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Said in the Quran that truly we have

sent down this reminder and we have

taken it upon ourselves to protect it

what you know I would have you home and

this is a departure from previous

revelatory dispensation from Allah in

that a lot

put the task of preservation on the

previous people we won't be masterful

in Qatar Allah they were they were given

his staff of the task of preserving the

book for themselves and this situation

in human history

resulted in the corruption of the

previous books because of the corrupted

nature of human being sold they changed

the book they wrote things in them they

took things out of them and so the

Divine Word was actually changed and so

with the final revelation and because

there would be no profits after to

rectify or to clarify the book the book

of the prophets a lot is to them and

this is one of the blessings of this

Ummah is that Allah Savannah with the

ana promised to preserve the vicar the

reminder so Allah take it upon himself

with his divine aim at how he'll because

our lies the preserver or the protector

he took it upon himself with that divine

name to maintain the Book of Allah

Savannah at the end and what that means

is that not only with the book

we preserved but all of the requisite

knowledge is needed to preserve the

message of Allah also go under that

preservation so from that the hadith is

preserved because without the hadith and

the quran can't be understood in its

entirety because the prophet saw license

life is an example and a practical

application of the Quran itself because

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nature of the Quran because it's a

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so Allah has made the book in its

greatness embodied in the greatness of

the prophets Allah I am in his nature

and so the preservation of the Sunna is

part of the preservation of the book so

the book is preserved by Allah and the

Sunnah is preserved by Allah and because

of that Allah has had two types of

people the people of Quran and those are

the first people that is Friday near

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Robbie lana puts in his category of an

eternity well Jumeirah the people that

preserve the quran and the people that

preserve the Sunnah of the Prophet

Muhammad and from the preservation of

the Sunnah of the Prophet Muhammad is

the preservation of the understanding of

how the Quran is applied in human life

this is called fit and so the fit of

this Islam is preserved by the folk aha

but because the Quran the Sunnah cannot

be understood without Arabic language in

other words the fill of these two

vehicles of enlightenment awareness of

one's Lord the the two vehicles are

ignited through understanding and the

understanding can only come from the

Arabic language because Allah says

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kunitake note we have made this

and Arabic we have made it an Arabic

Quran Ned yeah I know yeah I'm now in

the down oh oh I'm them now and them now

there's two exactly yeah there's two so

one is it was revealed in Arabic another

it was placed into Arabic the Quran or

Jannah can have different meanings in

the Arabic language so the Quran is

Arabic by its nature the Arabic cannot

be separated from the Quran because it's

Oran and out of via so because Allah has

put that attribute with the Quran you

cannot separate the out of via from the

Quran in the same way you can't separate

the the attribute of mercy from Allah

you can't say Allah is not right man

because Allah is rockman it's a it's an

attribute that cannot be separate from

Allah subhana wa to Anna and the allah's

kalam cannot be separate from the Arabic

language you can't separate the two you

can't say Kadam Allah and then you say

it's not Arabic because Allah says that

it's caught on an auto via and in a key

that there's a very fine point of

academic as a Dior Kadampa Dean and the

trans linguistic nature of that column

but you know at the the basic level in

which is Ayesha meant when she said ma

baina def attained and must have or t

tavola medina despot a and must have

Kadam Allah what's between the two

boundaries or the two the two covers of

the most house is the Kurama law that

that is the Kurama law so that is how

Allah chose to speak to human beings in

the Arabic language and therefore when

Allah said that in that level 1/2 alone

we will preserve the book not only is it

the preservation of the book but the

preservation of the Arabic language as

well so the Arabic language is preserved

now if you look at this intern

of traditional sacred scriptures we know

of all of the scriptures that claim to

be divine whether you look at the Hindu

scripture or you look at the Buddhist

scripture or you look at the Christian

scripture or the Jewish scripture all of

the books in which individuals or

communities claim that these books have

a divine status none of them have had

the preservation of the Koran and none

of their languages have been preserved

like the language of Quran now just to

look at the Judaic tradition the first

due date the first Hebrew lexicon is

already in the ninth century two hundred

years after the Islamic revelation they

don't have any dictionaries older than

that they have tradition in their oral

tradition the Mishnah where they study

the Torah of meanings of words in the

Old Testament but they do not have a

systematic lexicography that the Muslims

have in fact they got the idea from the

Muslim they literally got the idea of

preserving the words of their book from

the Muslims this means that a book that

begins its revelation several thousand

years three thousand years before that

we're not talking two hundred three

thousand years before that they begin to

actually write down what the words mean

now it's a known fact now that in Hebrew

studies Hebrew scholars are forced to go

to classical Arabic dictionaries to see

what the Arabs had to say about the root

words because the root structures are

very similar in the Semitic languages in

order to get a more ancient

understanding of their own root

structures so if a Hebrew scholar wants

to know what the root of Shalom which is

like selling my in Arabic they'll look

what see what the Arabs say about the

roots of that word because they're very

related languages so their language

wasn't preserved now we know that Hebrew

was a dead language until the foundation

of Israel like Latin it died now part of

when

which dies is you don't know how it was

originally pronounced they have no signs

of tissue Eid in their language they

don't know how their the Torah was

originally recited you see we know

exactly how the Quran was recited from

the very beginning fish weed was

preserved the Maharaja Haru which is

where the the letters emanate from their

source emanations we know exactly where

they are to the exact degree and we had

scholars and still have scholars to this

day that if you make a slight variation

and he knows it's wrong if you look at

the Greek New Testament they don't know

how it sounded they don't know how the

original Christians who were reading

that book read it so if you study a New

Testament Greek they don't know how

exactly how the vowing sounded they

don't know how though some of the words

sounded and letters and they certainly

don't know what a lot of them meant in

there and Zach meaning because the

meanings weren't preserved so there's a

great deal of debate so the books were

not preserved you see I mean even at

this level we're not talking just about

the the simple level of having the book

with you in its totality which they can

claim like the Jews can claim we have

the Torah in its totality the Christians

can claim we have the Gospels in their

totality but none of them can claim that

we know exactly what every single word

means in the Quran that we know exactly

how sounded when it was revealed or when

the people were speaking it at the

beginnings of the tradition they don't

know the only other linguistic tradition

that has any parallel to the Islamic

tradition is the Chinese there are the

only people that have had a level of

preservation in their language but still

there's much debate because there are

dictionaries although they precede the

Muslim dictionary are not as

sophisticated as the Muslim dictionary

in fact lexicography is really an

Islamic science

and the Europeans learned it from the

Muslims the earliest English dictionary

is already the 16th century in England

so we don't know how what Chows are

meant even Shakespeare you look at any

Shakespearean tradition and you'll see

that there's wide debate about what

certain words meant at the time of

Shakespeare we're only talking a few

hundred years ago 16th 17th century

English and we don't know what they

meant by the words that they were using

this is only a few hundred years ago

five hundred years ago and they don't

know what what they meant by Dahl the

word they were using some of them they

have to just say what we think he meant

this we think he meant that it could

have been this it could have been that

if you look in the Quran you will find

no word in the Quran that the Muslims

don't know the exact definition of the

word the book has been preserved in its

meanings and in its letter to the letter

and to the meanings of the letter so

part of the preservation was the Arabic

language now the other thing is is it

because of the sophistication of the

Arabic language first there's a few

things to to recognize about the Arabic

language one the nature of science is

exactness this is what science prides

itself on exactness of definition one of

the aspects and this is why scientists

have traditionally preferred mathematics

as a language to articulate meanings in

as opposed to linguistic human

communicative languages why because they

are not as exact there's a great deal of

ambiguity in them and so traditionally

the science of or the language of the

scientists has been mathematics the

Quran the Arabic language of all

languages is termed even by Western

students of the language to be a

mathematical language in fact they

called algebraic in nature it's a

precise language but within the

precision is a great deal of room but

it's very precise in its structures and

in it

formats the morphology of Arabic is

fascinating in what it can do it's what

they call in linguistics a fusional

language which is the more sophisticated

of the different various types of

languages more can be said in it it has

an inexhaustible source of root

structures and from those root

structures semantic fields of meaning

are created from the root structures one

learns about the source meanings of

words so one can go by looking at a

world if you look at a word like nuts

and nuts is an important word because it

has to do with the nature of the human

soul itself so if you look at the word

nuts

at the root of the word nafs is nafisa

and nafisa there's two forms one of them

has to do with being precious being

precious the other has to do with being

niggardly withholding so right at the

very root of the the word Mouse we're

being told something that is essential

to the human nature that it is precious

but that it's also niggardly you see now

if you begin to move out and move to a

second base which is nafisa neff as a

means to release or make easy what was

difficult manifest occur Burton Omen FSI

corabeth Athena fossil bahudha who

Korriban me Alcor bottom in corrupt

if you somebody who gives tempies for

his brother then allah gives him 10 feet

under llamo Keanu you see so the idea of

the human being is somebody who is

giving help to his fellow human beings

you not fish you know and then if you

move to the third base which is NASA it

means to compete or to vie to become

competitive now this when you start

looking at these semantic fields then

you begin to realize that the language

is not a kit there's what the Europeans

have said about it is there appears to

be an artificial 'ti to the language in

other words that it's a constructed

language that it's not an arbitrary

language because of the sophistication

of the semantic field

it appears that somebody designed the

language that it doesn't seem like just

a group of people just agreed let's

let's call this this and let's call that

this and and you can see the

arbitrariness of English you see you can

see it when they need a word they look

what how did the Greek say that how did

the Latin say that how did the German

say that how did the Celts say that and

so you can see that English language is

pulled from a lot of different languages

but when you look in the arabic language

there's a construction to the language

that would indicate that there's

intelligence behind the language itself

that it's not an arbitrary nurs and

there's debates about where language

originated there are debates some some

believe that and it's called the

dingdong theory in linguistics I think

that language originated from just

imitating sounds like ding dong you know

this is called animal patek were they

called in Arabic is more salt in Arabic

something that sounds like the thing

itself right and there are some words

like Wes witha you see Wes Wes aus we su

it sounds like the thing itself which is

to whisper

and there's a theory that this is where

language originated which is absurd is

this it's ridiculous I mean obviously

there are words that have this

characteristic or quality but there are

many words that don't now the way the

traditional Muslim scholars and this is

really important the way the traditional

Muslim scholars looked at the Arabic

language is that it was not most by the

Holly that it was not something that

people just arbitrarily agreed to call

this a Shahada you see if you look at

the word Shahada and then you get into

kufan and bustle and debates about what

comes first a verb or the noun because

there were debates amongst the scholar

but if you look at the root word of

Shahada the word has to do with

argumentation argumentation who shadow

or yet asadulin to argue to debate with

one another so you say how does the idea

of argumentation come out of the word

for a tree Shahji ah

right and Allah says don't go near this

edge out of this tree how does the word

argumentation come from the word tree

how what do you think one branches you

see where does argumentation come from

it comes from differing branches

differing understanding you see so if

you look at another word for

argumentation which is he loud not

telling fool if you look at the word ft

laughs the word ft laughs has to do it's

an eighth base verb right and the the

root is Khalifa which means to leave

behind in Khalifa is the one left behind

right like the prophets Khalifa is

Khalifa to Rasul Allah is Abu Bakr

because he was left behind to take the

place of the prophet Elijah in the

governmental aspects of the Prophet

obviously not in why because no one has

why after the Prophet but in relation to

the prophets governance there is the

hokum is there we know what the icon

and there has to be somebody to

implement it and abu-bakr took that

place and then all mod and then earth

man and say hi and then to the return of

Halawa at the end of time

so the idea of leaving behind and then

if you look at the 8th base form which

is called the if CI and form if style is

value if Tianna this form has to do with

a reflexive quality or the

internalization it's what they call in

greek they have a middle mood we don't

have it in english but it has to do with

doing something related to the self or

for the self or the internalization of

something so if you look