Surah 61 - The Ranks
In the Name
of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.
Whatever is in the heavens and whatever is in the earth declares the glory of Allah; and
He is the Mighty, the Wise.
[61.2] O you
who believe! why do you say that which you do not do?
[61.3] It is
most hateful to Allah that you should say that which you do not do.
Surely Allah loves those who fight in His way in ranks as if they were a firm and compact
when Musa said to his people: O my people! why do you give me trouble? And you know indeed
that I am Allah's apostle to you; but when they turned aside, Allah made their hearts turn
aside, and Allah does not guide the transgressing people.
when Isa son of Marium said: O children of Israel! surely I am the apostle of Allah to
you, verifying that which is before me of the Taurat and giving the good news of an
Apostle who will come after me, his name being Ahmad, but when he came to them with clear
arguments they said: This is clear magic.
who is more unjust than he who forges a lie against Allah and he is invited to Islam, and
Allah does not guide the unjust people.
desire to put out the light of Allah with their mouths but Allah will perfect His light,
though the unbelievers may be averse.
[61.9] He it
is Who sent His Apostle with the guidance and the true religion, that He may make it
overcome the religions, all of them, though the polytheists may be averse.
you who believe! shall I lead you to a merchandise which may deliver you from a painful
shall believe in Allah and His Apostle, and struggle hard in Allah's way with your
property and your lives; that is better for you, did you but know!
will forgive you your faults and cause you to enter into gardens, beneath which rivers
flow, and goodly dwellings in gardens of perpetuity; that is the mighty achievement;
yet another (blessing) that you love: help from Allah and a victory near at hand; and give
good news to the believers.
you who believe! be helpers (in the cause) of Allah, as Isa, son of Marium, said to (his)
disciples: Who are my helpers in the cause of Allah? The disciples said: We are helpers
(in the cause) of Allah. So a party of the children of Israel believed and another party
disbelieved; then We aided those who believed against their enemy, and they became
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