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Translation of the meanings Surah: Al-Masad
Ayah:
 

Al-Masad

Purposes of the Surah:
بيان خسران أبي لهب وزوجه.
Emphasis on promising the enemies of the call to Allah of disgrace and punishment in the world and the afterlife, especially Abū Lahab and his wife because of the magnitude of their enmity towards the Prophet (peace be upon him).

تَبَّتۡ يَدَآ أَبِي لَهَبٖ وَتَبَّ
1. Both hands of the uncle of the Prophet (peace be upon him): Abū Lahab son of ‘Abdul Muṭṭalib have lost because of the loss of his actions; he used to harm the Prophet (peace be upon him). His efforts are in vain.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
مَآ أَغۡنَىٰ عَنۡهُ مَالُهُۥ وَمَا كَسَبَ
2. How much can his wealth and his children benefit him? They cannot defend him against the punishment, nor bring any mercy to him.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
سَيَصۡلَىٰ نَارٗا ذَاتَ لَهَبٖ
3. On the Day of Judgement, he will soon enter the flaring hellfire and suffer its heat.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
وَٱمۡرَأَتُهُۥ حَمَّالَةَ ٱلۡحَطَبِ
4. And his wife Umm Jamīl who would also harm the Prophet (peace be upon him) by throwing thorns into his path, will also enter it.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
فِي جِيدِهَا حَبۡلٞ مِّن مَّسَدِۭ
5. Around her neck will be tightly bound a rope with which she will be dragged into the hellfire.
Arabic explanations of the Qur’an:
Benefits of the verses in this page:
• المفاصلة مع الكفار.
1. There should be clear distinction from the disbelievers.

• مقابلة النعم بالشكر.
2. Favours should be repaid with gratitude.

• سورة المسد من دلائل النبوة؛ لأنها حكمت على أبي لهب بالموت كافرًا ومات بعد عشر سنين على ذلك.
3. Abū Lahab and his wife are both wretched.

• صِحَّة أنكحة الكفار.


 
Translation of the meanings Surah: Al-Masad
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