Misguidance Vs Guidance

Today we will study Verse # 07, Chapter # 93 Surat Ad-Dhuha (Arabic – الضحى‎)

وَوَجَدَكَ ضَاۗلًّا فَهَدٰى

Did He not find you unguided then guided you?

By WordNo. of Instances
in The Holy Quran
Meaning  First Placement
in the Holy Quran
Last Placement
in the Holy Quran
وَوَجَدَكَ107He find youVerse # 96
Chapter # 02
Verse # 08
Chapter # 93
ضَاۗلًّا191Misguide , mislead, lostVerse # 07
Chapter # 01
Verse #02
Chapter # 105
فَهَدٰى316And guidedVerse # 05
Chapter # 01
Verse #11
Chapter # 96

The first placement of the word وَلَتَجِدَنَّھُمْ is in Verse # 96 Chapter # 02 in which Allah Subhan O Talah is addressing Rasool Allah(SAW) and underlining a group of people whose love for life is so immense that they wish that they would love to live in this world for 1000 years.

وَلَتَجِدَنَّھُمْ اَحْرَصَ النَّاسِ عَلٰي حَيٰوةٍ ڔ وَمِنَ الَّذِيْنَ اَشْرَكُــوْا ڔ يَوَدُّ اَحَدُھُمْ لَوْ يُعَمَّرُ اَلْفَ سَـنَةٍ ۚ وَمَا ھُوَ بِمُزَحْزِحِهٖ مِنَ الْعَذَابِ اَنْ يُّعَمَّرَ ۭ وَاللّٰهُ بَصِيْرٌۢ بِمَا يَعْمَلُوْنَ

The last placement of the word وَوَجَدَكَ is in Verse # 08 Chapter # 93 in which Allah Subhan O Talah is describing His blessings on Rasool Allah(SAW) “And He found you poor and made [you] self-sufficient.”


The first placement of the word الضَّاۗلِّيْنَ is in Verse # 07 Chapter # 01 and last placement of the word تَضْلِيْلٍ is in Verse #02 Chapter # 105 .


The first placement of the word اِھْدِنَا is in Verse # 05 Chapter # 01 in which we are seeking Allah Subhan O Talah’s guidance for straight path .

The last placement of the word الْهُدٰٓى is in Verse #11 Chapter # 96 in which Allah Subhan O Talah is questioning about the acts of the wrongdoers . Have you seen the man who prevents a servant [of Ours] from praying? They do not have any idea what an obnoxious act they are doing. Allah Subhan O Talah is expressing his concern اَرَءَيْتَ اِنْ كَانَ عَلَي الْهُدٰٓى that What if this [servant] is [rightly] guided.

Allah Subhan O Talah is questioning their act . Who is addressed in this particular Surah , Rasool Allah(SAW). Allah Subhan O Talah is showing his concern for wrongdoers they do not have any idea about their attitude towards the servant(Rasool Allah(SAW)) of Allah Subhan O Talah.


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