The beauty in the longest verse of the Qur’an
Have you ever experienced going through the process of reading any judicial document or legal judgement? If yes, you must have noticed the legal language to be so confusing, right? At some point, you must have gone dizzy reading it! The court and judiciary’s legal jargon make things worse!
The Qur’an is a miracle in human language. You read. You think. You get enlightened. You start loving your Creator!
Aayatud-Dayn is the longest verse in the Qur’an.
This verse addresses the Believers – Yaaa Ayyuhal Lazeena Aamanu – and speaks of legal matters yet in a miraculously understandable language. This one verse is sufficient proof for any inquisitive mind to submit to the glory of Qur’an being the true Word of Allah.
The glory and beauty of the Qur’an is that it expounds complicated things in an easy way without compromising on its linguistic miracle. It uses rich vocabulary that baffles the linguists yet remaining profoundly simple to understand.
This ayah speaks about financial transactions, the rights of the debtor, the approach of the creditor, justice and equity, documentation, witness and evidence, fear of Allah and being conscious of Him.
The longest aayah in the Qur’an comes in the longest Surah of the Qur’an. Verse No. 282 of Surah al Baqarah: