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Commentary on the Koran: Surah 83 “Those Who Defraud”
(Edition 1.0 20180513-20180513)
This text deals with the Eighth Commandment and those who break it.
Commentary on the Koran: Surah 83 “Those Who Defraud”
Pickthall Translation; Bible quotes are from the English Standard Version unless otherwise noted.
At Tatfif “Defrauding” is named from the first verse.
83.1. Woe unto the defrauders:
Refer to Revelation 20:11-15 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 17 (No. Q017) at ayat 15; Hebrews 9:27 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 17 (No. Q017) at ayat 18; 2Corinthians 5:10 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 17 (No. Q017) at ayat 36; Job 34:21-22 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 24 (No. Q024) at ayat 21and Ecclesiastes 12:14 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 33 (No. Q033) at ayat 2.
Leviticus 19:35-36 You shall do no wrong in judgment, in measures of length or weight or quantity. 36You shall have just balances, just weights, a just ephah, and a just hin: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt.
Proverbs 20:10 Unequal weights and unequal measures are both alike an abomination to the LORD.
Amos 8:4-6 Hear this, you who trample on the needy and bring the poor of the land to an end, 5saying, “When will the new moon be over, that we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, that we may offer wheat for sale, that we may make the ephah small and the shekel great and deal deceitfully with false balances, 6that we may buy the poor for silver and the needy for a pair of sandals and sell the chaff of the wheat?”
Hosea 12:7 A merchant, in whose hands are false balances, he loves to oppress.
Micah 6:10-11 Can I forget any longer the treasures of wickedness in the house of the wicked, and the scant measure that is accursed? 11Shall I acquit the man with wicked scales and with a bag of deceitful weights?
Job 34:20 In a moment they die; at midnight the people are shaken and pass away, and the mighty are taken away by no human hand.
Romans 14:12 So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.
Malachi 4:1 For behold, the day is coming, burning like an oven, when all the arrogant and all evildoers will be stubble. The day that is coming shall set them ablaze, says the LORD of hosts, so that it will leave them neither root nor branch.
83.7. Nay, but the record of the vile is in Sijjin -
Refer to Revelation 20:11-15 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 17 (No. Q017) at ayat 15; 2Chronicles 36:16 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 21 (No. Q021) at ayat 15; Psalm 28:4 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 24 (No. Q024) at ayat 13; John 5:25 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 30 (No. Q030) at ayat 25 and 2Timothy 3:16 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 30 (No. Q030) at ayat 30.
Acts 23:8 For the Sadducees say that there is no resurrection, nor angel, nor spirit, but the Pharisees acknowledge them all.
John 11:25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,
Matthew 28:5-6 But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. 6He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.
1Corinthians 15:3-8 For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, 4that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures, 5and that he appeared to Cephas, then to the twelve. 6Then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at one time, most of whom are still alive, though some have fallen asleep. 7Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles. 8Last of all, as to one untimely born, he appeared also to me.
James 5:1-6 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. 2Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. 3Your gold and silver have corroded, and their corrosion will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure in the last days. 4Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, are crying out against you, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. 5You have lived on the earth in luxury and in self-indulgence. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. 6You have condemned and murdered the righteous person. He does not resist you.
Daniel 7:10 A stream of fire issued and came out from before him; a thousand thousands served him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him; the court sat in judgment, and the books were opened.
James 2:13 For judgment is without mercy to one who has shown no mercy. Mercy triumphs over judgment.
83.18. Nay, but the record of the righteous is in 'Illiyin -
Note here again the elect are given wine and also mixed with Tasnim and also Rahiq. These are purest forms nearest to the throne of God where we are established. That throne is in centre of the City of God (No. 180) and not in the heavens.
Refer to 1Peter 1:4 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 68 (No. Q068) at ayat 34; Revelation 20:6 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 11 (No. Q011) at ayat 108; Daniel 7:18 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 22 (No. Q022) at ayat 24; Matthew 25:34 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 30 (No. Q030) at ayat 15; Revelation 5:10 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 33 (No. Q033) at ayat 29 and 2Timothy 4:8 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 37 (No. Q037) at ayat 49.
1Thessalonians 4:15-17 For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. 16For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. 17Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.
Refer to 1Peter 1:3-5 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 68 (No. Q068) at ayat 34; 2Chronicles 36:16 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 21 (No. Q021) at ayat 15; Psalm 28:4 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 24 (No. Q024) at ayat 13 and 2Timothy 4:8 in Commentary on the Koran: Surah 37 (No. Q037) at ayat 49.
1John 3:4 Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness.
Psalm 89:50-51 Remember, O Lord, how your servants are mocked, and how I bear in my heart the insults of all the many nations, 51with which your enemies mock, O LORD, with which they mock the footsteps of your anointed.
Psalm 44:13-17 You have made us the taunt of our neighbors, the derision and scorn of those around us. 14You have made us a byword among the nations, a laughingstock among the peoples. 15All day long my disgrace is before me, and shame has covered my face 16at the sound of the taunter and reviler, at the sight of the enemy and the avenger. 17All this has come upon us, though we have not forgotten you, and we have not been false to your covenant.
2Peter 3:3-4 knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. 4They will say, “Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.”
Psalm 118:8 It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man.
Lamentations 3:64 You will repay them, O LORD, according to the work of their hands.