Lessons from Holy Qur'an

The doom is ready for the wrongdoers

Quran Chapter 14  22b (Pt-13, Stg-3) (L-1629) – درس قرآن

The doom is ready for the wrongdoers

Surah ‘Ibraahiim (Abraham) – 14

‘A-‘uu-zu  Billaahi minash-Shay-taanir- Rajiim.
(I seek refuge in God from Satan the outcast.)

(In the name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful.)

 وَقَالَ ٱلشَّيْطَٰنُ لَمَّا قُضِىَ ٱلْأَمْرُ إِنَّ ٱللَّهَ وَعَدَكُمْ وَعْدَ ٱلْحَقِّ وَوَعَدتُّكُمْ فَأَخْلَفْتُكُمْ وَمَا كَانَ لِىَ عَلَيْكُم مِّن سُلْطَٰنٍ إِلَّآ أَن دَعَوْتُكُمْ فَٱسْتَجَبْتُمْ لِىفَلَا تَلُومُونِى وَلُومُوٓا۟ أَنفُسَكُم مَّآ أَنَا۠ بِمُصْرِخِكُمْ وَمَآ أَنتُم بِمُصْرِخِىَّ إِنِّى كَفَرْتُ بِمَآ أَشْرَكْتُمُونِ مِن قَبْلُ إِنَّ ٱلظَّٰلِمِينَ لَهُمْ عَذَابٌ أَلِيمٌ 22

22b.  So blame me not, but blame yourselves. I cannot help you, nor can ye help me. Lo! I deny your having associated me (with Allah) before. Lo! For wrongdoers is a painful doom. 22b.  Falaa  taluu-muunii  wa  luumuuu  ‘anfu-sakum.  Maaa  ‘anaa  bi-musri-khikum  wa  maaa  ‘antum  bi-musri-khiyy.  ‘Innii  kafartu  bimaaa  ‘ashrak-tumuuni  min-  qabl.  ‘Innaz-zaali-miina  lahum  ‘azaa-bun  ‘aliim. 




Musri-khu – (those who cry due to calamity). It is a subject from the word saraakh, origin of which is sarakha. Sarakha means “screaming and crying for help, which is due to pain and grief. ‘Asraakh means “to help in distress by which crying and screaming is stopped”.
‘Ashrak-tumuuni – actually this word is ‘ashrak-tumuunii, last “i” of which has been removed for the purpose of reduction in dictation. It means “you had associated me (with Allah)”.


Satan will say: What will you get from me? Go away and weep on your deeds. Enjoy punishment of your tricks. Behold! Neither I can help you today and nor you can help me. In the world, you had associated me with Allah Almighty, whereas I am not able to boast before That Omnipotent and the Greatest. I announce my grievous hate from your absurd works. I disobeyed the commandment of God Almighty, so have been seized in its recompense Today (on the Doomsday). You obeyed my saying unnecessarily and put behind your back; the clear commandments of Allah Almighty. You have also been arrested today in the same crime. We both did wrong with ourselves. Today, we can see clearly that the doom is ready for the wrongdoers. Would that we had understood it in the world, then we would have been in peace today.


From this verse, those people should learn who have been entangled in such works, which have been declared in Holy Qur’aan as devilish works, for instance; telling a lie, deceiving etc.


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).

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