29. And O my people! I ask of you no wealth therefor. My reward is the concern only of Allah, and I am not going to thrust away those who believe. Lo! They have to meet their Lord- but I see you a folk that are ignorant.
29. Wa yaa-qawmi laaa ‘as-‘alu-kum ‘alay-hi maalaa. ‘In ‘ajri-ya ‘illaa ‘alAllaahi wa maaa ‘anaa bi-taari-dillaziina ‘aamanuu. ‘Innahum-mulaa-quu Rabbihim wa laakin-nii ‘araakum qawman- taj-haluun.
So long as they are true to you, be true to them
Surah ‘TAWBAH or BARAAA-‘AH (REPENTANCE)– Chapter – 9)Stage – 2, Verse – 7 of 129, Section – 2 of 16 (Part – 10)
BisMIllaahir-Rahmaanir-RahiimIn the name ofGod, the Beneficent, the Merciful
7. How can there be a treaty with Allah and with His Messenger for the idolaters save those with whom ye made a treaty at the Inviolable Place of Worship? So long as they are true to you, be true to them. Lo! Allah loveth those who keep their duty. 7. Kayfa yakuunu lil-mush-rikiina ‘ahdun ‘indAllaahi wa ‘inda RasuuliHiii ‘illal-laziina ‘aa-hattum ‘indal-Masjidil-Haraam. Fa-mas-taqaamuu lakum fastaqiimuu lahum. ‘InnAllaaha yuhibbul-Muttaqiin.
Mas-taqaamuu – (So long as they are true), ‘is-taqaamuu is past tense, origin of which is ‘istaqaamatun. From it, many words have come out; like – qawm, maqaam, qiaam, aqaamat, mustaqiim, qiaamat etc. ‘Istaqaamat means “straight”. The word Must…