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Unformatted text preview: hands and saying, "It is the sort of tumour that camels get, and it is death in the house of Saluliyyah!" He continued moving about on his horse in this manner until he eventually fell from his horse, dead. 424 Who kicked the cat? 63 His companions left him and went back to their people. When they entered their dwellings, the people came to Arbad and asked him what happened. He said, "Nothing much. Muhammad called us to worship something... I wish I was with him now, so I could shoot him with an arrow and kill him!" SubhanAllah! How audacious! A couple of days after he had said this, he left to sell his camel. Allah struck him and his camel with lightning, which annihilated both of them. Allah revealed with respect to `Amir and Arbad,"Allah knows that which every female bears and that which the wombs absorb and that which they grow. And everything with Him is measured. He is the Knower of the Invisible and the Visible, the Great, the High Exalted. Alike of you is he who hides the saying and he who noises it abroad, he who lurks in the night and he who goes freely in the daytime. For him are angels ranged before him and behind him, who guard him by Allah's command. Indeed, Allah changes not the condition of a folk until they (first) change that which is in their hearts; and if Allah wills misfortune for a folk there is none that can repel it, nor have they a defender beside Him. He it is Who shows you the lightning, a fear and a hope, and raises the heavy clouds. The thunder hymns His praise and (so do) the angels for awe of Him. He launches the thunderbolts and smites with them whom He will while they dispute (in doubt) concerning Allah, and He is mighty in wrath. Unto Him is the real prayer.Those unto whom they pray beside Allah respond to them not at all, save as (is the response to) one who stretches 425 Who kicked the cat? 63 forth his hands towards water (asking) that it may come unto his mouth, and it will never reach it. The prayer of disbelievers goes...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2012 for the course REL 101 taught by Professor Professorsunni during the Spring '12 term at N.C. State.
- Spring '12