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Prophet, be mindful of Allah, and don’t listen to the disbelievers and the hypocrites. Allah is the Knower, the Wise.
Follow what is revealed to you from your Lord. Allah is fully aware of what you do
Put your trust in Allah, He is a sufficient Guardian
Allah has not set two hearts in any human chest; He doesn’t turn your wives that were given divorce into your mothers; nor does He turn your adopted sons into sons. These are empty
words from your mouths; Allah speaks the truth, and He guides along the straight
Call the adopted children
by the names of their biological
fathers; that is fairer in Allah’s sight. And if you don’t know who
their fathers are
, then they are your brothers in faith and your clients deserving protection
. You won’t be blamed for any mistakes you make, but only for deliberately planned activities. Allah is Forgiving, Caring
The Prophet cares for the believers far more than they care for themselves, and his wives are their spiritual
mothers. Although blood relatives are still closer to each other than are the believers and the emigrants – in Allah’s Book – you should still act with common decency towards your dependants. All this is written in the Book.
when We took a contract from the prophets, and you, Nuh, Ibrahim, Musa and Isa, son of Maryam; We took a solemn contract from all of
He would test the claim of truthfulness of the truthful; He has prepared a painful punishment for the disbelievers
Believers, remember Allah’s favour when the armies gathered against
you, We sent a wind-stoked sandstorm
against them that you couldn’t see. Meanwhile
, Allah saw whatever you did.
They came against
you from above and below, your eyes rolled
, your hearts leapt to your
throats, and you had wild thoughts about Allah;
the believers were tested and severely shaken
The hypocrites and those with sickness in their hearts said, “Allah and His Messenger promised us nothing but deception.”
A group of them said, “People of Yathrib, you will not be safe anywhere, so retreat,” while another group sought the Prophet’s permission to go back
, saying, “Our homes are exposed,” yet they were not exposed; they wanted to flee.
If the enemy
had attacked the city
sides, and they had been offered an incentive to switch sides
, they would have done so without hesitation,
despite previously having sworn by Allah that they would not turn tail and flee
. They will be questioned about the
oaths sworn in Allah’s name.
Say: “Fleeing will not benefit you, if you run away from death or fighting you will have limited enjoyment in life
Say: “Who can hold back Allah from you, if He wishes you harm or kindness?” They will not find any supporter or helper beside Allah
Allah knows those who obstruct and those who said to their brothers: “Why don’t you come over to our side?” They hardly entered the battlefield.
envious of you; and when fear strikes, you see them looking to you for reassurance
, their eyes flitting back and forth like someone dazed by dread of dying. Then, when the fear ebbs, they abuse you with sharp words. They resent you, expecting to gain something good. Such people haven’t believed, so Allah will render their deeds worthless on Judgement Day
, that’s easy for Allah.
They reckon the confederates haven’t gone yet; and if the confederates should return, they would then love to be mingling with the Bedouins, seeking news about you. Even if they were on your side, they would barely fight
You have an excellent role model in the Messenger of Allah, particularly for anyone who longs for Allah and the Last Day and remembers Him abundantly.
When the believers saw the confederates, they said, “This is what Allah and His Messenger promised us. Allah and His Messenger spoke the truth,” and this experience
increased their faith and submission.
Amid the believers are men who fulfilled their promise to Allah, some fulfilled their vow by dying as martyrs
, while others are waiting; they didn’t change.
So Allah will reward the truthful for their truthfulness and punish the hypocrites for disloyalty
as He pleases, or forgive them, Allah is Forgiving, Caring.
Allah turned back the disbelievers, who were furious for not achieving any material gain; and Allah was sufficient in His support
for the believers throughout the battle. Allah is Strong, Almighty
The People of The Book who backed the confederates
came out of their forts, but He cast terror into their hearts, enabling
you to kill some and take others captive,
and made you the heirs of their homes, wealth and land, the land that you had never set foot on. Allah has power over everything
Prophet, tell your wives: “If you desire worldly life and its luxuries, then come forward, I’ll ensure that you get them, and release you from marriage
in a dignified manner.
But if you desire Allah and His Messenger, and the home of the Hereafter, then Allah has prepared a great reward for your righteousness.”
Wives of the Prophet, if any one of you commits a flagrant act of indecency, she will suffer double the usual
That’s easy to do for Allah;
but whoever is dedicated to Allah and His Messenger and does good works shall have double the reward; and We have prepared a generous provision for her
Wives of the Prophet, you are not like other women, you are more mindful. Don’t speak softly, in case someone with sickness in his heart should build up his hopes; be polite but assertive;
stay home; don’t dress to show off, like the custom of the Age of Ignorance; perform the prayer, give Zakat, and obey Allah and His Messenger. Allah wants to remove all
blemish from you as you are the Prophet’s
household, and to purify you.
And think about the wonderful verses of Allah recited and the Prophetic wisdom that’s practiced in your homes. Allah is Subtle, Aware
The Men and the women who submit to the will of Allah
are: believers, devout, truthful, patient, humble, charitable, keep fast, are chaste and pure
and remember Allah frequently. Allah has prepared forgiveness and a mighty reward for them
A believing man and a woman have no choice in a matter that is decided by Allah and His Messenger; and anyone who disobeys Allah and His Messenger is wrong
when you said to the one Allah had favoured, and you also favoured: “Remain married
to your wife, and be mindful of Allah.” You kept to yourself what Allah had made clear to you
, because you feared people’s reaction
, though Allah is to be feared more. When Zayd formally dissolved his marriage to her, We married her to you so that believers might feel no shame regarding marrying
-wives of their adopted sons, if they had formally dissolved their marriages to them, so that Allah’s command is fulfilled.
The Prophet should feel no embarrassment regarding what Allah has made obligatory on him. This is
the practice of
Allah regarding those prophets
who lived previously – and Allah’s command is fulfilled –
delivering the messages of Allah, fearing Him alone
, and fearing no one else but Allah; and Allah is sufficient Reckoner
Muhammad is not a father of anyone of your men, he is the Messenger of Allah and the seal of the Prophets, the final Prophet
. Allah has knowledge of all things.
Believers, remember Allah frequently,
and glorify Him in the morning and evening.
He blesses you, His angels pray to bring you out of darkness into the light; and He cares for the believers.
Their greeting on the Day they meet Him will be: “Peace!” And He has prepared for them a generous reward
Prophet, We sent you as a witness, a herald of good news, and a warner,
to Allah by His permission, and a shinning lamp.
bring the believers good news of the bounty they will receive from Allah
and don’t follow the disbelievers and hypocrites; ignore their harassment and put your trust in Allah. Allah is a sufficient Guardian
Believers, if you marry believing women, then before the consummation of your marriage you decide to
divorce them, there is no waiting period for them. Provide for them and release them from their marriage
in a dignified manner
Prophet, We made lawful for you: your wives who you gave a bridal gift; a maid you own from what Allah allotted you; the daughters of your paternal and maternal uncles and aunts, who emigrated with you; and any believing woman who offers herself to you, and
you also want to wed; this last ruling is
solely in relation to you, as distinct from the other
believers – We know what We made obligatory on other believers
regarding their wives and what their slave maids – so that there is no embarrassment for you. Allah is Forgiving, Caring.
You may postpone the turn of
whomever of your wives
you wish and receive back into your intimacy
whomever you wish, including
those you had withdrawn from, there should be no blame on you. That will reassure them, not sadden them; and please them with whatever intimacy
them. Allah knows what is in your hearts. Allah is Knowing, Gentle.
From now on, no other
women will be lawful for you, nor can you exchange them for other wives, even if you like their beauty, except a slave maid. Allah is the Observer of all things
Believers, don’t enter the Prophet’s apartments to eat without permission, and don’t come early and
wait around for it to be cooked
. However, if you are invited, then come, and once you have eaten, leave without staying on to chat. Such behaviour
offended the Prophet, he’s embarrassed to tell you; but Allah is not embarrassed of telling
the truth. And if you ask his wives
for something, do so from behind a curtain; that is purer for your hearts and theirs. It isn’t right for you either to cause offence to the Messenger of Allah or marry his wives after him, ever; such behaviour
would be outrageous in Allah’s sight.
Whether you reveal or conceal something, Allah has knowledge of everything.
There is no blame on the Prophet’s wives
being visited by their fathers, or their sons, or their brothers, or the sons of their brothers and sisters, or their servant
women, or their servants. Be mindful of Allah, Allah sees everything
Allah and His angels continually
bless the Messenger; so
believers, you too bless and greet him with peace.
Anyone who insults Allah and His Messenger, Allah curses them in this world and the next, and has prepared for them a humiliating punishment.
Similarly, those who insult believing men and women for no reason will carry the burden of their
slandering and sinfulness
Prophet, tell your wives, daughters, and the believers’ wives to draw their overcoats close around; that will ensure they are recognised and will not be harmed. Allah is Forgiving, Caring.
If the hypocrites and the troublemakers with sickness in their hearts don’t stop harassing women
in the city, then We will instruct you to act against
them, after which they won’t remain your neighbours for long.
They are cursed, and in the past
, wherever they were found, they were seized and slain.
the practice laid down
by Allah regarding those who lived previously; and you will never find any change in the law of Allah
people ask you about the time
of the Final Hour, say: “Allah Knows that.” And who knows the Final Hour could be near?
Allah cursed the disbelievers and prepared a fiery
Blaze for them
in which they will live forever, they won’t find a protector or a helper.
On the Day that their faces will be distorted in the Fire, they will say, “If Only we had obeyed Allah and the Messenger.”
And they will say, “Our Lord, we obeyed our leaders and the elders, and they led us astray.
Our Lord, give them double the punishment and put a great curse on them.
Believers, don’t be like those who insulted Musa, yet Allah declared him innocent of what they alleged; Musa
was honourable in Allah’s sight.
Believers, be mindful of Allah and speak straight to the point,
so Allah may improve your deeds and forgive your sins. Anyone who obeys Allah and His Messenger has won a mighty victory
We presented the Trust to the Heavens, the Earth and the mountains, but they declined to carry it since
they were fearful; but humans decided
to carry it – humans were wrong and ignorant of the demands
Allah would punish them for this failure
the hypocrites and the idolaters, both men and women; but Allah will relent towards the believers, both men and women, for their failures
. Allah is, Forgiving, Caring
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