The Boy and the Biggest Statue  
Happy Stages

The Boy and the Biggest Statue

By Mizanur Rahman


Hero:
The Prophet Ibraheem (as)

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Contributes to:
Happy Stage 1 and 2
Key Stage 1 and 2

Story:
The book tells the story of Ibraheem (as) as a young child discovering the oneness of Allah by looking at the stars, moon and the sun and how he then challenged his people and their worship of idols.

Series:
Book 1 of the Qur'an Heroes Series

Further Reading:
This book contains further reading materials at the end of the story including colour pictures of and information about the Ka'bah
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Notes & References

This story about the prophet Ibraheem (peace be upon him) has been adapted for children and is not taken directly from the Qur’an, though it is based on Qur’anic verses.

For more accurate elaborations of this story, you can refer to the following verses of the Qur’an:

  • Chapter no.6 of the Qur’an “Surah al An’aam”,
    verses 74 to 83
  • Chapter no.19 of the Qur’an “Surah al Maryam”,
    verses 46 to 50
  • Chapter no.26 of the Qur’an “Surah al Shu’araa”,
    verses 69 to 87
  • Chapter no.37 of the Qur’an “Surah al Saffaat”,
    verses 83 to 100
  • Chapter no.21 of the Qur’an “Surah al Anbiyaa”,
    verses 51 to 71
  • Chapter no.14 of the Qur’an “Surah Ibraheem”,
    verse 35

Further reading:

Other details of the life of Ibraheem (peace be upon him) can be found in the following chapters of the Qur’an:

  • Chapter no.2 of the Qur’an “Surah al Baqarah”, verses 124-127, 130-136 and 258-260
  • Chapter no.4 of the Qur’an “Surah al Nisaa”, verses 54 and 125
  • Chapter no.9 of the Qur’an “Surah al Tawbah”, verses 113-114
  • Chapter no.11 of the Qur’an “Surah Hud”, verses 69-76
  • Chapter no.14 of the Qur’an “Surah Ibraheem”, verses 35-52
  • Chapter no.15 of the Qur’an “Surah al Hijr”, verses 51-60
  • Chapter no.16 of the Qur’an “Surah al Nahl”, verses 120-123
  • Chapter no.29 of the Qur’an “Surah al ‘Ankaboot”, verses 16-19 and 31-32
  • Chapter no.37 of the Qur’an “Surah al Saffaat”, verses 83-113
  • Chapter no.43 of the Qur’an “Surah al Zukhruf”, verses 26-29
  • Chapter no.51of the Qur’an “Surah al Dhaariyaat”, verses 24-33
  • Chapter no.60 of the Qur’an “Surah al Mumtahinah”, verses 4-6

And many other verses of the Qur’an …

 
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References from the Qur'an

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وَإِذْ قَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ لأَبِيهِ آزَرَ أَتَتَّخِذُ أَصْنَامًا آلِهَةً إِنِّي أَرَاكَ وَقَوْمَكَ فِي ضَلاَلٍ مُّبِينٍ (6:74)
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6:74 (Asad) AND, LO, [thus] spoke Abraham unto his father Azar: "Takest thou idols for gods? Verily, I see that thou and thy people have obviously gone astray!"


وَكَذَلِكَ نُرِي إِبْرَاهِيمَ مَلَكُوتَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضِ وَلِيَكُونَ مِنَ الْمُوقِنِينَ (6:75)
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6:75 (Asad) And thus We gave Abraham [his first] insight into [God's] mighty dominion over the heavens and the earth - and [this] to the end that he might become one of those who are inwardly sure.


فَلَمَّا جَنَّ عَلَيْهِ اللَّيْلُ رَأَى كَوْكَبًا قَالَ هَـذَا رَبِّي فَلَمَّا أَفَلَ قَالَ لا أُحِبُّ الآفِلِينَ (6:76)
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6:76 (Asad) Then, when the night overshadowed him with its darkness, he beheld a star;., [and] he exclaimed, "This is my Sustainer!" -but when it went down, he said, "I love not the things that go down."


فَلَمَّا رَأَى الْقَمَرَ بَازِغًا قَالَ هَـذَا رَبِّي فَلَمَّا أَفَلَ قَالَ لَئِن لَّمْ يَهْدِنِي رَبِّي لأكُونَنَّ مِنَ الْقَوْمِ الضَّالِّينَ (6:77)
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6:77 (Asad) Then, when he beheld the moon rising, he said, "This is my Sustainer!"-but when it went down, he said, "Indeed, if my Sustainer guide me not. I will most certainly become one of the people who go astray!"


فَلَمَّا رَأَى الشَّمْسَ بَازِغَةً قَالَ هَـذَا رَبِّي هَـذَآ أَكْبَرُ فَلَمَّا أَفَلَتْ قَالَ يَا قَوْمِ إِنِّي بَرِيءٌ مِّمَّا تُشْرِكُونَ (6:78)
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6:78 (Asad) Then, when he beheld the sun rising, he said, "This is my Sustainer! This one is the greatest [of all]!" - but when it [too] went down, he exclaimed: "O my people! Behold, far be it from me to ascribe divinity, as you do, to aught beside God!


إِنِّي وَجَّهْتُ وَجْهِيَ لِلَّذِي فَطَرَ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالأَرْضَ حَنِيفًا وَمَا أَنَاْ مِنَ الْمُشْرِكِينَ (6:79)
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6:79 (Asad) Behold, unto Him who brought into being the heavens and the earth have I turned my face, having turned away from all that is false; and I am not of those who ascribe divinity to aught beside Him."


وَحَآجَّهُ قَوْمُهُ قَالَ أَتُحَاجُّونِّي فِي اللّهِ وَقَدْ هَدَانِ وَلاَ أَخَافُ مَا تُشْرِكُونَ بِهِ إِلاَّ أَن يَشَاء رَبِّي شَيْئًا وَسِعَ رَبِّي كُلَّ شَيْءٍ عِلْمًا أَفَلاَ تَتَذَكَّرُونَ (6:80)
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6:80 (Asad) And his people argued with him. He said: "Do you argue with me about God, when it is He who has guided me? But I do not fear anything to which you ascribe divinity side by side with Him, [for no evil can befall me] unless my Sustainer so wills. All things does my Sustainer embrace within His knowledge; will you not, then, keep this in mind?


وَكَيْفَ أَخَافُ مَا أَشْرَكْتُمْ وَلاَ تَخَافُونَ أَنَّكُمْ أَشْرَكْتُم بِاللّهِ مَا لَمْ يُنَزِّلْ بِهِ عَلَيْكُمْ سُلْطَانًا فَأَيُّ الْفَرِيقَيْنِ أَحَقُّ بِالأَمْنِ إِن كُنتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ (6:81)
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6:81 (Asad) And why should I fear anything that you worship side by side with Him, seeing that you are not afraid of ascribing divinity to other powers beside God without His ever having bestowed upon you from on high any warrant therefor? [Tell me,] then, which of the two parties has a better right to feel secure -if you happen to know [the answer]?


الَّذِينَ آمَنُواْ وَلَمْ يَلْبِسُواْ إِيمَانَهُم بِظُلْمٍ أُوْلَـئِكَ لَهُمُ الأَمْنُ وَهُم مُّهْتَدُونَ (6:82)
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6:82 (Asad) Those who have attained to faith, and who have not obscured their faith by wrongdoing-it is they who shall be secure, since it is they who have found the right path!"


وَتِلْكَ حُجَّتُنَا آتَيْنَاهَا إِبْرَاهِيمَ عَلَى قَوْمِهِ نَرْفَعُ دَرَجَاتٍ مَّن نَّشَاء إِنَّ رَبَّكَ حَكِيمٌ عَلِيمٌ (6:83)
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6:83 (Asad) And this was Our argument which We vouchsafed unto Abraham against his people: [for] We do raise by degrees whom We will. Verily, thy Sustainer is wise, all-knowing.


 
قَالَ أَرَاغِبٌ أَنتَ عَنْ آلِهَتِي يَا إِبْراهِيمُ لَئِن لَّمْ تَنتَهِ لَأَرْجُمَنَّكَ وَاهْجُرْنِي مَلِيًّا (19:46)
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19:46 (Asad) He answered: "Dost thou dislike my gods, O Abraham? Indeed, if thou desist not, I shall most certainly cause thee to be stoned to death! Now begone from me for good!"


قَالَ سَلَامٌ عَلَيْكَ سَأَسْتَغْفِرُ لَكَ رَبِّي إِنَّهُ كَانَ بِي حَفِيًّا (19:47)
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19:47 (Asad) [Abraham] replied: "Peace be upon thee! I shall ask my Sustainer to forgive thee: for, behold, He has always been kind unto me.


وَأَعْتَزِلُكُمْ وَمَا تَدْعُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ وَأَدْعُو رَبِّي عَسَى أَلَّا أَكُونَ بِدُعَاء رَبِّي شَقِيًّا (19:48)
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19:48 (Asad) But I shall withdraw from you all and from whatever you invoke instead of God, and shall invoke my Sustainer [alone]: it may well be that my prayer [for thee] will not remain unanswered by my Sustainer."


فَلَمَّا اعْتَزَلَهُمْ وَمَا يَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ وَهَبْنَا لَهُ إِسْحَقَ وَيَعْقُوبَ وَكُلًّا جَعَلْنَا نَبِيًّا (19:49)
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19:49 (Asad) And after he had withdrawn from them and from all that they were worshipping instead of God, We bestowed upon him Isaac and Jacob, and made each of them a prophet;


وَوَهَبْنَا لَهُم مِّن رَّحْمَتِنَا وَجَعَلْنَا لَهُمْ لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ عَلِيًّا (19:50)
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19:50 (Asad) and We bestowed upon them [manifold] gifts out of Our grace, and granted them a lofty power to convey the truth [unto others].


 
وَاتْلُ عَلَيْهِمْ نَبَأَ إِبْرَاهِيمَ (26:69)
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26:69 (Asad) And convey unto them the story of Abraham –


إِذْ قَالَ لِأَبِيهِ وَقَوْمِهِ مَا تَعْبُدُونَ (26:70)
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26:70 (Asad) [how it was] when he asked his father and his people, “What is it that you worship?”


قَالُوا نَعْبُدُ أَصْنَامًا فَنَظَلُّ لَهَا عَاكِفِينَ (26:71)
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26:71 (Asad) They answered: We worship idols, and we remain ever devoted to them.”


قَالَ هَلْ يَسْمَعُونَكُمْ إِذْ تَدْعُونَ (26:72)
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26:72 (Asad) Said he: “Do [you really think that] they hear you when you invoke them,


أَوْ يَنفَعُونَكُمْ أَوْ يَضُرُّونَ (26:73)
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26:73 (Asad) or benefit you or do you harm?”


قَالُوا بَلْ وَجَدْنَا آبَاءنَا كَذَلِكَ يَفْعَلُونَ (26:74)
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26:74 (Asad) They exclaimed: But we found our fore­fathers doing the same!”


قَالَ أَفَرَأَيْتُم مَّا كُنتُمْ تَعْبُدُونَ (26:75)
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26:75 (Asad) Said [Abraham]: “Have you, then, ever con­sidered what it is that you have been worshipping


أَنتُمْ وَآبَاؤُكُمُ الْأَقْدَمُونَ (26:76)
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26:76 (Asad) you and those ancient forebears of yours?


فَإِنَّهُمْ عَدُوٌّ لِّي إِلَّا رَبَّ الْعَالَمِينَ (26:77)
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26:77 (Asad) “Now [as for me, I know that,] verily, these [false deities] are my enemies, [and that none is my helper] save the Sustainer of all the worlds,


الَّذِي خَلَقَنِي فَهُوَ يَهْدِينِ (26:78)
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26:78 (Asad) who has created me and is the One who guides me,


وَالَّذِي هُوَ يُطْعِمُنِي وَيَسْقِينِ (26:79)
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26:79 (Asad) and is the One who gives me to eat and to drink,


وَإِذَا مَرِضْتُ فَهُوَ يَشْفِينِ (26:80)
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26:80 (Asad) and when I fall ill, is the One who restores me to health,


وَالَّذِي يُمِيتُنِي ثُمَّ يُحْيِينِ (26:81)
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26:81 (Asad) and who will cause me to die and then will bring me back to life –


وَالَّذِي أَطْمَعُ أَن يَغْفِرَ لِي خَطِيئَتِي يَوْمَ الدِّينِ (26:82)
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26:82 (Asad) and who, [hope, will forgive me my faults on Judgment Day!


رَبِّ هَبْ لِي حُكْمًا وَأَلْحِقْنِي بِالصَّالِحِينَ (26:83)
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26:83 (Asad) “O my Sustainer! Endow me with the ability to judge [between right and wrong], and make me one with the righteous,


وَاجْعَل لِّي لِسَانَ صِدْقٍ فِي الْآخِرِينَ (26:84)
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26:84 (Asad) and grant me the power to convey the truth unto those who will come after me,


وَاجْعَلْنِي مِن وَرَثَةِ جَنَّةِ النَّعِيمِ (26:85)
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26:85 (Asad) and place me among those who shall inherit the garden of bliss!


وَاغْفِرْ لِأَبِي إِنَّهُ كَانَ مِنَ الضَّالِّينَ (26:86)
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26:86 (Asad) “And forgive my father - for, verily, he is among those who have gone astray –


وَلَا تُخْزِنِي يَوْمَ يُبْعَثُونَ (26:87)
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26:87 (Asad) and do not put me to shame on the Day when all shall be raised from the dead:


 
وَإِنَّ مِن شِيعَتِهِ لَإِبْرَاهِيمَ (37:83)
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37:83 (Asad) AND, BEHOLD, of his persuasion was Abraham, too,


إِذْ جَاء رَبَّهُ بِقَلْبٍ سَلِيمٍ (37:84)
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37:84 (Asad) when he turned to his Sustainer with a heart free of evil,


إِذْ قَالَ لِأَبِيهِ وَقَوْمِهِ مَاذَا تَعْبُدُونَ (37:85)
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37:85 (Asad) and [thus] spoke to his father and his people: “What is it that you worship?


أَئِفْكًا آلِهَةً دُونَ اللَّهِ تُرِيدُونَ (37:86)
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37:86 (Asad) Do you want [to bow down before] a lie - [before] deities other than God?


فَمَا ظَنُّكُم بِرَبِّ الْعَالَمِينَ (37:87)
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37:87 (Asad) What, then, do you think of the Sustainer of all the worlds?”


فَنَظَرَ نَظْرَةً فِي النُّجُومِ (37:88)
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37:88 (Asad) Then he cast a glance at the stars,


فَقَالَ إِنِّي سَقِيمٌ (37:89)
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37:89 (Asad) and said, “Verily, I am sick [at heart]!”


فَتَوَلَّوْا عَنْهُ مُدْبِرِينَ (37:90)
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37:90 (Asad) and at that they turned their backs on him and went away.


فَرَاغَ إِلَى آلِهَتِهِمْ فَقَالَ أَلَا تَأْكُلُونَ (37:91)
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37:91 (Asad) Thereupon he approached their gods stealthily and said, “What! You do not eat [of the offerings placed before you]?


مَا لَكُمْ لَا تَنطِقُونَ (37:92)
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37:92 (Asad) What is amiss with you that you do not speak?”


فَرَاغَ عَلَيْهِمْ ضَرْبًا بِالْيَمِينِ (37:93)
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37:93 (Asad) And then he fell upon them, smiting them with his right hand.


فَأَقْبَلُوا إِلَيْهِ يَزِفُّونَ (37:94)
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37:94 (Asad) [But] then the others came towards him hur­riedly [and accused him of his deed].


قَالَ أَتَعْبُدُونَ مَا تَنْحِتُونَ (37:95)
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37:95 (Asad) He answered: “Do you worship something that you [yourselves] have carved,


وَاللَّهُ خَلَقَكُمْ وَمَا تَعْمَلُونَ (37:96)
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37:96 (Asad) the while it is God who has created you and all your handiwork?”


قَالُوا ابْنُوا لَهُ بُنْيَانًا فَأَلْقُوهُ فِي الْجَحِيمِ (37:97)
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37:97 (Asad) They exclaimed: “Build a pyre for him, and cast him into the blazing fire!”


فَأَرَادُوا بِهِ كَيْدًا فَجَعَلْنَاهُمُ الْأَسْفَلِينَ (37:98)
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37:98 (Asad) But whereas they sought to do evil unto him, We [frustrated their designs, and thus] brought them low?


وَقَالَ إِنِّي ذَاهِبٌ إِلَى رَبِّي سَيَهْدِينِ (37:99)
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37:99 (Asad) And [Abraham] said: “Verily, I shall [leave this land and] go wherever my Sustainer will guide me!”


رَبِّ هَبْ لِي مِنَ الصَّالِحِينَ (37:100)
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37:100 (Asad) [And he prayed:] “O my Sustainer! Bestow upon me the gift of [a son who shall be] one of the righteous!” –


 
وَلَقَدْ آتَيْنَا إِبْرَاهِيمَ رُشْدَهُ مِن قَبْلُ وَكُنَّا بِه عَالِمِينَ (21:51)
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21:51 (Asad) AND, INDEED, long before [the time of Moses] We vouchsafed unto Abraham his consciousness of what is right; and We were aware of [what moved] him


إِذْ قَالَ لِأَبِيهِ وَقَوْمِهِ مَا هَذِهِ التَّمَاثِيلُ الَّتِي أَنتُمْ لَهَا عَاكِفُونَ (21:52)
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21:52 (Asad) when he said unto his father and his people, “What are these images to which you are so intensely devoted?”


قَالُوا وَجَدْنَا آبَاءنَا لَهَا عَابِدِينَ (21:53)
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21:53 (Asad) They answered: ‘‘We found our forefathers worshipping them.”


قَالَ لَقَدْ كُنتُمْ أَنتُمْ وَآبَاؤُكُمْ فِي ضَلَالٍ مُّبِينٍ (21:54)
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21:54 (Asad) Said he: “Indeed, you and your forefathers have obviously gone astray!”


قَالُوا أَجِئْتَنَا بِالْحَقِّ أَمْ أَنتَ مِنَ اللَّاعِبِينَ (21:55)
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21:55 (Asad) They asked: “Hast thou come unto us [with this claim] in all earnest - or art thou one of those jesters?’’


قَالَ بَل رَّبُّكُمْ رَبُّ السَّمَاوَاتِ وَالْأَرْضِ الَّذِي فَطَرَهُنَّ وَأَنَا عَلَى ذَلِكُم مِّنَ الشَّاهِدِينَ (21:56)
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21:56 (Asad) He answered: “Nay, but your [true] Sustainer is the Sustainer of the heavens and the earth - He who has brought them into being: and I am one of those who bear witness to this [truth]!”


وَتَاللَّهِ لَأَكِيدَنَّ أَصْنَامَكُم بَعْدَ أَن تُوَلُّوا مُدْبِرِينَ (21:57)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:57 (Asad) And [he added to himself.] “By God, I shall most certainly bring about the downfall of your idols as soon as you have turned your backs and gone away!”


فَجَعَلَهُمْ جُذَاذًا إِلَّا كَبِيرًا لَّهُمْ لَعَلَّهُمْ إِلَيْهِ يَرْجِعُونَ (21:58)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:58 (Asad) And then he broke those [idols] to pieces, [all] save the biggest of them, so that they might [be able to] turn to it.


قَالُوا مَن فَعَلَ هَذَا بِآلِهَتِنَا إِنَّهُ لَمِنَ الظَّالِمِينَ (21:59)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:59 (Asad) [When they saw what had happened,] they said: “Who has done this to our gods? Verily, one of the worst wrongdoers is he!’’


قَالُوا سَمِعْنَا فَتًى يَذْكُرُهُمْ يُقَالُ لَهُ إِبْرَاهِيمُ (21:60)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:60 (Asad) Said some [of them]: “We heard a youth speak of these [gods with scorn]: he is called Abraham.’’


قَالُوا فَأْتُوا بِهِ عَلَى أَعْيُنِ النَّاسِ لَعَلَّهُمْ يَشْهَدُونَ (21:61)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:61 (Asad) [The others] said: “Then bring him before the peoples eyes, so that they might bear witness [against him]!”


قَالُوا أَأَنتَ فَعَلْتَ هَذَا بِآلِهَتِنَا يَا إِبْرَاهِيمُ (21:62)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:62 (Asad) [And when he came.] they asked: “Hast thou done this to our gods, O Abraham?”


قَالَ بَلْ فَعَلَهُ كَبِيرُهُمْ هَذَا فَاسْأَلُوهُمْ إِن كَانُوا يَنطِقُونَ (21:63)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:63 (Asad) He answered: “Nay, it was this one, the big­gest of them, that did it: but ask them [yourselves] - provided they can speak!”


فَرَجَعُوا إِلَى أَنفُسِهِمْ فَقَالُوا إِنَّكُمْ أَنتُمُ الظَّالِمُونَ (21:64)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:64 (Asad) And so they turned upon one another, saying, “Behold, it is you who are doing wrong.”


ثُمَّ نُكِسُوا عَلَى رُؤُوسِهِمْ لَقَدْ عَلِمْتَ مَا هَؤُلَاء يَنطِقُونَ (21:65)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:65 (Asad) But then they relapsed into their former way of thinking and said: “Thou knowest very well that these [idols] cannot speak!”


قَالَ أَفَتَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ مَا لَا يَنفَعُكُمْ شَيْئًا وَلَا يَضُرُّكُمْ (21:66)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:66 (Asad) Said [Abraham]: “Do you then worship, instead of God, something that cannot benefit you in any way, nor harm you?


أُفٍّ لَّكُمْ وَلِمَا تَعْبُدُونَ مِن دُونِ اللَّهِ أَفَلَا تَعْقِلُونَ (21:67)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:67 (Asad) Fie upon you and upon all that you worship instead of God! Will you not, then, use your reason?”


قَالُوا حَرِّقُوهُ وَانصُرُوا آلِهَتَكُمْ إِن كُنتُمْ فَاعِلِينَ (21:68)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:68 (Asad) They exclaimed: “Burn him, and [thereby] succour your gods, if you are going to do [anything]!”


قُلْنَا يَا نَارُ كُونِي بَرْدًا وَسَلَامًا عَلَى إِبْرَاهِيمَ (21:69)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:69 (Asad) [But] We said: O fire! Be thou cool, and [a source of] inner peace for Abraham!”


وَأَرَادُوا بِهِ كَيْدًا فَجَعَلْنَاهُمُ الْأَخْسَرِينَ (21:70)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:70 (Asad) and whereas they sought to do evil unto him, We caused them to suffer the greatest loss:


وَنَجَّيْنَاهُ وَلُوطًا إِلَى الْأَرْضِ الَّتِي بَارَكْنَا فِيهَا لِلْعَالَمِينَ (21:71)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

21:71 (Asad) for We saved him and Lot, [his brother’s son, by guiding them] to the land which We have blessed for all times to come.


 
وَإِذْ قَالَ إِبْرَاهِيمُ رَبِّ اجْعَلْ هَـذَا الْبَلَدَ آمِنًا وَاجْنُبْنِي وَبَنِيَّ أَن نَّعْبُدَ الأَصْنَامَ (14:35)
Baset - Hussari - Minshawi

14:35 (Asad) AND [remember the time] when Abraham spoke [thus]: "O my Sustainer! Make this land secure, and preserve me and my children from ever worshipping idols -

 
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