The first command of Allah in the Qur’an

28 Oct

يَا أَيُّهَا النَّاسُ اعْبُدُوا رَبَّكُمُ الَّذِي خَلَقَكُمْ وَالَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ

1- O mankind! 2- Worship your Lord, 3- Who created you all 4- and those before you 5- so that you may gain Taqwa. [2:21]

  1. Why not, O you who believe? Surah Baqarh begins with three groups who make up humanity. After their description, Allah addresses all of them.
  2. This is the summary of all the commands of Allah; 98:5.
  3. Reason for why we should worship Allah.
  4. This is mentioned since people worship their forefathers or they stubbornly adhere to their practices.
  5. The worship of Allah SWT should lead us to Tawqa.

One Response to “The first command of Allah in the Qur’an”


  1. 1. What do you follow? « BIRKAH - February 18, 2012

    […] address to mankind. It commands us to follow the Shariah; the first command is to worship Allah [2:21]. Lesson: Worshipping Allah necessitates following the […]

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