Category Archives: Chapter 8/9

Ch 9 Vs 124 (Which of You is Increased in Faith)

9:124 وَإِذَا مَا أُنْـزِلَتْ سُورَةٌ فَمِنْهُمْ مَنْ يَقُولُ أَيُّكُمْ زَادَتْهُ هَذِهِ إِيمَانًا فَأَمَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا فَزَادَتْهُمْ إِيمَانًا وَهُمْ يَسْتَبْشِرُونَ And in this struggle (see 2/216, the struggle for justice is paramount), whenever a surah (coherent discourse or set of information) … Continue reading

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Ch 9 Vs 123 (Fight Those Who Fight You)

9:123 يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا قَاتِلُوا الَّذِينَ يَلُونَكُمْ مِنَ الْكُفَّارِ وَلْيَجِدُوا فِيكُمْ غِلْظَةً وَاعْلَمُوا أَنَّ اللَّهَ مَعَ الْمُتَّقِينَ The second and final stage of calls to those who believed in the nabi’s system tells them that they are to fight … Continue reading

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Ch 9 Vs 122 (Staying Behind to Understand The Deen)

9:122 وَمَا كَانَ الْمُؤْمِنُونَ لِيَنْفِرُوا كَافَّةً فَلَوْلا نَفَرَ مِنْ كُلِّ فِرْقَةٍ مِنْهُمْ طَائِفَةٌ لِيَتَفَقَّهُوا فِي الدِّينِ وَلِيُنْذِرُوا قَوْمَهُمْ إِذَا رَجَعُوا إِلَيْهِمْ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَحْذَرُونَ And it is not meet for those believers go on expedition all at once. For they should … Continue reading

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Ch 9 Vs 121 (Nor Do They Spend)

9:121 وَلا يُنْفِقُونَ نَفَقَةً صَغِيرَةً وَلا كَبِيرَةً وَلا يَقْطَعُونَ وَادِيًا إِلا كُتِبَ لَهُمْ لِيَجْزِيَهُمُ اللَّهُ أَحْسَنَ مَا كَانُوا يَعْمَلُونَ And they do not spend any spending small or great nor cross any valley except that it is written for them … Continue reading

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Ch 9 Vs 120 (People of The City and The Most Faultless)

9:120 مَا كَانَ لأَهْلِ الْمَدِينَةِ وَمَنْ حَوْلَهُمْ مِنَ الأَعْرَابِ أَنْ يَتَخَلَّفُوا عَنْ رَسُولِ اللَّهِ وَلا يَرْغَبُوا بِأَنْفُسِهِمْ عَنْ نَفْسِهِ ذَلِكَ بِأَنَّهُمْ لا يُصِيبُهُمْ ظَمَأٌ وَلا نَصَبٌ وَلا مَخْمَصَةٌ فِي سَبِيلِ اللَّهِ وَلا يَطَئُونَ مَوْطِئًا يَغِيظُ الْكُفَّارَ وَلا يَنَالُونَ مِنْ عَدُوٍّ … Continue reading

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The Hidden Leadership Wisdom in Quran Part 2: Relationships between Messengers and Prophets

The religious approach to reading Quran can make it very inaccessible and irrelevant. As a religious text, Quran is very distant. It was revealed to Prophet Muhammad 1400 years ago and there it stays. The Prophet’s Sunna, something to which … Continue reading

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Ch 9 Vs 119 (Becoming A Confirmer)

9:119 يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا اتَّقُوا اللَّهَ وَكُونُوا مَعَ الصَّادِقِينَ After a long passage to the nabi, the text show shifts to those who believed in it. It commands them to be preservant against Allah and in order to do … Continue reading

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