Lessons from Holy Qur'an

Hearers and seers should be attentive

Quran Chptr 10-42&43 (Pt-11, Stg-3) (L–1283)درس قرآن

Hearers and seers should be attentive

Surah YUUNUS – 10 (JONAH)


In the name of Allaah, the Beneficent, the Merciful


42.  And of them are some who listen unto thee. But canst thou make the deaf to hear even though they apprehend not?


43.  And of them are some who look toward thee. But canst thou guide the blind even though they see not?

42.  Wa  minhum-many-yas-tami-‘uuna  ‘ilayk.  ‘Afa-‘anta  tus-mi-‘us-summa  wa  law  kaanuu  laa  ya’-qiluun.


43.  Wa  minhum-  many-  yan-zuru  ‘ilayk.  ‘Afa-‘anta  tahdil-‘umya  wa  law  kaanuu  laa  yubsiruun.     



God Almighty commands: It seems that some people listen to the Holy Qur’aan, but because heartily they are not attentive unto it, so it is useless to listen. If someone is hearing something, but he is thinking about any other matter, then he is deprived of understanding. What will he gain from such Word, which has he been listening?


Like this, some people look at the Messenger of Allah Almighty (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon Him), but because they are not attentive, therefore, there is no difference among them and the blinds. It is impossible to guide such people by showing practical examples.


Ear and eyes can help the human beings at such time when their hearts are also attentive with them, otherwise; whether they have ear and eyes or do not have; it is equal. Verily he will never come unto that direction; for which you advise him and show him practical patterns, whose heart is estranged from such side and it has been obstructing him from being attentive.


Speech and writing are useful at such time when the heart of someone is attentive towards it and he tries to understand it. Otherwise, you continue speaking or writing, but only those people from the hearers and seers will reap advantage who not apparently only, but will hear and look with full attention.


Transliterated Holy Qur’an in Roman Script & Translated from Arabic to English by Marmaduke Pickthall, Published by Paak Company, 17-Urdu Bazaar, Lahore, Lesson collected from Dars e Qur’aan published By Idara Islaah wa Tableegh, Lahore (translated Urdu to English by Muhammad Sharif) . https://youtu.be/Oh3runYP0DY