106. Surah Quraish سورة قريش


This Surah (Revealed) Meccan or Medinese, consisting of 4 verses.(Quraysh)
Ayah   106:1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Ayah First   1   الأية الأولي
[In gratitude] for the security of Quraysh,
Ayah   106:2   الأية
their security (īlāfihim: repeated for emphasis; it is a verbal noun from [the verb] ālafa) for the journey of winter, to Yemen, and, the journey, of summer, to Syria, every year: they made use of these two journeys 764 to provide for their trade at the station [of Abraham] in Mecca, in order to attend to the House [of God], which was their source of pride; they [Quraysh] were the descendants of al-Nadr b. Kināna;
Ayah   106:3   الأية
let them worship (fal-yabudū is semantically connected to li-ilāfi, for the security, the fā being extra) the Lord of this House,
Ayah   106:4   الأية
Who has fed them against, that is, on account of, hunger and made them secure from, that is, on account of, fear: they used to suffer hunger in Mecca due to the lack of crops and they feared the army of the Elephant.

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