Sahih InternationalTheir example is that of one who kindled a fire, but when it illuminated what was around him, Allah took away their light and left them in darkness [so] they could not see.
Last four verses bring about the miserable predicament of hypocrites with two extended similes
v Two examples divide hypocrites into two kinds of men
Ø Disbelief with deep roots so little inclination towards Islam but pretended to be Muslims for worldly motives
§ Quran:- man who found light again loses it and left in darkness
Ø On the other hand , those who recognize Islam as truth and sometimes wished to be genuine Muslims but worldly interests would not allowed them to do so and remain perpetual hesitation and doubt
§ Quran:- men caught in thunderstorm who move forward step or two when there is a flash of lightening but when it’s over again get stuck
In these parables, the hypocrites have also been warned that they are not beyond the POWER OF ALLAH SWT He can as He likes take away their sight and hearing and even destroy them..
Memorize Practice and Make Dua (to be saved from Nifaq Symptoms):
Test Surah Al Fatiha Monday 29th April
Dua Nifaq 26th April 2013