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85. Surah Al-Burj سورة البروج

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This Surah (Revealed) Meccan, consisting of 22 verses.(Al-Burj)
 
Ayah   85:1   الأية الأولي
بِسْم ِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ
Ayah First   1   الأية الأولي
Tafseer
 
By the heaven of the constellations, the twelve constellations of the planets as explained in [sūrat] alFurqān [Q. 25:61];
 
Ayah   85:2   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
and [by] the promised day, the Day of Resurrection;
 
Ayah   85:3   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
and [by] the witness, Friday, and the witnessed, the day of Arafa that is how these three [elements] have been explained in hadīth: for the first one is promised, the second one is a witness [that testifies] to deeds performed in it, while the third is witnessed by mankind and angels (the introductory [particle] of the response to the oath has been omitted, but is implied to be laqad, verily, [sc. laqad qutila ashābulukhdūd]):[85:4   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
perish, accursed be, the men of the ditch!, the pit in the ground,
 
Ayah   85:5   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
of the fire (al-nāri is an inclusive substitution of it [al-ukhdūdi, of the ditch]), abounding in fuel, by which it was fuelled,
 
Ayah   85:6   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
when they sat by it, around the edge of the ditch on chairs,
 
Ayah   85:7   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
and they themselves, to what they did to those who believed, in God, in the way of torturing them by hurling [them] into the fire when they did not recant their faith, were witnesses, [they were themselves] present [thereat]. It is reported [in a hadīth] that God saved the believers who had been thrown into the fire by taking their souls before they fell into it, and that the fire then rose up and burnt all those [sitting] around it.
 
Ayah   85:8   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
And all that they were vindicative towards them of was that they believed in God, the Mighty, in His kingdom, the Praised, 738
 
Ayah   85:9   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
to Whom belongs the kingdom of the heavens and the earth, and God is Witness to all things, in other words, all that the disbelievers disavowed of the believers was their faith.
 
Ayah   85:10   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Indeed those who persecute believing men and believing women, by having them burnt, then do not repent, there will be for them the chastisement of Hell, [in return] for their disbelief, and there will [also] be for them the chastisement of burning, that is to say, the chastisement for their having had the believers burnt, in the Hereafter; but it is also said [that there is this chastisement for them] in this world, as when the fire rose up and burnt them, as [mentioned] above.
 
Ayah   85:11   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Indeed those who believe and perform righteous deeds, for them there will be gardens underneath which rivers flow: that is the supreme triumph.
 
Ayah   85:12   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Assuredly your Lords assault, against the disbelievers, is severe, [as severe] as He will [it to be].
 
Ayah   85:13   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Assuredly it is He Who originates, creation, and restores, and is never thwarted in what He wills,
 
Ayah   85:14   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
and He is the Forgiving, to sinning believers, the Loving, the One Who shows love to His friends through [His acts of] generosity,
 
Ayah   85:15   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Lord of the Throne, its Creator and Possessor, the Glorious (read nominative al-majīdu), the One deserving of the perfect attributes of sublimity,
 
Ayah   85:16   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Doer of what He desires, nothing able to thwart Him.
 
Ayah   85:17   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Have you, O Muhammad (s), received the story of the hosts,
 
Ayah   85:18   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Pharaoh and Thamūd? (Firawna wa-Thamūda substitutes for al-junūdi) the mention of Pharaoh suffices to also include his followers; their story is that they were destroyed for their disbelief, and this is meant as a warning for those who deny the Prophet (s) and the Qurān, that they may be admonished [thereby].
 
Ayah   85:19   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Nay, but the disbelievers are [engrossed] in denial, of the mentioned;
 
Ayah   85:20   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
739 and God is behind them, All-Encompassing they have no protector against Him.
 
Ayah   85:21   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
Nay, but it is a glorious, a magnificent, Qurān,
 
Ayah   85:22   الأية
 
Tafseer
 
in a tablet, suspended above the seventh heaven, preserved (read mahfūzin), from all devils and from having any of its contents altered; it is a high as the distance between the earth and the heaven, and as wide as the distance between the east and the west, made of white pearls as stated by Ibn Abbās, may God be pleased with both [him and his father, Abbās




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