June 23, 2024

Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 78 Daily Qur’an & Hadith (31 May 2023)

English Translation of Al-Quran

[28].Surah Al-Qasas [The Narration]

Ayat 78. He (Qaroon) said: “This has been given to me only because of the knowledge I possess.” Did he not know that Allah had destroyed before him generations, men who were stronger than him in might and greater in the amount (of riches) they had collected. But the Mujrimun (criminals, disbelievers, polytheists, sinners, etc.) will not be questioned of their sins (because Allah knows them well, so they will be punished without account)

Tafseer of Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 78. He said: “This has been given to me because of a certain knowledge which I have. “Did he not know that Allah had destroyed, before him, (whole) generations,- which were superior to him in strength and greater in the amount (of riches) they had collected? But the wicked are not called (immediately) to account for their sins. He was so blind and arrogant that he thought that his own merit, knowledge, and skill or cleverness had earned him his wealth, and that now, on account of it, he was superior to everybody else and was entitled to ride rough-shod over them. Fool!-he was soon pulled up by Allah. Even Qaroon was given a long run of enjoyment with his fabulous wealth before he had to be removed for the mischief he was doing.

English Translation of Hadith 

Hazrat Abdullah bin Ash-Shikhkhir (May Allah be pleased with him) reported: I came to the Messenger of Allah  [SAWW](PBUH) while he was reciting (Surah At-Takathur 102): “The mutual rivalry (for hoarding worldly things) preoccupy you. Until you visit the graves (i.e., till you die). (102:1-8) (After reciting) he (PBUH) said, “Son of Adam says: `My wealth, my wealth.’ Do you own of your wealth other than what you eat and consume, and what you wear and wear out, or what you give in Sadaqah (charity) (to those who deserve it), and that what you will have in stock for yourself.”

[Muslim Book 01, Chapter 42, Hadith # 7061]

Lesson : as mentioned above in Surah Al-Qasas Ayat 78. “He Qaroon said: “This has been given to me only because of knowledge I possess” This Hadith enjoins if a person is given wealth, he or she should spend it in way liked by Allah because it is this Sadaqah which will be a valuable treasure in the Afterlife. Whatever else he or she consumes in this world, will finish or rot in this world and will be of no avail in Hereafter.