Les manœuvres incitatrices du déviant

إِنَّا عَرَضْنَا الْأَمَانَةَ عَلَى السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَالْجِبَالِ فَأَبَيْنَ أَنْ يَحْمِلْنَهَا وَأَشْفَقْنَ مِنْهَا وَحَمَلَهَا الْإِنْسَانُ إِنَّهُ كَانَ ظَلُومًا جَهُولًا Wallāhu yurīdu an yatūba ‘alaykum wayurīdul-ladhīna yattabi ‘ūnash-shahawāti an tamīlū maylan ‘azīmā Et Allah veut accueillir votre repentir. Mais ceux qui suivent les passions veulent que vous vous incliniez grandement (vers l’erreur comme ils le font). (Sūrat … Read more

The Trust Undertaken by Human Beings

إِنَّا عَرَضْنَا الْأَمَانَةَ عَلَى السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ وَالْجِبَالِ فَأَبَيْنَ أَنْ يَحْمِلْنَهَا وَأَشْفَقْنَ مِنْهَا وَحَمَلَهَا الْإِنْسَانُ إِنَّهُ كَانَ ظَلُومًا جَهُولًا Innā ‘aradnal-amānata ‘alas-samāwāti wa-‘aal ardi wal-jibāli fa-abayna an yahmilnahā wa ahsfaqna minhā wa hamalahal-insānu, innahu kāna zalūman jahūlā. Indeed We presented the Trust to the heavens and the earth and the mountains, but they refused to undertake … Read more

Réflexion coranique No.299 Āyat 25 :23 – Comment les actions perdent-elles deleur valeur ?

وَقَدِمْنَا إِلَىٰ مَا عَمِلُوا مِنْ عَمَلٍ فَجَعَلْنَاهُ هَبَاءً مَّنثُورًا Waqadimnā ilā mā ‘amilū min ‘amalin faa ‘alnāhu habā’an manthūrā Nous avons considéré l’œuvre qu’ils ont accomplie et Nous l’avons réduite en poussière éparpillée.  (Soūrat al-Furqan, No 25, Āyat 23)   L’action qu’un être humain accomplit dans ce monde reste gravée pour toujours. Elle prend une … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 542. Ayat 11:87 – Nabī Shu‘ayb’s dialogue with his people

قَالُوا يَا شُعَيْبُ أَصَلَاتُكَ تَأْمُرُكَ أَنْ نَتْرُكَ مَا يَعْبُدُ آبَاؤُنَا أَوْ أَنْ نَفْعَلَ فِي أَمْوَالِنَا مَا نَشَاءُ إِنَّكَ لَأَنْتَ الْحَلِيمُ الرَّشِيدُ  Qālū yā shu‘aybu asalātuka ta’muruka an natruka mā ya‘budu ābā’unā aw naf‘ala fī amwālinā mā nashā’u innaka la-antal-halīmur-rashīd. They said, ‘O Shu‘ayb, does your prayer enjoin you that we abandon what our fathers have been worshiping, … Read more

Réflexion coranique No.298 Āyat 3 :114 – Se hâter pour les bonnes actions

وَيُسَارِعُونَ فِي الْخَيْرَاتِ Wayusāri‘ūnna fil-khayrāt Et ils concourent aux bonnes œuvres. (Soūrat Āli Imrān, No 3, Āyat 114) Beaucoup des différentes qualités des personnes vertueuses sont décrites dans le Coran. L’extrait ci-dessus fait partie d’un verset qui parle de certaines de ces qualités. Parmi elles, on retrouve l’habitude de se hâter pour faire le bien. … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 541. Ayat 23:106 – The Excuse of the Misfortune in Life

قَالُوا رَبَّنَا غَلَبَتْ عَلَيْنَا شِقْوَتُنَا وَكُنَّا قَوْمًا ضَالِّينَ Qālū rabbanā ghalabat ‘alaynā shiqwatunā wakunna qawman dāllīn They will say, ‘Our Lord! Our wretchedness overcame us, and we were an astray lot. (Sūrat al-Mu’minūn, No 23, Āyat 106) On the Day of Judgment, people will give many excuses for the wrong they did in this world. … Read more

Réflexion coranique No.297 Āyat 2 :127 – Chercher l’approbation d’Allah

وَإِذْ يَرْفَعُ إِبْراهِيمُ الْقَواعِدَ مِنَ الْبَيْتِ وَإِسْماعِيلُ رَبَّنا تَقَبَّلْ مِنَّا إِنَّكَ أَنْتَ السَّمِيعُ الْعَلِيمُ Wa-idh yarfa‘u Ibrāhīmul-qawā‘ida minal bayti wa Ismā‘īlu rabbanā taqabbal minnā innaka antasamī‘ul-‘alīm Et quand Abraham et Ismaël élevaient les assises de la Maison : « Ô notre Seigneur, accepte ceci de notre part ! Car c’est Toi l’Audient, l’Omniscient (Sūrat Āl-‘Imrān, … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 540. Ayat 28:4 – Strategies of the Oppressors

إِنَّ فِرْعَوْنَ عَلَا فِي الْأَرْضِ وَجَعَلَ أَهْلَهَا شِيَعًا يَسْتَضْعِفُ طَائِفَةً مِنْهُمْ يُذَبِّحُ أَبْنَاءَهُمْ وَيَسْتَحْيِي نِسَاءَهُمْ ۚ إِنَّهُ كَانَ مِنَ الْمُفْسِدِينَ Inna fir‘awna ‘alā fil-ardhi waja‘ala ahlahā shiya‘an yastad‘ifu tā’ifatan minhum yudhabbihu abnā’ahum wayatahyī nisā’ahum; innahu kanā minal mufsidīn. Surely Fir’awn exalted himself in the land and made its people into parties, weakening one party from … Read more

Réflexion coranique No.296 Āyat 119 : 3 – La Rage des Ennemis

وَإِذَا لَقُوكُمْ قَالُوا آمَنَّا وَإِذَا خَلَوْا عَضُّوا عَلَيْكُمُ الْأَنَامِلَ مِنَ الْغَيْظِ ۚ قُلْ مُوتُوا بِغَيْظِكُمْ Wa-idhā laqūkum qālū āmannā wa-idhā khalaw ‘addū ‘alaykumul-anāmila minal-ghayzi. Qul mūtū bighayzikum Et lorsqu’ils vous rencontrent, ils disent : « Nous croyons » et une fois seuls, de rage contre vous, ils se mordent le bout des doigts. Dis : … Read more

Quranic Reflection No. 539. Ayat 3:110 – The Best Nation

كُنْتُمْ خَيْرَ أُمَّةٍ أُخْرِجَتْ لِلنَّاسِ تَأْمُرُونَ بِالْمَعْرُوفِ وَتَنْهَوْنَ عَنِ الْمُنْكَرِ وَتُؤْمِنُونَ Kunntum khayra ummatin ukhrijat linnāsi ta’murūna bilma‘rūfi wa tanhawna ‘anil-munkari wa tu’minūn   You are the best nation (ever) brought up for mankind. You enjoin what is right and forbid what is wrong and believe in Allah (Sūrat Āl-‘Imrān, No. 3, Āyat 110)  In the … Read more