In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful.

Continuation of Chapter 14 Ibrahim ( )
(Ibrahim (Abraham) (pbuh))

In the name of Allah Most Gracious Most Merciful.
O our Lord! cover (us) with Thy Forgiveness me my parents and (all) Believers on the Day that the Reckoning will be established!"
  • Read again n. 1912 above. Having prayed for his progeny, Abraham now prays for Allah's grace on himself, his parents, and the whole Brotherhood of Faith, irrespective of family or race or time, to be perfected in the ideal of Islam.
  • For the shades of meaning in the different words for Forgiveness, see n. 110 to ii. 109.
  • My parents. Abraham's father was an idolater (xliii. 26; vi. 74). Not only that, but he persecuted the Faith of Unity and threatened Abraham with stoning and exile (xix. 46); and he and his people cast him into the Fire to be burned (xxi. 52, 68). Yet Abr
  • At the final Reckoning, all that may seem inequality or injustice in this world will be redressed. But the merits of the best of us will need Allah's Grace to establish us in that lasting Felicity which is promised to the righteous. And Abraham, as the fa

Jazak Allahu Khairin