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Verse 41:1

حٰمٓ​ ۚ‏

H.M. Ha-Meem (Hakeem the Wise, Majeed the Glorious, states that),

Verse 41:2

تَنۡزِيۡلٌ مِّنَ الرَّحۡمٰنِ الرَّحِيۡمِ​ۚ‏

This is a revelation from the Beneficent, the Merciful.

Verse 41:3

كِتٰبٌ فُصِّلَتۡ اٰيٰتُهٗ قُرۡاٰنًا عَرَبِيًّا لِّقَوۡمٍ يَّعۡلَمُوۡنَۙ‏

A scripture whose verses are clearly explained in detail, a Lecture in Arabic, for people who would learn. [7:158, 12:3, 13:37, 14:4, 25:1, 39:28, 42:7]

Verse 41:4

بَشِيۡرًا وَّنَذِيۡرًا​ ۚ فَاَعۡرَضَ اَكۡثَرُهُمۡ فَهُمۡ لَا يَسۡمَعُوۡنَ‏ 

Good news and a warning. Yet, most of them turn away so that they do not hear.

Verse 41:5

وَقَالُوۡا قُلُوۡبُنَا فِىۡۤ اَكِنَّةٍ مِّمَّا تَدۡعُوۡنَاۤ اِلَيۡهِ وَفِىۡۤ اٰذَانِنَا وَقۡرٌ وَّمِنۡۢ بَيۡنِنَا وَبَيۡنِكَ حِجَابٌ فَاعۡمَلۡ اِنَّنَا عٰمِلُوۡنَ‏ 

And so they say, "Our hearts are veiled from what you invite us to, and (consider) there is deafness in our ears, and that between us and you is a barrier. So, do as you will, and we do as we will."

Verse 41:6

قُلۡ اِنَّمَاۤ اَنَا بَشَرٌ مِّثۡلُكُمۡ يُوۡحٰٓى اِلَىَّ اَنَّمَاۤ اِلٰهُكُمۡ اِلٰـهٌ وَّاحِدٌ فَاسۡتَقِيۡمُوۡۤا اِلَيۡهِ وَاسۡتَغۡفِرُوۡهُ​ ؕ وَوَيۡلٌ لِّلۡمُشۡرِكِيۡنَ ۙ‏

(O Prophet) say to them, "I am only a human being like you. It has been revealed to me that your God is one and the same; the One and only God. So, take the straight path to Him and seek His forgiveness. There is great loss for those who choose gods besides God, [Mushrikeen = = Idolaters = Those who worship their own desires. Wayl = Woe = Ultimate loss = Destruction]

Verse 41:7

الَّذِيۡنَ لَا يُؤۡتُوۡنَ الزَّكٰوةَ وَهُمۡ بِالۡاٰخِرَةِ هُمۡ كٰفِرُوۡنَ‏ 

Those who do not contribute toward Zakaat and even deny the Hereafter." [Disbelieving the Law of Just Recompense equals denying the Eternal life. Zakaat = The Just Economic Order. Aakhirah = Life to come = Life Hereafter = Future = The Ultimate Abode]

Verse 41:8

اِنَّ الَّذِيۡنَ اٰمَنُوۡا وَعَمِلُوا الصّٰلِحٰتِ لَهُمۡ اَجۡرٌ غَيۡرُ مَمۡنُوۡنٍ‏ 

But those who accept the Divine revelation and contribute toward improvement of the society, shall have a reward unending

Verse 41:9

قُلۡ اَٮِٕنَّكُمۡ لَتَكۡفُرُوۡنَ بِالَّذِىۡ خَلَقَ الۡاَرۡضَ فِىۡ يَوۡمَيۡنِ وَتَجۡعَلُوۡنَ لَهٗۤ اَنۡدَادًا​ؕ ذٰلِكَ رَبُّ الۡعٰلَمِيۡنَ​ۚ‏

Say, "What! Do you deny Him Who has created the earth in Two Eras? And would you still ascribe rivals to Him? He is the One, the Lord of the worlds." [36:40, 79:30. Yaumayn = Two days = Two stages = Two Eras = Two Aeons = Indefinitely long periods]

Verse 41:10

وَجَعَلَ فِيۡهَا رَوَاسِىَ مِنۡ فَوۡقِهَا وَبٰرَكَ فِيۡهَا وَقَدَّرَ فِيۡهَاۤ اَقۡوَاتَهَا فِىۡۤ اَرۡبَعَةِ اَيَّامٍؕ سَوَآءً لِّلسَّآٮِٕلِيۡنَ‏

And He is the One Who placed therein firm mountains towering above it, and bestowed enduring bliss upon it. And He measured therein its sustenance in Four Eras, alike for all who (invariably) need it. [39:67, 56:63-73. Six Eras or Stages: 41:9 Says "Two Eras", 41:12 says "Two Eras". Thus, according to the Qur"an, the creation of the heavens and earth took place in Two Eras. The word Yaum here means a very long period. (A thousand years of your reckoning (32:5) or it may be fifty thousand years in certain cases (70:4). In scientific terms, the period of creation of the material world is called "Azoic" or Lifeless. The Qur"an however, divides this period into two and calls it Two Eras. Modern scientific research throws some light on the division of Azoic Era into two: To begin with, the entire space was full of smoke (41:11). Smoke, as we know, is a mixture of gases and solid particles. Areas of condensation appeared later in this gas and the dust cloud, resulting in the formation of Prostars which further developed into stars. Some big meteorites became planets and smaller heavenly bodies. The division of one complete whole of Smoke to Prostars is a great event. Thus we may call the period before the division of the whole Smoke as Era-I of the creation of the Universe; and the period after this division until the appearance of life as Era- II. The Qur"an divides the time of creation after the appearance of life on the earth into Four Eras. Two plus Four makes "Six Eras" of evolution. 32:4]

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