See you not how Allah (God) sets forth a parable? - A goodly
word as a goodly tree, whose root is firmly fixed, and its
branches (reach) to the sky (i.e. very high).
Giving its fruit at all times, by the Leave of its Lord and
Allah sets forth parables for mankind in order that they may
And the parable of an evil word is that of an evil tree
uprooted from the surface of earth having no stability
-The Holy Quran Ch. 14, Verses 24-26