Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah is with the Patient

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful In this ayah Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala discloses the secret tool for success. It is not one’s might or superiority, but the permission of Allah and patience. “And when Saul went forth with the soldiers, he said, ‘Indeed, Allah will be testing you with… Continue reading Allah is with the Patient

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah Chooses People Because of Their Knowledge

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 247 “And their prophet said to them, ‘Indeed, Allah has sent to you Saul as a king.’ They said, ‘How can he have kingship over us while we are more worthy of kingship than him and he has not been given… Continue reading Allah Chooses People Because of Their Knowledge

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

But When Fighting was Prescribed for Them, They Turned Away

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 246 The discussion once again returns to the wrongdoings of the Children of Israel and how they rectified their behavior. When they were overtaken by the enemies, due to their abandoning the commands of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, they began thinking… Continue reading But When Fighting was Prescribed for Them, They Turned Away

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Allah Withholds and Allah Grants

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala then said, “And it is Allah Who withholds and grants abundance, and to Him you will be returned.” It means spend in the cause of Allah and do not be anxious. He is the Sustainer Who increases or… Continue reading Allah Withholds and Allah Grants

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Story of the Dead People

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 243  The following ayaat encourage the believers to not shy away from sacrificing their lives in the path of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. Life and death are subservient to the destiny determined by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, going into a battle… Continue reading The Story of the Dead People

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Moving on with Grace and Dignity

For the past few weeks, we have been studying the topic of divorce. Due to the many injustices and indecencies that take place during this stage, it is important that we remember the instructions of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala which are also social graces. Divorce is not an opportunity to show the worst side of… Continue reading Moving on with Grace and Dignity

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Summary of Marriage and Divorce Rulings

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful [in the light of Surah Al-Baqarah Ayaat 228 - 242] When we come across the ayaat or the topic of divorce, we should not frown or skip them because it is also a reality of life. Nobody knows what test tomorrow might bring for… Continue reading Summary of Marriage and Divorce Rulings

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 240 - 242 The text again returns to the subject of divorce mentioned in ayaat 234 – 237. The command to take due care of all prayers placed in between was to remind that the real thing in life is a… Continue reading Provision and Maintenance for the Widows

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Fear Prayer

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 239 After Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commanded His servants to perform the prayer perfectly and emphasized this commandment, He mentioned the situation where the person might not be able to perform the prayer perfectly such as during battle and combat.  … Continue reading The Fear Prayer