Lessons from Holy Qur'an

Using the word “Peace”

Quran Chapter 11-69 (Pt-12, Stg-3) (L-1396) – درس قرآن

Using the word “Peace”

Surah Huud (Hud) – 11


In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful

وَلَقَدْ جَآءَتْ رُسُلُنَآ إِبْرَٰهِيمَ بِٱلْبُشْرَىٰ قَالُوا۟ سَلَٰمًا قَالَ سَلَٰمٌ فَمَالَبِثَ أَن جَآءَ بِعِجْلٍ حَنِيذٍ (69

69.  And Our Messengers came unto Abraham with good news. They said: Peace! He answered: Peace! And delayed not to bring a roasted calf. 69.  Wa  laqad  jaaa-‘at  Rusulu-Naaa  ‘Ibraa-hiima  bil-bushraa  qaaluu  Salaamaa.  Qaala  Salaamun-  famaa  labisa  ‘an-  jaaa-‘a  bi-‘ijlin-  haniiz.    




Haniizin – (roasted), it is an adjective, origin of which is ha-na-za. Hanaza means “to roast, to fry”. Haniiz means roasted meat etc.


In this Surah (Chapter), circumstances of those Prophets (peace be upon them) have been mentioned who came in the duration of Prophet Noah to Moses and Aaron (peace be upon them). The aim of describing those incidents in Holy Qur’an at various place; is to console the last Messenger Muhammad (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) and along with it; to warn the people that those who disobey their Prophets (peace be upon them) and trouble them, consequence of theirs is nothing but ruin and destruction. In this regard, “which behavior was adopted by the nations of all above mentioned Prophets (peace be upon them) with them and resultant, how were they ruined” has been explained.


Prophet Lot (peace be upon him) and his folk has been described in this entire Section. Allah Almighty appointed Lot (peace be upon him) as a Prophet for the people of Jordan so that He (peace be upon him) should guide them unto the right path.


The Angels (peace be upon them) came; at first; unto Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) in the form of mankind and said: Peace! Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) answered them also with the word “Peace” and hurriedly went to arrange for food of those guests. He (peace be upon him) sacrificed a calf, fried it on the fire, and then brought it for the guests, to whom He (peace be upon him) considered that they were human beings due to their apparent condition.


Prophet Abraham (peace be upon him) was very famous for warm reception of the guests. According to His (peace be upon him) habit, at first, He thought about their provisions. He (peace be upon him) did not know that they were Angels (peace be upon them).


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/-FbTv5WSS98

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