High Frequency Word of The Quran #78: إِلاَّ



Assalamu’alaikum Wr. Wb.

Dear student of the Noble Quran,

It gives me great pleasure to share with you High Frequency Words from the Quran and its wisdom everyday.

Previously you’ve learned 22 High Frequency Words from the Quran, yesterday’s HFW being (عَلِيْم). The HFW you will learn today is repeated for 102 times in the Quran. As of today you’ve learned 23 words from the Quran. Collectively these words are being used for 2018 times in the Quran! MasyaAllah! Let’s continue reading!

Today’s HFW of The Quran can be use as a tool to help us think out of the box and give us fresh perspective!

Your 23rd High Frequency Word of the Quran:

Aspire list of HFW Number: #78


Transliteration: illa

Meaning: Except

Meaning in Malay: Melainkan

Frequency in the Quran: 102 times

First Mention in Quran: Surah Al-Baqarah, Verse 32 (2:32)

Last Mention in Quran: Surah Al-‘Asr, Verse 3 (103:3)

Today’s HFW is (َّإِلا) which means “except”. We use this word in our syahadah, “there is no god EXCEPT Allah”. When we use “except” after a statement, it opens door of possibility. Eample: “I really can’t do this, it’s very hard!” That is a statement. When we continue the sentence with “EXCEPT……” it will be something like “EXCEPT if I have the knowledge, then it will be easy”. Then you start looking for the knowledge. You can find strength in you with “إلا” , try it. And pair it with, the sentence I think can I do it when…

Surah Al-Baqarah, Verse 32 (2:32), Allah says:

” They said, “Exalted are You; we have no knowledge except what You have taught us. Indeed, it is You who is the Knowing, the Wise.” 

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The angels put Allah in between their sentence. When we start putting Allah in between our sentence we will discover strength in us that we never realize it was there before. La hawla wa la quwwata illa billah. When we start using the words illa and Allah in our internal communication, everything becomes possible, and we see the world in a better and clear perspective.

I pray that Allah bless you with wisdom to find strength in you to face whatever it is that you are going through.

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