Tafheem ul Quran

Surah 28 Al-Qasas

Verse [Section]: 1-13[1], 14-21[2], 22-28[3], 29-42[4], 43-50[5], 51-60[6], 61-75[7], 76-82[8], 83-88[9]

Ayat Themes of Surah 28. Al-Qasas

1-3 Story of Prophet Musa

4-13 Fir'on plotted to kill the sons of the Israelites to save his kingship, while Allah planned to bring up one of them in Fir'on's own household

14-21 Musa's youth, his folly of killing a man, and his escape from Fir'on's retribution

22-28 His arrival at Madyan, acceptance of ten years term employment, and marriage

29-35 His arrival at Mount Tur, seeing a fire, conversation with Allah, and his appointment as a Rasool to Fir'on and his chiefs

36-42 Fir'on and his chiefs disbelieved; as result Allah destroyed them but saved the Children of Israel

43-50 Information about the destruction of prior generations is given to teach a lesson

51-55 Righteous Jews and Christians can recognize the truth of Al-Quran and feel that they were Muslims even before hearing it

56-60 Prophets cannot give guidance, it is Allah who gives guidance

61-67 On the Day of Judgement disbelievers will wish that they had accepted Guidance

68-75 Allah's powers are not in the hands of Mushrikin, that they can assign them to whomever they want

76-82 Story of Qarun, the rich man, who was from the people of Musa but he rebelled against the guidance of Allah

83-88 Revelation of Al-Quran is the mercy of Allah, let no one turn you away from it