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Who is a Muslim?
Abasa (He Frowned) (80)- 42
The (Prophet) frowned and turned away.
Because there came to him the blind man (interrupting).
But what could tell thee but that perchance he might Grow (in spiritual understanding)?
Or that he might receive admonition and the teaching might profit him?
As to one who regards himself as self-sufficient
To him dost thou attend;
Though it is no blame to thee if he grow not (in spiritual understanding).
But as to him who came to thee striving earnestly
And with fear (in his heart)
Of him wast thou unmindful.
By no means (should it be so)! For it is indeed a Message of instruction:
Therefore let who will keep it in remembrance.
(It is) in Books held (greatly) in honor.
mentioned above can only mean the
Exalted (in dignity) kept pure and holy
(Written) by the hands of scribes
Honorable and Pious and Just.
Woe to man! what hath made him reject Allah?
From what stuff Hath He created him?
From a sperm-drop: He hath created him and then mouldeth him in due proportions;
*** Contrary to what the
was created from
does not fashion every creature because they are programmed to grow
Then doth He make His path smooth for him;
Then He causeth him to die and putteth him in his Grave;
Then when it is His will He will raise him up (again)
By no means hath he fulfilled what Allah Hath commanded him.
Then let man look at his Food (and how We provide it):
For that We pour forth water in abundance
And We split the earth in fragments
And produce therein Corn
And Grapes and nutritious Plants.
And Olives and Dates
And enclosed Gardens dense with lofty trees
And Fruits and Fodder
For use and convenience to you and your cattle.
At length when there comes the Deafening Noise
That Day shall a man flee from his own brother.
And from his mother and his father.
And from his wife and his children.
Each one of them that Day will have enough concern (of his own) to make him indifferent to the others.
Some Faces that Day will be beaming.
And other faces that Day will be dust-stained;
Blackness will cover them:
Such will be the Rejecters of Allah the Doers of Iniquity.
*** Yet another
with very ambiguous and meandering verses.
are read without the benefit of interpretations, no reader can possibly understand the drift of their meaning.
Even with the most contrived and convoluted interpretations, they are still ambiguous.
narrative on the other hand is extremely clear and flows like a beautiful stream since each chapter has a beginning, a middle and an ending unlike the