English-Arabic Key, referring every word to the Arabic equivalent in Vol.
(82) And they hewed houses out of the mountains to secure themselves.His reasons may be briefly stated thus: (1) Ibn Hishám, who in one place attributes vers.94-96 to Muhammad’s early preaching, gives in another place (272) a better explanation of those verses.13 of the facsimile PDF] [Editor: Arabic word - please see p.13 of the facsimile PDF], which never occur in the chapters of the earlier period.(83) But a terrible noise from heaven assailed them in the morning; (84) neither was what they had wrought of any advantage unto them.(85) We have not created the heavens and the earth, and whatever is we will demand an account from them all (93) of that which they have wrought.(94) Wherefore publish that which thou hast been commanded, and withdraw from the idolaters.(95) We will surely take thy part against the scoffers, (96) chapter owes its name to the mention of the bee as having received a divine revelation in ver. The contents differ little from those of other Makkan chapters of the later Makkan period which admonish the unbelieving Quraish, by instruction as to the character of the true God, by reproach for ingratitude and folly, by warning and threatening. 3 of a 4 volume edition of the Quran based upon Sale’s translation of 1734 with later commentary and notes by Wherry. This material is put online to further the educational goals of Liberty Fund, Inc. There is, however, no good reason for such an interpretation of this passage. Aside from the general spirit of the revelations in this chapter, we have as data for fixing their date the statements of vers.Unless otherwise stated in the Copyright Information section above, this material may be used freely for educational and academic purposes. 16 and 47, which allude to the purpose of the Quraish to expel Muhammad and his followers from Makkah.