Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Prophet Ibraheem’s Migration to Makkah

One of the greatest parts of Prophet Ibraheem’s story is the building of Ka’abah – the House of Allah. Ibn Katheer reports from Mujahid that Ibraheem ‘alayhi salaam was living in Syria when he received the revelation to Makkah. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala was going to indicate to him the site of the Ka’abah, which… Continue reading Prophet Ibraheem’s Migration to Makkah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 124

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 44 | 45 – 60 | 61 – 77 | 78 – 103 Prophet Ibraheem [Abraham] – the Leader of the Mankind Now begins the story of Prophet Ibraheem [Abraham] ‘alayhi salaam. It recounts how he was tried by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 124

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 120 – 121

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful 1 – 25  | 26 – 44 | 45 – 60 | 61 – 77 | 78 – 103 The Guidance of Allah is the Only Guidance The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam was sent as the mercy for all mankind. Out of his genuine concern for others, he… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 120 – 121

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 118 – 119

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Clear Signs for People who Believe The disbelievers used to deny the prophethood of Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam; some of them did so out of sheer malevolence. In order to feel triumphant in this obstinacy, they would make absurd and impossible demands, two… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 118 – 119

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Refuting the Claim that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has begotten a Son These ayaat refute the Christians, the Jews and the Arab idolaters who claimed that the angels are Allah’s daughters. The Jews claimed that Prophet Uzayr [Ezra] ‘alayhi salaam was the son of… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 115

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is Everywhere The idolaters compelled the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam and his Companions radhiAllahu ‘anhum to migrate from Makkah to Madinah, thus separating them from the Ka’abah. For some sixteen or seventeen months, the Muslims had to (under the… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 115

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The Sanctity of the Mosque

By Mufti Muhammad Shafi Usmani (raheemullah) All the mosques in the world are equally worthy of respect. Just as it is a great sin to desecrate in any way the Bayt Al-Maqdis, or the mosque attached to the Ka’abah (Al-Masjid Al-Haram) or the mosque of the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, the same prohibition holds… Continue reading The Sanctity of the Mosque

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Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 114

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Only an Unjust prevents People from the Mosques Before we proceed with the explanation, note that the word masjid [mosque] in the ayah is not limited to a Muslim mosque. Rather, it encompasses all places of worship whether it be a mosque, synagogue or… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 114