QA XXXIV [34] Sūrat al-`Ishara (The Surah of the Intimation) on Q. 12:33

QAYYŪM AL-ASMĀ' 

Part  XXXIV

[34]

سورة الاشارة

Sūrat al-Ishara (The Surah of the Intimation).

on

Qur'ān 12:33

Translation Stephen N. Lambden

1982-2016

[1]

بسم اللّه الرّحمن الرّحيم

In the Name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate

[2]َ

"He said, 'My Lord, prison is dearer to me than that they call me to; yet if Thou turnest not from me their guile, then I shall yearn towards them, and so become one of the ignorant.'  " (Q. 12:33 trans. Arberry). 

[3]

حمرا

Ḥ-m-r-A

[Abjad = 8+40+200+1 = 249

"Crimson"

See also QA. 56-7+76

[4]  H

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Textual and other Notes

QA 34:3 The 4 isolated letters of this and three others suras of the QA 56-7+76 have four isolated letters spelling Ḥ-m-r-A     which when connected in sequence spell the word  Ḥamrā' which means "red" or "crimson", an important colour in the cosmological mysticism of the Bāb.