Saturday, June 30, 2012

-332- Tafseer Surah Furqan (Part 2)

by Shaikh Abdullah Faisal
06.04.2012 (Evening Dars)

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تَبَارَكَ الَّذِي إِنْ شَاءَ جَعَلَ لَكَ خَيْرًا مِنْ ذَلِكَ جَنَّاتٍ تَجْرِي مِنْ تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ وَيَجْعَلْ لَكَ قُصُورًا

Blessed be He Who, if He will, will assign you better than (all) that, - Gardens under which rivers flow (Paradise) and will assign you palaces (i.e. in Paradise). (Al-Furqan 25:10)

The reason why Allah made this statement is because the kuffaar of Makkah
- asked ‘why is that the rasul (SAW) was not rich?’
- you need to be rich to be their leader, they do not care about taqwa if you are poor

- when Umar (RA) was a caliph, he gathered all his governors
- and Mu’awiya came in the room dressing in the latest design
- Umar objected, but he gave the reason that if he does not dress like that, he will not be accepted
- this is the same as in America, if the pastor does not have a good and expensive car
- they would not respect him

- so the people of Makkah had the same attitude, they asked for the kanz of Muhammad (SAW)
- they asked for the dunya, they cannot gravitate towards spirituality
- because money talks that is what they only care about that
- this is the mentality of the kuffaar
- the kuffaar today have the same mentality

- the Quran is the greatest book if psychology
- you need to understand the mentality of the kuffaar

Verily, We have granted you (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)) Al-Kauthar (a river in Paradise); (Al-Kawthar 108:1)

Therefore turn in prayer to your Lord and sacrifice (to Him only). (Al-Kawthar 108:2)

For he who makes you angry (O Muhammad (Peace be upon him)), - he will be cut off (from every good thing in this world and in the Hereafter). (Al-Kawthar 108:3)


بَلْ كَذَّبُوا بِالسَّاعَةِ وَأَعْتَدْنَا لِمَنْ كَذَّبَ بِالسَّاعَةِ سَعِيرًا

Nay, they deny the Hour (the Day of Resurrection), and for those who deny the Hour, We have prepared a flaming Fire (i.e. Hell). (Al-Furqan 25:11)


إِذَا رَأَتْهُمْ مِنْ مَكَانٍ بَعِيدٍ سَمِعُوا لَهَا تَغَيُّظًا وَزَفِيرًا

When it (Hell) sees them from a far place, they will hear its raging and its roaring. (Al-Furqan 25:12)

Abdur-Razzaq recorded that Ubayd bin Umayr said: "Hell will utter a moan such that there will be no angel who is close to Allah and no Prophet sent to mankind, but he will fall on his face, shaking all over. Even Ibrahim, peace be upon him, will fall to his knees and say: 'O Lord, I do not ask You for salvation this Day except for myself.''' [Tafsir Abdur Razzaq (2/452) No. 2079, Tafsir Ibn Kathir (6/97)]

The hellfire hates the kuffaar and it will rage
- even prophet Abraham will fall on his knees and begs for salvation for himself only

Narrated By Abu Huraira: The Prophet said, "In very hot weather delay the Zuhr prayer till it becomes (a bit) cooler because the severity of heat is from the raging of Hell-fire. The Hell-fire of Hell complained to its Lord saying: O Lord! My parts are eating (destroying) one another. So Allah allowed it to take two breaths, one in the winter and the other in the summer. The breath in the summer is at the time when you feel the severest heat and the breath in the winter is at the time when you feel the severest cold." [Sahih Bukhari, Vol 1, Book 10,Hadith #512]

- the hellfire complained of it's two sides (cold and hot)
- and hence because of the breathing of hell
- we have winter and summer
- hellfire is able to see, breath etc

When they are cast therein, they will hear the (terrible) drawing in of its breath as it blazes forth. (Al-Mulk 67:7)

It almost bursts up with fury. Every time a group is cast therein, its keeper will ask: "Did no warner come to you?" (Al-Mulk 67:8)

- this is another Quranic verse that tells you that it can speak
- hellfire and paradise had an argument
- and hell said that it has the powerful and mighty
- and paradise told it that it has the weak ones

On the authority of Abu Sa'id al-Khudri (RA), who said that the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: "Paradise and Hell-fire disputed together, and Hell-fire said: 'In me are the mighty and the haughty.' Paradise said: 'In me are the weak and the poor.' So Allah judged between them, [saying]: 'You are Paradise, My mercy; through you I show mercy to those I wish. And you are Hell-fire, My punishment; through you I punish those I wish, and it is incumbent upon Me that each of you shall have its fill.'" [Muslim (2846) also by al-Bukhari (4850) and at-Tirmidhi (2561)]

- the hellfire rages when it sees its enemies
- it hates the kuffaar because they hate the believers, killing them, raping the women
- locking them up without charge for ages
- even the angels will fall down when it roars
- the kuffaar commits all sorts of crime


وَإِذَا أُلْقُوا مِنْهَا مَكَانًا ضَيِّقًا مُقَرَّنِينَ دَعَوْا هُنَالِكَ ثُبُورًا

And when they shall be thrown into a narrow place thereof, chained together, they will exclaim therein for destruction. (Al-Furqan 25:13)

People will be chained before they are thrown to the hellfire
- some scholars of tafseer say that they will be tied by the soldiers
- some people will wish to be dust just like the animals
- but they brag and boast in the dunya, but they want to be just like the dogs in the hereafter

Verily, We have warned you of a near torment, the Day when man will see that (the deeds) which his hands have sent forth, and the disbeliever will say: "Woe to me! Would that I were dust!" (An-Naba 78:40)

- in the day of Judgement that is a day of sorrow and a day of regret

When those who were followed, disown (declare themselves innocent of) those who followed (them), and they see the torment, then all their relations will be cut off from them. (Al-Baqarah 2:166)

And those who followed will say: "If only we had one more chance to return (to the worldly life), we would disown (declare ourselves as innocent from) them as they have disowned (declared themselves as innocent from) us." Thus Allah will show them their deeds as regrets for them. And they will never get out of the Fire. (Al-Baqarah 2:167)

- those follow wicked scholars will regret that they followed them
- but these scholars will forsake them

"Ah! Woe to me! Would that I had never taken so-and-so as a friend! (Al-Furqan 25:28)

- so if you know that you have a weak personality
- then you should stay away from the evil people

Abu Huraira (RA) reported that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said, “A man is on the religion of his friend, so let each of you observe whom he be friends.” [Sunan Tirmidhi (4/589) No. 2378, Sunan Abu Dawud (4/259) No. 4833, Musnad Ahmad (2/334) No. 8398]

O you who believe! Be afraid of Allah, and be with those who are true (in words and deeds). (At-Tawbah 9:119)

-you should not announce your sins, you would not be forgiven for this

Abu Hurayrah said: I heard the Messenger of Allah (SAW) say: “All of my Ummah will be forgiven except those who sin openly. It is a part of sinning openly when a man does something at night, then the following morning when Allah has concealed his sin, he says, ‘O So and so, I did such and such last night,’ when all night his Lord has concealed him and the next morning he uncovers what Allah had concealed.” [Narrated by al-Bukhaari (5721) and Muslim (2990)]

- when the kuffaar are buried, the earth squeezes them until their ribcage collide
-even Saad Ibn Mu'adh was squeezed by the earth

'Abdallah ibn 'Umar reported, "The Prophet (SAW), said, 'This is (Sa'd ibn Mu'azh), for whom the Throne (of Allah) moved. The doors of Heaven were opened for him and seventy thousand angels participated (in his funeral prayer). (His grave) was compressed and later on was expanded for him'.'' [Musnad al-Bazzar (12/152) No. 5747, Nasa'i in 'Sunan al-Kubra' (1/660) No. 2182, al-Tabarani in 'al-Mu’jam al-Awsat' (2/199) No. 1707 and 'al-Mu’jam al-Kabir' (6/10) No. 5333]

'A'isha (RA) reported that The Prophet (SAW) said "Indeed the grave has a grip (on people), If anyone was to escape from it, it would have been Sa'd Ibn Mu'aadh; yet he was squeezed once and then released." [Musnad Ahmad (6/55) No. 24328]


وَإِذَا أُلْقُوا مِنْهَا مَكَانًا ضَيِّقًا مُقَرَّنِينَ دَعَوْا هُنَالِكَ ثُبُورًا

Exclaim not today for one destruction, but exclaim for many destructions. (Al-Furqan 25:14)


قُلْ أَذَلِكَ خَيْرٌ أَمْ جَنَّةُ الْخُلْدِ الَّتِي وُعِدَ الْمُتَّقُونَ كَانَتْ لَهُمْ جَزَاءً وَمَصِيرًا

Say: (O Muhammad SAW) "Is that (torment) better or the Paradise of Eternity promised to the Muttaqûn (pious and righteous persons - see V.2:2)?" It will be theirs as a reward and as a final destination. (Al-Furqan 25:15)
Allah asked them what is better paradise or hell
- you get everything you want in paradise and Allah will ask you what you want
- and He will show them His face, you are not allowed to deny that

Suhayb narrated the Prophet (SAW) said: "When the people of Paradise enter the Paradise, Allah will say, 'Do you want me to give you anything extra.' They will say, 'Haven't you whitened our faces Haven't you entered us into Paradise and saved us from the Fire.' Then He will remove the veil and they will not be given anything more beloved to them than looking at their Lord, and that will be the extra (Ziyadah). [Sahih Muslim (1/163) No. 181]

Some faces that Day shall be Nadirah (shining and radiant). (Al-Qiyamah 75:22)

Looking at their Lord (Allah); (Al-Qiyamah 75:23)

-if you deny that, then you deny this ayah


لَهُمْ فِيهَا مَا يَشَاءُونَ خَالِدِينَ كَانَ عَلَى رَبِّكَ وَعْدًا مَسْئُولًا

For them there will be therein all that they desire, and they will abide (there forever). It is a promise binding upon your Lord that must be fulfilled. (Al-Furqan 25:16)


وَيَوْمَ يَحْشُرُهُمْ وَمَا يَعْبُدُونَ مِنْ دُونِ اللَّهِ فَيَقُولُ أَأَنْتُمْ أَضْلَلْتُمْ عِبَادِي هَؤُلَاءِ أَمْ هُمْ ضَلُّوا السَّبِيلَ

And on the Day when He will gather them together and that which they worship besides Allah [idols, angels, pious men, saints, 'Iesa (Jesus) ­son of Maryam (Mary), etc.]. He will say: "Was it you who misled these My slaves or did they (themselves) stray from the (Right) Path?" (Al-Furqan 25:17)
The Arabic equitable is awliyaa and the Goofy Soofis worships their saints
- you are a saint if you fast every Monday and Thursday
- recites Quran daily, makes hajj, pay zakat etc
- these people their duas are accepted

Narrated By Anas: Whenever drought threatened them, 'Umar bin Al-Khattab, used to ask Al-Abbas bin 'Abdul Muttalib to invoke Allah for rain. He used to say, "O Allah! We used to ask our Prophet to invoke You for rain, and You would bless us with rain, and now we ask his uncle to invoke You for rain. O Allah ! Bless us with rain." And so it would rain. [Sahih Bukhari, Vol 2, Book 17, Hadith #123]

- but because the Goofy Soofis worship them and distorts the actual meaning
- many people hate it, but it is not a bad title
- these people have karmaat and the ones done by prophets is called mu'jizaat

Ahlus Sunnah believe in Karamat of Auliya
The testimony of the Karamat (charismata) occurred by the Auliya (those righteous people who are close to Allah) also forms part of the principles of Ahlus Sunnah, as also the testimony of all those extraordinary occurrences and habits which Allah manifests through them in terms of various knowledge's, spiritual experiences, powers, influences and those that are mentioned in the Qur'anic Surah AlKahf etc., regarding former communities and about the initial period of the Sahaba and the Taabe'een of this Ummah, and also those that exist in all groups of this Ummah till today and will continue to remain till the Day of Judgement. [Ibn Taymiyyah, Sharh Al-Aqeedat-il-Wasitiyah (English), pg 211]

- the Brelvis also build monuments over the graves of their saints and ask them for things

Surely, the religion (i.e. the worship and the obedience) is for Allah only. And those who take Auliya' (protectors and helpers) besides Him (say): "We worship them only that they may bring us near to Allah." Verily, Allah will judge between them concerning that wherein they differ. Truly, Allah guides not him who is a liar, and a disbeliever. (Az-Zumar 39:3)

- Allah calls them liars and kaafirs because of Surah Fatiha

You (Alone) we worship, and You (Alone) we ask for help (for each and everything). (Al-Fatihah 1:5)

- then they go to the graves and pray to those saints

Nu’man ibn Bashir (RA) narrated the Prophet (SAW) said, “The supplication is itself worship.” Then he recited. And your Lord says, “Call upon Me, and I shall answer you. Surely those who are too arrogant to worship Me, they shall enter Hell, disgraced.” (40: 60) [Tirmidhi (5/456) No. 3372, Abu Dawud (2/76) No. 1479, Ibn Majah (5/5) No. 3828, Ahmad (4/271) No. 18410]

- the Shahadah has two parts
- the first rejects all deities and the last is a confirmation of the existence of Allah
- you need to reject all shades of falsehood
- Allah will ask the prophets whether they told their people to commit shirk

And on the Day when He will gather them together and that which they worship besides Allah [idols, angels, pious men, saints, 'Iesa (Jesus)­ son of Maryam (Mary), etc.]. He will say: "Was it you who misled these My slaves or did they (themselves) stray from the (Right) Path?" (Al-Furqan 25:17)

And (remember) when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection): "O 'Iesa (Jesus), son of Maryam (Mary)! Did you say unto men: 'Worship me and my mother as two gods besides Allah?' " He will say: "Glory be to You! It was not for me to say what I had no right (to say). Had I said such a thing, You would surely have known it. You know what is in my inner­self though I do not know what is in Yours, truly, You, only You, are the All­Knower of all that is hidden and unseen. (Al-Ma'idah 5:116)

"Never did I say to them aught except what You (Allah) did command me to say: 'Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord.' And I was a witness over them while I dwelt amongst them, but when You took me up, You were the Watcher over them, and You are a Witness to all things. (This is a great admonition and warning to the Christians of the whole world). (Al-Ma'idah 5:117)

- and He will ask Jesus whether he asked his people to the worship him and his mother
- but he'll say that Allah knows what is in himself while he does know what is in HIM
- so even the rasul will be asked whether he told the Brelvis to worship him
- there is not a difference between a Brelvis and a Christian


قَالُوا سُبْحَانَكَ مَا كَانَ يَنْبَغِي لَنَا أَنْ نَتَّخِذَ مِنْ دُونِكَ مِنْ أَوْلِيَاءَ وَلَكِنْ مَتَّعْتَهُمْ وَآبَاءَهُمْ حَتَّى نَسُوا الذِّكْرَ وَكَانُوا قَوْمًا بُورًا

They will say: "Glorified be You! It was not for us to take any Auliya' (Protectors, Helpers, etc.) besides You, but You gave them and their fathers comfort till they forgot the warning, and became a lost people (doomed to total loss). (Al-Furqan 25:18)
The prophets will say that because Allah gave the wealth
- hence they got carried away
- they drive around in their fancy cars
- Qaarun and the Firaun are the ideal examples


- Qarun was an Abbot
- and he later became wealthy
- he always said that he was rich because he was intelligent
- Abu Lahab and Abu Jahl were also not interested in the deen

Perish the two hands of Abû Lahab (an uncle of the Prophet), and perish he! (Al-Masad 111:1)

His wealth and his children (etc.) will not benefit him! (Al-Masad 111:2)

- there are many rich people today, they do not care about the deen
- they have money and that is all that they care about
- they are people with booraa (no good in them)
- they are bent on worshipping their evil and corrupted desires
- they have pride

Had Allah known of any good in them, He would indeed have made them listen, and even if He had made them listen, they would but have turned away, averse (to the truth). (Al-Anfal 8:23)


فَقَدْ كَذَّبُوكُمْ بِمَا تَقُولُونَ فَمَا تَسْتَطِيعُونَ صَرْفًا وَلَا نَصْرًا وَمَنْ يَظْلِمْ مِنْكُمْ نُذِقْهُ عَذَابًا كَبِيرًا

Thus they (false gods all deities other than Allah) will give you (polytheists) the lie regarding what you say (that they are gods besides Allah), then you can neither avert (the punishment), nor get help. And whoever among you does wrong (i.e. sets up rivals to Allah), We shall make him taste a great torment. (Al-Furqan 25:19)

What is the tafseer?
- it means the pagans will say, what they pray to are not false deities besides Allah
- so when you accuse them of shirk, by praying to Abdul Qadir Jilaani they will deny
- they will say they only use him as a middle man
- so a munafiq will never admit his hypocrisy, a murtad will never admit his apostasy
- because he wants to marry Muslim women
- and be buried in the burial grounds of Muslims and have zakah


وَمَا أَرْسَلْنَا قَبْلَكَ مِنَ الْمُرْسَلِينَ إِلَّا إِنَّهُمْ لَيَأْكُلُونَ الطَّعَامَ وَيَمْشُونَ فِي الْأَسْوَاقِ وَجَعَلْنَا بَعْضَكُمْ لِبَعْضٍ فِتْنَةً أَتَصْبِرُونَ وَكَانَ رَبُّكَ بَصِيرًا

And We never sent before you (O Muhammad SAW) any of the Messengers but verily, they ate food and walked in the markets. And We have made some of you as a trial for others: will you have patience? And your Lord is Ever All-Seer (of everything). (Al-Furqan 25:20)
- one of the excuses given by the kaafirs of Makkah for not embracing Islam is that
- the prophet ate like them and went to the market
- he was a man and not an angel, so do you expect him to live without food?
- why do you use his human nature against him?
- all the previous prophets were men and human, so your excuse does not make sense

If Allah had sent an angel as a messenger
- you would have used this against Allah on Judgment Day
- you will say to Allah ‘he fasted Ramadan because he is an angel, but I could not’
- you will say ‘he has no sexual desires but I had a lot of hormones, so I cheated on my wife’
- so Allah sent a man so you will have no excuse on Judgment Day

At the battle of the ditch the prophet suffered just like the Sahabah
- he had two stones tied on his belly, while the Sahabah had one stone

Abu Talhah (RA) narrated: We complained to Allah’s Messenger (SAW) about our hunger and raising from our stomach (the garment) bared the stone each of us had tied to it. He showed that he had two stones (tied to his stomach.) [Sunan Tirmidhi (4/585) No. 2371, Bayhaqi in ‘Shu'ab al Emaan’ (13/54) No. 9943]

Allah said He made some human beings a fitnah for others
- a pretty woman is a fitnah if she has no taqwa
- and she knows if she walks the street with makeup she can get zina if she wants

Allah also made the Muslims a fitna for the kuffaar
- Allah said;

Usama Ibn Zayd (RA) narrated the Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: “I have not left behind me any fitnah (temptation) more harmful to men than women.” [Reported by al-Bukhaari (5096) and Muslim (2740)]

- women also let out the secrets of others
- so they are a fitna for other women

The oil the kuffaar need for their modern-day economy is in the Muslim lands
- only Venezuela is a non Muslim country in OPEC

- the Muslims are a fitna for the kuffaar because the oil they need is in Muslims lands
- all they want is the oil, so they call you a rogue state through BBC/CNN etc and then attack you
- they did same in Iraq, Somalia etc
- Afghanistan has the best of diamonds in the world
- that is why they are going there

- Iraq and Saudi Arabia have the most oil because of the dua of Abraham
- hence Allah said that we are nothing but fitna for one another
- then Allah asked a question, 'are you going to have sabr?'
- or will you go after your fitna like the USA
- they want to control Afghanistan to control the Arabia sea and also the wealth there

- it is a fitna for the kuffaar it caused the downfall of USSR
- and will be the same for NATO InshaAllah
- the USA is very curious because they want to know
- what is so special there, that no one can conquer it

وَقَالَ الَّذِينَ لَا يَرْجُونَ لِقَاءَنَا لَوْلَا أُنْزِلَ عَلَيْنَا الْمَلَائِكَةُ أَوْ نَرَى رَبَّنَا لَقَدِ اسْتَكْبَرُوا فِي أَنْفُسِهِمْ وَعَتَوْا عُتُوًّا كَبِيرًا

And those who expect not for a Meeting with Us (i.e. those who deny the Day of Resurrection and the life of the Hereafter), say: "Why are not the angels sent down to us, or why do we not see our Lord?" Indeed they think too highly of themselves, and are scornful with great pride. (Al-Furqan 25:21)

They use this as an argument to reject faith
- Allah said in another ayah that even if He showed Himself they would not believe

And even if We had sent down unto them angels, and the dead had spoken unto them, and We had gathered together all things before their very eyes, they would not have believed, unless Allah willed, but most of them behave ignorantly. (Al-An'am 6:111)

And so We have appointed for every Prophet enemies - Shayatin (devils) among mankind and jinns, inspiring one another with adorned speech as a delusion (or by way of deception). If your Lord had so willed, they would not have done it, so leave them alone with their fabrications. (Tafseer Qurtubi, Vol.7, Page 67) (Al-An'am 6:112)

- they are ignorant and arrogant and this is a dangerous combination
- the NATO , USA knows nothing about the Muslims and they invade our lands
- the war has to drag for 10 years or more because they fight with different generations
- we do not give up

The people of Salih asked him to bring out a camel from the rock
- he asked them to swear and then it will be done
- they swore but broke wallahi after the camel came out from the rock

Allah said that the man and the jinn inspire each other
- and they will be together in the hellfire

And if you obey most of those on earth, they will mislead you far away from Allah's Path. They follow nothing but conjectures, and they do nothing but lie. (Al-An'am 6:116)

- Allah warned us about the majority
- the majority is always wrong and they will lead you astray