Lesson – 30
Felonious conduct of the Hypocrites
Surah ‘Al-‘Baqarah (The Cow) – Chapter – 2)
Stage – 1, Verses – 111 & 12 of 286, Section – 2 of 40 (Part - 1)
In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful
11. And when it is said unto
them: Make not mischief in the earth, they say: We are peace-makers only.
12. Beware! They indeed are the mischief-makers, but they perceive not.
11. Wa ‘izaa qiila lahum laa tuf-siduu fil-‘arzi, qaaluuu ‘in-namaa nahnu muslihuun
12. ‘Alaaa ‘innahum humul-mufsi-duuna walaakil-laa yash-‘uruun.
Laa tuf-siduu – (Make not mischief), this word has come out from the word Fasaad - (Quarrel; riot; disturbance; rebellion; war; sedition; mutiny etc.). Here the meanings of “Make not mischief” are the wicked deeds which interrupt in the system. When these circumstances become usual, these interrupt in the world peace and the system of the universe. Fasaad is the biggest crime according to the teachings of Islam.
Muslihuun – (Peace-makers). This word has been derived from the word Salaah, which is opposite to Fasaad. With ‘Fasaad’ the system is damaged and with ‘Salaah’ the system is corrected.
Another worst mischievous cleverness of the Hypocrites is being disclosed in this verse. Remaining firm on any other false manner besides the Divine’s Law, and preaching for it is a big crime. And the Hypocrites use to do it. Now, they have started spreading Fasaad also including the creation of mismanagement. Behind the screen, conspiracy and showing themselves as friends; and the enmity became their habit. The Heart disease overcame the Hypocrites so much that they forgot distinction among good and bad. Whenever they are instructed not to make mischief with this mode of their acts in the country, they say, “We are peace-makers only. But indeed, they are mischief-makers. How is it a big mischief that the Infidels begin to suppose due to their hypocrisy that there is no excellence/beauty in Islam because being Muslims, these people are still involved in the evils. On the other hand, they tempt the Muslims by deceiving. They claim themselves that they are Muslims but have not fear of God in their hearts. Due to such behavior of theirs, there is a risk that others will also forget God-Fearing.
It is found that good behavior grows among the people with the Truth, which becomes cause of peace-making in the world. And the hypocrisy interrupts in the management of the world. When a person reaches this stage and does not understand his weakness, then the ruin seizes him. His wisdom and internal perception ends.