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66 At-Tahrim (To Hold Forbidden or Sanction)
The following Ayats (signs) are randomly selected on this day as a reminder to those believers in the Unique Creator of all that exists, that seeking answers to daily problems are most efficient through the journey offered within the sacred texts of the Holy Quran, the latest divine words of revelation brought to mankind through the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) Messenger of God.
In the Name of Allah the Merciful Beneficient
66:6 O, you who believe! Secure yourselves and your households from the Fire that its fuel shall be men[women] and stones; over which shall be guards of Angels [which] are harsh and stern and very dutiful to [God]'s Commands; they act upon what they have been Commanded;
66:7 And they will say to the disbelievers: "O, You who disbelieved! Do not render many excuses today; you shall be [damned] for what you used to do in the world."
66:8 O, you who believe! [If you desire to be immune from the bad end, then avoid wrongdoing while you are in this world] submit your repentance to [God] with a sincere Repentance;*1 your Creator may remove from you, your sins and admit you to the Gardens in the midst of which streams flow. On the Day of Judgment the Messenger and his believing followers are not disgraced by [God]: Their light will go ahead of them and on their right side; and they pray: "O, our Creator&Nurturer! Perfect for us our light*2 and grant us Forgiveness; Verily, You are Powerful over all Things."
66:9 O, Messenger! Fight against the disbelievers and the hypocrites and be harsh against them; and their abode will be Hell; and evil is their destination.
66:10 [God] has set forth examples among those who disbelieved [of women]: They were the wife of Noah and the wife of Lot [who] married two of Our righteous worshippers and they both betrayed their husbands by opposing the Mission and their Faith. But their husbands [though Messengers] could not intercede for them against [God]'s Will, and they were told: "Enter the Fire along with those who enter!"
66:11 And [God] has set forth examples among those who believed [of the women]: the wife of Pharoah when she prayed: "O, My Creator&Nurturer! Please Construct for me a home in Paradise in Your Presence and save me from Pharoah and his wrongdoings and save me from these people who are all wrongdoers."
66:12 And also Mary daughter of Imran who was a chaste woman; and We breathed in her a Spirit*3 from Our Own Presence; and she testified to the Truth of her Creator's Words of Revelation and [Its] Books; and she was of the obedient worshippers of [God].
1- Nassuh Repentance, is a sincere and true repentance presented to God, the Repentance-Accepter, along with a covenant for quitting the disbelief or any other sins, permanently
2- Editor's Note: This seems to be a metaphor referring to the "inner light" which most "Holy" individuals carry, and all along our earthly existence true believers need to become "perfect" in order to reach the level of true Humanity and Holiness which Prophets and Saint behold. Forgiveness for their earthly flaws are part of the gifts that God gives these "chosen" people.
3- Editor's Note: In Christian teaching the "Spirit" is referred to as an "Giver of Life" which completes the Trinity (Father, Son and the Holy Spirit) usually visually depicted as a dove. In eastern philosophy it is known as a mysterious energy which follows all of God's Messengers either as the form of an angel (Gabriel, in the case of Muhammad), or as an undefined connection with God (in the case of Jesus). It is an "inner voice" heard only by the Messengers which reveals the Holy Messages of God to the "chosen" people. This definition is also referred to as the "Spirit of Understanding and Fear YHWH (Is. 11-2) in Jewish Scriptures. In Christian as well as Stoic philosophy the 'Holy Spirit' comes with the idea of a vital fire and beneficent warmth.