Lessons from Holy Qur'an

Last dwelling place after counting deeds

Quran Chapter 11-6 (Pt-12, Stg-3) (L-1347) – درس قرآن

Last dwelling place after counting deeds

Surah Huud (Hud) – 11


In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

6.  And there is not a beast in the earth but the sustenance thereof dependeth on Allah and He knoweth its habitation and its repository. All is in the Luminous Book. 6.  WA  MAA  MIN-  DAAAB-BATIN-  fil-‘arzi  ‘illaa  ‘alAllaahi  rizqu-haa  wa  ya’-lamu  musta-qarra-haa  wa  mus-taw-da-‘ahaa.  Kullun-  fii  Kitaabim-Mubiin.




DAAAB-BATIN – (a beast), it is “the subject” from the word “dabbun”. It aims “every such living being which needs sustenance”. Musta-qarrun  wa  mus-taw-da-‘a – (habitation and repository). First word is from ‘istaq-raar, which has come out from qaraar, second word is from ‘istii-daa’, which has been derived from the word wadii-‘at. Mustaqar means “actual and last dwelling place, mustaw-da’ means “a place where the things are laid up or deposited for some time, central stages; from which the mover has to pass”.


In the previous verses, stress was laid on believing in Holy Qur’aan and obeying its commandments, and it was warned that whosoever will turn away from it; Allah Almighty will give judgment Himself about him on the Day of Resurrection. He is Overcoming on all and the most Powerful, and nothing is hidden from Him.


It is commanded in this verse: The sustenance is provided to all living beings by Allah Almighty and He knows every occurrence of everything’s life. And He is also Aware of last dwelling place of everything. He arranges in advance every such thing; which is necessary for keeping up life of every active thing at every stage. It is evident that the sustenance can be provided by Him only Who is Aware of the condition and present necessity of the needy; and Who has full Power of fulfilling the requirement. He knows “What is necessary for which stage of life”. Not only He has knowledge of everything but from the very first, He has written every occurrence in Lawh Mahfuuz  (the table on which the destinies of the world since its creation are written). Every individual can guess from it about Omnipotence and Knowledge of Allah Almighty, as He knows the condition of every living creature in the world and fulfills their all requirements, in the same way, on the Day of Resurrection, He will cause to arrive every mankind at his last dwelling place after counting his deeds. And there, according to suitability, He will arrange to provide them all necessary things. He will bestow endless blessings to those who deserve rewards. But those who passed their worldly lives in disobedience and infidelity, they will deserve nothing but distress and painful doom.


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/Ws0WNLoZMoY