Quran Quote  : 

قُلۡ اُوۡحِىَ اِلَىَّ اَنَّهُ اسۡتَمَعَ نَفَرٌ مِّنَ الۡجِنِّ فَقَالُوۡۤا اِنَّا سَمِعۡنَا قُرۡاٰنًاعَجَبًاۙ‏ ﴿۱﴾

Please declare (1) (O dear Prophet): "It has been revealed to me that the party of the jinns listened (2), and they said: 'Undoubtedly, we have heard the wonderful Qur'an (3)

1. Say O My Beloved, to these infidels so that it would be known that you are the Prophet of the humans and the jinns and that when non-human species like the jinns declare faith in you, then how regrettable it is about those people who do not accept faith in spite of being humans.

2. When going to the marketplace of Ukkaz at Nakhla, which is situated, between Makkah and Taif, the jinns of Nasebeen carefully listened to my recitation in Fajr Salaah.

3. They told their jinn associates with the intention of propagating Islam to them. From this verse, we learn that these jinns neither met the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه و آله وسلم nor did they hear the speech of him . They merely saw him and listened to his Quranic recitation, as a result of which they became believers and Companions of the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم In fact they became high calibre believers.

Now imagine the position of those people who had enjoyed the companionship of the Prophet of Islam by being with him like a shadow. What will be the caliber of their faith and their mystical knowledge of Allah Almighty?

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 1
Topic : Jinn listen to Quran

يَّهۡدِىۡۤ اِلَى الرُّشۡدِ فَاٰمَنَّا بِهٖ‌ؕ وَلَنۡ نُّشۡرِكَ بِرَبِّنَاۤ اَحَدًاۙ‏ ﴿۲﴾

"Guiding (4) to the Right Way. So, we believe (5) in it and we do not Commit polytheism (6), with our Lord."

4. It provides guidance for the correction of beliefs as well as the correction of deeds. Thus, guidance signifies guidance of both. This sentence has many meanings.

5. This means to believe in the Holy Qur'an, or through the Holy Qur'an believe in the possessor of the Holy Qur'an. In the Kalimah Tayyibah and the questions in the grave, only two articles of faith are reflected i.e. the Oneness of Allah Almighty (Tauheed) and the Prophethood of the Holy Prophet (Risaalat) and about the Day of Judgement, the Angels, etc.

From this we learn that these two are the true basis of faith. If you declare belief in them the other articles would be included therein. It is possible in BIHI the letter BA may be one of causes, which may mean that through this Qur'an, people have brought faith the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم on

6. This means in the future, too, we will remain believers. Hence, the same happened. The end of all of them was on faith. This tells us that the good opinion of the believer is always correct. We also learn that to say "If Allah wills" in ones heart at times is sufficient because they had not said "If Allah wills" verbally.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 2
Topic : Jinn listen to Quran

وَّاَنَّهٗ تَعٰلٰى جَدُّ رَبِّنَا مَا اتَّخَذَ صَاحِبَةً وَّلَا وَلَدًاۙ‏ ﴿۳﴾

"And that exalted be the Highest Glory of our Lord, who has neither taken anyone as a wife, nor a son (7)."

7. This tells us that these jinns obtained the knowledge of the Personality and Attributes of Allah Almighty from just one glance at the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم “ Accept thee the answer to each question from the pious, for their foreheads are like the Divine Tablet."

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 3
Topic : Jinn praises the glory of Allah

وَّ اَنَّهٗ كَانَ يَقُوۡلُ سَفِيۡهُنَا عَلَى اللّٰهِ شَطَطًاۙ‏ ﴿۴﴾

"And the foolish (8) amongst us used to forge senseless lies against 'Allah."

8. From this we learn that all the jinns were not polytheists. Some were monotheists as well. Just as before the advent of Islam there were some people who were monotheists, like the parents and ancestors of the Holy Prophet

9. In that some jinns had been accepted as partners of Allah Almighty and some as His wives and children. Both these beliefs are false.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 4
Topic : Jinn listen to Quran

وَّاَنَّا ظَنَنَّاۤ اَنۡ لَّنۡ تَقُوۡلَ الۡاِنۡسُ وَالۡجِنُّ عَلَى اللّٰهِ كَذِبًاۙ‏ ﴿۵﴾

"And that we thought that human beings and jinns will never utter (10) a lie against Allah.".

10. This means we, too, were accepting the words of these polytheists thinking that they do not forge lies against Allah Almighty. This tells us that prior to accepting faith these jinns were polytheists.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 5
Topic : Jinn praises the glory of Allah

وَاَنَّهٗ كَانَ رِجَالٌ مِّنَ الۡاِنۡسِ يَعُوۡذُوۡنَ بِرِجَالٍ مِّنَ الۡجِنِّ فَزَادُوۡهُمۡ رَهَقًاۙ‏ ﴿۶﴾

"And the commoners from among the human beings (11) used to seek refuge (12) with persons from among the jinns, so they increased them in their pride (13)."

11. It should be remembered that when the word RIJAAL (people) is used without any restriction it would denote male being. Male jinns cannot be regarded as RIJAAL without restriction. Hence, in this verse there is the restriction of "from the jinn". Thus in the following verse: "And We sent not before you any but men and not jinn." Prophethood is specific to human beings because here RIJAAL is used without any restriction. It is important to remember this.

12. Thus, when he would stop during the th journey at any dangerous place he would say that we are taking refuge in the leader of this jungle, and to ward off any sickness or an evil eye, he would cook the niaz of the jinns. In short he would seek protection from the jinns in many ways (Tafseer Azizi). From this we learn that it is unlawful to take refuge in the jinns as this would lead to increase in their rebellion. It. is permissible to seek help from the Prophet and Saint because this does not lead to any pride in these pious sages.

13. This means that another reason for the increase in pride and haughtiness of the jinns is that some human beings began to seek in them during their journey and settled state which led the jinns to think

they really have power, as even the most perior creation i.e. man too is dependent on them. These persons became the cause of increase in transgression of the jinns.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 6
Topic : Human increased the arrogance of Jinn

وَّاَنَّهُمۡ ظَنُّوۡا كَمَا ظَنَنۡتُمۡ اَنۡ لَّنۡ يَّبۡعَثَ اللّٰهُ اَحَدًاۙ‏ ﴿۷﴾

"And indeed they thought as you hink, that Allah will never raise any Messenger (14)"

14. After Hazrat Musa (On whom be peace) or Hazrat Isa (On whom be peace), although the seal of the Prophets has come now.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 7
Topic : Like human Jinn deny day of judgement

وَّاَنَّا لَمَسۡنَا السَّمَآءَ فَوَجَدۡنٰهَا مُلِئَتۡ حَرَسًا شَدِيۡدًا وَّشُهُبًاۙ‏ ﴿۸﴾

and that �we tried to pry (the secrets of) the heaven, but we found it full of terrible guards and shooting meteors�;

5. This means our going now to the heavens listen to the secret information of the angels. On these visits they would find the heavens filled with angels employed as guards and famed cartridges and round objects, which locked their way.

From this we learn that before the birth of the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم the jinns would enter the heavens unhindered and listen to the conversation of the angels. After the advent this of the Holy Prophet movement of theirs came to an end. This tells us that before the advent of the Holy Prophet either there were no meteors at all i.e. the stars would not fall down at all and if they did, this was a rare occurrence; or that the movement of the devils had not been stopped.

After the advent of the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم the jinns were barred from entering the heavens. His blessed advent revolutionized the world. The Holy Prophe صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم was sent as the emperor of the heavens and the earth.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 8
Topic : Jinn Tried to know the secret of heavens

وَّاَنَّا كُنَّا نَقۡعُدُ مِنۡهَا مَقَاعِدَ لِلسَّمۡعِ‌ؕ فَمَنۡ يَّسۡتَمِعِ الۡاٰنَ يَجِدۡ لَهٗ شِهَابًا رَّصَدًاۙ‏ ﴿۹﴾

"And that we used to sit on the listening observatory ports thereof, or steal any heavenly (16) hearing, but who would (try to) listen would find flame (17) shooting star lying in wait for him."anyone who now attempts to listen finds a shooting meteor in wait for him�

16. They would listen to the conversation of the angels and convey it to the astrologers; through these astrologers, they were able to foretell events to the inhabitants of the earth.

17. From this we learn that after the advent of the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم jinns were stopped from entering the heavens. As a result of this, the prophecies of the astrologers and the pundits began to prove totally wrong. Prior to this, some of their prophecies used to be correct, which the jinns had obtained from the angels.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 9
Topic : Jinn Tried to know the secret of heavens

وَّاَنَّا لَا نَدۡرِىۡۤ اَشَرٌّ اُرِيۡدَ بِمَنۡ فِىۡ الۡاَرۡضِ اَمۡ اَرَادَ بِهِمۡ رَبُّهُمۡ رَشَدًاۙ‏ ﴿۱۰﴾

"Therefore we do not know whether it is evil meant for those who are on earth or whether their Lord wants to bring them guidance (18)¸”

8. By sending this Prophet and the Holy Qur'an. We do not say, you must decide for yourself. It is apparent that the Holy Prophet is a mercy to those before him and those after him. Now, it is not necessary for anyone to bring unseen and prophetic information from the heavens. In the information of the jinns there was tremendous mischief. Thus, their being barred from heaver is a mercy of Allah Almighty.

Surah Name : Al-Jinn   Surah Number : 72   Ayat Number: 10
Topic : Jinn Tried to know the secret of heavens

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