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Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 26 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Well, Allah is not ashamed to cite the similitude of a gnat or of something even more insignificant than this. As for those who believe, they come to know from the same similitude that it is the Revelation from their Lord; but those who disbelieve, say, “What does Allah mean by such similitudes?” Allah leads astray many and guides many to the right way by the same thing. And He leads astray only those who disobey Allah;


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 16 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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These are the people who have bartered away Guidance for error, but this is a profitless bargain that they have made, and they are not at all on the right way.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 27 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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who break Allah’s covenant after ratifying it; who cut asunder what Allah has ordered to be joined, and who produce chaos on the Earth. These are the people who are indeed the losers.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 17 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Their condition may be described in a parable: a man kindled a fire and when it illuminated all around him, Allah took away the light from their eyes and left them in utter darkness, where they could not see anything.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 28 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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How is it that you adopt the attitude of disbelief towards Allah when the fact is that you were lifeless and He gave you life, and He will take away life from you and will again restore you to life: then you shall ultimately return to Him.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 18 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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They are deaf; they are dumb; they are blind so they will not return (to the right way).


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 29 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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He it is Who created for you all that there is on the Earth; He then turned to the sky and ordered it into seven heavens. And He has full knowledge of everything.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 19 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

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Or (still another parable may be cited to depict their condition): heavy rain is falling from the sky, accompanied by pitch darkness, thunder and lightning. When they hear the thunderclap, they thrust their fingers into their ears for fear of death, but Allah is encircling the disbelievers on all sides.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 30 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Just recall the time when your Lord said to the angels, “I am going to appoint a vicegerent on the Earth.” They humbly enquired, “Are you going to appoint such a one as will cause disorder and shed blood on the Earth? We are already engaged in hymning Your praise, and hallowing Your name”.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 20 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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The lightning terrifies them as if it were going to snatch away their eyesight from them. When they see light, they move on a little further and When it becomes dark for them, they stand still. Had Allah so willed, He could have deprived them totally of their hearing and their sight. Most surely Allah has power over everything.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 31 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Allah replied, “I know what you do not know.” After this he taught Adam the names of all things. Then He set these before the angels and asked, “Tell Me the names of these things, if you are right (in thinking that the appointment of a vicegerent will cause disorder)”.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 21 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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O Mankind, submit to your Lord Who created you and those who were before you; in this way only you may expect to save yourselves.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 32 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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They replied, “Glory be to You. You alone are free from defect. We possess only that much knowledge which You have given us. Indeed You alone are All-Knowing and All-Wise.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 22 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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It is He Who has made the earth a bed for you and the sky a canopy; and it is He Who sends down rain from above for the growth of every kind of food products for your sustenance. So, when you know this, you should not set up equals to rank with Allah.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 33 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Then Allah said to Adam, “Tell them the names of these things.” When Adam told them the names of all those things, Allah declared, “Did I not tell you that I know those truths about the Earth and the Heavens which are hidden from you? I know what you disclose and what you hide.”


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 23 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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And if you be in doubt whether the Book We have sent down to Our Servant is from Us or not, then produce, at least, one Surah like this. You may call all your associates to assist you and avail yourselves of the help of any one other than Allah. If you are genuine in your doubt, do this.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 3 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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who believe in the unseen, establish the Salats and expend (in Our way) out of what We have bestowed on them;


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 4 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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who believe in the Book We have sent down to you (i.e. the Qur’an) and in the Books sent down before you, and firmly believe in the Hereafter.


Sura 1 الفاتحة Ayat 1 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 5 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Such people are on the right way from their Lord and such are truly successful.


Sura 1 الفاتحة Ayat 2 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the entire universe.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 6 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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As for those who have rejected (these things), it is all the same to them whether you warn them or do not warn them: they are not going to believe.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 7 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Allah has sealed up their hearts and ears and a covering has fallen over their eyes, and they have incurred the severest punishment.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 8 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Then there are some who say, “We believe in Allah and the Last Day”, whereas they do not believe at all.


Sura 1 الفاتحة Ayat 5 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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You alone do we worship, and You alone do we turn for help


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 9 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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They thus try to deceive Allah and the Believers, but they succeed in deceiving none except themselves and they realize it not.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 10 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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In their hearts is a disease which Allah has increased all the more and a painful doom is in store for them for the lie they utter.


Sura 1 الفاتحة Ayat 7 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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The way of those whom You have favoured, who did not incur Your wrath, who are not astray.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 11 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Whenever it is said to them, “Spread not disorder on the earth”, their reply is, “We only seek to put things aright”.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 12 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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Beware! they do spread disorder but they realize it not.


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 2 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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This is the Book of Allah: there is no doubt about it. It is guidance to Godfearing people,


Sura 2 البقرة Ayat 13 Translation Abul Ala Maududi

April 10, 2017

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And when it is said to them, “Believe sincerely as the other people have believed”, they reply, “Should we believe as fools have believed?” Beware! they themselves are the fools, but they know it not.