Quran Quote  : 

سَاَلَ سَآٮِٕلٌۢ بِعَذَابٍ وَّاقِعٍۙ‏ ﴿۱﴾

A questioner asks about punishment (1) about to fall.

His name was Nadar bin Harith he had been saying Oh Lord if the Holy Qur'an is a true Book then pour stones upon us from the sky, which has been mentioned elsewhere in the Qur'aan. From this, we learn that to seek a Divine Punishment is the way of the infidels, while the work of the believer is to seek In protection from punishment.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 1
Topic : The unbelievers would challenge for Punishment to prophet-1

 لِّلۡكٰفِرِيۡنَ لَيۡسَ لَهٗ دَافِعٌۙ‏ ﴿۲﴾

Upon the infidels, which none may avert (2).

Nadar bin Harith, Abu Jahl, etc., and the leaders of the Quraish, had asked the Holy Prophet صلى الله عليه وآله وسلم who is entitled to the punishment about which you are warning us? in reply to it, this verse was revealed (Tafseer Khazainul Irfaan). In this condition, by a question is meant to ask. The author of Tafseer Azizi said that people would pray holding the Cloth of the Holy Ka'bah, that Oh Allah! If Islam is the true religion, then pour stones upon us. This verse was revealed regarding them. In this condition, the question signifies offering a prayer. The objective of this is whether the people pray or not, the punishment is certain to descend upon the infidels. It will not be warded off by any means.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 2
Topic : The unbelievers would challenge for Punishment to prophet-1

 مِّنَ اللّٰهِ ذِىۡ الۡمَعَارِجِؕ‏ ﴿۳﴾

(As it is) from Allah, the Lord of the ways of ascent (3).

. He is the Lord of the seven heavens, the Divine Throne, and the Chair wherein no one has any claim of ownership. Therefore, it has been mentioned specifically. Otherwise, it is Allah Almighty Who is the Supreme Lord of everything high and low.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 3
Topic : Angels ascends to Allah whose time period is 50 thousand years-2

تَعۡرُجُ الۡمَلٰٓٮِٕكَةُ وَ الرُّوۡحُ اِلَيۡهِ فِىۡ يَوۡمٍ كَانَ مِقۡدَارُهٗ خَمۡسِيۡنَ اَلۡفَ سَنَةٍ‌ۚ‏ ﴿۴﴾

To Him ascend (4) the angels and Jibraeel(5) that chastisement will fall on a Day, the measure of which is fifty thousand years (6).

4. From this we learn that Hazrat Jibraeel (On whom be peace) is superior among all the angels because he has been mentioned after all the angels in a special way. We further learn that his name is Rooh (spirit) as well. And Roohullah (the spirit of Allah Almighty), Hazrat Isa (On whom be peace) was born from his blowing on Bibi Mariam. Here, by angels is meant those angels who always descend on the earth through the permission of Allah Almighty. They do not include those angels who are assigned the duty of only worshipping Allah Almighty. 5. From the heavens to the earth, or they go to their place. The loftiest place of all is that of Hazrat Jibraeel (On whom be peace), which is SIDRATUL MUNTAHA. 6, For some, the punishment is for a thousand years, while for others it is just a short while. Just as a sick patient finds a night to be long, while the healthy person enjoying a good sleep finds the night short. While the one who meets his beloved finds it to be just one moment.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 4
Topic : Angels ascends to Allah whose time period is 50 thousand years-2

فَاصۡبِرۡ صَبۡرًا جَمِيۡلاً‏ ﴿۵﴾

Therefore, be steadfast (7) with admirable patience.

You should not feel straitened at the cruelty of the infidels. Thus, this verse is firm and not abrogated. It should be remembered that excellent patience is that which is made for gaining the pleasures of Allah Almighty. It is for this type of patience that one would be rewarded.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 5
Topic : O Prophet bear with patience-3

اِنَّهُمۡ يَرَوۡنَهٗ بَعِيۡدًاۙ‏ ﴿۶﴾

Surely, they see it to be far off (8).

This means that take it to be beyond human intelligence, and say that the Day of Judgement and its punishments are impossible. Hence, there is no inconsistency in the verse. Since the infidels did not believe in punishment, the word is indeed meaningless.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 6
Topic : The day of punishment is very near-4

وَنَرٰٮهُ قَرِيۡبًاؕ‏ ﴿۷﴾

But, We see it nearby (9).

. As that punishment is closer than human intelligence as well in terms of time. The introduction of this punishment begins soon after a person dies. There is nothing beyond Our power.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 7
Topic : The day of punishment is very near-4

 يَوۡمَ تَكُوۡنُ السَّمَآءُ كَالۡمُهۡلِۙ‏ ﴿۸﴾

On the day when the heavens shall be as molten silver (10).

At first, this would be the condition of the sky. Thereafter, it would become like a red, tanned sheepskin. Says Allah Almighty: "And when the sky will split, it will become rose like red hide" (S55:V37). Thus, there is inconsistency in the verses.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 8
Topic : That day the sky will be like molten Bass-5

وَتَكُوۡنُ الۡجِبَالُ كَالۡعِهۡنِۙ‏ ﴿۹﴾

. And the mountains will be as flakes of wool.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 9
Topic : The mountains will be like woolen tuft-6

وَلَا يَسۡـَٔـلُ حَمِيۡمٌ حَمِيۡمًاۚ ۖ‏ ﴿۱۰﴾

And a bosom friend will not ask about a bosom friend (11).

Not enquiring about this will be for the infidels. Or, during the early part of Judgement Day, then after the great intercession, some believers will intercede for some believers. They will enquire and remedy the situation. Thus, this verse is not in contradiction with other verses.

Surah Name : Al-Maaarij   Surah Number : 70   Ayat Number: 10
Topic : No best friend will ask about each other-7

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