Réflexion Coranique N°214. Āyat 17:9 – La guidance la plus droite

إِنَّ هَٰذَا الْقُرْآنَ يَهْدِي لِلَّتِي هِيَ أَقْوَمُ Inna hadhal qur’ana yahdi lillati hiya aqwam Certes, ce Coran guide vers ce qu’il y a de plus droit. (Surat Al-Isrā n.17, Ayat 9) Allah soubhaanahu wa-ta’la décrit pour nous de nombreux attributs du Coran dans le Coran lui-même. Cela aide les croyants à comprendre sa valeur et … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 457. Āyat 7:23 – The Tawba of Nabī Adam (a)

قَالَا رَبَّنَا ظَلَمْنَا أَنفُسَنَا وَإِن لَّمْ تَغْفِرْ لَنَا وَتَرْحَمْنَا لَنَكُونَنَّ مِنَ الْخَاسرِينَ Qālā rabbanā zalamnā anfusanā waAin lam taghfir lanā wa tarhamnā lanakunanna minal khāsirīn They said: Our Lord, we have wronged ourselves! If You do not forgive us and have mercy upon us, we will surely be among the losers. (Surat al A’rĀf 7, … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 456. Āyat 40:35 – Outrageous actions

يُجَادِلُونَ فِي آيَاتِ اللَّـهِ بِغَيْرِ سُلْطَانٍ أَتَاهُمْ ۖ كَبُرَ مَقْتًا عِندَ اللَّـهِ وَعِندَ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا Yujādilūna fī āyāti-llāhi bighayri sultānin atāhum, kabura maqtan ‘indallāhi wa-‘indalladhīna āmanū Those who dispute the signs of Allah without any authority that may have come to them— [that is] greatly outrageous to Allah and to those who have faith. (Sūrat … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 455. Āyat 2:204 – Smooth talk of the hypocrites

وَمِنَ النَّاسِ مَن يُعْجِبُكَ قَوْلُهُ فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا وَيُشْهِدُ اللَّـهَ عَلَىٰ مَا فِي قَلْبِهِ وَهُوَ أَلَدُّ الْخِصَامِ Waminan-nāsi man yu‘jibuka qawluhu fil-hayātid-dunyā wayush-hidullāha ‘alā mā fī qalbihi wahuwa aladul-khisām Among the people is he whose talk about worldly life impresses you, and he holds Allah witness to what is in his heart, though he is … Read more

Réflexion Coranique N°213. Āyat 6 :115 – L’accomplissement de la parole de Dieu

وَتَمَّتْ كَلِمَتُ رَبِّكَ صِدْقًا وَعَدْلًا ۚ لَا مُبَدِّلَ لِكَلِمَاتِهِ ۚ وَهُوَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ Watammat kalimatu rabbika sidqan wa-‘adlan la mubaddila likalimatihi wahuwas-sami‘ul-‘alim Et la parole de ton Seigneur s’est accomplie en toute vérité et équité. Nul ne peut modifier Ses paroles. Il est l’Audient, l’Omniscient. (Soūratِ al-An‘ām, No.6, Āyat 115) Ce verset est une déclaration … Read more

Réflexion Coranique N°212. Āyat 59 :21 – La forte puissance du Coran

لَوْ أَنْزَلْنَا هَٰذَا الْقُرْآنَ عَلَىٰ جَبَلٍ لَرَأَيْتَهُ خَاشِعًا مُتَصَدِّعًا مِنْ خَشْيَةِ اللَّهِ ۚوَتِلْكَ الْأَمْثَالُ نَضْرِبُهَا لِلنَّاسِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَتَفَكَّرُونَ Law anzalnā hādhal-qur’āna ‘alā jabalin laraytahu khāshi‘an mutasaddi‘an min khashyatillāh, watilkal-amthālu nadribuhā linnāsi la‘allahum yatafakkarūn Si nous avions fait descendre ce Coran sur une montagne, tu l’aurais vu s’humilier et se fendre par crainte d’Allah. Et ces … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 454. Āyat 6:123 – The plotting of villainous leaders

وَكَذَٰلِكَ جَعَلْنَا فِي كُلِّ قَرْيَةٍ أَكَابِرَ مُجْرِمِيهَا لِيَمْكُرُوا فِيهَا Wakadhālika ja‘alnā fī kulli qaryatin akābira mujrimīhā liyamkuru fīhā Thus, have We installed in every town its major criminals that they may plot therein. (Sūrat al-An‘ām, No 6, Āyat 123) This intriguing verse can be better understood by analyzing its words. • The first word ‘kadhālika’ … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 453. Āyat 86:17- A respite for unbelievers

فَمَهِّلِ الْكَافِرِينَ أَمْهِلْهُمْ رُوَيْدًا Famahhil al-kāfirīna amhilhum ruwaydā So, respite the unbelievers; give them a gentle respite (Sūrat al-Tāriq, No 86, Āyat 17) The Quran tells the Prophet (s) to give those who have rejected faith a respite – a break for a while to do what they want – before the consequences of their … Read more

Réflexion Coranique N°210. Āyat 61 :5 – Origines de la guidance et de l’égarement

فَلَمَّا زَاغُوا أَزَاغَ اللَّهُ قُلُوبَهُمْ Falammā zāghū azāgal-lāhu qulūbahum Puis quand ils dévièrent, Allah fit dévier leurs cœurs. (Soūrateِ al-Saff No.61, Āyat 5) Est-ce qu’Allah subhānahu wata‘ālā guide et égare les gens selon Sa volonté ? La guidance est-elle proposée à tous ou uniquement à certains ? Ce sont des questions courantes posées par des … Read more