Al Ankabut – The Spider – 029

NUMBER OF AYAAT

69

OPENING WORDS

اۤلم

MAKKI/ MADANI

Makki

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER

78

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Learning-Resources

The sura is divided into 8 sections. Its message revolves around afflictions or tests necessary to test one’s faith.

The first section alludes to physical, emotional & social afflictions
The second section reminds of the tests of past prophets
The name of the sura comes from this section and warns against the flimsiness of relying on other that Divinity
The solution lies in the Qur’an and Salaa
When interacting with the Ahlul Kitab there is a necessity to do so with commonalities
A warning against defiance
When it gets impossible to survive in a situation then His earth is vast and migration (Hijra) is necessary. A reminder that every soul will taste death.
Finally, it is He who sustains and protects and for us is to strive to do our best.

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