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Dr. Kamal Omar




an-Nisa` (Women)
as rendered by Dr. Kamal Omar

Dr. Kamal Omar rendition of Surah Women(an-Nisa`)
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4:1 O you human beings! Be obedient to your Nourisher-Sustainer Who created you from unitary living mass (Nafsin wahidah) and created from this (remaining portion of Nafsin wahidah) a mate to this (who is fashioned in existence first) and He spread from these two, numerous men as well as women. And be mindful of Allah, That One, through Whom you appeal to one another (seehead of state bonds of marriage and rights of procreation etc.) and (also be mindful) of the wombs (that bore you). Surely, Allah is Ever-Watchful over you.
4:2 And hand over unto Al-Yatama their wealth and do not exchange (your) bad (items) for (their) good (ones) and devour not their wealth (by adding it) to your wealth. Surely, it is a great sin.
4:3 And if you apprehend that you provide not justice to Al-Yatama (by accepting them in monogamy) then bind in wedlock, as appeared palatable for you, from these very women (and provide them family-life by mahead of state additional marriage, and only thus have) two at a time, or three at a time, or four at a time; but if you apprehend that you shall not behave in equality, then (have) one (wife only), or those whom your right hands held in trust. This is easier that you may not behave unjustly.
4:4 And hand over to women their saduqat (mahr or bridal money) happily with inclination. Afterwards, if (your wives) return to you any thing therefrom of their own (free will), then you utilize it (as) pleasant (and) wholesome.
4:5 And do not hand over to the fools your possessions which Allah has made to you a means of support, and feed them therefrom, and clothe them and utter to them a desirable statement (showing respect).
4:6 And keep Al-Yatama under observation until when they have reached (the age of) marriage, then if you realised in them sound judgement, hand over to them their possessions; and consume it not wastefully and hastily that they might grow up (and overpower you). And whoever (among the guardians) is rich, then he shall refrain (from spending on himself) and whoever is poor, then he may utilize in a desirable way. Then, when you have delivered to them their possessions then you should arrange witness over them (who may attest that the possessions have been delivered and returned to the original owner). And Allah is All-Sufficient (as) a Reckoner.
4:7 For men (is) a share from what the parents left, as well as the nearest relations. And for women (is) a share from what the parents left, as well as the nearest relations — out of what happened to be meagre thereof or it happened to be enormous — a share specified.
4:8 And when (there) appeared at the (time of) distribution, relatives, orphans and the needy, provide them out of it and utter to them a desirable statement (showing respect).
4:9 And people should realise: had they left behind them weak offspring they must have felt anxious about them. So they must obey Allah and they should utter statement, soft and tender.
4:10 Verily, those who eat up the wealth of orphans unjustly, without doubt, they swallow into their bellies, fire. And very soon they shall be thrown into blazing Fire.
4:11 Allah bequeaths you concerning your children: for the male (is) equal to the share of two females; if they are females more than two, then for them: two thirds of what he (i.e., the deceased father) left. And if she happened to be one only, then for her is half (of the total inheritance). And for his parents (when the deceased is the son): for every one out of these two (i.e., the father and the mother, the share is) one sixth out of what he (i.e., the deceased son) left — if there is for him a child. Then if there is not to him a child and have inherited him his parents (all exclusively): then for his mother (is) one third. Then if (there is) to him a brother: then for his mother (is) one sixth. (All this distribution process shall commence) after the (fulfillment of) bequeathal he (i.e., the deceased) bequeaths about it, or (the complete payment of) any debt (which is to the credit of the deceased). Your parents and your children: you assess not who, out of them, is closer to you in benefit (therefore the formulae for dividing the inheritance are) ordained by Allah (Himself). Surely, Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise
4:12 And for you is half what your marital partners leave when there is no child for those women. But if there is for those women a child then for you (the share is) one fourth out of what those women left. (All this distribution process shall commence) after the (fulfillment of) bequeathal those women bequeath about it or (the complete payment of) any debt (which is to the credit of these women). And for those (wives, the share is) one fourth out of what you (husbands) left, if (there) is not to you a child. But if (there) is to you a child then for those (wives the share is) one eighth out of what you left. (All this distribution process shall commence) after the (fulfillment of) bequeathal (which) you (husbands) bequeath about it or (the complete payment of) any debt (which is to your credit). And if the man who leaves inheritance happens to be Al-Kalalah or (even when it is not man but) a woman, and for that is a brother or a sister, then for each one of the two (the share is) one sixth. But if they (i.e., brother or sister; or brothers and sisters together) happened to be more than this, then they (together are) share holders in one third after the (fulfillment of) bequeathal which was bequeathed about it or (the payment of) any debt (to the credit of the deceased) — without (intention of) damage (to any one) — a bequeathal coming (direct) from Allah. And Allah is All-Knowing, Most-Forbearing. [The formula applicable to Al-Kalalah if there is no child, appears in the last verse of this Surah. There the shares applicable to the brother and sister get increased due to the absence of the offspring; and ‘the male getting double of the female’ also becomes applicable. Thus the Book of Allah itself gives the definition of the word Al-Kalalah. It means a person who has no ascendants and no marital partner.]
4:13 These are the limits (imposed by) Allah and whosoever obeys Allah and His Messenger — He will admit him to Gardens, flow underneath them, rivers. (He will keep them) dwellers therein. And this is the great achievement.
4:14 And whosoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger and overrides His limits, He will cast him into the Fire (and keep him as) dweller therein; and for him is a disgraceful punishment.
4:15 And those females who come in lewdness from amongst your women, (committing homosexuality): then obtain evidence against these women: four (witnesses) from amongst you. Then if they testified, then confine these women to houses until death makes them die or creates Allah, for them, a way out.
4:16 And the two males who come in this (homosexuality) from amongst you, punish those two. Then if they both amended and both reformed (themselves) then you people leave those two (free). Surely Allah is Oft-Returning, continuously Merciful.
4:17 Surely, the acceptance of repentance is binding on Allah for those who commit evil in ignorance (and) afterwards amend speedily; then those people: Allah turns to them (in mercy). And Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
4:18 And the acceptance of repentance is not for those who keep on indulging in evil deeds until when death appeared to any one of them, he said: 'surely I have amended at this stage', and nor for those who die while they (are) disbelievers. Those people: We have prepared for them a painful punishment.
4:19 O you who have Believed! It does not become permissible to you that you may inherit women compelling them (to submit). And do not harass them so that you may have your way tahead of state some of that which you have delivered to these women (as their bridal money and any additional gifts or presents) except that they may come in evident lewdness. And live with them in a desirable way. Then if you feel disinclination towards them — then it may be that you feel disinclination to something, while Allah places in that extreme good!
4:20 And if you intended replacement of the mate in place of the marital partner (already in your wedlock) and you have given to any one of them a treasure, then do not pick up of it anything. Would you take it back by implicating (her in) false charges and committing evident sin?
4:21 And how could you take it back while one of you has gone in unto the other (in marital bond and relations), and (those who are wives to you) have obtained from you a written document (at the time of marriage, which is) firm (as evidence).
4:22 And take not in wedlock women whom your fathers took in (their) wedlock except (i.e., leaving as it is), what has already occurred; certainly it is shameful, and most hateful, and it became evil as a way.
4:23 Forbidden to you (for marriage) are your mothers (who bore you) and your own daughters and your own sisters and your father’s sisters and your mother’s sisters, and (your) brother’s daughters and (your) sister’s daughters, and mothers to you who breast-fed you and sisters to you for sharing the breast-feeding, and mothers of your wives, and your daughter-wards in your houses and surveillance born to your wives (from some of their previous husband) to whom you have gone in (on the marital bed) — but if you have not gone in to these (mothers in marital relations) then there is no blame on you (if you take such a ward in wedlock when her mother, just after the Nikah, dies, becomes untraceable, or she takes divorce before consummation of marriage) and the wives of your sons who proceed out of your loins. And (it is also forbidden) that you create union between two sisters (by simultaneously tahead of state them in wedlock) except (i.e., leaving as it is) what has already occurred; verily, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:24 And Al-Muhsanat out of the women [those protected in (marriage) bond] (are also forbidden to be taken in wedlock) except those whom your right hands held in trust — a written covenant from Allah to you. And has been made lawful to you whatever is to you outside this (class) — that you may seek (them in marriage) with your wealth (and possessions) harbouring intention to remain in bond without (being those) who have fluid, temporary or shifting intentions. So what you enjoyed and benefited by this (bond of marriage) through those women (as your wives), then deliver to them their rewards made compulsory (by Allah). And (there is) no blame on you in which you became mutually agreed upon regarding it after (it becomes) a must and compulsory. Surely Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
4:25 And whoever does not have amongst you the means that he may take in wedlock Al-Muhsanat (the women living under protection of their parents and/or their brethren and/or their relatives) Al-Mominat (Believing women), then from amongst (the daughters of) what your right hands held in trust — out of the girls (who are) Believers. And Allah is more Aware of your Faith. Some of you (are) from (some) others. So take those (daughters) in wedlock with the permission of the protecting guardian to these females [The protecting guardian to these females is the person in whose right hands has been placed the mother of these females]; and pay them their bridal money in a desirable way. (They should have the intention of staying as) protected females living in bond of marriage (and) not women who harbour fluid, temporary or shifting intentions, and not those women who pick up boy-friends (or lovers or paramours). And when they are provided protection (in marriage-bond) and if they come as one who is involved in the vulgar act (of adultery) — then, for them (is) the half (of) that which is applicable to Al-Muhsanat as Al-Azab (this is the punishment of flogging mentioned in 24/2–9). This (permission, that a free man living fully protected in a family background may marry of his own free will a female whose family background has become unknown is) for that amongst you who became afraid of falling in sin (of committing pre-marital sex if he remains unmarried). And that you practice self-restraint — would be better for you. And Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful
4:26 Allah intends that He may explain for you people and may guide you people to the ways of those (who were occupying the world) before you, and He may turn to you people (in Mercy and Forgiveness), and Allah (is) All-Aware, All-Wise.
4:27 And Allah intends that He may turn to you people (in Mercy and Forgiveness). And desire those who follow (their) lusts that you (Believers) may deviate (to a) deviation — extreme and tremendous in degree.
4:28 Allah intends that He may lighten (the burdens from) over you people. And the man has been created weak (and tender in controlling desires and instincts).
4:29 O you people who have Believed! Do not eat up your wealth amongst yourself in an unjust manner except that it is through a mutual agreement amongst you. And do not kill or murder your own persons. Surely, Allah is, towards you, continuously Merciful.
4:30 And whoever commits this out of enmity and aggression, then very soon We shall cast him into the Fire, and this is, to Allah, very easy (to implement).
4:31 If you people avoid the great sins — that against which you are forbidden — We shall write off from you your sins (and shortcomings) and we shall admit you people to a Noble Entrance (i.e., to Paradise).
4:32 And do not covet that through which Allah has made superior — some of you to some (others). For men (is) a share out of that they earned; and for women (is) a share for that which women earned. And invoke Allah for His bounty. Surely, Allah is, with every thing, fully Aware.
4:33 And to every (wealth) We have appointed heirs out of what left the parents and close relations. And those persons (whom) your right hands (i.e., your personalities) involved in contract (for payment of anything): must you deliver them their portion. Surely Allah is, to each (and every thing) a Witness (seehead of state implementation of contracts and rights).
4:34 The men are Qawwam (protectors, maintainers and guardians) over women because of what Allah has bestowed more to some of those (who constitute the community as men and women) in comparison to others, and because what the men spent (on the family members) out of their earnings (and wealth). Therefore the righteous women (are those who are) devoutly obedient (in accordance with the limits set in the Book of Allah), acting as guards to the hidden aspect of what Allah has guarded. And those women (from whom) you (husbands) apprehend their attitude of disruption and break-up — so deliver them the Message, (if still they do not correct their attitude) leave them (unresponded in their sexual desires) in their beds, (if still they do not mend and the breakdown of the family-bond is imminent) wazribuhunna [then bring forward to them (the suggestion for dissolution of marriage)]. Then if these women obeyed you (the way Allah desires in His Book) then do not seek against them any outlet (to get rid of them). Surely, Allah is Most Elevated, Most High.
4:35 And if you people (who happen to be in a position to do justice) apprehend a breach between these two, then appoint an arbitrator from his family, and an arbitrator from her family. If these two desired reconciliation, Allah will cause reconciliation between those two. Surely, Allah is All-Knower, All-Aware.
4:36 And pay obedience to Allah and do not associate with Him anything. And with parents (behave with) kindness as well as with close relations, and Al-Yatama, and the needy, and the close and permanent neighbour and the occasional neighbour, and the companion by your side (e.g. during some trips, travel or movement, or your colleague), and a traveller in need and those whom your right hands held in trust. Indeed, Allah does not love that who is proud and boastful,
4:37 (nor) those who deal as miserly and niggardly and enjoin people with miserliness and niggardliness and hide what Allah has given them out of His bounty. And We have prepared for the disbelievers a humiliating punishment.
4:38 And (also) those who spend their wealth as a show to the people and they do not Believe in Allah, and do not Believe in the Last Day. And whoever — the Satan becomes to him an intimate one, then a dreadful intimate (is Satan for him).
4:39 And what is that which affects them, had they Believed in Allah and the Last Day and they spent out of what Allah provided them as sustenance? And Allah is All-Aware of them.
4:40 Certainly, Allah does no injustice – not even of the measure of a particle. And if it happens to be a righteous act He increases it and allots from His Presence a reward, tremendous.
4:41 Then how (will be reactions) when We brought from each nation a Witness and We brought you, over these people, as a Witness.
4:42 This Day, desired those, who disbelieved and disobeyed the Messenger that the earth may be made to slide in and become flat tahead of state them (inside itself), and they will not (be able to) hide any hadees (which they propagated from outside Al-Kitab) from Allah.
4:43 O you people who have Believed! Approach not salat when you are drunk until you are aware of what you will utter (in recitations during the act of Prayer), and nor in a state of impurity (due to emission of sexual fluid) — except (when you are a) passerby (on the) road (because there you may not be able to have a bath and change spoilt clothes) — until you arrange a wash. And if you are people down with disease or on a journey, or one of you has come out of the toilet or you have made sexual contact with women and you find not water — then you people utilize clean clay (to soak the emissions and clean the part); then rub (with some additional clean dust) your faces and your hands (upto the wrists). Surely, Allah is Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving. [ See Note alongside 5/6 ]
4:44 Have you not turned your vision to those who were given a portion from Al-Kitab? They purchase ignorance and deviation and they desire that you should go astray from the Path.
4:45 And Allah knows better your enemies, and Allah being a Wali (One Who assists) completely suffices (you) and Allah being a Helper completely suffices (you).
4:46 Among those who Haadoo (became Jews): they displace a word from its places and they say: “We have listened and we have disobeyed;” and “Hear (but) without (behaving) as a listener.” And they uttered the word Raina (giving it) a twist with their tongues (to change its pronunciation to an objectionable meaning) and (thus committing) mockery in Religion. And if they had said: ‘we have heard and we have obeyed’ and ‘hear and unzurna — definitely it would have been better for them and more effective (in meaning): but Allah has cursed them for their disbelief, so they have no Faith, except a minority (among them).
4:47 O you people who were given Al-Kitab! Develop Faith in accordance with what We have revealed (as The Book rebrought in original) confirming that (already available) with you people, before We disfigure the faces, then We (also) turn them to their hindwards or curse them as We cursed the ‘people of As-Sabt’ (who did not adhere to temporary close-down of business and traffic. Thus, they were directed to take part in the weekly Institution. Mankind needs a sermon based on Allah’s Book, followed by Salat in Congregation every week). And the commandment of Allah got fulfilled (and this led to the appearance of ‘human apes’ and ‘human pigs’ as a permanent admonition).
4:48 Verily, Allah does not forgive if partnership is associated to Him while He forgives whatever is outside it to whom He thinks proper. And whoever sets partners with Allah and thus accepts and commits polytheism, then indeed he forged a tremendous sin.
4:49 Have you not seen towards those people who claim sanctity for their selves? Nay, only Allah sanctifies whom He thinks proper. And they will not be dealt with injustice even to the extent of a Fatila (scalish thread in the long slit of a date-seed).
4:50 Look, how they forge against Allah a lie. And due to this it became enough (to be counted as a) manifest sin.
4:51 Have you not seen towards those who were given a portion of Al-Kitab? They develop faith in Jibt and Taghut (meaning all those, whether imaginary or real, who forge religious beliefs, customs, festivals, practices and rituals which are outside Allah’s Book) and say, concerning the disbelievers, they are better guided to the Path than those who have Believed.
4:52 They are those whom Allah has cursed and whom Allah curses, then you never find for him a helper.
4:53 Is, for them, a share in the dominion? Then in that case they would not give mankind (even the measure of a) Naqira.
4:54 Or do they envy men for what Allah has given them out of His Bounty? Then, certainly, We delivered to the followers of Ibrahim Al-Kitab and Al-Hikmah and conferred upon them a great head of statedom.
4:55 Then out of them (who were given Al-Kitab is) that who Believed in this (Al-Kitab rebrought in its Original) and out of them (is also) that who detached link with it. And enough is Hell as a blazing Fire.
4:56 Surely those who have disbelieved in Our Ayaat, soon We shall cast them in Fire. Every time their skins got fully roasted, we changed them in other than that (already roasted) so that they may (continue to) taste the punishment. Truly, Allah is All-Dominant, All-Wise.
4:57 And those who have Believed and did righteous acts, soon We shall admit them to Gardens — flow under them rivers — dwellers therein forever. For them, therein, (are) companions, cleansed and purified; and We shall admit them to a shade, shaded repeatedly.
4:58 Verily, Allah commands you to return the trusts to their owners; and that when you judge between people, you judge with justice. Verily, how excellent (it is) He admonishes you therewith. Truly, Allah is All-Hearer, All-Seer.
4:59 O you people who have Believed! Obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority from amongst you (Muslims). Then if you differed (in your opinions) amongst you about any thing, then you refer it to Allah and His Messenger (i.e., to the Book of Allah) if you are: you Believe in Allah and the Last Day. This (is) better and more suitable for achieving results.
4:60 Have you not seen towards those who claim that they have Believed in that which is ‘delivered towards you as well as what was delivered [to the Prophets and the generations (i.e., Al-Asbat)] before you,? They intend that they may approach for judgement the Taghut, although they have been commanded that they should disbelieve in it. And Satan intends that he should lead them astray — a straying remote.
4:61 And when it is said to them: Come, you people, towards what Allah has sent and to the Messenger, you saw the hypocrites — they turn away (themselves) and turn away (others) from you in aversion.
4:62 Then how (it is that) when a catastrophe befell them because of what their hands sent forth — afterwards they came to you. (And) they swear by Allah, ’we did not intend but to do good and to do conciliation!’
4:63 They are those: Allah knows what (is) in their hearts; so avoid from them (any immediate punishment) and deliver sermon to them (through Verses of Allah), and speak to them, (talhead of state) to their innerselves, the penetrating word (of Allah’s Book).
4:64 And We did not send a Messenger except to be obeyed in accordance with the permission (i.e.,in accordance with the Book) of Allah. And if they (i.e.,the hypocrites), when they did wrong to their ownselves, had come to you, then they had invoked Allah’s forgiveness, and the Messenger had invoked forgiveness for them, indeed they would have found Allah Ever-Attentive, continuously Merciful.
4:65 But No! By your Nourisher-Sustainer! They shall not develop Faith until they make you judge in that which became a victim of dispute among them, (and) afterwards do not find in their selves (any) resistance (or disinclination) against what you decided (in the matter under dispute), and (thus) submit (theirselves in Islam) in full submission.
4:66 And if We had ordained for them: ‘that you kill yourselves (in the Way of Allah), or (that) you come out of your homes (in the Way of Allah)’, they would not have done it except a minority among them. And if indeed they had done what they are exhorted to, surely it would have been better for them and more powerful in providing strength (to their Faith or Belief);
4:67 and then We would have bestowed upon them, from Our presence a great reward —
4:68 and surely We would have shown them Permanent Path.
4:69 And whosoever obeys Allah and the Messenger, then they are with those Allah has bestowed reward on them — out of the Prophets, and the Truthfuls, and the Witnesses, and the Righteous. And it became excellent: they, as a friend.
4:70 This is the Grace from Allah. And Allah suffices as an All-Knower.
4:71 O you who have Believed! Take hold of your protective armaments, then move forward in small groups or move forward (all) together.
4:72 And without doubt among you (there is) surely that who would definitely linger behind. Then if a misfortune befell you, he said: “Indeed Allah gave me reward when I did not go along with them as one who is present (as a volunteer for the expedition).”
4:73 And surely if reached you grace (and bounty) from Allah — definitely, he would say — as if there had never been between you people and between him (any) affection — “Oh! I wish, I were among them; then I would achieve an achievement, great.”
4:74 So, must fight in the Way of Allah those who barter the life of this world with (the life in) the Hereafter. And whosoever fights in the Way of Allah, then gets killed or becomes victorious, then very soon We shall bestow on him very great reward.
4:75 And what is (wrong) with you that you fight not in the Way of Allah and (to protect) those who are persecuted from amongst the men and women and children — the people who cry: “Our Nourisher-Sustainer! Rescue us from this city whose people (are) oppressors; and appoint for us from Your presence a wali and appoint for us from Your presence a naseer".
4:76 Those who have Believed fight in the Way of Allah; and those who have disbelieved, fight in the cause of Taghut. So fight the allies of the Satan. Certainly, the strategy of the devil is ever fragile.
4:77 Have you not seen towards those who were told: ‘Hold back your hands (and do not start military expeditions at this stage) and establish Salat and pay up Zakat.‘ So when Qital was ordained for them, behold! A section of them fear men as (should be) the fear regarding Allah or (even) a greater fear. And they said: “Our Nourisher-Sustainer! Why have you ordained upon us Al-Qital? Why didn’t you grant us respite (at least) for a short while?” Tell (Them): “The Benefit and enjoyment from this world is insignificant while the Hereafter is better for that who obeyed (Allah). And you shall not be subjected to injustice even to the extent of a Fatila (a scalish thread in the long slit of a date-stone).
4:78 Wheresoever you may be, death will overtake you even if you are in fortified Buruj.” And if some good reaches them, they say: “This is from Allah.” But if some evil befalls them, they say: “This is from you (O Prophet).” Tell (them): ‘All (comes) from the presence of Allah.’ So what (is wrong) with these people — they do not become capable that they may understand a Hadees (any statement narrated by Allah in Al-Kitab).
4:79 Whatever of good has reached you, so it is from Allah. And whatever reached you of evil, so it is from yourself. And We have sent you (O Prophet) as a Messenger to mankind. And sufficed Allah to be a Witness.
4:80 Whoever might obey the Messenger so indeed he obeyed Allah. And that who strayed — so We did not send you over them as a protector.
4:81 And they say: “Obedience (is desirable).” But when they left from your presence, a group out of them passed night in planning against what you propagate (to them); and Allah records whatever they plan throughout night. So, disregard them and put (your) trust in Allah and sufficed Allah to be an Advocate.
4:82 Do they not then ponder Al-Quran? Had it been from other than Allah, surely they would have found therein much contradiction.
4:83 And when (there) came to them a rumour concerning peace or fear, they divulged it (without confirmation). Whereas if they had referred it to the Messenger and to those who take decisions (and are) from amongst them (i.e., they are not non-Muslims or outsiders), then those of them who scrutinise the truth of it could have known it. And if there is not Allah’s Grace over you, and His Mercy, surely you would have followed the Satan, except a minority (of you).
4:84 Make Qital in the Cause of Allah! You are not held responsible except for yourself and urge, exhort, incite and rouse the Believers (for Qital). Might be that Allah restrains the evil fury of those who have disbelieved. And Allah is more (terrible) in fury and more (effective) in containing (the disbelievers).
4:85 Whoso intercedes (and recommends) a desirable recommendation (which the candidate deserves): shall be for him a share out of it. And whoso intercedes (and makes) undue/unworthy recommendation (there) shall be for him a portion therefrom. And Allah is All-Powerful over every thing.
4:86 And when you are greeted with a greeting, then you greet with one better than that or repeat it in return. Certainly, Allah is One Who takes account of every thing.
4:87 Allah — (there is) no god except He. Surely He will gather you to the Day of Resurrection — (there is) no doubt therein. And who is more truthful than Allah for Hadees?
4:88 Then what (is the matter) with you (that) regarding the hypocrites (you stand divided into) two groups? And Allah has cast them back (to disbelief) because of what they earned (in their deeds). Do you intend to guide one whom Allah allowed to go astray? And one whom Allah has allowed to go astray — then you never find for him the way (of guidance).
4:89 They wished that you deny Faith (in Al-Kitab) as they have rejected, so you (all) become equal (in position). So do not take from them auliya till they migrate in the Way of Allah. But if they turn back (to the infidels) catch them and slay them wherever you found them. And do not take from amongst them as wali or naseer;
4:90 except those who reach (and join) a nation — between you and between them (there is) a treaty (of peace, and non-interference); or they came to you: their breasts constricted and restrained — that they (may ever) fight you or fight against their own nation. And if Allah had desired He would have imposed them over you, so surely they would have fought against you. So if they avoided you then they fought against you not and they did send to you (an offer of) peace — then Allah has not opened to you against them a ground (for aggression).
4:91 Soon you find others who desire that they may have peace and security from you as well as they may get peace and security from their own nation. Every (time) to what test (and temptation) they were sent back, they became caught in it. So if they have not avoided you, and have not sent you (a message or offer of) peace and have not restrained their hands — then catch them and slay them wherever you found them. And (for) those people: We have sanctioned for you, against them, a clear warrant (to initiate Qital and annihilate them in battle).
4:92 And it is not for a Believer that he kills a Believer except by mistake. And whoso killed a Believer by mistake, then providing freedom to one (human) neck (who is) a Believer, and Diyah (Murder-money) put at the disposal of his (i.e., the deceased’s) family (are ordained by Allah in compensation and ransom) except that they (i.e., the members of the deceased’s family) remit it. But if he (i.e., the deceased) is from a nation (which is) an enemy to you, and he (i.e., the deceased is) a Believer, then providing freedom to one (human) neck (who is under bond of slavery but is) a Believer (shall suffice — since sending the murder-money to the enemy territory may not be possible in every case). And if he (i.e., the deceased) is from a nation — between you and between them is a treaty, then Diyah put at the disposal of his (i.e., the deceased’s) family (is ordained), and the providing of freedom to one neck (who is) a Believer (is also applicable); so one who does not find (these things possible to act upon) then (the form of ransom or replacement is) fasts for two months, both coming one after another (seehead of state) repentance from Allah. And Allah is All-Aware, All-Wise
4:93 And whoever kills a Believer intentionally, then his recompense is Hell. He (will be) a dweller therein, and Allah delivered wrath on him, and He cursed him (i.e., He withdrew His mercy from him), and He arranged for him a great punishment.
4:94 O you people who have Believed! When you have moved in the Way of Allah, then you verify (before you act) and do not say to that who greeted you with (the word) Salam: ‘You are not a Believer! — (Would you commit such a crime for) seehead of state the perishable goods of the worldly life? So, with Allah are booties and spoils in great number. Thus you (too) had been before, then Allah conferred favours on you, so do verify (before you declare a person a non-believer). Surely, Allah is All-Aware of what you do.
4:95 Are not equal those who stay (at home) from amongst the Believers without being disabled and those who strive in the cause of Allah with their wealth and their persons. Allah has given a higher grade to those who strive with their wealth and their persons in comparison to those who stay. Unto all, Allah has promised good. And Allah has preferred those who strive, over those who stay (at home) by a huge reward.
4:96 (That would be as extra) grades from Him, as well as Forgiveness and Mercy. And Allah is All-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:97 Verily, those for whom angels complete their life-span (by detaching the soul from the body and thus cause them die while these) people (are) in a state of wrong to their selves, they (i.e., the angels) said (to the dying person): “In what (a condition and state) you are?” They said: “We are those who are (kept) weak and oppressed on earth.” They (i.e., the angels put a counter question and) said: “Was not the earth of Allah spacious enough (that) you people migrate (somewhere) therein?” Then (for) such people: their abode (is) Hell — and (their) dwelling place became evil,
4:98 except those kept weak and oppressed ones amongst men, women and children — who have no capacity (for arranging) a way out, nor they find direction for the way.
4:99 Then these: it is (most) probable that Allah pardons them and Allah is Oft-Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.
4:100 And whoever migrates in the Cause of Allah will find on earth numerous places of refuge and plentifulness (in provisions). And whosoever leaves his home as an emigrant unto Allah and His Messenger, afterwards death overtakes him (on the way), then certainly his reward became due on Allah. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:101 And when you moved on the earth (i.e., either you are on a journey, or you are in encounter with your enemy), then (there is) no blame on you that you may shorten or reduce from Prayer. If (and when) you (O Muslims) did apprehend that those who have disbelieved may put you to test (by disturbing you or attachead of state you in a surprise attack, since) definitely, the disbelievers are to you an evident enemy —
4:102 and when you (who lead the Muslim group or the Muslim troops) are among these people, then you led them in Prayer, then one group out of them shall stand with you and they shall (continue to) hold on their armaments (even while they are in Prayer); so when they have made the prostration then they will move away from you (as they have completed the Prayer in one rak’at only). And shall (now) come the other group (who has) not Prayed; so they shall (now) Pray with you (in your 2nd rak’at only), and they shall continue to hold on to their shields and armaments. Desired those who have disbelieved that you become unaware and negligent of your arms and baggage, then they make assault on you — a single (effective) assault! And (there is) no blame on you, if there is with you inconvenience because of rains or you are people under effect of illness — that (under such a state) you put aside your armaments (while you are in the act of Prayer), but hold on to your shields (of protection). Certainly, Allah has prepared for the disbelievers a humiliating punishment
4:103 And when you people missed the Prayer (due to some unavoidable circumstances or complete involvement in war or encounter), then you people remember Allah (in your mind and hearts whether you are in a posture of) standing, and sitting and lying on your sides; then when you are at peace (i.e., out of danger), then you establish the Prayer. Surely the Prayer is prescribed to the Believers at specified timings.
4:104 And slacken not in seehead of state the nation (of the enemy to teach them a lesson and take revenge). If you people happen (to be such that) you face hurt and injury, so, without doubt, they (also) face hurt and injury — in the same manner as you people face hurt and injury — while you expect from Allah (a reward) which they do not expect. And Allah is All-Aware, All-Wise.
4:105 Surely, We have delivered towards you Al-Kitab, in Original, so that you may judge and give decision between people (who are in dispute or opposition in a matter) based on that (law and constitution) which Allah has shown you (in His Al-Kitab). And be not a pleader and advocate for the treacherous and fraudulent.
4:106 And seek pardon from Allah; certainly, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:107 And do not plead or argue on behalf of those who betray and deceive their own selves. Verily, Allah does not like one who is a betrayer, a sinner.
4:108 They will conceal (their undesirable acts) from men, but they will not conceal (their actions) from Allah, for He is with them when they prepare their plot and strategy in the darkness of the night what He does not approve in wording. And Allah is All-Encompassor over what they will bring into action.
4:109 Well, you are these (sort of) men. You argued and pleaded on behalf of them in this world’s life. So who will argue and plead with Allah on their behalf on the Day of Resurrection, or who becomes their advocate (on that Day)?
4:110 And whoever commits sin or wrongs his own self, then afterwards seeks Allah’s forgiveness, he will find Allah Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:111 And whoever earns sin, then surely what he earns (goes) against his self. And Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise.
4:112 And whoever earns a wrong or sin, then blames an innocent one, then indeed, he has burdened (himself) with a false charge and a manifest sin.
4:113 Had not the grace of Allah and His Mercy been upon you, a group of them would have made an intention to mislead you. And (in fact) they do not mislead any one except their own selves; and they shall not (be able to) harm you in any form. And Allah has delivered on you Al-Kitab and Al-Hikmah and He has taught you that which you knew not. And Great is the Grace of Allah unto you.
4:114 There is no good in most of their secret talk, except (in) him who ordered Sadaqa or Ma’ruf or Islah (correction and reformation) amongst men. And whoever does this seehead of state agreements of Allah — then very soon We shall award him a great reward.
4:115 And whoever contradicts and doubts the Messenger, after what is explained to him (from) the Guidance, and follows and adopts (something) other than the Believers’ Way, We shall attach him (to) what he inclined and We shall cast him into Hell — and it became bad as a resting place.
4:116 Verily, Allah does not forgive that partnership should be assigned to Him; while He forgives, whatever is besides this for whom He thinks proper. And whoever sets up partners in authority with Allah — then certainly (such a one) has strayed to an extreme straying.
4:117 These (polytheists) do not invoke beside Him but females (regarding them deities) and do not invoke but Satan, the rebellious.
4:118 Allah cursed him (i.e., removed His cover of Mercy) when he (Satan) said: “Surely, I shall take in grip, a presumed portion from Your Ibad.
4:119 And verily, I will make them go astray, and surely I will arouse in them false desires; and certainly I will order them to slit the ears of cattle; and surely I will order them so they would alter and deface the nature of (a creation created by) Allah.” And whoever takes Satan as a wali besides Allah, then such a one has surely suffered an evident loss.
4:120 He (i.e., Satan) makes promises to them, and arouses in them undue desires. And Satan does not promise them, except deceptions.
4:121 Such people — their dwelling place (is) Hell, and they will not find a place of escape and refuge therefrom.
4:122 And those who have Believed and did righteous deeds, soon We shall admit them to the Gardens — flow under them rivers — dwellers therein forever. Allah’s promise is the Truth, and who is truer than Allah in statement?
4:123 (It is) not in accordance with your desires (O Believing Muslims,) and nor the desires of Ahl-ul-Kitab — whosoever acts evil shall be rewarded with it, and he shall not find for himself, beside Allah a wali and neither a naseer.
4:124 And whoever puts up righteous deeds, out of the male or a female and he is a Believer — then those people shall enter Paradise and they shall not be wronged even to the size of a Naqira.
4:125 And who (is) better in religion than that who submitted his personality to Allah and he (is) a Muhsin and he adhered to and adopted the Millat of Ibrahim, the Unitarian. And Allah did take Ibrahim as an intimate friend.
4:126 And to Allah belongs whatever (is) in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And Allah became All-Encompassor to all things.
4:127 And people ask instruction and verdict from you about An-Nisa (i.e., the word used in the third Verse of this very Surah, since it limits or specifies the circle wherein one can select marital partner when one desires to have more than one wife at a time). Say "Allah gives instruction and verdict to you about An-Nisa. And what is rehearsed or recited to you in Al-Kitab (in Surah An-Nisa, Verse No. 3) — is about Yatamannisa (weaker class among women)) whom you give not (i.e., you approach them not for monogamy) whatever is written to them (i.e., they have a right to be accepted in marriage even when one desires to have one wife at a time), while (under guidance of your inherent nature and conscience) you do desire that you should take those women in marriage (and thus provide them family life and a home of theirs to live). And (what is rehearsed or recited to you in Al-Kitab in Surah An-Nisa, Verse No. 3, is in the interest of those) who are weakened and unprotected out of the children (born to these women, through their previous husbands who widowed or divorced these mothers). And (this instruction or verdict, coming from Allah desires) that you take a stand in favour of Al-Yatama (the weaker class of women, and more specially when they have with them children from their previous husbands). And whatever you do in the form of a good, desirable and commendable (act), then surely, Allah is All-Aware of it."
4:128 And if a woman (in wedlock) apprehended from her husband, an attitude leading to break-up or separation, then there is no blame on this twain if (these) two decide some terms of reconciliation between their two-selves. And an agreement of reconciliation is better. And human inner-selves are made to sway towards selfishness (as a trait) and if you do Ehsan and pay obedience (to The Book ), then surely Allah happened to be All-Aware of what you do.
4:129 And it is certain you will not be capable that you may establish perfect equality amongst women (in your wedlock) even if you ardently desired. So do not incline (with) full inclination (to one of them, and) as a result, you leave her (i.e. the other) as a discarded one. And if you reform and correct (your behaviour with your wives) and pay obedience (to The Book), then surely Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:130 And if the two separate (by divorce), Allah will make free of want every one (of them) out of His bounty. And Allah is All-Provider, All-Wise.
4:131 And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And verily, We have recommended to those who are given Al-Kitab before you and to you (O Muslims in the times of the Prophet) that you shall pay obedience to Allah (through Al-Kitab). But if you deny (the Message in Al-Kitab), then surely, unto Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And Allah is Free of all wants, highly Praised.
4:132 And to Allah belongs whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth. And Allah sufficed as a Wakil.
4:133 If He desired, He will remove you, O people, and He shall come with others (who shall replace you). And Allah is All-Capable over this.
4:134 Whoever desired reward in this world, then with Allah (lies) the reward of this world as well as of the Hereafter. And Allah is All-Hearer, All-Seer.
4:135 O you people who have Believed! Become those who take a firm stand based on justice, (as) witnesses to Allah, even though (it be) against your own selves, or (against your) parents and (against your) nearest relatives — whether he happens to be a rich person or a poor person, so Allah is Above these two (categories and groups). So follow not the abberrant desire that you may not do justice; and if you derelict or avoid - then certainly, Allah is well-aware whatever you do.
4:136 O you people who have Believed! Believe in Allah, and His Messenger, and Al-Kitab that He delivered to His Messenger, and Al-Kitab that He sent down before. And whosoever denies and disbelieves in Allah, and His Angels, and His Writings (contained in 114 Suhuf or Surahs of His Al-Kitab. See Verses 80/14, 15; 98/2, 3), and His Messengers, and the Last Day, then indeed he has strayed, a straying remote.
4:137 Verily, those who have Believed, after they rejected; then (again) accepted Faith, then rejected (a 2nd time), then increased (their level in) disbelief — then Allah will never be that He gives forgiveness to them; and nor (He becomes one) that He guides them (to the) Way.
4:138 Transmit the tidings to Al-Munafiqun that surely, for them (is) a painful punishment —
4:139 those who pickup the disbelievers as auliya instead of Believers: do they seek in them honour and respect? So, surely, the honour and respect belongs to Allah, in toto.
4:140 And surely, He delivered to you in Al-Kitab that, ‘when you heard Verses of Allah (in an atmosphere when) a rejection is committed in relation to them and a mockery is committed in relation to them, then do not sit with those people until they engage in discussion in hadees other than that’; certainly you, in such an atmosphere, (would be regarded) like them. Surely, Allah is the Congregator for the hypocrites and disbelievers (to be) in Hell altogether;
4:141 (they are) such people who wait and watch about you. If (there) happened for you a victory from Allah, they said: “Were we not with you?” And if (there) happened for the disbelievers a share (in victory), they said: “Were we not getting advantage over you and were we not shielding you against the Believers?” So Allah will give decision about you (all) on the Day of Resurrection. And certainly Allah will not sanction the disbelievers a way (of triumph or victory) over the Believers.
4:142 Verily, the hypocrites (think) they deceive Allah; rather, He lets them remain deceived. And when they stood up for Salat, they stood up in laziness; they (make a) show to the people; and they do not glorify Allah but very little —
4:143 wavering-ones between this (state of faith cum infidelity), neither adhering to these and nor adhering to them. And whom Allah sends astray then certainly, you will not find for him a way (to Islam).
4:144 O you peope who have Believed! Do not pickup disbelievers as auliya instead of Believers. Would you wish that you may put up to Allah, against yourself a proof quite evident and manifest?
4:145 Without doubt, the hypocrites (will go) in the deeper chamber (or cell) of the Fire; and surely you shall not find for them a helper —
4:146 except those who aboutturned (and parted with hypocrisy) and reformed (their Beliefs and actions) and they attached (themselves) to Allah and they purified their Religion in relation to Allah, then they (are) in company of the Believers. And soon, Allah will bestow on the Believers a momentous reward.
4:147 What does Allah (gain) through your punishment if you have thanked (Him) and have accepted Faith? And Allah is All-Appreciative, All-Knowing.
4:148 Allah does not like loudness with bad (intention) in (one’s) speech except (on the part of) that who has been wronged (and transgressed against). And Allah is All-Hearer, All-Knower.
4:149 Whether you make evident the good (done to you) or you keep it hidden, or you pardon and forego an evil (act done to you) — then certainly, Allah (too) is Oft-Pardoning, All-Capable.
4:150 Verily, those who disbelieve in Allah and His Messengers and intend to create a gulf between Allah and His Messengers, and they say: 'We Believe in some, while we reject some (others),' and they intend that they may find a way, (by creating a dividing and separating line somewhere) in between this (group),
4:151 those people: in reality, they are the rejectors And We have prepared for the disbelievers a humiliating punishment.
4:152 And those who have Believed in Allah and His Messengers, and have not made distinction in ranks between any of them, those (are the ones whom), very soon He shall give them their rewards. And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
4:153 Ahl-ul-Kitab (people who possess Al-Kitab) ask you that you cause to descend on them a book (specifically revealed to you) from heaven. So indeed, they asked Musa (for even) greater than that, so they said: “Show us Allah physically,” Then As-Saiqah overtook them because of their transgression. Additionally, they picked up the calf (for worship) after that which came to them as Al-Bayyinat. Then We pardoned (even) that. And We delivered to Musa Sultanan Mobina.
4:154 And We slided over them (a rock of) the mount as an evidence of their covenant and (on another occasion) We said to them: “Enter the gate in humility.” And (on another occasion) We said to them: “Transgress not in (the matter of) As-sabt." And We had taken from them a firm covenant.
4:155 So, because 'of their undoing their’ covenant and their rejection of the Ayaat (Verses) of Allah and their (act of doing character) assassinations of the Prophets without (any) basis and their utterance: “Our hearts are wrapped” — nay, Allah has put up a seal over these (hearts) due to their disbelief, so they develop not Faith except very little;
4:156 and due to their disbelief and their utterance against Maryam (amounting to) a monstrous false charge;
4:157 and their statement (in boast): 'we killed Al-Maseeh, Iesa, Ibn-e-Maryam (Messiah, Jesus, son of Mary) Rasulullah (Messenger of Allah)!' And they killed him not and they crucified him not. And rather it remained an incident of doubt for them. And surely, the people who differed therein (are) definitely in doubt thereof. There is not (available) to them, about it any thing from knowledge except an adherence to conjecture. And they did not kill him. (It is) certain.
4:158 Nay ! Allah raised him (in his physical body) towards Him, [after He Himself gave him death (see 3/55; 4/157, 158 5/17, 117, 118 19/33, 34 21/8, 34, 35; 33/40)]. And Allah is All-Powerful, All-Wise [and protected Iesa’s body from lynching, desecration, or exhumation (see 3/55) at the hands of the disbelievers].
4:159 And (one is) not (to be regarded as) from among Ahl-ul-Kitab unless (and until) he surely Believes in (and accepts) this (Book) prior to his (own) death; and on the Day of Resurrection (This Book) will act as a witness (to judge them for their deeds).
4:160 And because of the transgression of those who Haadoo (became Jews and adhered to their sectarian literature), We (through these man-made books) made unlawful to them palatable items which were made lawful to them (in Allah’s Al-Kitab), and (also) for their hindering many from Allah’s Way,
4:161 and their tahead of state Riba (usury on loans) although they were forbidden from (demanding, accepting or devouring) it, and their swallowing of the possessions of people wrongfully (through bribes and extortions). And We have prepared for the disbelievers among them a painful punishment.
4:162 But the wellgrounded in knowledge among them, and the Believers — they Believe in that which has been delivered to you and what was delivered before you. And the establishers of Salat and the givers of Zakat and the Believers in Allah and the Last Day — those (are the) people: soon We shall award them a great reward.
4:163 Verily, We have sent you revelation in the same format as We sent revelation to Nuh and the Prophets after him. And We sent revelation to Ibrahim, and Ismaiel, and Ishaque, and Yaqub, and Al-Asbat, and Iesa, and Ayyub, and Yunus, and Harun, and Sulaiman. And to Da’ud We gave Zabur ( i.e., Al-Kitab. See 3/184 6/74-90 16/43-44 26/196 35/25 and 54/43).
4:164 And (some other) Messengers We have already discussed with you before and (there had been also) Messengers whom We have not discussed them with you; and talked Allah to Musa in a direct discourse.
4:165 Messengers (are sent as) transmitters of good tidings and (as) warners in order that there does not remain with mankind, against Allah, a plea after (the coming of) the Messengers. And Allah is All-Powerful, All-Wise.
4:166 But Allah gives evidence in accordance with what He sent down towards you, that He has sent it down under His Knowledge; and the angels (too) give evidence. And it became quite sufficient for Allah acting as a Witness.
4:167 Verily, those people who disbelieved and diverted (people) from the Way of Allah — certainly they have strayed to a straying remote.
4:168 Verily, those who have disbelieved and committed transgression, surely Allah will not be (such) that He forgives for them and nor (He will be such) that He guides them to the way,
4:169 except the way to Hell. (They will be) dwellers therein forever. And this happened to be very easy for Allah, (to implement).
4:170 O you mankind! Verily, there has come to you the Messenger with Al-Haqq (The Truth) from your Nourisher-Sustainer, so (now) Believe (in His Book, it will be) better for you. And if you disbelieve, then certainly to Allah belongs whatever (is) in the heavens and the earth. And Allah is All-Knowing, Al-Wise.
4:171 O Ahl-ul-Kitab! Do not exceed the limits in your way of life; and do not comment about Allah except (what is) The Truth. Without doubt Al-Maseeh, Iesa, Ibn-e-Maryam is Rasulullah (Messenger of Allah) and His Kalimah, which He bestowed on Maryam and a Ruh (Spirit) proceeding from Him. So Believe in Allah and His Messengers and utter not:' Trinity (‘three’)!' Desist (from such utterances, concepts and beliefs; that would be) better for you. Certainly, what is a fact is that Allah is a single deity. He stands absolved and exalted that there happens for Him a son. To Him belongs whatever (is) in the heavens and whatever (is) in the earth. And Allah sufficed as an Advocate (to the Believers).
4:172 Al-Maseeh (The Messiah) will never reject in pride that he becomes an Abd to Allah and nor the closest Angels. And whoever abstains in pride from His obedience, and he exhibits undue and unjust pride, then very soon He shall gather them towards Him en masse.
4:173 Then, as for those who Believed and did righteous deeds so He will fully pay them their rewards and shall increase (for) them out of His Bounty. And as for those who rejected in pride and exhibited unjust and undue pride, then He will punish them (with) a painful punishment. And they will not find for themselves besides Allah a protector, and nor a helper.
4:174 O You mankind! Verily, there has come to you Burhan from your Nourisher-Sustainer; and We have delivered to you Nooran Mobinan (Manifest Light).
4:175 So as for those who have Believed in Allah and have become fully attached to Him — then, very soon He will admit them in Mercy proceeding from Him as well as Grace; and He will guide them to Himself in Eternal Path.
4:176 People ask you for a (religious-legal) opinion. Say: “Allah gives you religious-legal opinion about Al-Kalalah (see 12th Verse of this Surah for the definition of the term): if a man who died — (there is) not to him a child, but (there is) to him a sister, then for her is half of what he (as brother) left. And he (as brother) inherits her (full, if the deceased is his sister) provided there does not exist for her a child. Then if there happened to be two females (as sisters to a deceased brother), then for (these) two females (is) two thirds out of what he left (as brother to them). And if they happened to be brethren — men and women (mixed) — then for a male (goes an amount) equal to the share of two females. Allah explains for you, otherwise you go astray. And Allah is All-Knower about every thing.”


   


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