Quran Chptr 4-51&52 (Pt-5, Stg-1)(L-553) -درس قرآن
Obedient people of idols and false deities
Surah ‘An-Nisaaa’ (The Women) – Chapter – 4)
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
51. Hast thou not seen those unto whom a portion of the Scripture hath been given, how they believe in idols and false deities, and how they say of those (idolaters) who disbelieve: These are more rightly guided than those who believe”?
52. Those are they whom Allah hath cursed, thou (O’ Muhammad) will find for him no helper.
51. ’Alam tara ‘ilallaziina ‘uu-tuu nasiibam-minal-Kitaabi yu’-minuuna bil-jibti wat-Taaguuti wa yaquuluuna lil-laziina kafaruu haaa- ‘ulaaa-‘i ‘ahdaa minallaziina ‘aamanuu sabiilaa.
52. ‘Ulaaa-‘ikallaziina la-‘ana-humUllaah. Wa many-yal-‘a- Nillaahu falan tajida lahuu nasiiraa.
Taaguuti – (False deities, disobedient, rebellion, refractory, encroacher, the person, who oversteps the bounds), the words tagaa, tugyaan, taagii and taaguut have been derived from the same origin, which means ‘to exceed one’s power, to disobey. Overflowing of the river is named as tugyaani, probably for the reason that the water of the river oversteps from its bounds (banks). The commentators of Holy Qur’an infer Satan (the Devil) at some places as taaguut because he passed beyond his limits.
The children of
were the People of the Scripture. The
Commandments of Allah Almighty had reached them through Prophet Moses and the
Prophets and Messengers came after Him (peace be upon them). They had Torah, in
which the glad tiding regarding the last Messenger Muhammad (grace, glory,
blessings and peace be upon him) did exist. But when they observed that the
prophet-hood would be delivered to the children of Ishmael from their dynasty,
and a Prophet (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him) has born in the
illiterate people of Makkah, at that time, a fire of jealousy irritated into
them. They got ready for enmity, tried to humiliate the Muslims in every
respect and at last sharpened their adversity by adhering with the Makkan idolaters. Notwithstanding being the
people of the Scripture, knowing about the Unity of Allah Almighty and the
Truth of His last Messenger (grace, glory, blessings and peace be upon him),
they said to the idolaters only for their pleasure, even up to that their
(idolaters’) religion was better than the religion of Muslims (Islam). Israel
Allah Almighty commands that the people, who recommended the religion of infidelity as better and prominent than Islam only for the purpose of their psychological desires, they are the people, whom Allah Almighty has cursed. Moreover, it is clear that nobody can be helper and protector of that person, to whom Allah Almighty has cursed.