Had He not given man the knowledge of the art of pen and writing by inspiration his intellectual faculty would have stagnated, and it would have had no opportunity to develop, expand and become a means of transmission of knowledge from one generation to the next and make future progress. He then again took hold of me and pressed me for the second time till I was hard pressed and then let me off and said: Recite, to which I replied: I am not lettered. Would that I might be alive when your people would expel you! I said: I am not lettered.Next
It was revealed in Makkah when the Prophet SAW was in the cave Hira.
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He then said to Khadija: O Khadija! Division: 1 1 1-2 Learn-teach 3 in the name of your Rabb 2 Who formed.
Read in the name of your Lord: Say Bismillah and read..
The first part consists of the first 5 verses, and the second part consists of verses 6-19.
The noblest among you in Allah's sight is the one with the most taqwa.
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Allah gave him its knowledge whenever He willed without his realizing that Allah by His grace had blessed him with the knowledge of it. Then after an intermission the opening verses of Surah al-Muddaththir were revealed in which he was told what mission he had to perform after his appointment to Prophethood. This automatically gives the meaning: Read in the name of the Lord, Who is the Creator, Who created the whole universe and everything in it.Next
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Even though the return is to your Rabb, man certainly transgresses when he sees himself self sufficient. Do not obey him. Naufal said: O my nephew! Then the Prophet returned therewith, his heart was trembling, and he went to Khadija and said: Wrap me up, wrap me up! After making mention generally of the creation of the universe, mention has been made of man in particular, saying how Allah made him a perfect man starting his creation from an insignificant and humble state.Next
This shows that the Prophet peace be upon him even before the coming down of this revelation regarded and acknowledged Allah alone as his Lord.
Whatever man looks upon as his own scientific discovery was, in fact, unknown to him before. Do not obey that one who forbids fulfilling Salah; supporting financially and spiritually; striving to enlighten the community. This first experience was so intense and tremendous that the Prophet peace be upon him could not bear it any more.Next
He was very old and had become blind Khadija said to him: O uncle! Compare all Quran Translations v2.
Open Ayat list with level icon top-right to jump another verse in this Surah. The surah itself was revealed in two parts. I swear by Allah that He shall never humiliate you.Next
That is why there was no need to ask who his Lord was, but it was said: Read in the name of your Lord.