A Summary of The Verses Being Recited On The 11th Night Of Taraawee


A summary of the verses being recited.

11th of Ramadhaan (Juzz 11 [9:93 to 11:7])

To be recited Friday Night (Aug 20)

Surah 9 – at-Tawbah – “Repentance”

Summary: Widely regarded to be a continuation of the previous chapter, this Surah takes its name from verse 104. It is also called al-Bara’a (Disavowal) taken from the first verse, and is the only Surah that does not commence with the basmAllah because of its stern commandments against the polytheists. It was revealed in the 9th year of Hijra and proclaimed the end of idolatry in Arabia. The Christian Byzantine Empire had made moves against the rising power in Arabia and so the chapter contains instructions towards the impending war; therefore, the expedition of Tabuk is discussed as well as the plots of the hypocrites to undermine Muslim society.

Verses Description
9:100-118 Allah’s good pleasure is with the righteous; Repentance and forgiveness; Zakat purifies; Working good deeds; Masjid Dirar; Believers surrender to Allah sincerely; The 3 who remained behind at Tabuk
9:119-129 Believers associate with the righteous; Virtue of Jihad; Some should go to war, some should remain behind to teach; Every Surah increases the faith of believers; The gentle nature of the Prophet; Trust in Allah;

Surah 10 – Yunus – “Jonah”

Summary: The Surah takes its name from verse 98. The Surah was revealed in Mecca and stresses Allah’s power, the authenticity of the Qur’an and the fate of the evildoers. Also discussed are Tawhid, how Allah reveals Himself to man, how the Prophets were rejected and the workings of Allah’s divine grace.

Verses Description
10:1-6 Revelation; Allah and His Signs
10:7-20 The allures of the world; Man in adversity; Destruction of previous nations; Prophet can only convey, he cannot alter; Fallacy of polytheism; Causes of dissension
10:21-40 Polytheists in adversity; Parable of the world; The Last Day; Proofs of Allah’s Oneness and power; Authenticity of the Qur’an
10:41-70 Disbelievers are deaf and blind; Everything has its appointed time; Admonition from Allah; Acknowledging Allah’s bounties; Friends of Allah; All belongs to Allah; Lying against Allah
10:71-93 Story of Noah, Moses, Children of Israel
10:94-109 Proof of revelation; Jonah’s people believing; Allah is with the believers; the reality of Tawhid and core of Islam;  Decree; Follow and be patient.

Compiled by Ustaadh Abu Rumaysah

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