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Dr. Kamal Omar




al-Ma`idah (The Table, The Table Spread)
as rendered by Dr. Kamal Omar

Dr. Kamal Omar rendition of Surah The Table, The Table Spread(al-Ma`idah)
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5:1 O you people who have Believed! Fulfill your promises, obligations and contracts. Grazing quadrupeds (the four footed animals who eat grass) are declared lawful to you (for food) except what is recited to you (herein) without being those who permit game while you (people) are under prohibition (due to being within the area called Harem, or you are putting on the uniform dress called Ehram). Verily, Allah commands what He wills.
5:2 O you people who have Believed! Violate not the sanctity of Sha’irullah [Signs and symbols (of obedience to) Allah] that is, neither of the Protected Month, and nor of Al-Hadiya (Animal proceeding to the Kaba for sacrifice); and neither the necklaces or collars (that such animals are putting on), and nor of those who are proceeding to the Sacred, Protected and Prohibited House — they seek the Bounty proceeding from their Nourisher-Sustainer and (His) agreement and pleasure. And when you have become free of prohibitions (i.e., you put off Ehram and you are outside the limits of Harem-area, only) then you indulge in game of hunting. And shall not lead you the hatred (exhibited) by a nation that they obstructed you from reaching, The Sacred, Protected and Prohibited Mosque — that you indulge in hostility or transgression (on your part). Assist one another in Al-Birr and At-Taqwa, and do not help one another in sin and transgression. And pay obedience to Allah. Verily, Allah is severe in giving punishment.
5:3 (The items) made forbidden to you (for oral intake, are): the dead, and the blood (which when allowed an exit leaves the organs and tissues and flows out. See the word Masfooh in Verse 6/145), and flesh of the swine, and that which has been pronounced for other than Allah, along with Him, and the one killed by strangulation, and one killed by violent blow or hit, and one killed by a head-long fall, and one killed by the goring of horns, and that which a wild animal has eaten — except that which you cleansed (by providing an exit to the free blood through a cut on the carotid arteries at the neck), and that which is sacrificed at the places and sites dedicated to other than Allah (like an altar of a god); and it is also forbidden to you that you may make divisions, (shares, portions and rights) on the basis of lottery or raffle — (all) this to you is Fisqun. This day, have given up all hope (for inter-Faith mixing and befriending) those who have disbelieved (in Allah’s Book) — vis a vis your Religion. So fear them not, but pay regard to Me. This day (when one completes a serial study of the Divine Book from 1/1 to 5/3) I have completed for you (a general discussion of) Your Religion and I have finalised upon you people My Grace and have agreed with you for Islam as (your) Religion. Then whoever went restless due to hunger, without (being) inclined to sin, then surely, Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful (for such exceptional cases if they broke the law of these prohibitions).
5:4 They would ask you what is that which has been made lawful for them (as food). Say: “At-Tayyibat are made lawful to you; as well as which you taught Al-Jawareh; (acting as)Mokallebin. You teach them (i.e., to your Al-Jawareh, including dogs and hounds as well as the birds of prey called falcons) out of what Allah has made known to you (that the hunting animal should only seize the prey, shall not eat or consume it and shall not harbour the desire to devour it directly). So eat out of what they have seized and brought for you, and do pronounce the name of Allah over it (while you give a cut at the carotid arteries of the neck to provide an easy exit to the free blood available in the body of the prey); and pay obedience to Allah. Verily, Allah is swift in accountability.
5:5 This day, are made lawful to you (as food) At-Tayyibat; and the food prepared or offered by Al-Lazina-ootul-Kitab is lawful to you; and the food prepared and offered by you is lawful for them. And Al-Muhsanat (the chaste women with known family background) from amongst Al-Mominat, and Al-Muhsanat from amongst Al-Lazina-ootul-Kitab (the people who were given Al-Kitab) before you (are made lawful to you, for marriage as wives) when you have paid them their Ujoor (thus proving yourself as) Muhseneen (desirous of maintaining a permanent family link), not being Musafeheen, and not being that who picks up temporary friends and companions. And whoever rejects or will reject Faith (in the Teachings in Al-Kitab) then definitely he has destroyed his act (of starting a family-life in marriage) and he, in the Hereafter, will be from amongst the losers.
5:6 O you who have Believed! When you have stood up for Salat, then wash your faces and your fore-arms upto the elbows and rub (your wet hands) on to your heads (i.e., scalps) and wash your feet upto the two ankle-knuckles. And if you are in a state of Janaba then cleanse (your body with water). And if you are ill or (you are) on a journey, or one of you has come out of the toilet (after answering the call of nature), or you have made sexual contact with women and you find not water — then utilize clean-clay (to soak the emissions and clean the part); then rub your faces and your hands (upto the wrists) therewith (i.e., with additional clean dust). Allah does not intend that He may place over you out of burden, rather He intends that He may cleanse you and that He may complete His Favour on you so that you may pay thanks.
5:7 And bring to mind Allah’s grace upon you and His covenant with which He bound you when you said: “We have listened (to it) and we have obeyed.” And be obedient to Allah. Verily, Allah is All-Knower about the state of the chests.
5:8 O you who have Believed! Become those who stand out firmly for (the cause of) Allah (as) Witnesses for justice; and must not direct you enmity and hatred of a nation to a state that you may not do justice. Be just: that (is) nearer to piety, and be obedient to Allah. Verily, Allah (is) All-Aware with what you do.
5:9 Allah has promised those who have Believed and did righteous deeds: ‘for them (is) forgiveness and a great reward.’
5:10 And those who have disbelieved and belied Our Ayaat, those (are the ones who will be) dwellers of Hell-Fire.
5:11 O you people who have Believed! Bring to mind the Grace of Allah over you when a people intended that they may stretch out against you their hands, then (Allah) withheld their hands from you. So be obedient to Allah. And in Allah, must put (their) trust the Believers.
5:12 And indeed Allah took a covenant from Bani Israiel and We appointed from amongst them twelve representatives. And Allah said: “Definitely, I am on your side provided you established Salat and paid up Zakat and Believed in My Messengers, and gave them honour and assistance, and lent to Allah an honourable loan. Verily, I will write off from you your sins and will surely admit you to Gardens — flow under them rivers. Then whoever disbelieved after this (good news) from amongst you, then surely, he lost rightness of The Path."
5:13 So because of their breach of their covenant We cursed them, and We made their hearts hard. They manipulate the word from its (due) places and have abandoned a considerable portion out of that with which they were given the Message. And you will not cease — you will continue to discover deceit in them, except (for) a few in them. So forgive them and overlook (there misdeeds). Verily, Allah loves those who exceed in goodness.
5:14 And from those who said: “We are Nasaaraah (Nazarenes or Christians)” — We took their covenant, then they abandoned a considerable part out of that with which they were given the Message. So We planted amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection. And soon will Allah inform them about that which they used to invent (in the name of religion and then associated it to Allah).
5:15 O people who posses Al-Kitab! Verily, Our Messenger has come to you. He explains to you much out of that which you used to hide from Al-Kitab and he forgives much. Indeed there has come to you from Allah Noor and Kitab un Mobin.
5:16 Thereby Allah will guide who followed and desired His agreements to the ways of peace and it takes them out of the darknesses unto Light through His permission and it (i.e., Al-Kitab) guides them to Siratin Mustaqeem (permanent and eternal Path).
5:17 Indeed, committed disbelief those who said: “Surely Allah: He (is) Al-Maseeh (The Messiah) Ibn-e-Maryam (son of Mary).” Say: “Then who possesses, against Allah, any (power) if He desired that He may destroy (to naught) Al-Maseeh, Ibn-e-Maryam and his mother and whoever is in the earth — all together?” And to Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and whatever is between the two. He creates what he desires. And Allah is All-Capable over everything.
5:18 And said Al-Yahood and An-Nasaaraa: “We are the children of Allah and the loved ones to Him.” Say: “Then, for what (reason) does He punish you because of your sins?” Nay! You are human (beings) out of that He has created. He forgives for whom He thinks proper and He punishes whom He thinks proper. And to Allah belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth and whatever is between those two, and to Him is the Final Abode.
5:19 O possessors of Al-Kitab! Verily, has come to you, Our Messenger, he explains and clarifies for you, after a cessation of the coming of the Messengers, lest you say: ’There did not come unto us from a bearer of good news and nor a warner.’ So surely, has come to you the bearer of good news and a warner. And Allah is All-Capable over every thing.
5:20 And when Musa said to his nation: “O my nation! Bring to mind the Grace of Allah over you when He raised among you Prophets and He made you rulers, and He gave you what He had not given to any one among the worlds.
5:21 O my nation! Enter the Holy Land which Allah has assigned to you and turn not on your backs, otherwise you return as losers.”
5:22 They said: “O Musa! Therein is a nation of strictly adamant people, and surely, we shall never enter it until they come out of it. So if they come out of it, then surely we (become) those who enter.”
5:23 Said the two men out of those who have regard (of Allah and) Allah had bestowed His reward on these two (this could be Musa and Harun): “Enter on them through the gate, for when you have entered it, then surely you are those who have the upperhand (Ghalibun). And in Allah you must put (your) trust provided you had been Believers.”
5:24 They said: “O Musa! Definitely, we shall not enter it ever as long as they stayed therein. So go you and your Nourisher-Sustainer, and (only) you two indulge in Qital. Surely, we, overhere, remain seated.”
5:25 (Musa) said: “O my Nourisher-Sustainer! Surely, I do not possess control except over myself and my brother, so make a separation amongst us, and amongst the nation of Al-Fasiqun
5:26 (Allah) said: “Then surely it (stands) forbidden to them for forty years; they will wander in the earth. So grieve not over the rebellious nation.”
5:27 And recite to them the news about the two sons of Adam in truth; when both brought forth (to Allah) an item of gaining nearness (to Allah), so it was accepted from one of these two, and it was not accepted from the other one. The (latter one) said (to the first one): “Surely, I will kill you.” The (first one) said: “Definitely it is so (that Allah) accepts (only) from Al-Muttaqun.
5:28 If you did stretch towards me your hand that you may slay me, I shall not be a mover of my hand towards you that I may kill you. Surely I fear Allah, the Nourisher-Sustainer to the worlds.
5:29 Verily, I shall agree that you involve (yourself) in my sin as well as your sin, then you become out of the dwellers of the Fire, and this is the recompense for the Zalimun.”
5:30 So induced (and led) him his Nafs to the murder of his brother; so he murdered him, so he became from amongst the losers.
5:31 So Allah made available a crow. It scratches the earth so that He may show him how he may hide the corpse of his brother. (The Murderer, to himself) said: “Oh, woe to me! Have I become helpless that I become like this particular crow, then I hide corpse of my brother (under the dug-up mud)?” Then he became out of those who regret.
5:32 Since the times of this (incident) We have ordained for Bani Israiel that definitely it (is that) whoever killed a person without being (in retaliation for the murder of) a person or (as a punishment for mahead of state) Fasad in the land — then (it is) as if he killed all mankind; and whoever revived her (i.e., a dying Nafs) then (it would be) as if he revived all mankind. And indeed, there came to them (i.e., to Bani Israiel) Our Messengers with Al-Bayyinat, thereafter, without doubt, a multitude from amongst them — after this — (are acting) in the land, surely (as) Musrefun.
5:33 Definitely it is that the recompense for those who wage war (Yuharebun means they wage war or Harb) against Allah and His Messenger and strive on the land seehead of state Fasad is only that they be killed (with a sword or be shot), or they be crucified, or be cut off their hands and their legs from opposite sides, or they be exiled from the land. This is for them a disgrace in this world and for them in the Hereafter (awaits) a great punishment —
5:34 except those who repented (and made amends) before you overpower them. Then beware that Allah (is) Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
5:35 O you people who have Believed! Pay obedience to Allah and seek the linhead of state Factor leading to Him, and strive in His Way so that you may be successful.
5:36 Verily, those who have disbelieved if (it) is so, (that) for them (is) whatever is in the earth — all (of it), and (another treasure) similar to it along with it — so that they may pay ransom thereby against the punishment of the Day of Resurrection, (it would) not be accepted of them, and for them (is) punishment, most grievous.
5:37 They would intend that they may come out of the Fire and they (will) not (be those) who are coming out of it, and for them (will be) a lasting torment.
5:38 And the male thief and the female thief — then you cut off the hands of both of them — as a recompense for what (these) two earned — an exemplary punishment from Allah. And Allah is All-Powerful, All-Wise.
5:39 Then whoever repented after his transgression and reformed (himself) then certainly Allah will turn to him (in forgiveness). Verily, Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
5:40 Did not you know that Allah: to Him belongs the dominion of the heavens and the earth? He will punish whom He thinks proper and He will forgive for whom He thinks proper. And Allah is All-Capable over every thing.
5:41 O you the Messenger! Shall not make you grieve those who show haste in disbelief out of those who said: “We have Believed”, with their mouths but their hearts do not Believe. And out of those who Haadoo (act as) listeners to falsehood acting as listeners for a nation of other people who have not come to you. They disturb a statement after (it has already been put at) its due places. They say: “If you are given this, take it, but if you are not given this, then take protection (against it). And (for) whosoever: Allah desires his trial, then you posses not for him from Allah, anything. They are those, Allah does not intend that He may purify their hearts. For them, in the world (is) disgrace, and for them, in the Hereafter (is) a great punishment.
5:42 Listeners to falsehood, devourers of filth. Then if they approached you (for any opinion), so decide amongst them or avoid them. And if you avoid them, they shall never hurt you in the least. And if you judged, then give decision amongst them based on justice. Verily, Allah loves those who act justly.
5:43 But how would they avail decisions from you, while with them (is available) the Taurat (Torah); in it (is written) the ordainment (verdict) of Allah, yet they will turn away after that. And they are not on the side of the Believers.
5:44 Verily, We! We sent down the Taurat. In it (is) guidance and light. The Prophets who submitted to Islam, pronounce judgement based on this (Taurat) for those who Haadoo (became Jews). And likewise do those who are attached to the Nourisher-Sustainer; and (also) those who are scholars — because they have been entrusted the protection of Kitab-ullahe (Allah’s Book), and they are, thereto (as) witnesses. So fear not mankind, but fear Me. And do not purchase with My Verses a meagre sum. And whoever did not pronounce judgement in accordance with what Allah has sent down, then those people: they (are the ones who are) Al-kafirun.
5:45 And We have written for them in this('Taurat’): verily, nafs (life) for nafs (life), and an eye for an eye, and a nose for a nose, and an ear for an ear, and a tooth for a tooth, and for (all) the wounds (is) qisas (equal retaliation). And whoso waives the right thereto, it shall be an expiation (of sins) for him. And whoever did not pronounce judgement in accordance with what Allah has sent down, then those people: they (are the ones who are) Az-Zalimun.
5:46 And We sent as a follow-up, on their tracks, Iesa, son of Maryam, as one who confirms and verifies for what is in his two hands as At-Taurat, and We gave him Al-Injeel; in it (is) guidance and light and (it is the) one which confirms and verifies for what is in his two hands as At-Taurat, and a guidance and an admonition for Al-Muttaqun.
5:47 And Ahl-ul-Injeel must base judgement in accordance with what Allah has revealed therein. And whoever did not pronounce judgement in accordance with what Allah has sent down, then those people: they (are the ones who are) Al-Fasiqun.
5:48 And We sent down to you Al-Kitab in original as one which confirms as true what is in between its two hands (i.e., already there) as Al-Kitab and Mohaiminan over it. So pronounce judgement amongst them in accordance with what Allah has sent down, and follow not their vain desires, diverging away from what has come to you out of Al-Haqq. To each, We have prescribed, among you — a (lawful) track and a (commendable) way. And if Allah had willed, surely He would have made you (under compulsion) one homogenous group. But (He did not apply compulsion) so that He may test you in what He has given you (in His Al-Kitab); so strive and race to come first in virtuous deeds. Towards Allah is your return — altogether, then He will inform you about that — you used to differ therein.
5:49 And that you must pronounce judgement amongst them in accordance to what Allah has sent down and follow not their vain desires; and take protection against them lest they confuse you regarding some of that which Allah has sent down to you. And if they turned away (from the Message) then know that it is so, that Allah intends that some of their sins may inflict them (as punishment). And truly, a vast portion of mankind (is) definitely Fasiqun.
5:50 What then, a judgement based on ignorance (of Al-Kitab) — they seek? And who is better than Allah in judgement for a people who have firm Faith.
5:51 O you people who have Believed! Take not Al-Yahood and An-Nasaaraa as ‘auliya’, some of them are auliya to some (amongst themselves). And whoever befriends them from amongst you, then surely he is from amongst them. Verily, Allah guides not the nation who are the Zalimun.
5:52 And you see those in whose hearts is a disease (of hypocrisy or disbelief), they are very swift and active amongst those people (and) say: “We fear lest some misfortune befalls us. Then Allah made the possibility — that He comes with victory or an event proceeding from His presence — then they became, over what they concealed in their selves, regretful people.
5:53 And those who have Believed will say: “Are these the people who swore their strongest oaths by Allah (that) surely they are with you (Muslims)?” Their deeds became of no effect, so they became losers.
5:54 O you who have Believed! Whoever turned back amongst you from his Religion, then very soon Allah will bring (to view) a nation; He will love them and they will love Him, humble towards the Believers, stern towards the disbelievers, striving in the Way of Allah, and they shall not be afraid of the ill-speahead of state of the censurer. This is the Grace of Allah which He bestows upon whom He wills. And Allah is All-Pervasive, All-Knowing.
5:55 Definitely it is: Your Wali is Allah, and His Messenger and those who have Believed, the people who establish Salat, and pay up Zakat and they bow down (as an essential part of their canonical Prayer).
5:56 And whosoever takes as Protector - Allah and His Messenger and those who have Believed, then verily, the group of Allah: they are the victorious ones.
5:57 O you who have Believed! Pick up not those who have regarded their religion a mockery and fun, from amongst those who were given Al-Kitab before you and the disbelievers — as auliya and pay obedience to Allah if you happen to be Believers.
5:58 And when you called for Salat (pronounced Azân or Iqamah for Prayers) they took it as mockery and fun; that is because they are a nation who do not use intellect.
5:59 Say: “O people who possess Al-Kitab! Do you take revenge from us for no other reason than that we have Believed in Allah and what has been sent down to us and that which was sent down before; and that most of you are Fasiqun?"
5:60 Say: “Shall I inform you of something worse than this, (regarding) the recompense (in store) with Allah: one whom Allah cursed and He incurred wrath on him, and He transformed from amongst them into apes and swines since (such a one) worshipped Taghut? They are worse in position and rank, and more astray from the rightness of the Path.”
5:61 And when they approached you they said: “We have Believed.” And in fact they entered with disbelief, and they, definitely they went out harbouring this (disbelief). And Allah knows better of what they had been hiding.
5:62 And you see a vast majority of them are very swift in sin and transgression and their eating As-Suht. Indeed, evil (it is) what they had been doing.
5:63 Why do not forbid them, the people who are (apparently) attached to the Nourisher-Sustainer, and (are regarded as) scholars from their sinful utterance and their eating As-Suht? Indeed, evil (it is) what they had been planning.
5:64 And Al-Yahood said: “Allah’s hand is tied up (i.e., He does not fully bestow the requirements to His creation).” (Actually) their (own) hands have been tied up (and they do not spend on the needy) and they stand cursed because of what they uttered. Nay, His two hands are both widely outstretched. He spends (out of His bounty) as He thinks proper. And verily, increases most of them, whatever has been sent to you from your Nourisher-Sustainer, in obstinate rebellion and disbelief. And We have put amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection. Everytime they kindled the fire of war, Allah extinguished it. And they strive on the earth for mischief and lawlessness. And Allah does not like the Mufsidun.
5:65 And if the people who possess Al-Kitab had Believed and become obedient, indeed We would have written off from their account their sins and definitely admitted them to Gardens of pleasure.
5:66 And had they established At-Taurat and Al-Injeel and what has been sent to them from their Nourisher-Sustainer they would have surely eaten (provisions coming to them without measure) from above them and from underneath their feet. There are from among them an Ummah stichead of state to the right course, but a vast majority of them: became evil what they act upon.
5:67 O you the Messenger! Propagate whatever has been sent to you from your Nourisher-Sustainer, and if you do not do (it) then you have not conveyed His Message. And Allah will protect you from mankind. Verily, Allah does not guide the nation of disbelievers.
5:68 Say: “O people who possess Al-Kitab! You are not on anything until you establish At-Taurat and Al-Injeel and what has been sent down to you from your Nourisher-Sustainer. And verily, increases most of them, whatever has been sent to you from your Nourisher-Sustainer, in obstinate rebellion and disbelief. So do not grieve for the nation of disbelievers.
5:69 Surely, the people who have Believed and the people who turned Jews and the Sabians and the Christians — whosoever has Believed in Allah and the Last Day, and acted in righteousness, then (there is) no fear on them, and nor shall they grieve.
5:70 Verily, We took a covenant from Bani Israiel, and sent towards them Messengers. Whenever (there) came to them a Messenger with what theirselves desired not — a group of them they called liars and another group (among these Messengers) they assassinate.
5:71 And they assessed that (there) will be no Fitnah, so they became blind and they became deaf; afterwards Allah turned to them (with Forgiveness); yet again they became blind and they became deaf — a vast majority of them. And Allah is All-Seer of what they do.
5:72 Surely, have disbelieved those who said: “Certainly Allah is He (who is) Al-Maseeh, Ibn-o-Maryam.” And Al-Maseeh said: “O Bani Israiel! Pay obedience to Allah, Nourisher-Sustainer to me and Nourisher-Sustainer to you. Certainly it (is that) whosoever sets up partners with Allah, then certainly Allah has forbidden for him the Paradise and his abode is the Fire. And for the Zalimun there is not (any one) out of the helpers.
5:73 Surely, have disbelieved those who said: “Verily, Allah is the third of the three (in the concept of Trinity).” And there is no (one) out of (the status of) an ilah except One Ilah. And if they cease not from what they utter, verily, will befall those who have disbelieved out of them — a punishment most painful.
5:74 Will they then not repent to Allah and ask Him for forgiveness? And Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
5:75 Al-Maseeh, Ibn-o-Maryam is none but a Messenger. Definitely went before him (many) Messengers while his mother (had been) a Siddiqah. They both used to eat food (which is essential to sustain a human being physically). Look how We explain to them the proofs, yet look how they indulge in falsehood.
5:76 Say: “Do you worship besides Allah that who does not (at all) possess for you harm and nor a benefit?” And Allah: He is the All-Hearer, All-Knower.
5:77 Say: “O people who possess Al-Kitab! Do not exceed the limits in your way of life without right and do not follow the vain desires of a nation who have definitely gone astray since before and they have misled a vast majority and they strayed from rightness of the Path.
5:78 Stand cursed, those who disbelieved among Bani Israiel, through the tongue of Da’ud and Iesa, Ibn-e-Maryam. This (is) because they disobeyed and had been breahead of state the limits.
5:79 They had not been forbidding one another from the Munkar which they committed. Vile indeed is what they had been doing.
5:80 You see a multitude among them pick up as auliya those who have disbelieved. Indeed, evil it is what have sent forward for them their ownselves — so that Allah delivered wrath over them and in (hell-) torment they (shall be) abiders.
5:81 And had they been Believing in Allah and in the Prophet and what has been sent to him, they would not have taken them as auliya. But a vast majority among them are the Fasiqun.
5:82 Verily, you will find the harshest among men in enmity to those who have Believed, Al-Yahood and those who have set partners (to Allah). And verily, you will find the nearest in love to those who have Believed, those who said: “We are Nasaaraa.” That is because amongst them are Qisseesun and Ruhban and because they do not commit pride in arrogance.
5:83 And when they listened what has been sent down to the Messenger, you see their eyes overflow with tears because what they recognised of Al-Haqq. They say: “Our Nourisher-Sustainer! We have Believed. So record ourselves alongwith the Witnesses.
5:84 And what is for us (that) we may not Believe in Allah, and what came to us from Al-Haqq, and we wish that our Nourisher-Sustainer will admit us (to Paradise) along with the nation of righteous individuals.”
5:85 So Allah rewarded them, because of what they said, Gardens — flow underneath them rivers. (They will be) dwellers therein. And this is the reward for Al-Muhsinun.
5:86 And those who disbelieved and belied Our Ayaat, they are companions of the Hell-Fire.
5:87 O you people who have Believed! Do not make unlawful the Tayyibat what Allah has made lawful to you, and do not transgress. Verily, Allah does not like the transgressors.
5:88 And do eat out of that which Allah provided as providence for you (declaring it) lawful (and) palatable. And pay obedience to Allah Whom you are: in Him, Believers.
5:89 Allah will not make you accountable for (what is) unintentional in your oaths, but He will make you accountable what you committed deliberate (in your) oaths. (If you break such an oath) then its expiation (would be) feeding ten poor persons out of the average what you feed your own family-members; or providing them garments; or (drafting) a document for (providing freedom to) one (human) neck (which is in slavery). But whosoever does not find (himself in a position to pay such an expiation) then (he shall keep) fasts for three days. This is the expiation for your oaths when you have sworn. But it shall be better if you protect your oaths (provided they are not undesirable). Thus Allah explains to you His Ayaat so that you may be grateful.
5:90 O you people who have Believed! Certainly whatever is Al-Khamr, and Al-Maisir, and Al-Ansab, and Al-Azlam are Rijsun (filth and abomination) of Satan’s handiwork. So avoid it completely in order that you may attain success.
5:91 Surely, what the Satan intends (is) that he may bring about amongst you enmity and jealousy cum hatred (through indulgence) in Al-Khamr and Al-Maisir; and he may hinder you from Zikr-ullah (Message of Allah) and from As-Salat. So are you (after realising all this admonition) those who abstain?
5:92 And obey Allah and obey the Messenger and take protection (against the filth and abomination coming in Satan’s handiwork). And if you turned back (and heeded not to these warnings) then know that surely what (is a fact is that) on Our Messenger (is binding) the conveying and propagating (the Message in an) evidently clear way.
5:93 There is none on those people who have Believed and did righteous good deeds (out of) a sin or blame in what they consumed while what they guarded against and they Believed and they acted in righteousness, (and) afterwards (as a step further) they guarded against (evil deeds) and Believed (still deeper, and) afterwards guarded (their own souls strictly) and they did good even to perfection. And Allah likes Al-Muhsinun.
5:94 O you who have Believed! Certainly Allah will test you (in your Faith and Belief) with something in the matter of the game to which reach your hands and your lances so that Allah may know who is conscious and regardful of Him (even) while unseen (by men). Then whoever transgressed after this, then for him is a painful torment.
5:95 O you who have Believed! Kill not game while you are those ‘under prohibition’ (i.e., you are within the Harem or putting on Ehram for Hajj or Umra); and whoever killed it from amongst you intentionally (and not by oversight or mistake), the penalty is equivalent to what he killed, in the form of a quadruped animal — two just men from amongst you shall give judgement about it; Hadiya (gift-animal to be sacrificed) which is one that reaches the Ka’ba; or expiation could be given as food to the poor, or equivalent to this (could be keeping of) fasts so that he (i.e., the game-hunter) may taste the punishment for his deed. Allah has forgiven what happened before but whoever repeated, then Allah will take retribution from him. And Allah is All-Mighty, All-Able of retribution.
5:96 Made lawful to you (is the pursuit of) water-game and its consumption as food — for the benefit of yourselves and one who is a traveller; and is made forbidden to you (the pursuit of) land-game as long as you happened to be those under prohibition (i.e., you are putting on Ehram or you are within the limits of Harem). And pay obedience to Allah, The Being — towards Him you shall be gathered back.
5:97 Allah has established the Ka’ba, the Sacred, protected and prohibited House as an Asylum and Rendesvous for mankind (for Hajj, Umra, Tawaf and Salat) and the protected month, and Al-Hadiya, and the garlands (that encircle the necks of gift-animals that are proceeding to the Ka’ba). This, (He has done) that you may know that Allah knows what is in the heavens and what is in the earth, and that Allah is All-Knower of each and every thing. [If one performs pre-Hajj Umra in Hajj-season and also attends Hajj, or breaks certain prohibitions related to Harem, Umra and Hajj, he has to offer animal-sacrifice].
5:98 Realise that Allah is severe in retribution and that Allah is Oft-Forgiving, continuously Merciful.
5:99 (There is) no (responsibility) on the Messenger except propagation and conveying (of the Message). And Allah Knows what you make evident and what you hide and conceal.
5:100 Say: “Al-Khabith and At-Tayyib (clean, lawful and palatable) do not become equal, similar or equivalent even though the abundance of Al-Khabith may dazzle you. Pay obedience to Allah, O people of under-standing, so that you may prosper.
5:101 O you who have Believed! Do not ask about the matters (which) if made plain to you may cause you trouble. But if you put up a question about it while Al-Quran is being sent (to your heart and its statements are becoming evident on you and you are appreciating its teachings and concepts), it will become evident on you. Allah has overlooked it and Allah is Oft-Forgiving, Most Forbearing.
5:102 Surely, brought up question about it, a nation before you; afterwards they became, because of it, as disbelievers (since they could not bear and digest the reply to their questions).
5:103 Allah has not instituted things like Bahira, and neither Saiba and nor Wasila and nor Ham. But those people who have disbelieved invent against Allah lies and falsehood, and most of them do not use intellect (and hence accept and patronise fake and mythological beliefs, concepts and customs).
5:104 And when it is said to them: “Come to what Allah has sent and unto the Messenger,” they replied: “Sufficient is to us what we found (adhering) over it, our ancestors,” — even though their ancestors had been: they do not know any thing and they do not find guidance!
5:105 O you who have Believed! (The responsibility) over you (is for) your ownselves. Shall do you no harm, that one, who has gone astray while you have accepted guidance. To Allah is your return — altogether, then He will inform you about that which you had been doing.
5:106 O you who have Believed! The testimony (or acceptable evidence) amongst you, when death approached any one of you, at the time of bequest, (shall be) two just men of your own (folk), or two others from outside your own (circle) if you are travelling through the land and the calamity of death has approached you. Detain both of them after As-Salat, then both shall swear by Allah — if you doubted — (saying): “We shall not barter this (testimony) for a sum even though he (i.e., the beneficiary) be our near relative. And we shall not hide testimony of Allah, certainly we in that position, surely (become) out of the sinful ones.”
5:107 Then if it became evident that surely these two have both earned sin, then two other men, both of them shall stand in place of those (previous) two out of the people who have more right in them (to give testimony in comparison to) the first two ones (who indulged in sin). Then these (latter) two shall swear by Allah (saying): “Surely our testimony is truer than the testimony of those two, and we have not trespassed (the truth), for indeed we, then, surely (become) out of the wrong-doers.”
5:108 This prescribed procedure is more positive that they shall come with testimony in its true perspective; else they would fear that (other) oaths would be sought for after their oaths. And pay obedience to Allah and listen. And Allah does not guide a nation of Al-Fasiqun.
5:109 The Day Allah will gather the Messengers and He will say: “What was the response you received?” They said: “We have no knowledge. Certainly You, You are All-Knower of the hidden (and unseen).”
5:110 When Allah said: “O Iesa, son of Maryam! Bring to mind My Grace unto you and to your mother when I supported you with Ruh-ul-Qudus: you produce logical speech before people in the cradle and (while you attained) maturity; and when I taught you Al-Kitab and Al-Hikmah and At-Taurat and Al-Injeel; and when you make out of the clay some what like (the shape of) a bird, under My Permission, then you blow into it, then it becomes one which flies under My Permission; and you make free of (abnormality and disease) the congenitally blind and the leper, under My Permission; and when you exhume (alive) the dead ones (who stand buried) under My Permission; and when I restrained Bani Israiel from (attachead of state, killing, crucifying or lynching) you when you came to them with Al-Bayyinat. Then said those who disbelieved amongst them: " This is nothing except evident magic."
5:111 And when I inspired Al-Hawariyyun (saying) that: Believe in Me and in My Messenger, they said: “We have Believed. And bear witness that we are Muslims.”
5:112 When Al-Hawariyyun said: “O Iesa, son of Maryam! Has your Nourisher-Sustainer the capacity that He may lower down on us a table set with food (descending) from the heaven?” (Iesa) said: “Pay obedience to Allah if you are Believers.”
5:113 They said: “We intend that we eat thereof and our hearts may find solace (therewith) and we may know that surely you spoke the truth to us and we may (thus) become, over it, (as) witnesses.”
5:114 Iesa, son of Maryam said: “Beloved Allah, Our Nourisher-Sustainer! Lower down on us a table set with food (descending) from the heaven. It will become for us Eid (an annual rejoicing) — for the first of us and the last of us — and a sign from You; and provide us sustenance, and You are the best of those who provide sustenance.”
5:115 Allah said: definitely I am One Who lowers it down to you. Then whoever disbelieves afterwards, out of you, then definitely I will inflict him a punishment (such as) I have not inflicted that on anyone out of the worlds.
5:116 And when Allah said: o Iesa, son of Maryam! Are you (the one) you said to mankind: “Pick up me and my mother as two gods besides Allah?” He said: “Glory be to You! It does not suit me that I utter what is not to me as permissible. If I happened to be that I said it, then surely You have known it, You know what is in my inner-self and I know not what is in Your’s Self. Truly, You, only You are the All-Knower of what is hidden and unseen.
5:117 I did not say to them except what you commanded me concerning it — that: ‘Pay obedience to Allah, my Nourisher-Sustainer and your Nourisher-Sustainer’; and I remained over them as witness while I dwelt amongst them, but when you gave me Wafat, You were, Only You, the Watcher over them, and You are a Witness over all things.
5:118 If You punish them so surely they are Your Ibad and if You forgive for them, then verily You, only You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise'
5:119 Allah said: ‘This is a Day the truthful will profit from their truth. For them are Gardens, flow under them rivers, dwellers therein forever. Allah got pleased with them and they got pleased with Him. This is the great success.’
5:120 For Allah is the dominion of the heavens and the earth and whatever is in them and He is All-Capable over all things.


   


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