Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 139-141

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Be Sincere in Submission to Allah These three ayaat bring to an end to the first Juz of the Qur’an. The word atuhajioonana [أَتُحَاجُّونَنَا] is from the root ha-jeem-jeem and it means ‘to intend to a certain target, aim at, undertake or argument’. The… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 139-141

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 137-138

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful The Color of Allah The word shiqaq [شِقَاق] is from the root sheen-qaf-qaf and it means ‘to pass along the way, cross a passage, to cut, slip or divide’. The word fasayakfikahum [فَسَيَكْفِيكَهُم] is from the root kaf-fa-ya and it means ‘to be enough, sufficient’.… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 137-138

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 134-136

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Each Person will be Responsible for His Own Deeds The following ayaat tell us that the good deeds of one’s forefathers shall not suffice one, if one has not been performing good deeds oneself. Similarly, one shall not have to suffer for the misdeeds… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 134-136

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 131 – 133

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Man chooses for His Offspring what He likes for Himself When Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam to be sincere with Him and to abide and submit to Him, Prophet Ibraheem perfectly adhered to Allah’s command. This defines his perfect submission and… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 131 – 133

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 130

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Only the Fools deviate from Prophet Ibraheem’s Religion In the previous ayaat we studied the story of Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam – the tests that he went through, the sacrifices that he made, and how Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala chose him as the Imam… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 130

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 129

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Prophet Ibraheem’s Supplication for Prophet Muhammad Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam made du’a for the Arabs that a messenger be sent to them. This proves that the Last Messenger was to be from the lineage of his other son Isma’eel ‘alayhi salaam and an Arab.… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 129

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 128

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Prophet Ibraheem’s Supplication for Us Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam prayed to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to make him and his son obedient to His commandments and to His Will. He has, all his life, been performing exemplary deeds of obedience, and yet he prays… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 128

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 127

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Building the Ka’abah and asking Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to accept the Deed Ayah 127 shows another essential quality of Prophet Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam. In obedience to Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, he left the fertile land of Syria and settled his family in the… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 127

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 126

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Makkah is a Sacred Area Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam always carried out the commandments of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala without losing a moment. He was always ready to make all kinds of sacrifices in His way. In carrying out the Divine commandments, he did not… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 126

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 125

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 44 | 45 – 60 | 61 – 77 | 78 – 103 The Virtue of Allah’s House Through this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala answers the criticism of the Jews who scoffed at the Muslims for turning their faces toward Ka’abah in… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 125