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This is from the Mercy and Blessings of my Lord

This is from the Mercy and Blessings of my Lord

الحمد لله الذي هدانا لهذا وما كنّا لنهتدي لو لا أن هدانا الله

All Praise is to Allah Who guided us unto this; Had it not been for His Guidance we would not have been rightly guided!

Saturday, December 19, 2009


بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَنِ الرَّحِيمِ
وَالسَّمَاءِ وَالطَّارِقِ (١) وَمَا أَدْرَاكَ مَا الطَّارِقُ (٢) النَّجْمُ الثَّاقِبُ (٣) إِنْ كُلُّ نَفْسٍ لَمَّا عَلَيْهَا حَافِظٌ (٤) فَلْيَنْظُرِ الإنْسَانُ مِمَّ خُلِقَ (٥) خُلِقَ مِنْ مَاءٍ دَافِقٍ (٦) يَخْرُجُ مِنْ بَيْنِ الصُّلْبِ وَالتَّرَائِبِ (٧) إِنَّهُ عَلَى رَجْعِهِ لَقَادِرٌ (٨) يَوْمَ تُبْلَى السَّرَائِرُ (٩) فَمَا لَهُ مِنْ قُوَّةٍ وَلا نَاصِرٍ (١٠) وَالسَّمَاءِ ذَاتِ الرَّجْعِ (١١) وَالأرْضِ ذَاتِ الصَّدْعِ (١٢) إِنَّهُ لَقَوْلٌ فَصْلٌ (١٣) وَمَا هُوَ بِالْهَزْلِ (١٤) إِنَّهُمْ يَكِيدُونَ كَيْدًا (١٥) وَأَكِيدُ كَيْدًا (١٦) فَمَهِّلِ الْكَافِرِينَ أَمْهِلْهُمْ رُوَيْدًا (١٧)

Vocabulary & Meanings:
1.      وَ – By/and
2.      السَّمَاءِ – the sky
3.      َالطَّارِقِ the Night Visitor
4.      النَّجْمُ – the star
5.      الثَّاقِبُ – piercing brightness
6.      نَفْسٍ –  a soul
7.      حَافِظٌ – caretaker, custodian,  guardian
8.      فَلْيَنْظُرِ الإنْسَانُ – then let man consider/look
9.      خُلِقَ – created
10.  مَاءٍ دَافِقٍ – gushing water
11.  يَخْرُجُ – that which comes out
12.  بَيْنِ - between
13.  الصُّلْبِ – the loins
14.  َالتَّرَائِبِ – the ribs
15.  لَقَادِرٌ – the Able (to do something), the efficient, the capable
16.  يَوْمَ – that day
17.  السَّرَائِرُ – the secrets
18.  ْ قُوَّة- power
19.  نَاصِرٍ - helper
20.  لَقَوْلٌ فَصْلٌ the word that makes things clear, the unambiguous word
21.  وَمَا هُوَ بِالْهَزْلِ – and it is not an idle tale
22.  كَيْدًا – plan to deceive, deception
23.  َمَهِّلِ – respite, a time to be at ease,  a break

Fill in the missing words in the translation of Surah At-Tariq:

1. By the sky and the _______________________
2. And what will make you conceive what the night visitor is?
3. It is the ___________ of piercing brightness!
4. There is no ___________ without a watch being kept over it.
5. So let man consider what he is _______________ from,
6. He has been created out of _______________ fluid,
7. Which comes out from between the ___________ and the ____________
8. Surely He is well able to bring him back (to life).
9. On the Day when the _____________ will be made known,
10. And he will neither have strength nor _____________.
11. By the rain producing sky,
12. And the earth, bursting forth with plants.
13. Surely it (the Qur’an) is a word which __________________________
14. It is no _______ tale.
15. They are hatching a plot.
16. But I am too hatching a plan,
17. So give the ________________ a break, let them have their will for a while.

Saluting the Glorious Messenger of Allah

Peace Be Upon Him