61)


(i) The celestial promise of every entity (Allah is our Lord and we will worship none but Allah: La ilaha ilallah & Iyyaka Na Budu). 

>>>” This is the right path”: (61) 

Flag 19: Straight Path (Sirate-Mustaqeem): (Ya Sin-36: 61) 


1. The Sirate Mustaqeem consists of undermentioned two elements in the order of priority: 

(a) Discard Shaytan and his worship. 

(b) Worship Allah alone (The celestial Promise). 

2. This is the same (Sirate Mustaqeem) being sought after in (Faihah-01: 06). 

3. The true followers of Sirate Mustaqeem are (Annam-ta Ale-him: on whom You Bestowed Bounties: Fatihah-01: 07) who are none but those purified by Allah himself (The Holy Prophet and the Ahlul Bayt: Ahzab-33: 33). 

4 Even Shaytan was forced to acknowledge the existence of the thoroughly purified. Allah’s confirmatory statement followed as referenced below: 

> ” Save those of Your servants among them who have been freed (from sins altogether)”

(Sad-38: 83) 

> ” (Allah) said: Then it is truth, and what I say is truth”

(Sad-38: 84) 

> ” Yet he has led astray a great multitude of you. Did you not, then understand”? (62) 

> ” This is hell which, you were promised”: (63)

> ” Roast in it now for that which you have been believing”: (64) 

> ” On that day We will set a seal on their mouths, while while their hands shall speak to Us, and their feet shall bear witness to all that they have been earning”: (65) 

> ” And if We willed We could certainly put out their eyes, then they would struggle to (run around) to find the way. How then would they see”? (66) 

> ” And if We willed We could certainly transform (paralyse) them in their places, then they would not be able to move forward or turn back”: (67) 

Flag 20: Disbelievers facing hell: (Ya Sin: 62-67)

> ” Whomsoever We grant a long life, We reverse him in creation (making him go back to weakness after strength). Do they not understand”? (68) 

Flag 21: Old Age: Cycle of Creation Reversed: (Ya Sin-36: 68) 

> ” We have not taught him poetry, nor is it worthy of him, This nothing but a reminder and a Quran (which) makes things clear”: (69) 

> ” To warn him who is alive, and let the word come true against the disbelievers”: (70) 

Flag 22: Quran the final argument (itmam-e-hujjat): Reminder and a Warning to those who are Alive (who carry even a trace of understanding): (Ya Sin: 69-70) 


(i) Quran is Allah’s final revelation. It offers an opportunity to think and evaluate Allah’s signs and take a logical decision. 

(ii) Quran is (the final argument: itmam-e-hujjat) nothing more is to follow. 

> ” Do they not see that We have created for them, out of what We have fashioned with Our own hands, cattle which they own”: (71) 

> ” Whom We made subservient to them so that some of them they ride and some they eat”? (72) 

> ” And they derive (other) benefits and drink from them. Will they not , then give thanks”: (73) 

Flag 23: Still the option is open! Discard Shirk:Recognise Allah’s Bounties and offer thanks: (Ya Sin-36: 71-73) 


Ham Ne toe Jejunum Ki Buhat Ki Tadbir! 

(Left no stone unturned in sinning to qualify for the Hell) 

Laikin Teri Rehmat Ne Gawara Na Kia 

(Thwarted only by YOUR all-encompassing forgiveness) 

> ” And (yet) they take other gods apart from Allah that they may give them help”: (74) 

> ” They shall not be able to help them; yet (the disbelievers) as the hosts (of the idols) will be brought (before Allah to be punished)”: (75)

> ” So let not their speech grieve you (O Muhammad). Verily We know what they conceal and what they make known”: (76) 

Flag 24: Let their speech not grieve you O Muhammad: (Ya Sin-36: 74-76) 

> ” Does not man see We created him from (a drop) of semen? Yet lo! he is an open contender”: (77) 

> ” And questions Us (about resurrection), and has forgotten his own origin; he says: Who will put life in bones when they are decayed: (78) 

Flag 25: Look at those who forget their own creation and have a face to challenge Allah? (Ya Sin-78-79)

> ” Say (O Muhammad): He will give them life who created them for the first time. He has the absolute knowledge of all creations”: (79) 

> ” He who has given you fire from the green tree, and from it you kindle (your own) fire”: (80) 

> ” Is not He who created the heavens and the earth able to create like of them? Yes, indeed He is the all-knowing supreme creator”: (81) 

> ” Verily, when he intends a thing, His command is: ‘Be’: and ‘it Is'”: (82) 

> ” Therefore glory be to Him in whose hands is the kingdom of all things. Unto Him you shall all return”: (83) 

Flag 26: Know the The Supreme Creator: The Owner of the : ‘Be & it Is’ (Kun-Faya-Koon): (Ya Sin:79-83)


  1. The second creation (Resurrection) shall be by Allah who created mankind for the first time. 
  2. Allah has absolute knowledge of all His creations. 
  3. Allah is the one who created fire and tutored its utility. The capability to use fire for the generation of heat and scores of other functions is a turning stone in the history and development of mankind. 
  4. Allah is the all-knowing Supreme Creator having the capability to create another universe if he so wishes. 
  5. Allah is the owner of the (Kun-fa-Yakun, His Word, Ruh) which are only a few of the examples of His unique creations. 
  6. Allah, the holder of absolute power, and every creation is destined to return to Him. 

Surah Ya Sin ends 

Separa-23 (Wa Ma Liya) continues 


Surah As Saffat


> ” By those who range themselves in ranks”: (01) 

> ” (By) those who drive away the evil with reproof”: (02) 

> ” And (by) those who recite Quran”: (03) 

Flag 27: Allah’s solemn affirmation and assertion to believe in the ‘Purity’ as identified by Him! (Saffat-37: 01-03) 


(i) Allah’s assertion (based on sublime and out of ordinary evidence) to believe in His affirmation concerning ‘purity’ and not mixing the purity with the impurity: 

> ” Alike are not the blind and those who can see”

(Fatir-35: 19) 

> ” Nor darkness and light”

(Fatir-35: 20) 

> ” Nor shade and heat”

(Fatir-35: 21) 

> ” Nor are alike the living and the dead>>>”

(Fatir-35: 22) 

(ii) Allah’s affirmation in these verses (Saffat-37: 01-03) refers to the holy Prophet inclusive of his Ahlul Bayt (in an unbroken chain: Ahzab 33: 33) and the other prophets of Allah. Their purity is at par with the angels: only to be exceed over the angels by Adam’s knowing certain names which made angels bow-down to Him at Allah’s command. 

> ” Verily your God is One”: (04) 

Flag 28: Your God is one (ilaha-kum Lawahidun): (Saffat-37: 04) 

> ” The Lord of the heavens and the earth and whatsoever is between them, and the Lord of (all) the Easts”: (05) 

> ” Verily We have adorned the lowest heaven (nearest to earth) with an adornment, the stars”: (06) 

> ” (Also) as a protection against every rebellious Shaytan”: (07) 

> ” (So that) They are not able to listen to (what goes on) in the exalted assembly (high above), and they are darted at from every side”: (08) 

> ” Driven away, and for them is a perpetual chastisement”: (09) 

> ” Except him who steals (a word) by stealth, then a burning flame pursues him”: (10) 

Flag 29: A glimpse into Allah’s (Lowest Heaven: Nearest to the Earth): (Saffat-37: 05-10)

> ” Ask them (O Muhammad): Are they stronger as a creation, or those whom We have created? Verily We created them of a sticky clay”: (11) 

Flag 30: Compare your creations with Allah’s Creation which includes you (a product based on insignificant clay): (Saffat-37: 11)

> ” Nay you wonder, while they scoff”: (12) 

> ” And they pay no attention when they are warned”: (13) 

> ” And when they see a sign they mock at it”: (14) 

> “And they say: It is nothing but evident sorcery”: (15) 

Flag 31: The sustained Disbelief and Mockery: (Saffat-37: 10-15)

> ” What! When We are dead and turned to dust and bones, shall we (even then) be raised again”? (16) 

> ” And (also) our fathers of old”? (17) 

> ” Say: Yes, and verily you shall be disgraced”: (18) 

> ” Then it will only be a single roar, lo! They will gape”: (19) 

> ” And say: Ah! Woe to us! This is the day of reckoning”: (20) 

> ” Yes, this is the day of sorting out, which you used to belie”: (21) 

> ” (Allah will command the angels): Gather all the unjust together and their spouses, and those they used to worship”: (22) 

> ” Besides Allah, and lead them to flaming fire”: (23) 

> ” And stop them, for verily they must be questioned”: (24) 

> ” What is the matter with you that you do not help each other”? (25) 

> ” Nay, but that day they shall be entirely submissive”: (26) 

> ” And some of them shall draw near to others, mutually questioning”: (27) 

> ” They shall say: Verily you used to come to lead us astray from the right side (path)”: (28) 

> ” They will say: Nay, you yourself were not believers”: (29) 

> ” We had no authority over you, in fact, you were a rebellious people”: (30) 

> ” So now the sentence of our Lord has been proved true against us. We shall surely taste (the punishment)”: (31) 

> ” Thus we led you astray, for, verily we ourselves were astray”: (32) 

> ” Verily on that day they all shall share the punishment”: (33) 

> ” Verily, that is how We deal with the guilty”: (34)

> ” Verily, when it was said to them: There is no god but Allah: They used to become puffed up with pride”: (35) 

> ” And used to say: Should we give up our gods for the sake of an insane poet”? (36) 

> ” Nay, he has come with the truth and has confirmed the messengers (sent before him)”: (37) 

> ” Verily, you will taste a painful chastisement”: (38) 

> ” And you shall not be requited except for what you had been doing”: (39) 

Flag 32: The Rebellious People at the end of the tunnel: (Saffat-37:16-39) 

> ” Save the servants of Allah who are sincere”: (40) 

> ” For them there is a known sustenance”: (41) 

> ” Fruits, and they shall be honoured”: (42) 

> ” In the gardens of bliss”: (43) 

> ” On couches , facing one another”: (44) 

> ” Round will be passed to them a cup from a clear spring”: (45) 

> ” Crystal white clear to drink”: (46) 

> ” Neither dulling the senses nor intoxicating”: (47) 

> ” With them shall be the chaste women, with large lovely eyes”: (48) 

> ” As if they were eggs closely guarded”: (49) 

> ” Some of them shall draw near to others”: (50) 

> ” A speaker from among them shall speak; Verily I had a companion”: (51) 

> ” Who used to say: Are you really one of those who bear witness to the truth (of the day of resurrection)”? (52) 

> ” Shall we be requited (for our deeds) when we are dead and have become dust and bones”? (53) 

> ” (A voice) will say: Will you look down”? (54) 

> ” Then he will look down and see him in midst of flaming fire”: (55) 

> ” He shall say: By Allah, You had almost ruined me”: (56) 

> ” Had it not been for the grace of my Lord, certainly I (too) would have been among those brought (to hell)”: (57) 

> ” Is it then that we are not going to die”: (58) 

> ” Save our first death, and we shall not be punished”: (59) 

> ” Verily this is a great achievement”: (60)

> ” For the like of this all strivers should strive”: (61) 

Flag 33: (Fauz-ul-Azim:The Great Achievement) for those who strive: (Saffat-37: 40-61)

> ” Is this the better entertainment or the tree of Zaqqum?”: (62) 

> ” Verily We had made it a trial for the unjust”: (63) 

> ” Verily, it is a tree that grows at the bottom of hell”: (64) 

> ” Its produce is as it were the heads of devils”: (65)

 > ” Verily they shall eat from it and so fill (their) bellies with it”: (66) 

> ” Then, verily they shall have, over it, a drink of boiling water”: (67) 

> ” Verily they found their fathers astray”: (69) 

> ” Yet they were hastening to follow in their footsteps”: (70) 

> ” Verily many of the ancients, before them, went astray”: (71) 

> ” Verily We had sent warners among them”: (72) 

> ” See how terrible was the end of those who were warned”: (73) 

Flag 34: Safeguard yourself from hell and Zaqqum tree: (Saffat-37: 62-73) 

> ” Save the sincere servants of Allah”: (74) 

Flag 35: The Sincere Servants of Allah to be saved from the calamity (Zaqqum tree): (Saffat-37: 74)

> ” Verily Nuh had called to Us, and We are the best of res-ponders”: (75) 

Flag 36: Allah’s greetings/blessings (Salam) on Messengers: (Saffat-37: 75-181)

> ” We delivered him and his followers from the great distress”: (76) 

> ” We made his progeny survive”: (77) 

> ” And We perpetuated his praise in the later generations”: (78) 

> ” Peace be on Nuh among the worlds”: (79) 

Flag 37: (Salam) on Nuh: (Saffat-37: 79-80)

> ” Verily, thus We compensate those who do good”: (80) 

> ” Verily he was among Our faithful servants”: (81) 

> ” Then We drowned others”: (82) 

> ” Verily of his persuasion was Ibrahim”: (83) 

> ” When he came to his Lord with a submissive heart”: (84) 

> ” When he said to his father and his people: What is it that you worship”? (85) 

> ” Is it a falsehood – gods other than Allah-that you solicit”? (86)

> ” What , then, you think about the the Lord of the worlds”? (87) 

> ” Then he cast a glance at the stars”: (88) 

> ” And said: Verily, I am sick (of what you worship)”: (89) 

> ” So they turned their back on him and went away”: (90) 

> ” Then he turned towards their gods and said: Do you not eat”? (91) 

> ” What ails you that you do not speak”? (92) 

> ” Then he started striking them down with his right hand”: (93) 

> ” Then they came to him, hastening”: (94) 

> ” He said: Do you worship what you yourself have carved”? (95) 

> ” When Allah created you and what you make”: (96) 

> ” They said: Build for him a structure and throw him into flaming fire”: (97) 

> ” They then devised a plot against him, but We made them abject (to be the lowest)”: (98) 

> ” He said : Verily I am going to my Lord, he will guide me”: (99) 

Flag 38: Ibrahim on way to Makkah: (Saffat-37: 99-101) 


(i) Refers to Ibrahim’s migration (Hijrat) to Makkah with (wife Hajira & Son Ismail). 

> ” O my Lord grant me a righteous (son)”: (100) 

> ” So We gave him the glad tidings of a forbearing son”: (101) 

> ” When (his son) reached (the age of) working with him, he said: O my son, verily I saw in a dream that I was sacrificing you. So what is your opinion? (The son) said: Father, do what you are commanded. If Allah wills, you will find me of the steadfast”: (102) 

> ” Then when they both surrendered (themselves) to the will of Allah, and (Ibrahim) laid (his son) down prostrate on his forehead”: (103) 

> ” We called out: O Ibrahim”: (104) 

> ” Verily you have made good your dream: Verily thus do We recompense those who do good”: (105) 

> ” Verily that was an open trial”: (106) 

> ” We ransomed him with a great sacrifice”: (107) 

Flag 39: (Zabih-e-Azim) granted to Ibrahim: (Saffat-37: 107-108)


(i) Refers to sacrifice of Imam Hussain at Karbala in the progeny of Ibrahim through Ismail. 

> ” We perpetuated (his praise) in later generations”: (108) 

> ” Peace be on Ibrahim” : (109) 

Flag 40: (Salam) on Ibrahim: (Saffat-37: 109-110)

> ” Thus We recompense those who do good”: (110) 

> ” Verily he was (one) of Our believing servants”: (111) 

> ” We gave him the glad tidings of Ishaq, a prophet from among the righteous”: (112) 

Flag 41: Ishaq (Israil) & his Progeny (Children of Israil): (Saffat-37: 112)


(i) Ishaq refers to (Israil) and his progeny is known as (Children of Israil): 

> ” We bestowed Our blessings on him and Ishaq: and of their progeny are those who do good, and those (too) who are openly unjust to themselves”: (113) 

Flag 42: Allah’s Blessings on Ibrahim & Ishaq: (Saffat-37: 113) 


(i) Not included therein are the (zalimin: the unjust). 

> ” Verily We bestowed Our favours on Musa and Harun”: (114) 

> ” We delivered them and their people from great distress”: (115) 

> ” We succoured them, so they were victorious”: (116) 

> ” We gave the twain the book which make things clear”: (117) 

> ” We guided the twain to the right path”: (118) 

> ” We perpetuated their praise in the later generations”: (119) 

> ” Peace be on Musa and Harun”: (120) 

Flag 43: (Salam) on Musa & Harun: (Saffat-37: 114-122)

> ” Verily, thus We recompense those who do good”: (121) 

> ” Verily they were two of Our believing servants” :(122) 

> ” Verily, Ilyas was (one) of the messengers”: (123) 

Flag 44: Who was Prophet Ilyas (Elijah, Ilyah)? (Saffat-37: 123-132) 


  1. Prophet Ilyas (Elijah, Ilyah) lived in the region of Ahab (896-874 B.C.). 
  2. After the Musa people of Ahab and Ahaziah began the worship of Baal (sun-god). 
  3. Prophet Ilyas denounced it and warned people.
  4. When people planned to kill him, Allah took him up in a whirlwind to heaven and he is still alive. 
  5. Later, he was represented by Ali ibn Abu Talib. 

> ” When he said to his people: Do you not safeguard yourself against evil with full awareness of divine laws”: (124) 

> ” Do you call on Baal and and forsake the best of creators”? (125) 

> ” Allah your Lord, and Lord of your fathers of yore”? (126) 

> ” But they belied him, so they shall certainly be brought (to punishment)”: (127) 

> ” Save the sincere servants of Allah”: (129) 

> ” Peace be on Ilyasin”: (130) 

Flag 45: (Salam) on Ilyasin (ale-Ya Sin: ale Muhammad): (Saffat-37: 130-132) 


(i) Ilyasin refers to Al-Yasin (al-Muhammad: Ahzab-33). 

> ” Verily, thus We recompense those who do good”: (131)

> ” Verily, he was (one) of Our believing servants”: (132) 

> ” Verily Lut was (one) of the messengers”: (133) 

Flag 46: Prophet Lut: (Saffat-37: 133-138)

> ” When We delivered him and all his followers, every one”: (134) 

> ” Save one of the old woman who was one of those who stayed behind”: (135) 

> ” Then We destroyed the others”: (136) 

> ” Verily, you pass by (the ruins of) them in the morning”: (137) 

> ” Or at night. Will you not (even) then understand”? (138) 

> ” Verily Yunus was (one) of the messengers”: (139) 

Flag 47: Prophet Yunus: (Saffat-37: 139-148)


(i) Prophet Yunus was a messenger to the city of (Nineveh). 

(ii) When his people went into denial of his message, he departed in disgust, without Allah’s permission. 

(iii) He boarded a boat; thrown into the sea. Based on drawing of lot repeatedly, thrown as a sacrifice against storm; swallowed by a large fish; stayed in its belly for three days and nights; repenting all along as below; when he was forgiven by the Lord (Allah) and spitted out by the fish:

>>> ” There is no god but You. Glory be to You. Verily I was of the unjust”

(Yunus-21: 87) 

(iv) Reportedly, reciting the above prayer 12 times after one of the obligatory prayers for 40 days is a sure way of seeking Allah’s help in getting out of affliction, sorrow or misfortune. 

(v) Yunus’ people who repented were forgiven being the only example who averted chastisement. 

(vi) Prophet Yunus preached over hundred thousand plus people. 

> ” When he fled into a laden ship”: (140) 

> ” And they drew lots, and he was of those thrown (into the water)”: (141) 

> ” And fish swallowed him while he was blaming (himself)”: (142) 

> ” Had he not been one of those who glorify Him”: (143) 

> ” He would certainly have been detained in its belly till the day when they are raised”: (144) 

> ” Then We cast him on a barren shore, and he was sick”: (145) 

> ” And We caused a tree of gourd to grow over him”: (146) 

> ” And We sent him to a hundred thousand (people), or more”: (147) 

> ” And they believed, so We let them enjoy (life) for an appointed time”: (148) 

> ” Now ask them (O Muhammad): Is it that your Lord has daughters, and they have sons”? (149) 

> ” Or did We make the angels females, while they were witnessing”? (150) 

> ” that Verily it is of their falsehood that they say”: (151) 

> ” Allah has begotten. Verily they are liars”: (152) 

> ” Has He preferred daughters to sons”? (153) 

> ” What is the matter with you? How do you judge”? (154) 

> ” Will you not then reflect? (155) 

> ” Or do you have any clear authority? (156) 

> ” Then bring your book if you are truthful”: (157) 

> ” They imagine kinship between Him and the jinn, whereas the jinn know well that they shall surely be brought before Him”: (158) 

> ” Glory be to Allah far above what they ascribe to Him”: (159)

Flag 48: Allah: Far, far above what they ascribe to Him (Shirk): (Saffat-37: 149-159)

> ” Save the sincere servants of Allah”: (160) 

> ” So verily neither you nor those you worship”: (161) 

> ” Can incite anyone against Him”: (162) 

> ” Except him who is (doomed) to burn in hell”: (163) 

Flag 49: The doomed Shaytnic instigators: (Saffat-37: 163) 

> ” (Thus say those ranged in ranks): There is not one of us , but has an assigned place”: (164) 

> ” Verily We are those ranged in rank”: (165) 

> ” Verily We are those who celebrate His glory”: (166) 

Flag 50: Those who celebrate Allah’s Glory: (Saffat-37: 164-166)


(i) Those who celebrate His glory, refers to the holy Prophet inclusive of his Ahlul Bayt (in an unbroken chain: Ahzab 33: 33) and the other prophets of Allah. Their purity is at par with the angels: only to be exceeded over the angels by Adam’s knowing certain names which made angels bow-down to Him at Allah’s command. 

> ” And indeed they used to say”: (167) 

> ” If we had a reminder from earlier people”: (168) 

> ” Certainly we would have been sincere servants of Allah”: (169) 

> ” Yet they disbelieved in it; but soon they will come to know”: (170) 

> ” Verily Our word has already gone forth about Our servants, the messengers”: (171) 

> ” That verily they shall be helped”: (172) 

> ” And Our hosts, they verily will be victorious”: (173) 

Flag 51: Allah’s Assertion: Messengers shall always be helped: (Saffat-37: 171-173)

> ” So you turn away from them for a time”: (174) 

> ” And see them; and they soon shall see (their doom)”: (175) 

Flag 52: The advent of the twelfth Imam: (Saffat-37: 167-170 &174-175 & 178-179) 


(i) These verses refer to the advent of the (Twelfth Imam). 

> ” Do they seek to hasten Our chastisement”? (176) 

> ” But when it shall descend into their courtyard, evil shall then be the morning for those who were warned”: (177) 

> ” So you turn away from them for a time”: (178)

> ” And see them; and they soon shall see (their doom)”: (179) 

> ” Glory be to Allah, the Lord of majesty, far above what they ascribe to Him” : (180) 

> ” Peace be on messengers”: (181) 

Flag 53: Allah’s greetings/blessings (Salam) on Messengers: (Saffat-37: 75-181)

> ” Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the worlds” : (182) 

Flag 54: Glory be to Allah, the Lord of Majesty: Disbelievers shall soon find their doom: (Saffat-37: 149-182)

Surah As Saffat ends 

Separa-23 (Wa Ma Liya) continues 


Surah Sad  


> ” Sad. By the Quran, full of admonition”: (01) 

> ” In fact, those who disbelieve are (steeped) in self-exaltation and hostility”: (02)

> ” How many generations before them did we destroy? they cried while there was no longer time for escape”: (03)

Flag 55: Quran & its knowledgeable Guides: (Sad-38: 01)


(i) Dhikr is (Quran) and (Ahl Al Dhikr) refers to (the Ahlul Bayt inclusive of their twelve Holy Imams in an unbroken chain (Ahzab-33: 33). 

> ” They wonder that there should come to them a warner from among themselves. The disbelievers said: This is a sorcerer and a liar”: (04) 

> ” Has he made (converted) all the gods into one God? Verily this is a strange thing”: (05) 

> ” The chiefs among them departed saying: Walk away and remain steadfast to your gods; verily this is a thing designed (against you)”: (06) 

> ” We did not hear (the like of) this among the former people. This is nothing but a made up tale”: (07) 

Flag 56: Exultant and hostile attitude denounced: Disbelievers vain doubts and discourses: (Sad-38: 02-07)

> ” What! has the reminder been sent down to him (of all persons) among us? Nay, they are in doubt about My reminder; nay, they have not yet tasted My chastisement”: (08) 

> ” Or is it that with them are the treasures of the mercy of your Lord, the mighty, the munificent”? (09)

Flag 57: Your God: (Al-Aziz-il-Wahab): Can anyone else claim the ownership of His ‘Treasures & Mercy’? (Sad-38: 09)

> “Or is it that the kingdom of the heavens and the earth and that is between them is theirs? (If) so let them ascend with (their) means”: (10) 

Flag 58: Disbelievers challenged to attempt to take over the kingdom using their power base, if they are truthful! (Sad-38: 08-10) 

> ” Here a (mighty) host of confederates shall be vanquished”: (11) 

Flag 59: The defeat at the Battle of Trench (Khanduq) reminded: (Sad-38: 11) 

> ” Before them the people of Nuh, Ad, and Firawn, the lord of stakes (power of arrogance) belied”: (12) 

> ” And the people of Thamud and people of Lut, and the dwellers of the wood – such were the confederates”: (13) 

Flag 60: The destruction of the earlier beliers recalled and disbelievers invited to think! (Sad-38: 13)

> ” Not one (of them) but belied the messengers, so My retribution was justified”: (14) 

Flag 61: Understand why their chastisements were acts in Allah’s Way (Sunnat)? Acts of His ‘Absolute Justice’! (Sad-38: 14)

> ” These shall not wait but a single blast which shall not be delayed”: (15) 

> ” (Yet) they say: O Our Lord, hasten to us our portion (doom) before the day of reckoning”: (16) 

Flag 62: Desiring hastening of the ‘Hour’? Engulfed in their ignorance! Unaware of the ‘Single Cry’ on the ‘Day’! (Sad-38: 04-16)

> ” Bear with patience what they say, and remember Our servant Dawud, endued with strong hands, (yet) verily he was oft-returning (to Us)”: (17) 

> ” Verily We made the mountains join him in glorifying Us at nightfall and sunrise”: (18) 

> ” And the birds (also) gathered together; all with him were obedient to him”: (19) 

> ” We made his kingdom strong, and gave him wisdom and sound judgement”: (20) 

> ” Has the story of disputants reached you when they jumped over the wall into (his) prayer room”: (21)

> ” When they entered (the presence of) Daud he was frightened of them. They said do not fear, (We are) two disputants, one of whom has transgressed against the other, so decide between us with justice, do not be unjust, and guide us to the right path”: (22) 

> ” This is my brother who has ninety and nine ewes while I have only one; and he said: entrust it to me, and has prevailed over me in argument”: (23) 

> ” (Dawud) said: He is unjust in demanding your ewe to add to his ewes. Verily, most partners transgress against each other save those who believe and do good deeds, and few are they. And Dawud perceived that We had tried him; so he asked forgiveness of his Lord, and he fell down , bowing (in prostration) , and turned (to Us in repentance)”: (24) 

Flag 63: Prophet Dawud: Judgement on Trial: (Sad-38:17-24) 


(i) Prophet Dawud was at fault for not listening to both the contenders before giving the judgement who were angels in disguise. 

(ii) As soon as the contenders left, he realised his mistake. He fell down in prostration, crying and seeking Allah’s forgiveness for the blunder. 

> ” So We forgave him that (lapse), and verily for him is a near approach with Us, and an excellent place for return”: (25) 

> ” O Dawud ! Verily We have appointed you a vicegerent in the earth, so judge between people with justice and do not follow vain desires, lest it should lead you astray from the way of Allah. Verily for those who go astray from the way of Allah, is severe chastisement, because they have forgotten the day of reckoning”: (26) 

Flag 64: Prophet Dawud forgiven and guided in matters of administration of Justice: (Sad-38:17-26)

> ” We did not create the heavens and the earth and all that is between them without purpose. Only those who disbelieve imagine so. Then woe to those who disbelieve the fire”: (27) 

Flag 65: All Allah’s Creations are for performing their assigned functions: (Sad-38: 27)


Nahin Hai Cheez Nickami Koi Zamane Mein 

(None of Allah’s creation is without an assigned function) 

Koi Bura Nahin Qudrat Ke Karkhaney Mein

(None of the entities created by Him are integrally condemned) 

> ” Shall We treat those who believe and do good deeds as those who do mischief in the land; or shall We treat those who safeguard themselves against evil as those who turn away from the truth?” (28) 

Flag 66: Evil and Good cannot coexist: (Sad-38: 28) 

> ” (O Muhammad) (this is) a book We have sent down to you which is thoroughly blessed, so that they may ponder over its verses, and those who are given wisdom may take heed” : (29) 

Flag 67: Invitation to read (the blessed Quran): Think, reach a logical conclusion and be amongst the believers: (Sad-38: 29)

> ” To Dawud We gave Sulayman, an excellent servant devoted (to Us). Verily He was ever turning (to Us) in repentance”: (30) 

> ” Remember when fleet-footed chargers (horses) were shown to him at eventide”: (31) 

> ” He said: Verily I have loved the love of (earthly) good above the remembrance of my Lord until, (the sun) was hidden in the veil of night”: (32) 

> ” (Then he said): Bring them back to me : and began to rub their legs and necks”: (33) 

> ” Verily, We did try Sulayman, and set upon his throne a (mere) body, then he turned repentant (to Us)”: (34) 

> ” He said: O my Lord, forgive me, and give me such a dominion like which no one after me shall have. Verily you are the great bestow-er”: (35) 

Flag 68: The Repentant Prophet Sulayman: (Sad-38: 30-35)

> ” Then We made the wind subservient to him, to flow gently at his command whither-soever he desired”: (36) 

> ” And the devils – the builders and divers of all kinds”: (37)

> ” And others bound in fetters”: (38) 

> ” This is Our gift, so give freely or withhold, (without) rendering an account”: (39) 

> ” Verily he had a near approach to Us, an excellent place to return”: (40) 

Flag 69: Prophet Sulaymans’s Empire: (Sad-38: 35-40)

> “Remember Our servant Ayyub, when he cried to his Lord: Shaytan has afflicted me with pain and distress”: (41) 

Flag 70: The Patient Prophet Ayub: (Sad-38: 41)


(i) Prophet Ayyub was son-in-law of Prophet Yusuf. He lost his abundant wealth, possessions and his family. He was tested by Allah as an abandoned sick person. 

> ” Stamp on the ground with your foot: (We said: and a spring gushed forth): This is (water), cool and refreshing, to wash or drink”: (42) 

> ” We gave him (back) his family and the like of them with them, as a grace from Us, and a reminder to the men of understanding”: (43) 

> ” (It was said to him): Take a handful of straw. Strike your wife with it and break not your oath. Verily We found him steadfast, an excellent servant. Verily he was ever turning in repentance”: (44) 

Flag 71: Prophet Ayub’s Patience and Repentance Rewarded: (Sad-38: 41-44)


(i) Prophet Ayub was guided to hold on to his oath concerning punishment of the unintended mistake of his wife by executing the pledged 100 stripes using handful of straws. 

> ” Remember our servants, Ibrahim, Ishaque and Yaqub men of strength and insight”:(45) 

> ” Verily We made them free (from sinning) with a distinction of remembrance of the (external) abode”: (46) 

> ” Verily, they are with Us (in Our estimation) of the chosen and good”: (47) 

Flag 72: Remembering Prophets Ibrahim, Ishaq and Yaqub: (Sad-38:45-47) 

> ” Remember Ismail, Al Yasa-a and Dhul Kifl. Everyone of them was among the good”: (48) 

Flag 73: Recalling Allah’s Honoured Messengers (Ismail, Al Yasa-a and Dhul Kifi): (Sad-38: 48)

> ” This is a reminder, and verily for those who safeguard themselves against evil is an excellent place to return”: (49) 

> ” Gardens of eternal bliss with their doors opened for them”: (50)

> ” Where they will recline (at ease), calling for fruits in plenty, and delicious drink”: (51)

> ” With them shall be woman with eyes cast down, equals in age”: (52) 

> ” This is what is promised you for the day of reckoning”: (53)

> ” Verily, this is Our sustenance, never to be exhausted”: (54) 

Flag 74: Reward for the (Muttaqin-Those who safeguard themselves from evil): (Sad-38: 49-54)

> ” This (for the righteous): and verily for the transgressors there is an evil place of (final) return”: (55) 

> “Hell. They shall enter it , an evil resting place”: (56) 

> ” This! Let them taste it – boiling water and putrid fluid”: (57) 

> ” And other similar torments of various kinds”: (58) 

> ” (Their leaders will be told): This army (of your followers) shall (also) be thrown headlong with you (into hell). There is no welcome for them. Verily they shall enter the the fire”: (59) 

> ” They shall say: Nay, you (too). There is no welcome for you. It is you who prepared this for us. Evil shall be the resting place”: (60) 

> ” And they shall say: O Our Lord, whoever has brought this upon us , give him two times more the torment of hell”: (61) 

> ” And they shall say:What happened to us that we do not see the men we counted among the wicked”: (62) 

> ” Was it that we took them (wrongly) for mockery, or is it that our eyes are turned away from them”? (63) 

> ” Verily, this is the very truth – mutual wrangling of the inmates of fire”: (64) 

Flag 75: The mutually wrangling inmates of the fire: (Sad-38: 55-64) 

> ” Say (O Muhammad): I am only a warner, and there is no god but Allah the one, the omnipotent”: (65) 

> ” Lord of the heavens and the earth and what that all is between them, all-mighty, all-forgiving”: (66) 

> ” Say: It is a great message”: (67) 

> ” From which you are turning away”: (68) 

> ” I had no knowledge of the exalted chiefs when they disputed”: (69) 

Flag 76: Exalted angels in mutual dispute before prostration to Adam: (Sad-38: 69)

> ” It is revealed to me only that I am a manifest warner”: (70)

Flag 77: (Imamah): The Great Message: (Sad-38: 65-70)


(i) On the authority of (Ahlul Bay): (Vicegerency: Imamah) is the most important part of the divine message (Baqarah-2: 30 & Naba-78: 03 & Sad-38: 67&69). 

(ii) Even the angels were not clear about the doctrine of (Imamah). First they disputed between themselves, then submitted to the will of Allah. Only Iblis who rebelled was condemned and cursed forever. 

(iii) The chronic turning away from the most important message (Imamah) is referred to in verse (Sad-38: 68). 

> “Remember when your Lord said to the angels: Verily I am going to create man from clay”: (71) 

> ” And when I have made him and breathed into it My spirit, fall before him prostrate”: (72) 

> “Then the angels prostrate themselves, all of them together”: (73) 

> ” Except Iblis. He was filled with pride and became one of those who disbelieve”: (74) 

> ” (Allah said): O Iblis, What prevented you from falling prostrate before that which I created with both my hands? Are you proud? or are you one of the exalted”? (75) 

> ” He said: I am better than he, You created me from fire, and You created him from clay”: (76) 

> ” (Allah) said: Then go from here, for verily you are accursed”: (77) 

> ” Verily upon you shall be My curse till the day of judgement”: (78) 

> ” He said: O my Lord, then give me respite till the day they (the whole mankind) is raised”: (79) 

> ” (Allah) said: Verily then you are of those who are respited”: (80) 

> ” Till the day of the time appointed”: (81) 

> ” Then by Your power, I will certainly beguile them, every one”: (82) 

Flag 78: Iblis’ challenge to Allah: Intention to beguile everyone (except?): (Sad–38: 71-83)

Flag 79: Iblis (Shaytan) empowered (use of Allah’s power) in performance of his challenge to beguile mankind: (Sad-38: 82)


(i) Empowering Iblis is entirely in-line with Allah’s ‘Absolute Justice’ in order to provide him an equal opportunity. 

(ii) Iblis was also authorised to exist as an integral twin within children of Adam (as Shaytan) to prove his challenge on an unobstructed even ground. 

> ” Save those of Your servants among them who have been freed (from sins altogether)”: (83) 

Flag 80: Iblis had the knowledge of (beings) freed from sin existing in (pre-Adam) era: (Sad-38: 83) 


(i) ‘ Who have been freed’ refers to the infallible including all the prophets and the (Ahlul Bayt inclusive of their twelve Holy Imams in an unbroken chain: Ahzab-33: 33). 

> ” (Allah) said: Then it is truth, and what I say is truth”: (84) 

Flag 81: Allah confirms the existence of the infallible. 

> “Verily I will fill up hell with you and those who follow you, together”: (85) 

Flag 82: Allah’s Dialogue with Iblis: (Sad-38: 71-85)

> ” Say (O Muhammad): I do not ask any recompense of you for it, nor am I of the pretenders”: (86) 

> ” It is nothing but a reminder to the worlds”: (87) 

Flag 83: Love of Ahlul Bayt: (Sad-38: 86-87)


>>> ” I do not ask of you any recompense for it (the toils of Prophet-hood) save love of (my) relatives>>>”

(Shura-23: 42) 

> ” Say: Whatever recompense I have asked of you is for your (own good). My recompense is with Allah. He is witness over all things”

(Saba-34: 47) 

(i) The above two verses make it clear that the purpose and the meaning of the Holy Prophet’s demand for the love of his nearest kin (Ahlul Bayt: Ahzab-33: 33) was for their own benefit, ensuring the right path for them all the way. 

(ii) The recompense the Holy Prophet asked for, as an exception to other prophets, refer to (Saba-47:Furqan-57:Shura-23:Sad-38: 86).

(iii) The significance of the above shall become evident to those who discard it (the Imamah: Sad-38: 88) 

> ” And you will come to know its truth after a time”: (88) 

Surah Sad ends 

Separa-23 (Wa Ma Liya) continues 


Az Zumar 


> ” The sending down of this book is from Allah, the all-mighty, all-wise”: (01)

> ” Verily, We have sent down to you the book with truth; so worship Allah and be sincere to Him in religion”: (02) 

Flag 84: The sending down of the book (Quran) by Allah: The One, the (Aziz-al-Hakim: All mighty, All wise): See note (Zumar-39: 01-02) 


(i) The whole Quran was revealed to the holy prophet on the night of (Qadr). 

(ii) The gradual revelation to the people followed as and when commanded by Allah. 

> ” Beware! It is Allah to whom obedience is due; and those who take guardians beside him (say): We worship them only (in order) that they may bring us nearer to Allah. Verily Allah will judge between them in what they differ. Verily, Allah does not guide him who is a liar, an ingrate”: (03) 

Flag 85: No guidance for the liars and ingrates: (Zumar-39: 03 & 07-08) 

> ” Had Allah intended to take a son, He would have chosen whom He had willed from among those He has created. Glory be to Him. He is Allah, the one, the omnipotent” : (04) 

Flag 86: (Allah-ul-Wahidul-Qahhar: The one the omnipotent): (Zumar-39: 04) 

> ” He has created the heavens and earth with truth. He causes the night to follow the day and he causes the day to follow the night and has subjected the sun and the moon; each runs to an appointed term. Beware! He is all-mighty, oft-forgiving”: (05) 

> ” He created you from a single being, then from it created its mate; and sent down for you eight pairs of cattle. He creates you in the womb of your mother, creation after creation, in three (veils of) darkness. He is Allah, your Lord. His is the kingdom. There is no god but He. Whither then you turn away”: (06) 

Flag 87: Two (Kun-fa-Yakun, Word, Ruh) Products: (Zumar-39: 05-06) 


(i) A single man created on (Kun-fa-Yakoon, word,Ruh) command and a mate emerged from it. From the pair, creation of the multitude followed. 

(ii) Similarly, Allah’s (Kun-fa-Yakoon,word,Ruh) command caused creation of the (mother source) for the very first entity of the universe. Subsequent creations and expansions of the same resulted in the emergence of the universe, as we know it today; consisting of billions of the likes of our own solar system. 

(iii) The faultless operation of the solar system causes the day and night transitions, as decreed. 

> ” If you are ungrateful, then verily Allah is independent of you, and He does not like ingratitude in His servants. If you are grateful, He is pleased with you. No bearer of burden shall bear another’s burden. Then to your Lord is your return; and He will tell you what you used to do. Verily He knows what is in the breasts”: (07) 

Flag 88: No sharing of burden, compensation, ransom or intercession on behalf of each other on the ‘Day’: (Zumer-39: 07)


(i) References: (Baqarah-2: 48 & 123: Anam-6: 165: Bani Israil:17: 15: Fatir-35:18: Zumer-39: 07). 

> ” When distress touches man, he cries to his Lord, turning to Him in repentance; when He bestows upon him a favour from himself, he forgets that for which he cried to Him before, and sets up rivals to Allah that he may beguile (men) from the right path. Say (O Muhammad): Enjoy yourself in your ungratefulness for a while; verily, you are one of the inmates of fire”: (08)  

> ” Is he who prays in the watches of the night, prostrating himself and standing, fearful of the hereafter, and hoping for the mercy of his Lord (Like who does-not)? Say (O Muhammad): Can those who know and those who do not know be equal? Verily only the men of understanding take the warning”: (09) 

Flag 89: The two opposites cannot be equal: The (ulul-albab:men of understanding) explained: (Zumar-39: 09 & 17-19 & 22-24 & 29): 


(i) The opposites:(Those offering sincere, devoted night prayers persistently and those not doing so): (Who know & those who do not know):(those whose hearts have been opened by Allah to Islam & those whose hearts have been hardened):(One who is Just and the Unjust):(One who is guided & the unguided):(A man in service of multiple bosses and one serving a single boss): (The Ulul-albab & the one condemned to face fire):(Zumar-39: 09 & 17-19 & 22-24 & 29). 

(ii) On the authority of Imam Jafar Sadiq: Those who know refers to the (Ahul Bayt) whereas those who do not know refers to the opponents of (Ahlul Bayt).

(iii) (men of understanding:Ulul-albab) refers to the sincere devotees of the (Ahlul Bayt). 

(iv) Other relevant references: ‘Those who have been given knowledge’ (Utul ilm) refers to the thoroughly purified by Allah ( Ahlul Bayt: Ahzab-33: 33). 

(v) 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/ Saba-34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

> ” Say (O Muhammad) to My servants who believe: Fear your Lord. There is good for those who do good in the world; and spacious is Allah’s earth. Verily only the patient shall be paid in full their recompense without reckoning”: (10) 

Flag 90: Return of Goodness is Good & Good only:Patience (Unmatched Virtue): Invitation to avail potential available across the world: (Zumar-39: 10) 


Kar Bhalla Hoga Bhalla 

(Do Good Receive Good in Return) 

> ” Say: I am commanded to worship Allah, sincerely to Him in religion”: (11) 

> ” And I am commanded that I should be the first Muslim”: (12) 

> ” Say: Verily, I fear, if I disobey my Lord, chastisement of a great day”: (13)

> ” Say: I worship Allah, sincerely devoted to Him in my religion”: (14) 

Flag 91: Muhammad:The First of Muslims: (Zumer-39: 11-14) 


(i) Other references: (Anam-6: 162-164). 

> ” Worship you whatsoever you like other than Him. Say: Verily, the greatest losers are those who have lost their own selves and their families on the day of judgment. Beware this is an all-too-evident loss”: (15) 

> ” For them shall be coverings of fire from above them and coverings from below them. With this Allah frightens His servants: O My servants: Fear me”: (16) 

Flag 92: Too-Evident-Loss: O My Servants! Fear Me: (Zumer-39: 15-16) 

> ” There are glad tidings for those who keep away from worship of idols and turn to Allah in repentance. So give glad tidings to My servants”: (17) 

> ” Those who hearken to the word and follow the best in it, are the ones whom Allah has guided; and those are men of understanding”: (18) 

> ” Can He against whom the sentence of punishment has been justly passed (be rescued)? Can you rescue him who is in the fire?”: (19) 

> ” But (for) those who fear their Lord are lofty mansions with lofty mansions above them, built (for them), beneath which rivers flow. It is a promise of Allah, Allah does not fail in (His) promise”: (20) 

Flag 93: Allah does not fail in His Promise: (Zumer -39: 17-20):

> “Do you not see that Allah sends down water from heavens, and causes it to enter springs in the earth, then brings forth produce of various colors; and then they wither and you see them turn yellow; then He makes them chaff. Verily, in this, is a reminder for men of understanding”: (21) 

Flag 94: Consider the Biodiversity on earth which is Allah’s sign & a reminder: (Zumer-39: 21)

> ” Is he whose breast Allah has opened to Islam (submission to Allah’s will) and then he follows the light from His Lord (like he whose heart is hardened)? Then woe to those whose hearts are hardened against the remembrance of Allah. They are in manifest error”: (22) 

Flag 95: Breasts opened towards submission to Allah and the hardened hearts: Zumer-39: 22-26)


(i) ‘Whose breast Allah has opened’ refers to Ali ibn Abu Talib: Indirectly this verse also refers to those believers whose hearts have been enlightened with the truth according to the degree of their faith. 

(ii) ‘Whose heart is hardened’ refers to Abu Lahab. 

> ” Allah has sent down the very best discourse, a book con-similar (consistent in parts) yet repeating (its teaching in various aspects), and make the skins of those who fear their Lord shiver; then their skins and heart incline to the remembrance of Allah. This is Allah’s guidance. He guides with it whomsoever He wills; and whomsoever Allah leaves to stray, for him there is no guide”: (23) 

Flag 96: Quranic methodology & presentation explained: Know the Guidance and those who are guided: (Zumer-39: 23): 


(i) Other references concerning Quranic methodology & those who are competent and authorised by the lord to explain the same are as follows: 

(ii) 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/ Saba-34: 06/ Muhammad-47: 16). 

(iii) The thoroughly purified by Allah (Ahlul Bayt: Ahzab-33: 33) are those who carry the authority and knowledge to hold all the titles identified under item (ii) above. 

> ” Is he, then, who has to make his face the shield against the torment of the day of judgment (like him who is secure from it)? And it will be said to the unjust: Taste what you have been earning”: (24) 

> ” Those before them had belied (Our messengers), so the chastisement came on them whence they did not perceive”: (25)

> ” Then Allah made them taste disgrace in the life of this world, and the chastisement of the hereafter is greater, if they but know”: (26) 

> ” Verily We have propounded for mankind in this Quran examples of every kind so that they may contemplate”: (27) 

Flag 97: Quran: A complete guideline for legislative framework in Allah’s Way (Sunnat): (Zumer-39: 27)

> ” (This is) Quran in Arabic, without any obliquity, so that haply they may safeguard themselves against evil with full awareness of divine laws”:(28) 

> ” Allah sets forth an example of a man in the service of (several) partners, quarreling with each other; and a man wholly belonging to one man. Are the two conditions equal? Praise be to Allah. In fact, most of them do not know”: (29) 

Flag 98: Discard (Shirk) and safeguard against mutual wrangling on the ‘Day’: Quran a tool for inculcating (Taqwa): (Zumar-39: 24-26 & 28-31)


(i) Think! In this world would you prefer to work for multiple bosses at the same time or a single boss? The matter of the hereafter is infinitely more serious: (28-31) 

> ” Verily you will die, so will they”: (30) 

> ” Then verily on the day of judgement all of you will wrangle, one with another, before your Lord”: (31) 

Separa-23 (Wa Ma Liya) ends 

Surah Az Zumar (Zumar-39: 32-75) continue in Separa-24 (Faman Azlamu)