English Translation: Page 118
And when you proclaim the call for As-Salât
[call for the
)], they take it (but) as a mockery and fun; that is
because they are a people who understand not.
Say: "O people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians)! Do you
criticize us for no other reason than that we believe in Allâh, and in (the
revelation) which has been sent down to us and in that which has been sent down
before (us), and that most of you are Fâsiqûn
disobedient (to Allâh)]?"
Say (O Muhammad صلى الله
عليه وسلم to the people of the
Scripture): "Shall I inform you of something worse than that, regarding the
recompense from Allâh: those (Jews) who incurred the Curse of Allâh and His
Wrath, and those of whom (some) He transformed into monkeys and swines, and
those who worshipped Tâghût 
(false deities); such are worse in rank (on the Day of Resurrection in the
Hell-fire), and far more astray from the Right Path (in the life of this
When they come to you, they say: "We believe." But in fact
they enter with (an intention of) disbelief and they go out with the same. And
Allâh knows all what they were hiding.
And you see many of them (Jews) hurrying towards sin and
transgression, and eating illegal things [as bribes and Ribâ
Evil indeed is that which they have been doing.
Why do not the rabbis and the religious learned men forbid them from
uttering sinful words and from eating illegal things. Evil indeed is that which
they have been performing.
The Jews say: "Allâh’s Hand is tied up (i.e. He does not give
and spend of His Bounty)." Be their hands tied up and be they accursed for
what they uttered. Nay, both His Hands
are widely outstretched. He spends (of His Bounty) as He wills. Verily, the
Revelation that has come to you from your Lord (Allâh) increases in most of
them (their) obstinate rebellion and disbelief. We have put enmity and hatred
amongst them till the Day of Resurrection. Every time they kindled the fire of
war, Allâh extinguished it; and they (ever) strive to make mischief on the
earth. And Allâh does not like the Mufsidûn
(V.5:58) How the Adhân (the call to prayer)* for the prayer was started.
And the Statement of Allâh عز وجل:
"And when you proclaim the call to prayer (Adhân ) they take it
(but) as a mockery and fun; that is because they are a people who understand
And also the Statement of Allâh عز وجل:
"When the call (Adhân ) for the prayer is proclaimed on the day of
Narrated Anas رضي الله
عنه: The people mentioned the fire and the bell (they
suggested those as signals to indicate the starting of prayers), and by that
they mentioned the Jews and the Christians, then Bilâl was ordered to pronounce
Adhân for the prayer by saying its wordings twice (in doubles), and for
the Iqâmah (the call for the actual standing for the prayers in rows) by
saying its wordings once (in singles) (Iqâmah is pronounced when the
people are ready for the prayer). (Sahih Al-Bukhâri, Vol.1, Hadîth No.577).
* The wording of Adhân : Allâhu-Akbar, Allâhu-Akbar, Allâhu-Akbar,
Aâhu-Akbar; Ash-hadu an lâ ilaha illallâh, Ash-hadu an lâ
ilâha illallâh; Ash-hadu anna Muhammad-ar Rasûl-Ullâh, Ash-hadu
anna Muhammad-ar-Rasûl-Ullâh; Hayya-‘alas-Salâh, Hayya
‘alas-Salâh; Hayya ‘alal-Falâh, Hayya ‘alal-Falâh; Allâhu-Akbar,
Allâhu-Akbar; Lâ ilâha illallâh.
(V.5:60) Tâghût See the footnote of (V.2:256).
(V.5:64) Sifât-ullâh صفات
الله عز وجل (Qualities
of Allâh): [See the footnote of (V.3:73)].
Narrated Ibn ‘Umar: رضي الله
عنهما Allâh’s Messenger صلى
وسلم said, "On the Day of Resurrection, Allâh will
grasp the whole (planet of) earth by His Hand, and all the heavens in His Right,
and then He will say, ‘I am the King’ ".
Abu Hurairah said, "Allâh’s Messenger صلى
وسلم said, ‘Allâh will grasp the (planet of) earth’
" (Sahih Al-Bukhârî, Vol.9, Hadîth No. 509).