September 20, 2019 Rocks, Black Holes, and Quasars

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[2:50] Recall that we parted the sea for you; we saved you and drowned Pharaoh's people
before your eyes.

2

50

6

وَأَغْرَقْنَا

and we drowned

wa-aghraqnā

غ ر ق

2

50

7

آلَ

(the) people (of)

āla

ا و ل

2

50

8

فِرْعَوْنَ

Pharaoh

fir'ʿawna

ف ر ع

2

50

9

وَأَنْتُمْ

while you

wa-antum

ا ن ت م

2

50

10

تَنْظُرُونَ

[you all] were looking.

tanẓurūna

ن ظ ر

[2:51] Yet, when we summoned Moses for forty nights, you worshiped the calf in his absence, and turned wicked.*

[2:52] Still, we pardoned you thereafter that you may be appreciative.

[2:55] Recall that you said, "O Moses, we will not believe unless we see GOD, physically." Consequently, the lightning struck you, as you looked.

2

55

11

فَأَخَذَتْكُمُ

So [it] seized you / struck you

fa-akhadhatkumu

ا خ ذ

2

55

12

الصَّاعِقَةُ

the thunderbolt

l-āʿiqatu

ص ع ق

2

55

13

وَأَنْتُمْ

while you

wa-antum

ا ن ت م

2

55

14

تَنْظُرُونَ

[you all] were looking.

tanurūna

ن ظ ر

[2:56] We then revived you, after you had died, that you may be appreciative.

Children of Isreal saw all the same miracles as Pharoah, they even looked as Pharoah and his troops were drowned yet despite this they refused to believe. Then God struck them down as they looked, but unlike Pharoah God revived them (resurrected) after their death. Yet despite all this God continued to bless them yet they continued to disbelieve and be unappreciative.

[2:57] We shaded you with clouds (in Sinai), and sent down to you manna and quails: "Eat from the good things we provided for you." They did not hurt us (by rebelling); they only hurt their own souls.

Lack of Confidence in God: They Refuse to Enter Jerusalem 

[2:58] Recall that we said, "Enter this town, where you will find as many provisions as you like. Just enter the gate humbly (sajdeh), and treat the people nicely. We will then forgive your sins, and increase the reward for the pious." [2:59] But the wicked among them carried out commands other than the commands given to them. Consequently, we sent down upon the transgressors condemnation from the sky, due to their wickedness.

[5:24] They said, "O Moses, we will never enter it, so long as they are in it. Therefore, go—you and your Lord —and fight. We are sitting right here." [5:25] He said, "My Lord, I can only control myself and my brother. So allow us to part company with the wicked people." [5:26] He said, "Henceforth, it is forbidden them for forty years, during which they will roam the earth aimlessly. Do not grieve over such wicked people."

[2:60] Recall that Moses sought water for his people. We said, "Strike the rock with your staff." Whereupon, twelve springs gushed out therefrom. The members of each tribe knew their own water. Eat and drink from GOD's provisions, and do not roam the earth corruptingly.

Israel Rebels 

[2:61] Recall that you said, "O Moses, we can no longer tolerate one kind of food. Call upon your Lord to produce for us such earthly crops as beans, cucumbers, garlic, lentils, and onions." He said, "Do you wish to substitute that which is inferior for that which is good? Go down (ih’biū) to Egypt, where you can find what you asked for." They have incurred condemnation, humiliation, and disgrace, and brought upon themselves wrath from GOD. This is because they rejected GOD's revelations, and killed the prophets unjustly. This is because they disobeyed and transgressed.

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31

اهْبِطُوا

Go down [you all] (to)

ih'biū

ه ب ط

2

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32

مِصْرًا

Egypt

mi'ran

م ص ر

 

See this same word used repeatedly towards Satan when he refused to prostrate and follow God’s command, and also towards Adam when he approached the tree.

[2:35] We said, "O Adam, live with your wife in Paradise, and eat therefrom generously, as you please, but do not approach this tree, lest you sin." [2:36] But the devil duped them, and caused their eviction therefrom. We said, "Go down (ih’biū) as enemies of one another. On Earth shall be your habitation and provision for awhile.”

2

36

1

فَأَزَلَّهُمَا

Then made both of them slip (*duped)

fa-azallahumā

ز ل ل

2

36

2

الشَّيْطَانُ

the devil

l-shayānu

ش ط ن

2

36

3

عَنْهَا

from it,

ʿanhā

ع ن

2

36

4

فَأَخْرَجَهُمَا

and he evicted both of them

fa-akhrajahumā

خ ر ج

2

36

5

مِمَّا

from what

mimmā

م م ا

2

36

6

كَانَا

they [both] were

kānā

ك و ن

2

36

7

فِيهِ

in [it].

fīhi

ف ي

2

36

8

وَقُلْنَا

And we said,

waqul'nā

ق و ل

2

36

9

اهْبِطُوا

"Go down [you all],

ih'biū

ه ب ط

2

36

10

بَعْضُكُمْ

some of you*

baʿḍukum

ب ع

2

36

11

لِبَعْضٍ

to some others (*one another)

libaʿḍin

ب ع

2

36

12

عَدُوٌّ

(as) enemy;

ʿaduwwun

ع د و

2

36

13

وَلَكُمْ

and for you

walakum

ل

2

36

14

فِي

in

ف ي

2

36

15

الْأَرْضِ

the earth (is)

l-ari

ا ر

2

36

16

مُسْتَقَرٌّ

a resting place (habitation)

mus'taqarrun

ق ر ر

2

36

17

وَمَتَاعٌ

and a provision

wamatāʿun

م ت ع

2

36

18

إِلَىٰ

till

ilā

ا ل ي

2

36

19

حِينٍ

a time / period / while."

īnin

ح ي ن

 

2

38

1

قُلْنَا

We said,

qul'nā

ق و ل

2

38

2

اهْبِطُوا

"Go down [you all],

ih'biū

ه ب ط

2

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3

مِنْهَا

therefrom

min'hā

م ن

2

38

4

جَمِيعًا

all,

jamīʿan

ج م ع

2

38

5

فَإِمَّا

then when

fa-immā

ا م م ا

2

38

6

يَأْتِيَنَّكُمْ

[it] comes to you

yatiyannakum

ا ت ي

2

38

7

مِنِّي

from Me

minnī

م ن

2

38

8

هُدًى

guidance,

hudan

ه د ي

2

38

9

فَمَنْ

then whoever

faman

م ن

2

38

10

تَبِعَ

he follows

tabiʿa

ت ب ع

2

38

11

هُدَايَ

My guidance,

hudāya

ه د ي

2

38

12

فَلَا

[then] no

falā

ل ا

2

38

13

خَوْفٌ

fear

khawfun

خ و ف

2

38

14

عَلَيْهِمْ

(will be) on them

ʿalayhim

ع ل ي

2

38

15

وَلَا

and not

walā

ل ا

2

38

16

هُمْ

they

hum

ه م

2

38

17

يَحْزَنُونَ

[they] will grieve.

yazanūna

ح ز ن

 

Lesson of the Heifer

[2:74] Despite this, your hearts hardened like rocks, or even harder. For there are rocks from which rivers gush out. Others crack and release gentle streams, and other rocks cringe out of reverence for GOD. GOD is never unaware of anything you do.

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وَإِنَّ

and indeed,

wa-inna

ا ن ن

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27

مِنْهَا

from it

min'hā

م ن

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28

لَمَا

that which

lamā

ل م ا

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يَهْبِطُ

it fall down (cringe)

yahbiu

ه ب ط

2

74

30

مِنْ

from

min

م ن

2

74

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خَشْيَةِ

reverence / fear

khashyati

خ ش ي

2

74

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اللَّهِ

(of) God.

l-lahi

ا ل ه

 

Person cuts open water stuck in quartz rock potentially millions of years old

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn9Od4oP8D0

[7:160] We divided them into twelve tribal communities, and we inspired Moses when his people asked him for water: "Strike the rock with your staff," whereupon twelve springs gushed out therefrom. Thus, each community knew its water. And we shaded them with clouds, and sent down to them manna and quails: "Eat from the good things we provided for you." It is not us that they wronged; it is they who wronged their own souls.

Some people when they face pressure, adversity, their hearts are opened up

Soft Hearts

[39:23] GOD has revealed herein the best Hadith; a book that is consistent, and points out both ways (to Heaven and Hell). The skins of those who reverence their Lord tremble therefrom, then their skins and their hearts soften up for GOD's message. Such is GOD's guidance; He bestows it upon whoever wills (to be guided). As for those sent astray by GOD, nothing can guide them.

[34:10] We endowed David with blessings from us: "O mountains, submit with him, and you too, O birds." We softened the iron for him.

 

Others upon pressure they get more dense and they become more locked in their ways

Hardness of a rock is proportional to its density. More pressure and it will turn to a black hole or explode 

 

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2

قَسَتْ

[it] hardened

qasat

ق س و

[6:43] If only they implored when our test afflicted them! Instead, their hearts were hardened, and the devil adorned their works in their eyes.

[22:53] He thus sets up the devil's scheme as a test for those who harbor doubts in their hearts, and those whose hearts are hardened. The wicked must remain with the opposition.

Root: ق س و means to be hard, but also as unyielding

Unyielding:

- (of a mass or structure) not giving way to pressure; hard or solid.

  • unlikely to be swayed;

Rock is sandstone the water soaks right in like a sponge

But granite water has to pass through the cracks

 

[5:13] It was a consequence of their violating the covenant that we condemned them, and we caused their hearts to become hardened. Consequently, they took the words out of context, and disregarded some of the commandments given to them. You will continue to witness betrayal from them, excepting a few of them. You shall pardon them, and disregard them. GOD loves those who are benevolent.

[39:22] If GOD renders one's heart content with Submission, he will be following a light from his Lord. Therefore, woe to those whose hearts are hardened against GOD's message; they have gone far astray.

[Iron 57:16] Is it not time for those who believed to open up their hearts for GOD's message, and the truth that is revealed herein? They should not be like the followers of previous scriptures whose hearts became hardened with time and, consequently, many of them turned wicked.

Atomic # of Iron is 26

Iron = الحديد

Gematrical Value of Iron = Ha = 8; Dal = 4; Ya = 10; Dal = 4

8 + 4 + 10 + 4 = 26

A = 1; Lam = 30 = 30 + 1= 31

31 + 26 = 57

25 + Bismallah = 26

[57:25] We sent our messengers supported by clear proofs, and we sent down to them the scripture and the law, that the people may uphold justice. And we sent down the iron, wherein there is strength, and many benefits for the people. All this in order for GOD to distinguish those who would support Him and His messengers, on faith. GOD is Powerful, Almighty.

The Quran has 114 chapters / 57th Chapter is Iron

As if it is the iron core of the Quran

Since not all the same length. The middle of the Quran is Sura 19

Earth’s core is iron - it generates our magnetic field

But you know what happens when a star’s core creates iron?

Within a second it explodes into a super nova

A star is predominately made of hyrdogen  and helium and the pressure and gravity has it form heavier and heavier elements. In a large mass star, each time it forms a heavier element a little energy is released counteracting the gravitational pull of the star from collapsing on itself. This process continues down the periodic chain

Hydrogen forms Helium

3 Helium atoms form Carbon

After Carbon, Neon is produced

Then oxygen, then silicon until finally it reaches its core and iron is fused

When iron is produced the amount of energy released when fusing iron is to low to sustain the energy needed to offset the gravity of the core of the star and the star explodes in a super nova

Zinc, copper, nickle, silver, gold can all be created during the supernova

Super nova creates more light than what the sun can produce in its entire lifetime all the elements it creates are dispersed throughout the space 

The elements that are dispersed through the universe are all the elements that the star created through its life

but during this process a  white dwarf or neutron star is formed

A neutron star has about 1.4 times mass of the sun packed into a space only 20km in diameter

If the remaining core of that was left behind was 3 times the mass of the sun or greater at which point the laws of physics as we know them breakdown and the the gravity is so strong that a hole is punctured through the fabric of space time and a blackhole is formed

Blackhole is a puncture in space time

At the center of every universe is a blackhole even our own

Blackhole - the darkest thing in the universe as nothing, even light, can escape its gravity once it is in the thresholds of its event horizon

Sura 86: The Bright Star (Al-Taareq)

[86:0] In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful [86:1] By the sky and Al-Taareq. [86:2] Do you know what Al-Taareq is? [86:3] The bright star. [86:4] Absolutely, everyone is well guarded.

86

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1

وَالسَّماءِ

By the sky

wal-samāi

س م و

86

1

2

وَالطّارِقِ

and Al-Taareq.

wal-ṭāriqi

ط ر ق

86

2

1

وَمَا

And what

wamā

م ا

86

2

2

أَدْرَاكَ

it can make you know / do you know

adrāka

د ر ي

86

2

3

مَا

what (is)

م ا

86

2

4

الطَّارِقُ

Al-Taareq?

l-ṭāriqu

ط ر ق

86

3

1

النَّجْمُ

(It is) the star

al-najmu

ن ج م

86

3

2

الثَّاقِبُ

[the] hole / shining through darkness / bright light piercing through a hole / bright! (*quasar)

l-thāqibu

ث ق ب

86

4

1

إِنْ

Indeed

in

ا ن

86

4

2

كُلُّ

every

kullu

ك ل ل

86

4

3

نَفْسٍ

soul

nafsin

ن ف س

86

4

4

لَمَّا

when

lammā

ل م م ا

86

4

5

عَلَيْهَا

over it (is)

ʿalayhā

ع ل ي

86

4

6

حَافِظٌ

a protector.

ḥāfiẓun

ح ف ظ

 

Root for Tariq - ط ر ق used in Quran as “path” “way” "

to come by night, beat something, knock (by hitting two rocks together as bedouins lived in tents and didn't have a hard surface to knock on), strike; tariq: one who comes or appears by night, morning star that comes at the end of the night, night-visitant, star; tariqan: way, path, line of conduct, behaviour

But the origin of the word was used for when people lived in tents would knock two rocks together as there wasn’t a hard door surface to knock on

Connection with that word and the actions that take place during fusion of star 

Root of ث ق ب

a hole, to pass through (a hole), piercing light passing through a hole; intense (surge)

bore/perforate/pierce/puncture, intense (surge), burn/blaze/flame brightly (e.g. as if to pierce through the night), ascend/reach, penetrate, struck/kindle fire, fuel for fire, a man very red, brilliant (can be applied to knowledge), a drill (instrument which perforates).

[37:10] If any of them ventures to charge the outer limits, he gets struck with a fierce projectile.

Qurasar:

While most blackholes are dormant when two galaxies collide something amazing happens, the blackhole gets to feed on all the heavenly bodies that get in vicinity of its event horizon.

Something miraculous takes place when this happens that causes the brightest event in the universe: a quasar

As the blackhole is feeding it sucks in all the heavenly bodies, planets, stars, everything in its path into a funnel (like a tornado or whirlpool), then as it is processing all this content it emits radiation that can span thousands of lightyears long.

A single quasar can shine thousands of times brighter than entire galaxies with a hundred billion stars.

In order to maintain a quasar produce a blackhole must consume approximately 10 stars a year. Many consume more than 1,000 a year or 600 earths every single minute. 

Out of the darkest thing in the universe the brightest thing in the universe emerges

[86:4] Absolutely, everyone is well guarded.

[86:8] He is certainly able to resurrect him. [86:9] The day all secrets become known. [86:10] He will have no power, nor a helper.

 

Shame

When we sin we are debased and demoted to a lower level

[7:22] He thus duped them with lies. As soon as they tasted the tree, their bodies became visible to them, and they tried to cover themselves with the leaves of Paradise. Their Lord called upon them: "Did I not enjoin you from that tree, and warn you that the devil is your most ardent enemy?" [7:23] They said, "Our Lord, we have wronged our souls, and unless You forgive us and have mercy on us, we will be losers." [7:24] He said, "Go down as enemies of one another. On earth shall be your habitation and provision for awhile.”

[70:43] That is the day they come out of the graves in a hurry, as if herded to the (sacrificial) altars. [70:44] With their eyes subdued, shame will cover them. That is the day that is awaiting them.

[88:1] Are you aware of the Overwhelming? [88:2] Faces on that day will be shamed. [88:3] Laboring and exhausted. [88:4] Suffering in a blazing Hellfire. [88:5] Drinking from a flaming spring. [88:6] They will have no food except the useless variety. [88:7] It never nourishes, nor satisfies hunger. [88:8] Other faces on that day will be full of joy. [88:9] Satisfied with their work.

[69:19] As for the one who receives his record with his right hand, he will say, "Come read my record. [69:20] "I did believe that I was going to be held accountable." [69:21] He has deserved a happy life. [69:22] In an exalted Paradise. [69:23] Its fruits are within reach. [69:24] Eat and drink happily in return for your works in days past.

[69:25] As for him who is given his record in his left hand, he will say, "Oh, I wish I never received my record. [69:26] "I wish I never knew my account. [69:27] "I wish my death was eternal. [69:28] "My money cannot help me. [69:29] "All my power is gone.”

When we commit sin in this life we have the opportunity (like Adam) to redeem ourselves, but this will not be the case after this life ends.

[2:37] Then, Adam received from his Lord words, whereby He redeemed him. He is the Redeemer, Most Merciful. [2:38] We said, "Go down (ih’biū) therefrom, all of you. When guidance comes to you from Me, those who follow My guidance will have no fear, nor will they grieve. [2:39] "As for those who disbelieve and reject our revelations, they will be dwellers of Hell, wherein they abide forever.”

[39:60] On the Day of Resurrection you will see the faces of those who lied about GOD covered with misery. Is Hell not the right retribution for the arrogant ones?

[80:38] Some faces on that day will be happy. [80:39] Laughing and joyful. [80:40] Other faces, on that day, will be covered with misery. [80:41] Overwhelmed by remorse.

[10:26] For the righteous, the reward will be multiplied manifold. Their faces will never experience any deprivation or shame. These are the dwellers of Paradise; they abide therein forever. [10:27] As for those who earned sins, their requital is equivalent to their sin. Humiliation is their lot, and no one beside GOD can protect them. Their faces will seem overwhelmed by masses of dark night. They will be the dwellers of Hell; they abide therein forever.

[2:74] Despite this, your hearts hardened like rocks, or even harder. 

For there are rocks from which rivers gush out. 

Others crack and release gentle streams

and other rocks cringe (ihibitu) out of reverence for GOD. 

GOD is never unaware of anything you do.

The Great Triumph

[57:12] The day will come when you see the believing men and women with their lights radiating ahead of them and to their right. Good news is yours that, on that day, you will have gardens with flowing streams. You will abide therein forever. This is the great triumph.

The Worst Losers

[57:13] On that day, the hypocrite men and women will say to those who believed, "Please allow us to absorb some of your light." It will be said, "Go back behind you, and seek light." A barrier will be set up between them, whose gate separates mercy on the inner side, from retribution on the outer side.

[57:14] They will call upon them, "Were we not with you?" They will answer, "Yes, but you cheated your souls, hesitated, doubted, and became misled by wishful thinking, until GOD's judgment came. You were diverted from GOD by illusions.

[57:15] "Therefore, today no ransom can be taken from you, nor from those who disbelieved. Your abode is the fire; it is your lord, and miserable abode.”

While the believers heart shine and radiate the glory of God the disbelievers heart do nothing but attempt to suck the light out of all of God’s blessings