[17] Al-Isra [The children of Israel] Ayat 1-35 [P1]





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Published on Jul 26, 2013

░░▒▒▓▓▓--Benefits of Sura Al-Isra--▓▓▓▒▒░░

There are 111 verses in this 'makki' surah. The Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) has said that a great reward will be accorded to those who recite this surah and when they reach the verse about parents, they feel a sense of love and gentleness towards their parents.

In the commentary of Safi it is written that the Holy Prophet (s.a.w.) told Imam Ali (a.s.) that the last two verses of this surah are a protection and safety from theft.

It is narrated from Imam Ja'far as-Sadiq (a.s.) that whoever recites surah Bani-Isra'il every Thursday night, will not die before meeting Imam Mahdi (a.t.f.) and will be counted among his companions. Also, if a child is not able to speak or is delaying in his learning how to speak, he should be given the water of this surah that has been written with saffron.

Sura Al-Isra (Arabic: سورة الإسراء‎, Sūratu al-Isrā, "The Night Journey"), also called Sura Bani Isra'il (i.e. Children of Israel), is the 17th chapter of the Qur'an, with 111 verses.

This Surah takes its name from the first verse, which tells the story of the Isra and Mi'raj, the transportation of Muhammad during the night to what is referred to as "the farthest Mosque" (the sky). The exact location is not specified, although in Islamic Hadith this is commonly taken to be the Noble Sanctuary (Temple Mount) in Jerusalem. Some scholars disagree about this (see Isra and Mi'raj). While the city of Jerusalem (or al Quds) is not mentioned by name anywhere in the Qur'an, it is identified in various Hadith. The first verse refers to Mohammed being taken from The 'Sacred Mosque' to the 'Furthest Mosque':


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