The Poor

fā qāf rā l-faqra (noun, masculine) = the poverty l-fuqarāa, l-fuqarāi, l-fuqarāu = (noun, masculine plural) = the poor Surah Al-Baqarah 268 al-shayṭānu yaʿidukumu l-faqra wayamurukum bil-faḥshāi wal-lahu yaʿidukum maghfiratan min'hu wafaḍlan wal-lahu wāsiʿun ʿalīmun Satan threatens you with poverty and orders you to immorality, while Allah promises you forgiveness from Him and bounty. And Allah …

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Success (2)

  Narrated Talha bin 'Ubaidullah: A man from Najd with unkempt hair came to Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) and we heard his loud voice but could not understand what he was saying, till he came near and then we came to know that he was asking about Islam. Allah's Messenger (ﷺ) said, "You have to offer …

Success

Derived from fā wāw zāy fāza (verb) = to attain success l-fawzu (noun, masculine) = the success, the attainment l-fāizūna = the achievers, the successful ones Surah  Al-Aḥzāb 71 yuṣ'liḥ  lakum  aʿmālakum  wayaghfir  lakum  dhunūbakum  waman  yuṭiʿi  l-laha warasūlahu  faqad  fāza  fawzan  ʿaẓīman He (Allah) will [then] amend for you your deeds and forgive you your …

Denial

kāf dhāl bā kadhabū, kadhaba (verb) = to deny, to reject, to lie about l-mukadhibīna, l-mukadhibūna = those who deny, those who reject l-kādhibīna, l-kādhibūna = the liars   Surah Qaf 12-14 kadhabat   qablahum   qawmu   nūḥin   wa-aṣḥābu   l-rasi    wathamūdu The people of Nuh, the companions of Ar-Rass and the …

Paradise and Hell (2)

Surah Al-Baqarah 35 : waqul'nā   yāādamu  us'kun  anta  wazawjuka  l-janata  wakulā  min'hā  raghadan  ḥaythu  shi'tumā  walā  taqrabā  hādhihi  l-shajarata  fatakūnā  mina  l-ẓālimīna And We said, "O Adam, dwell, you and your wife, in Paradise and eat therefrom in [ease and] abundance from wherever you will. But do not approach this tree, lest you be …

Paradise and Hell

jahannama, jahannamu (noun) = Hell (other names  for Hell : Ladha, Saqar, Sijjeen or Fire)   nūn wāw rā l-nāri, l-nāru, l-nāra (noun, feminine) = the Fire   jīm nūn nūn l-janatu, l-janati, l-janata (noun, feminine) = the Paradise janna (verb) = covered   Surah Ali 'Imran 185 : kullu  nafsin  dhāiqatu  l-mawti  wa-innamā  tuwaffawna  ujūrakum  yawma …

Fasting

Surah Al-Baqarah 183-185 : yāayyuhā  alladhīna  āmanū  kutiba  ʿalaykumu  l-ṣiyāmu  kamā  kutiba  ʿalā  alladhīna  min  qablikum  laʿallakum  tattaqūna O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous ayyāman  maʿdūdātin  faman  kāna  minkum  marīḍan  aw  ʿalā  safarin  faʿiddatun  min  ayyāmin  ukhara  waʿalā …

The King

Derived from mīm lām kāf l-mul'ki, l-mul'ku, l-mul'ka (masculine noun) = the Dominion, the Kingdom l-maliku, l-maliki (masculine, singular) = the King (noun), the Sovereign (adjective) malika (masculine, active participle) = Owner   Surah Ali 'Imran 26 : quli l-lahuma mālika l-mul'ki tu'tī l-mul'ka man tashāu watanziʿu l-mul'ka mimman tashāu Say, "O Allah , Owner …

The Witness (2)

hamza mīm mīm ummatan, ummatan, ummatan (feminine singular noun) = a community, a nation   Surah Al-Qasas 75 wanazaʿnā  min  kulli  ummatin  shahīdan  faqul'nā  hātū  bur'hānakum And We will extract from every nation a witness and say, "Produce your proof" faʿalimū    anna    l-ḥaqa   lillahi    waḍalla    ʿanhum   mā   kānū   …

Mercy of Allah

Derived from rā ḥā mīm l-raḥmāna, l-raḥmānu, l-raḥmāni (noun, feminine) = the Most Gracious l-raḥīmu, l-raḥīmi (adjective masculine singular) = the Most Merciful l-raḥmata, l-raḥmati, l-raḥmatu (noun, feminine) = the Mercy of Allah raḥmatihi, raḥmatuhu = His Mercy   Surah Al-Qasas 73 : wamin   raḥmatihi   jaʿala    lakumu   al-layla   wal-nahāra And …