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Harun Yahya - An Index To The Qur'an
An Index To The Qur'an


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CALAMITIES
CALENDAR
CALF (ADOPTED AS IDOL)
CALLING ON (DUŽA)
CALLING WITH DEROGATORY NICKNAMES
CAMEL
CAPTIVE
CARAVAN
CARPET
CARRION
CARVING OUT
CASTLE
CATTLE
CAVE
CERTAIN, THE
CERTAINTY
CHARACTER
CHARITY (SADAQA)
CHASTITY
CHILDREN
CHILDREN OF ADEM
CHILDREN OF ISRAEL CHRISTIANS
CHURCH

(TO) CIRCLE
CISTERN
CITY
CLAY
CLOAK
CLOTHING
CLOTHING OF WOMEN
CLOUD
COAT OF MAIL
COIN
COLLAPSE
COLOUR
COLUMNS
COMMAND
COMMUNITY
COMPANION
COMPANIONS OF THE CAVE(ASHAB AL-KAHF)
COMPANIONS OF THE ELEPHANT(ASHAB AL-FIL)
COMPANIONS OF THE LEFT(ASHAB AL-MASH'AMA) COMPANIONS OF THE PIT
(ASHAB AL-'UKHDUD)

COMPANIONS OF THE RASS

COMPANIONS OF THE RIGHT
(ASHAB AL-MAIMANA)
(ASHAB AL-YEMEEN)

COMPANIONS OF THE THICKET(ASHAB AL-AYKA)
COMPASSION
COMPETE
COMPULSION
CONJECTURE
CONSTELLATION
CONSTRAINT
CONSULTATION
CONSUMING
CONTRACT
COOLNESS
CORAL
CORPSE
CORRECTNESS
CORRUPTION
COUCH
COUNSEL
COVENANT
COVER ON HEART
COVERING
COW

COWARDICE
CRADLE
CREATION OF THE UNIVERSE
CREATURE
CRIME
CROPS
CROW
CRUSHING BLOW
CUCUMBER
CULTIVATION
CUP
CURSE
CUSHION
CUSTODIAN

 

CALAMITIES

And when you said, 'Musa, we will not believe in you until we see Allah with our own eyes.' So the thunder-bolt struck you dead while you were looking. (2:55)

What are they waiting for but for Allah to come to them in the shadows of the clouds, together with the angels, in which case the matter will have been settled? All matters return to Allah. (2:210)

They will be plunged into abasement wherever they are found, unless they have a treaty with Allah and with the people. They have brought down anger from Allah upon themselves, and they have been plunged into destitution. That was because they rejected Allah's Signs and killed the Prophets without any right to do so. That was because they disobeyed and went beyond the limits. (3:112)

The People of the Book will ask you to bring down a Book from heaven to them. They asked Musa for even more than that. They said, 'Let us see Allah with our own eyes.' So the lightning-bolt struck them down for their wrongdoing. Then they adopted the Calf after the Clear Signs had come to them, but We pardoned them for that and gave Musa clear authority. (4:153)

Children of Adam! Do not let Satan tempt you into trouble as He expelled your parents from the Garden, stripping them of their covering and disclosing to them their private parts. He and his tribe see you from where you do not see them. We have made the Satans friends of those who have no faith. (7:27)

But they denied him (Nuh) so We rescued him and those with him in the Ark. And We drowned the people who denied Our Signs. They were a blind people. (7:64)

So We rescued him and those with him by mercy from Us, and We cut off the last remnant of those who denied Our Signs and were not believers. (7:72)

So the earthquake seized them and morning found them lying flattened in their homes. (7:78)

We rained down a rain upon them. See the final fate of the evildoers! (7:84)

So the earthquake seized them and morning found them lying flattened in their homes. (7:91)

We have never sent a Prophet to any city without seizing its people with hardship and distress so that hopefully they would be humble. (7:94)

We seized Pharaoh's people with years of drought and scarcity of fruits so that hopefully they would pay heed. (7:130)

So We sent down on them floods, locusts, lice, frogs and blood, Signs, clear and distinct, but they proved arrogant and were an evildoing people. (7:133)

Then We took revenge on them and drowned them in the sea because they denied Our Signs and paid no attention to them. (7:136)

And We bequeathed to the people who had been oppressed the easternmost part of the land We had blessed, and its westernmost part as well. The most excellent Word of your Lord was fulfilled for the tribe of Israel on account of their steadfastness. And We utterly destroyed what Pharaoh and his people made and the buildings they constructed. (7:137)

Let them (those who were left behind) laugh little and weep much, in repayment for what they have earned. (9:82)

Do they not see that they are tried once or twice in every year? But still they do not turn back. They do not pay heed. (9:126)

But they denied him (Nuh) so We rescued him, and all those with him, in the Ark and We made them the successors and We drowned the people who denied Our Signs. See the final fate of those who were warned! (10:73)

No one believed in Musa except for a few of his people out of fear that Pharaoh, and the elders, would persecute them. Pharaoh was high and mighty in the land. He was one of the profligate. (10:83)

The Great Blast seized hold of those who did wrong and morning found them lying flattened in their homes. (11:67)

When Our command came, We turned their cities upside down and rained down on them stones of hard baked clay, piled on top of one another in layers, each one earmarked by your Lord. And they are never far from the wrongdoers. (11:82-83)

When Our command came, We rescued Shu'ayb and those who believed along with him by a mercy from Us. The Great Blast seized hold of those who did wrong and morning found them lying flattened in their homes. (11:94)

Even if there was a Qur'an which moved mountains, or split the earth open or spoke to the dead...! On the contrary! The affair is Allah's altogether. Do those who believe not know that if Allah had wanted to He could have guided all mankind? Those who disbelieve will not cease to be struck by disaster for what they have done-or a disaster will happen close to their homes-until Allah's promise is fulfilled. Allah will not fail to keep His promise. (13:31)

So the Great Blast seized hold of them at the break of day. (15:73)

We turned the place completely upside down and rained down on them stones of hard-baked clay. (15:74)

But the Great Blast seized hold of them in the morning, (15:83)

How many cities We have destroyed which lived in insolent ingratitude! There are their houses, never again inhabited after them, except a little. It was We who were their Heir. Your Lord would never destroy any cities without first sending to the chief of them a Messenger to recite Our Signs to them. We would never destroy any cities unless their inhabitants were wrongdoers. (28:58-59)

They (the inhabitants of the city) said (to Our Messengers), 'We see an evil omen in you. If you do not stop we will stone you and you will suffer a painful punishment at our hands.' ( 36:18)

In fact the Hour is their promised appointment and the Hour is more disastrous and bitter! (54:46)

We have tried them as We tried the owners of the garden when they swore that they would harvest in the morning. (68:17)

So a visitation from your Lord came upon it while they slept. (68:19)

Those before them also denied the truth but these people do not have even a tenth of what We gave to them. They denied My Messengers. And how complete was My denial! ( 34:45)

And they say, 'When will this promise come about if you are telling the truth?'(36:48)

How many generations We have destroyed before them! And they cried out when it was too late to escape. (38:3)

The assembly will be routed and will turn their backs in flight. In fact the Hour is their promised appointment and the Hour is more disastrous and bitter! (54:45-46)


CALENDAR

There have been twelve months with Allah in the Book of Allah, from the day He first created the heavens and earth. Four of them are forbidden. That is the True Religion. So do not wrong one another during them. However, fight the idolaters totally just as they fight you totally, and know that Allah is with those who guard against evil. (9:36)


CALF (ADOPTED AS IDOL)

And when We allotted to Musa forty nights. Then you adopted the Calf when he had gone and you were wrongdoers. (2:51)

And when Musa said to his people, 'My people, You wronged yourselves by adopting the Calf so turn towards your Maker and kill yourselves. That is the best thing for you in your Maker's sight.' And He turned towards you. He is the Ever-Returning, the Most Merciful. (2:54)

Musa brought you the Clear Signs; then, after he left, you adopted the Calf and were wrongdoers. (2:92)

Remember when We made a covenant with you and lifted up the Mount above your heads: 'Take hold vigorously of what We have given you and listen.' They said, 'We hear and disobey.' They were made to drink the Calf into their hearts because of their disbelief. Say, 'If you are believers, what an evil thing your faith has made you do.' (2:93)

The People of the Book will ask you to bring down a Book from heaven to them. They asked Musa for even more than that. They said, 'Let us see Allah with our own eyes.' So the lightning-bolt struck them down for their wrongdoing. Then they adopted the Calf after the Clear Signs had come to them, but We pardoned them for that and gave Musa clear authority. (4:153)

After he left, Musa's people adopted a calf made from their ornaments, a form which made a lowing sound. Did they not see that it could not speak to them or guide them to any way? They adopted it and so they were wrongdoers. (7:148)

As for those who adopted the Calf, anger from their Lord will overtake them together with abasement in the life of this world. That is how we repay the purveyors of falsehood. (7:152)

Then he (Samaritan) produced a calf for them, a physical form which made a lowing sound. So they said, 'This is your god-and Musa's god as well, but he forgot.' (20:88)

Could they not see that it did not reply to them and that it possessed no power to either harm or benefit them? (20:89)

Harun had earlier said to them, 'My people! It is just a trial for you. Your Lord is the All-Merciful, so follow me and obey my command!' (20:90)

They said, 'We will not stop devoting ourselves to it until Musa returns to us.' (20:91)


CALLING ON (DUŽA)

And when Ibrahim built the foundations of the House with Isma'il: 'Our Lord, accept this from us! You are the All-Hearing, the All-Knowing.' (2:127)

If My servants ask you about Me, I am near. I answer the call of the caller when he calls on Me. They should therefore respond to Me and believe in Me so that hopefully they will be rightly guided. (2:186)

Then and there Zakariyya called on his Lord and said, 'O Lord, grant me by Your favour an upright child. You are the Hearer of Prayer.' (3:38)

Do not chase away those who call on their Lord morning and evening, seeking His Face. Their reckoning is in no way your responsibility and your reckoning is in no way their responsibility. Indeed if you did chase them away, you would be among the wrongdoers. (6:52)

Say: 'Who rescues you from the darkness of the land and sea? You call on Him humbly and secretly: "If you rescue us from this, we will truly be among the thankful."' (6:63)

Say: 'Are we to call on something besides Allah which can neither help nor harm us, and to turn on our heels after Allah has guided us, like someone the Satans have lured away in the earth, leaving him confused and stupefied, despite the fact that he has companions calling him to guidance, saying, "Come with us!"?' Say: 'Allah's guidance, that is true guidance. We are commanded to submit as Muslims to the Lord of all the worlds.' (6:71)

Do not curse those they call upon besides Allah, in case that makes them curse Allah in animosity, without knowledge. In this way We make the actions of every nation seem attractive to them. Then they will return to their Lord, and He will inform them about what they did. (6:108)

Say: 'My Lord has commanded justice. Stand and face Him in every mosque and call on Him, making your religion sincerely His. As He originated you, so you will return.' (7:29)

Call on your Lord humbly and secretly. He does not love those who overstep the limits. (7:55)

Do not corrupt the earth after it has been put right. Call on Him fearfully and eagerly. Allah's mercy is close to the good-doers. (7:56)

To Allah belong the Most Beautiful Names, so call on Him by them and abandon those who desecrate His Names. They will be repaid for what they did. (7:180)

It is He Who created you from a single self and made from him his spouse so that he might find repose in her. Then when he covered her she bore a light load and carried it around. Then when it became heavy they called on Allah, their Lord, 'If You grant us a healthy child, we will be among the thankful!' (7:189)

Their call there is: 'Glory be to You, O Allah!' Their greeting there is: 'Peace!' The end of their call is: 'Praise be to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds!' (10:10)

When harm touches man, he calls on Us, lying on his side or sitting down or standing up. Then when We remove the harm from him he carries on as if he had never called on Us when the harm first touched him. In that way We make what they have done appear good to the profligate. (10:12)

It is He Who conveys you on both land and sea so that when some of you are on a boat, running before a fair wind, rejoicing at it, and then a violent squall comes upon them and the waves come at them from every side and they realise there is no way of escape, they call on Allah, making their religion sincerely His: 'If You rescue us from this, we will truly be among the thankful.' (10:22)

The call of truth is made to Him alone. Those they call upon apart from Him do not respond to them at all. It is like someone stretching out his cupped hands towards water to convey it to his mouth: it will never get there. The call of the disbelievers only goes astray. (13:14)

Restrain yourself patiently with those who call on their Lord morning and evening, desiring His face. Do not turn your eyes from them, desiring the attractions of this world. And do not obey someone whose heart We have made neglectful of Our remembrance and who follows his own whims and desires and whose life has transgressed all bounds. (18:28)

And (Zakariyya) said, 'My Lord, my bones have lost their strength and my head is crowned with white, but in calling on You, My Lord, I have never been disappointed.' (19:4)

(Ibrahim said,) 'I will separate myself from you and all you call upon besides Allah and I will call upon my Lord. It may well be that, in calling on my Lord, I will not be disappointed.' (19:48)

We responded to him and gave him Yahya, restoring for him his wife's fertility. They outdid one another in good actions, calling out to Us in yearning and in awe, and humbling themselves to Us. (21:90)

Say: 'What has My Lord to do with you if you do not call on Him? But you have denied the truth, so punishment is bound to come.' (25:77)

So do not call on any other god along with Allah or you will be among those who will be punished. (26:213)

Ibrahim said, 'Do they hear you when you call or do they help you or do you harm?' (26:72-73)

He Who responds to the oppressed when they call on Him and removes their distress, and has appointed you as inheritors of the earth. Is there another god besides Allah? How little you pay heed! (27:62)

When they embark in ships, they call on Allah, making their religion sincerely His, but then when He delivers them safely to the land, they associate others with Him. (29:65)

When harm touches people they call on their Lord, repenting to Him. But then, when He gives them a taste of mercy from Him, a group of them immediately associate others with their Lord. (30:33)

When the waves hang over them like canopies, they call on Allah, making their religion sincerely His. But then when He delivers them safely to the land, some of them are ambivalent. None but a treacherous, thankless man denies Our Signs. (31:32)

Their sides eschew their beds as they call on their Lord in fear and ardent hope. And they give of what We have provided for them. (32:16)

When harm touches man he calls upon his Lord, repenting to Him. Then when He grants him a blessing from Him, he forgets what he was calling for before and ascribes rivals to Allah, so as to misguide others from His Way. Say: 'Enjoy your disbelief for a little while. You are among the Companions of the Fire.' (39:8)

So call upon Allah, making your religion sincerely His, even though the disbelievers detest it. (40:14)

Pharaoh said, 'Let me kill Musa and let him call upon his Lord! I am afraid that he may change your religion and bring about corruption in the land.' (40:26)

Those in the Fire will say to the custodians of Hell, 'Call on your Lord to make the punishment less for us for just one day.' (40:49)

They will ask, 'Did your Messengers not bring you the Clear Signs?' They will answer, 'Yes.' They will say, 'Then you call!' But the calling of the disbelievers only goes astray. (40:50)

Your Lord says, 'Call on Me and I will answer you. Those who who are too proud to worship Me will enter Hell abject.' (40:60)

He is the Living-there is no god but Him-so call on Him, making your religion sincerely His. Praise be to Allah, the Lord of all the worlds. (40:65)

They said, 'Magician, invoke your Lord for us by the contract He has made with you and we shall certainly follow the guidance.' (43:49)

He (Musa) called out to his Lord, 'These are evildoing people.' (44:22)

(Believers will say,) 'Beforehand we certainly used to call on Him because He is the All-Good, the Most Merciful.' (52:28)

Nuh called upon his Lord: 'I am overwhelmed, so help me!' (54:10)

When the servant of Allah stands calling on Him, they almost swarm all over him. (72:19)

Say: 'I call only upon my Lord and do not associate anyone else with Him.' (72:20)


CALLING WITH DEROGATORY NICKNAMES

You who believe! People should not ridicule others who may be better than themselves; nor should any women ridicule other women who may be better than themselves. And do not find fault with one another or insult each other with derogatory nicknames. How evil it is to have a name for evil conduct after coming to faith! Those people who do not turn from it are wrongdoers. (49:11)


CAMEL

And a pair of camels and a pair of cattle-Say: 'Is it the two males He has made forbidden, or the two females, or what the wombs of the two females contain? Were you then witnesses when Allah gave you this instruction?' Who could do greater wrong than someone who invents lies against Allah thus leading people astray without any knowledge? Allah does not guide the people of the wrongdoers. (6:144)

As for those who deny Our Signs and are arrogant regarding them, the Gates of Heaven will not be opened for them, and they will not enter the Garden until a camel goes through a needle's eye. That is how We repay the evildoers. (7:40)

And to Thamud We sent their brother Salih, who said, 'My people, worship Allah! You have no other god than Him. A Clear Sign has come to you from your Lord. This is the She-Camel of Allah as a Sign for you. Leave her alone to eat on Allah's earth and do not harm her in any way or a painful punishment will afflict you.' (7:73)

And they hamstrung the She-Camel, spurning their Lord's command, and said, 'Salih! Bring us what you have promised us if you are one of the Messengers.' (7:77)

(Salih said,) 'My people! Here is the she-camel of Allah as a Sign for you. So leave her alone to eat on Allah's earth and do not inflict any harm on her or you will be overcome by an imminent punishment.' (11:64)

They said, 'We're missing the goblet of the king. The man who brings it will get a camel's load. Regarding that I stand as guarantor.' (12:72)

Nothing has prevented Us sending you Signs except the fact that the previous peoples denied them. We gave Thamud the she-camel as a visible Sign, and then they mistreated her. We do not send Signs except to frighten people. (17:59)

Salih said, 'Here is a she-camel. She has a time for drinking and you have a time for drinking-on specified days.' (26:155)

We will send the she-camel as a trial for them. Just keep a watchful eye on them and be steadfast. (54:27)

Then you, you misguided, you deniers will eat from the tree of Zaqqum, filling your stomachs with it and drink scalding water on top of it, slurping like thirst-crazed camels. (56:51-55)

Whatever booty from them Allah has given to His Messenger-and you spurred on neither horse nor camel in its acquisition, but Allah gives power to His Messengers over anyone He wills, Allah has power over all things. (59:6)

Proceed to a shadow which forks into three but gives no shade or protection from the flames, shooting up great sparks the size of castles, like a herd of yellow camels. (77:30-33)

When the camels in foal are neglected, (81:4)

Have they not looked at the camel-how it was created? (88:17)

And the Messenger of Allah had said to them,'This is the she-camel of Allah, so let her drink!' (91:13)


CAPTIVE

Then you are the people who are killing one another and expelling a group among you from their homes, ganging up against them in wrongdoing and enmity. Yet if they are brought to you as captives, you ransom them, when it was forbidden for you to expel them in the first place! Do you, then, believe in one part of the Book and reject the other? What repayment will there be for any of you who do that except disgrace in this world? And on the Day of Rising, they will be returned to the harshest of punishments. Allah is not unaware of what you do. (2:85)

It is not fitting for a Prophet to take captives until he has thoroughly subdued the land. You desire the goods of this world, whereas Allah desires the hereafter. Allah is Almighty, All-Wise. (8:67)

They (the believers) give food, despite their love for it, to the poor and orphans and captives. (76:8)


CARAVAN

One of them said, 'Do not take Yusuf's life but throw him to the bottom of the well, so that some (caravan of) travellers may discover him, if this is something that you have to do.' (12:10)

Then when he had supplied them with their needs, he put the goblet in his brother's bag. A herald called out, 'Caravan! You are thieves!' (12:70)

And when the caravan went on its way, their father said, 'I can smell Yusuf's scent! You probably think I have become senile.' (12:94)

In acknowledgment of the established tradition of Quraysh, their tradition of the winter and summer caravans. (106:1-2)


CARPET

Allah has made your houses places of rest for you and made houses for you out of cattle hides which are light for you to carry both when you are travelling and when you are staying in one place. And from their wool and fur and hair you obtain clothing and carpets and household utensils for a time. (16:80)

And the earth-We spread it like a carpet and how well We smoothed it out! (51:48)

Allah has spread the earth out as a carpet for you. (71:19)

Have We not made the earth a flat carpet? (78:6)


CARRION

He has only forbidden you carrion, blood and pork and what has been consecrated to other than Allah. But anyone who is forced to eat it-without desiring it or going to excess in it-commits no crime. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (2:173)

Forbidden for you are carrion, blood and pork, and what has been consecrated to other than Allah, and animals which have been strangled, and animals which have been killed by a blow, and animals which have fallen to their death, and animals which have been gored, and animals which wild beasts have eaten-except those you are able to slaughter properly-and animals which have been sacrificed on altars, and deciding things by means of divining arrows-that is deviance. Today those who disbelieve have despaired of overcoming your religion. So do not be afraid of them but be afraid of Me. Today I have perfected your religion for you and completed My blessing upon you and I am pleased with Islam as a religion for you. But if anyone is forced by hunger, not intending any wrongdoing, Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (5:3)

Say: 'I do not find, in what has been revealed to me, any food it is forbidden to eat except for carrion, flowing blood, and pork-for that is unclean-or some deviance consecrated to other than Allah. But if anyone is forced to eat it, without desiring to or going to excess in it, your Lord is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful.' (6:145)


CARVING OUT

(Salih said, 'My people,) remember when He appointed you successors to 'Ad and settled you in the land. You built palaces on its plains and carved out houses from the mountains. Remember Allah's blessings and do not go about the earth, corrupting it.' (7:74)

They (The people of al-Hijr) carved out houses from the mountains, feeling safe. (15:82)

He (Ibrahim) said, 'Do you worship something you have carved when Allah created both you and what you do?' (37:95-96)


CASTLE

Proceed to a shadow which forks into three but gives no shade or protection from the flames, shooting up great sparks the size of castles, like a herd of yellow camels. (77:30-33)


CATTLE

(Satan said,) 'I will lead them astray and fill them with false hopes. I will command them and they will cut off cattle's ears. I will command them and they will change Allah's creation.' Anyone who takes Satan as his protector in place of Allah has clearly lost everything. (4:119)

And a pair of camels and a pair of cattle-Say: 'Is it the two males He has made forbidden, or the two females, or what the wombs of the two females contain? Were you then witnesses when Allah gave you this instruction?' Who could do greater wrong than someone who invents lies against Allah thus leading people astray without any knowledge? Allah does not guide the people of the wrongdoers. (6:144)

We made forbidden for the Jews every animal with an undivided hoof, and in respect of cattle and sheep, We made their fat forbidden for them, except what is attached to their backs or guts or mixed up with bone. That is how We repaid them for their insolence. And We certainly speak the truth. (6:146)

We created many of the jinn and mankind for Hell. They have hearts they do not understand with. They have eyes they do not see with. They have ears they do not hear with. Such people are like cattle. No, they are even further astray! They are the unaware. (7:179)

There is instruction for you in cattle. From the contents of their bellies, from between the dung and blood, We give you pure milk to drink, easy for drinkers to swallow. (16:66)

Allah has made your houses places of rest for you and made houses for you out of cattle hides which are light for you to carry both when you are travelling and when you are staying in one place. And from their wool and fur and hair you obtain clothing and carpets and household utensils for a time. (16:80)

But We will drive the evildoers to Hell, like cattle to a watering hole. (19:86)

Eat and pasture your cattle. Certainly there are Signs in that for people of sound intellect. (20:54)

Do you suppose that most of them hear or understand? They are just like cattle. Indeed they are even more astray! (25:44)

Allah will admit those who believe to Gardens with rivers flowing under them. Those who disbelieve have their enjoyment, eating as cattle eat, but the Fire will be their final residence. (47:12)


CAVE

If you do not help him, Allah did help him when those who disbelieved drove him out and there were two of them in the Cave. He said to his companion, 'Do not be despondent, Allah is with us.' Then Allah sent down His serenity upon him and reinforced him with troops you could not see. He made the word of those who disbelieved undermost. It is the word of Allah which is uppermost. Allah is Almighty, All-Wise. (9:40)

If they could find a bolt-hole, cave or burrow, they would turn and scurry away into it. (9:57)

When the young men took refuge in the cave and said, 'Our Lord, give us mercy directly from You and open the way for us to right guidance in our situation.' (18:10)

So We sealed their ears with sleep in the cave for a number of years. (18:11)

(One of them said,) 'When you have separated yourselves from them and everything they worship except Allah, take refuge in the cave and your Lord will unfold His mercy to you and open the way to the best for you in your situation.' (18:16)

You would have seen the sun, when it rose, inclining away from their cave towards the right, and, when it set, leaving them behind on the left, while they were lying in an open part of it. That was one of Allah's Signs. Whoever Allah guides is truly guided. But if He misguides someone, you will find no protector for them to guide them rightly. (18:17)

They stayed in their Cave for three hundred years and added nine. (18:25)


CERTAIN, THE

And worship your Lord until what is Certain comes to you. (15:99)

(The evildoers will say,) 'We plunged with those who plunged and denied the Day of Judgment until the Certain came to us.' (74:45-47)


CERTAINTY

(The Qur'an contains guidance for) those who believe in what has been sent down to you and what was sent down before you, and are certain about the hereafter. (2:4)

Those who do not know say, 'If only Allah would speak to us, or some sign come to us!' just like those before them who said the same as they say. Their hearts are much the same. We have made the Signs clear for people who have certainty. (2:118)

Do they then seek the judgement of the Time of Ignorance? Who could be better at giving judgement than Allah for people with certainty? (5:50)

Because of that We showed Ibrahim the dominions of the heavens and the earth so that he might be one of the people of certainty. (6:75)

Allah is He Who raised up the heavens without any support-you can see that-and then established Himself firmly on the Throne. He made the sun and moon subservient, each running for a specified term. He directs the whole affair. He makes the Signs clear so that hopefully you will be certain about the meeting with your Lord. (13:2)

(Believers are) those who perform prayer and give the alms and are certain about the hereafter. (27:3)

When the Word is justly carried out against them, We will produce a Beast from the earth which will speak to them. Truly mankind had no certainty about Our Signs. (27:82)

So be steadfast. Allah's promise is true. Do not let those who have no certainty make you impatient and shake your firmness. (30:60)

(Good-doers are) those who perform prayer and give the alms and are certain of the hereafter. (31:4)

If only you could see the evildoers hanging their heads in shame before their Lord: 'Our Lord, we have seen and we have heard, so send us back again and we will act rightly. Truly we now have certainty.' (32:12)

We appointed leaders from among them, guiding by Our command when they were steadfast and when they had certainty about Our Signs. (32:24)

(He is) the Lord of the heavens and the earth and everything in between them, if you are people with certainty. (44:7)

And in your creation and all the creatures He has spread about there are Signs for people with certainty. (45:4)

This is clear insight for mankind and guidance and mercy for people with certainty. (45:20)

But as for those who disbelieved, (they will be told): 'Were My Signs not recited to you and yet you proved arrogant; you were a people of evildoers? When you were told, "Allah's promise is true and so is the Hour, of which there is no doubt," you said, "We have no idea what the Hour is. We have only been conjecturing. We are by no means certain."' (45:31-32)

There are certainly Signs in the earth for people with certainty. (51:20)

Or did they create the heavens and the earth? No, in truth they have no certainty. (52:36)

This is indeed the Truth of Certainty. (56:95)

We have only appointed angels as masters of the Fire and We have only specified their number as a trial for those who disbelieve; so that those who were given the Book might gain in certainty, and those who believe might increase in their faith, and both those who were given the Book and the believers might have no doubt; and so that those with sickness in their hearts and the disbelievers might say, 'What did Allah intend by this example?' In this way Allah misguides those He wills and guides those He wills. No one knows the legions of your Lord but Him. This is nothing but a reminder to all human beings. (74:31)

No indeed, if you only knew with the Knowledge of Certainty, you will certainly see the Blazing Fire! Then you will certainly see it with the Eye of Certainty. (102:5-7)


CHARACTER

Indeed you are truly vast in character. (68:4)


CHARITY (SADAQA)

Perform the pilgrimage and the pious visit for Allah. If you are forcibly prevented, make whatever sacrifice is feasible. But do not shave your heads until the sacrificial animal has reached the place of sacrifice. If any of you are ill or have a head injury, the expiation is fasting or charity or sacrifice when you are safe and well again. And if you are secure, then he who takes advantage of a pious visit before the pilgrimage should make whatever sacrifice is feasible. For any one who cannot, there is three days' fast on pilgrimage and seven on your return-that is ten in all. That is for anyone whose family does not live near the Sacred Mosque (Masjid al-Haram). Have fear of Allah and know that Allah is fierce in retribution. (2:196)

Correct and courteous words accompanied by forgiveness are better than charity followed by insulting words. Allah is Rich Beyond Need, All-Forbearing. (2:263)

You who believe! Do not nullify your charity by demands for gratitude or insulting words, like him who spends his wealth, showing off to people and not believing in Allah and the Last Day. His likeness is that of a smooth rock coated with soil, which, when heavy rain falls on it, is left stripped bare. They have no power over anything they have earned. Allah does not guide disbelieving people. (2:264)

If you make your charity public, that is good. But if you conceal it and give it to the poor, that is better for you, and We will erase some of your bad actions from you. Allah is aware of what you do. (2:271)

Allah obliterates usury but makes charity grow in value! Allah does not love any persistently ungrateful wrongdoer. (2:276)

A believer should never kill another believer unless it is by mistake. Anyone who kills a believer by mistake should free a believing slave and pay blood-money to his family unless they forgo it as a charity. If he is from a people who are your enemies and is a believer, you should free a believing slave. If he is from a people you have a treaty with, blood money should be paid to his family and you should free a believing slave. Anyone who cannot find the means should fast two consecutive months. This is a concession from Allah. Allah is All-Knowing, All-Wise. (4:92)

There is no good in much of their secret talk, except in the case of those who enjoin charity, or what is right, or putting things right between people. If anyone does that, seeking the pleasure of Allah, We will give him an immense reward. (4:114)

We prescribed for them in it: a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a nose for a nose, an ear for an ear, a tooth for a tooth, and retaliation for wounds. But if anyone forgoes that as a charity, it will act as expiation for him. Those who do not judge by what Allah has sent down, such people are wrongdoers. (5:45)

Among them there were some who made an agreement with Allah: 'If He gives us of His bounty we will definitely give charity and be among the righteous.' (9:75)

As for the people who find fault with those believers who give charity spontaneously, and with those who can find nothing to give but their own effort, and deride them, Allah derides them. They will have a painful punishment. (9:79)

Take charity from their wealth to purify and cleanse them and pray for them. Your prayers bring relief to them. Allah is All-Hearing, All-Knowing. (9:103)

Men and women who are Muslims, men and women who are believers, men and women who are obedient, men and women who are truthful, men and women who are steadfast, men and women who are humble, men and women who give charity, men and women who fast, men and women who guard their chastity, men and women who remember Allah much: Allah has prepared forgiveness for them and an immense reward. (33:35)

The men and women who give charity and make a good loan to Allah will have it increased for them and they will have a generous reward. (57:18)

You who believe! When you consult the Messenger privately precede your private consultation by giving charity-that is better for you and purer. But if you cannot find the means, Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (58:12)

Are you afraid to give gifts of charity before your private consultation? If you do not and Allah turns to you, at least perform prayer and give the alms, and obey Allah and His Messenger. Allah is aware of what you do. (58:13)

Give from what We have provided for you before death comes to one of you and he says, 'My Lord, if only you would give me a little more time so that I can give charity and be one of the righteous!' (63:10)


CHASTITY

If any of you do not have the means to marry free women who are believers, you may marry slavegirls who are believers. Allah knows best about your faith; you are all the same in that respect. Marry them with their owners' permission and give them their dowries correctly and courteously as married women, not in fornication or taking them as lovers. When they are married, if they commit fornication they should receive half the punishment of free women. This is for those of you who are afraid of committing fornication. But being patient is better for you. Allah is Ever-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (4:25)

Today all good things have been made lawful for you. And the food of those given the Book is also lawful for you and your food is lawful for them. So are chaste women from among the believers and chaste women of those given the Book before you, once you have given them their dowries in marriage, not in fornication or taking them as lovers. But as for anyone who rejects faith, his actions will come to nothing and in the hereafter he will be among the losers. (5:5)

She (Maryam) said, 'How can I have a boy when no man has touched me and I am not an unchaste woman?' (19:20)

(Her people said to Maryam,) 'Sister of Harun, your father was not an evil man nor was your mother an unchaste woman!' (19:28)

And she (Maryam) who protected her chastity. We breathed into her some of Our Spirit and made her and her son a Sign for all the worlds. (21:91)

(Believers are) those who guard their chastity. (23:5)

Say to the believers that they should lower their eyes and guard their chastity. That is purer for them. Allah is aware of what they do. (24:30)

Say to the believing women that they should lower their eyes and guard their chastity and not display their adornments-except for what normally shows-and draw their head-coverings across their breasts. They should only display their adornments to their husbands or their fathers or their husbands' fathers, or their sons or their husbands' sons or their brothers or their brothers' sons or their sisters' sons or other women or those they own as slaves or their male attendants who have no sexual desire or children who still have no awareness of women's private parts. Nor should they stamp their feet so that their hidden ornaments are known. Turn to Allah every one of you, believers, so that hopefully you will have success. (24:31)

Men and women who are Muslims, men and women who are believers, men and women who are obedient, men and women who are truthful, men and women who are steadfast, men and women who are humble, men and women who give charity, men and women who fast, men and women who guard their chastity, men and women who remember Allah much: Allah has prepared forgiveness for them and an immense reward. (33:35)

And Maryam, the daughter of 'Imran, who guarded her chastity-We breathed Our Spirit into her and she confirmed the Words of her Lord and His Book and was one of the obedient. (66:12)

(Belivers are) those who guard their chastity except from their wives and any slaves they own, in which case they incur no blame, (70:29-30)