Quran Chapter 31: 12 &13 (Pt-21, Stg-5) (L-2543) درس قرآن
Advice of Luqman for his son
Chapter “LUQMAAN”- (LUQMAN) – 31
‘A-‘uu-zu Billaahi minash-Shay-taanir- Rajiim.
(I seek refuge in Allaah from Satan the outcast)
(In the name of Allaah, the Beneficent, the Merciful)
وَلَقَدْ ءَاتَيْنَا لُقْمَٰنَ ٱلْحِكْمَةَ أَنِ ٱشْكُرْ لِلَّهِ وَمَن يَشْكُرْ فَإِنَّمَا يَشْكُرُ لِنَفْسِهِۦ وَمَن كَفَرَ فَإِنَّ ٱللَّهَ غَنِىٌّ حَمِيدٌ 12 وَإِذْ قَالَ لُقْمَٰنُ لِٱبْنِهِۦ وَهُوَ يَعِظُهُۥ يَٰبُنَىَّ لَا تُشْرِكْ بِٱللَّهِ إِنَّ ٱلشِّرْكَ لَظُلْمٌ عَظِيمٌ 13
|12. And verily We gave Luqman wisdom, saying: Give thanks unto Allah; and whosoever giveth thanks, he giveth thanks for (the good of) his soul. And whosoever refuseth – lo! Allah is Absolute, Owner of Praise.
13. And (remember) when Luqman said unto his son, when he was exhorting him: O my dear son! Ascribe no partners unto Allah. Lo! to ascribe partners (unto Him) is a tremendous wrong.
|12. Wa laqad ‘aatayNaa Luqmaanal-Hikmata ‘anish-kur Lillaah. Wa many-yash-kur fa-‘innamaa yash-kuru linafsih. Wa man- kafara fa-‘innAllaaha Ganiyyun Hamiid.
13. Wa ‘iz qaala Luqmaanu libnihii wa huwa ya-‘izuhuu yaa-bunayya laa tushrik Billaah. ‘Innash-shirka la-zulmun ‘aziim.
Luqman was a wise and learned person who used to search out the truth. His advices and sensible sayings were very famous. Most of the people opine that he was not a Prophet but very intelligent and prudent person. The pith of his advices has been saved in this Chapter of Holy Qur’an. In this story, it has been pointed out that the wise people have always supported and verified those matters after consideration, which are good and useful for the mankind.
It is commanded: We had bestowed wisdom to Luqman and said: Be grateful to Allaah Almighty because He has given you a good sense and other blessings. You should understand it that there is no benefit of Allaah Almighty in your thankfulness, but the mankind himself will reap its advantage, not only in this world but in the Hereafter too. Allaah Almighty does not care. His Nature is a Collection of the entire Excellences. Neither His Excellences increase if any person gives thanks to Him and nor there is any loss of Him if someone is not grateful to Him. It is good for the person himself who gives thanks because his prosperity increases by it. At the time of advising, Luqman said to his son: O my son, do not associate anything with Allaah. There is no greater sin than ascribing plurality to Allaah Almighty. It is the extreme limit of violence if the rights are not paid properly to the Real Rightful.
Transliterated Holy Qur’aan 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).