Quran Chapter 17 – 60 (Pt-15, Stg-4) (L-1822) درس قرآن
Your Lord encompasses you (2)
Surah Baniii ‘Israaa-‘iil (The Children of Israel) – 17
‘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)
وَإِذْقُلْنَا لَكَ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ أَحَاطَ بِٱلنَّاسِ وَمَا جَعَلْنَا ٱلرُّءْيَا ٱلَّتِىٓ أَرَيْنَٰكَ إِلَّا فِتْنَةً لِّلنَّاسِ وَٱلشَّجَرَةَ ٱلْمَلْعُونَةَ فِى ٱلْقُرْءَانِ وَنُخَوِّفُهُمْ فَمَا يَزِيدُهُمْ إِلَّا طُغْيَٰنًاكَبِيرًا 60
It is commanded in this verse: You should remove from your heart the fear of infidels and deniers entirely. They all are under the control of Our Omnipotence. We have encompassed the entire human beings from all around. They can’t step out from our Boundary. If We desire, We can destroy all of them by giving them punishment of disobedience. But We have created the world just as an ordeal for mankind and by means of this test; We wish to separate the chosen good people from the wicked.
That is why; We have manifested such signs so that the intellectual people may recognize Our Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) and Our Scripture (Holy Qur’an) by beholding them. Although, the sense of the people which has been dazzled by blazed things of the world, so they will remain deprived of this recognition. The Ascension of the Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) is sufficient to prove his apostleship. Wise people can recognize by observing His so much strong Belief and zealous intension that; without it that; a man is directed to believe in the things after looking them, even then so perfect Belief cannot be acquired by him as it is of the Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him).
This maturity of faith and determination is proof of it that He (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) went for Ascension. It is the reason that the wise people testify the Ascension unhesitatingly and get success in the ordeal of their wits. Then while they believed in the Messenger-hood of Muhammad (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) then there is no delay in admitting that whatsoever was explained in the words of Holy Qur’an; the same things were shown with open eyes to Holy Prophet (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) in the form of incidents at the Night of Ascension. The commands which exist in Holy Qur’an are true. If the men think being empty-minded and get advice from the qualified people then every matter can be understood easily.
When a reliable Person, whose perfection is obvious from his qualities, has been saying that he has seen those things with open eyes which have been mentioned in Holy Qur’an, then we have no suitable reason for admitting not his saying. It is the simple matter that the apparent and hidden excellences of Holy Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) which we have been watching with eyes and finding practically; are proof of His Ascension because these perfections cannot be gotten without it.
After this, the heart accepts immediately that He (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) is Prophet of Allah Almighty, Holy Qur’an is the Book of Allah Almighty and everything written in it and he has been saying; is absolutely True. But hard-hearted people don’t fear by frightening them and due to hard-heartedness, this act of frightening increases their arrogance more which has already been increased.
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).