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Information About Surah Taa-Haa

Surah Taa-Haa in the Quran

Surah Taa-Haa is the 20th chapter of the Quran and consists of 135 verses (ayat). It is a Meccan surah, revealed before the Prophet Muhammad's migration to Medina. The surah is named after the two Arabic letters "Taa" and "Haa" which appear at the beginning of the chapter.

The surah addresses various themes, including the story of Prophet Musa (Moses) and his encounter with Allah, the concept of monotheism, and the Day of Judgment. It also emphasizes the importance of faith, patience, and perseverance in the face of adversity.

Surah Taa-Haa begins with a call to the Prophet Muhammad, reassuring him and guiding him on his mission. It then recounts the story of Prophet Musa, his encounter with Allah at Mount Sinai, and his mission to confront Pharaoh and deliver the Israelites from oppression.

The surah also highlights the power and mercy of Allah, emphasizing that He is the ultimate source of guidance and support for believers. It encourages reflection on the signs of Allah in the natural world and the importance of seeking knowledge and wisdom.

Throughout the surah, there is an emphasis on the importance of prayer and remembrance of Allah, as well as the need for patience and trust in Allah's plan. It also warns against the arrogance and disbelief of those who reject the message of Islam.

Surah Taa-Haa serves as a source of guidance and inspiration for Muslims, reminding them of the timeless lessons and wisdom found in the Quran. It encourages believers to remain steadfast in their faith and to seek closeness to Allah through prayer, reflection, and righteous deeds.

Surah Taa-Haa
سُورَةُ طه
Page 312 (Verses from 1 to 12)

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Tafsir of Surah Taa-Haa (Yusuf Ali: Abdullah Yusuf Ali)

English Translation

Ta, Ha.

English Transliteration

Taha

Ta-Ha.

English Translation

We have not sent down to you the Qur\'an that you be distressed

English Transliteration

Ma anzalna AAalayka alqurana litashqa

We have not sent down the Qur'an to thee to be (an occasion) for thy distress,

English Translation

But only as a reminder for those who fear [Allah] -

English Transliteration

Illa tathkiratan liman yakhsha

But only as an admonition to those who fear (Allah),-

English Translation

A revelation from He who created the earth and highest heavens,

English Transliteration

Tanzeelan mimman khalaqa alarda waalssamawati alAAula

A revelation from Him Who created the earth and the heavens on high.

English Translation

The Most Merciful [who is] above the Throne established.

English Transliteration

Alrrahmanu AAala alAAarshi istawa

(Allah) Most Gracious is firmly established on the throne (of authority).

English Translation

To Him belongs what is in the heavens and what is on the earth and what is between them and what is under the soil.

English Transliteration

Lahu ma fee alssamawati wama fee alardi wama baynahuma wama tahta alththara

To Him belongs what is in the heavens and on earth, and all between them, and all beneath the soil.

English Translation

And if you speak aloud - then indeed, He knows the secret and what is [even] more hidden.

English Transliteration

Wain tajhar bialqawli fainnahu yaAAlamu alssirra waakhfa

If thou pronounce the word aloud, (it is no matter): for verily He knoweth what is secret and what is yet more hidden.

English Translation

Allah - there is no deity except Him. To Him belong the best names.

English Transliteration

Allahu la ilaha illa huwa lahu alasmao alhusna

Allah! there is no god but He! To Him belong the most Beautiful Names.

English Translation

And has the story of Moses reached you? -

English Transliteration

Wahal ataka hadeethu moosa

Has the story of Moses reached thee?

English Translation

When he saw a fire and said to his family, "Stay here; indeed, I have perceived a fire; perhaps I can bring you a torch or find at the fire some guidance."

English Transliteration

Ith raa naran faqala liahlihi omkuthoo innee anastu naran laAAallee ateekum minha biqabasin aw ajidu AAala alnnari hudan

Behold, he saw a fire: So he said to his family, "Tarry ye; I perceive a fire; perhaps I can bring you some burning brand therefrom, or find some guidance at the fire."

English Translation

And when he came to it, he was called, "O Moses,

English Transliteration

Falamma ataha noodiya ya moosa

But when he came to the fire, a voice was heard: "O Moses!

English Translation

Indeed, I am your Lord, so remove your sandals. Indeed, you are in the sacred valley of Tuwa.

English Transliteration

Innee ana rabbuka faikhlaAA naAAlayka innaka bialwadi almuqaddasi tuwan

"Verily I am thy Lord! therefore (in My presence) put off thy shoes: thou art in the sacred valley Tuwa.
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