al-Masad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Masad

Ayah 1: What is meant by perishing of Abu Lahab’s Hands? Allah subhanahu wa ta'ala begins this Surah by saying, تَبَّتْ يَدَآ أَبِى لَهَبٍ وَتَبَّ “Perish the hands of Abu Lahab and perish he!” The first part is a supplication against him and the second is information about him. Abu Lahab’s real name was ‘Abd al-Uzza.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Masad

al-Masad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Story of Abu Lahab’s Wife and the Prophet

Abu Lahab’s wife was among the leading women of the Quraysh and she was known as Umm Jameel. Her name was `Arwah bint Harb bin Umayyah and she was the sister of Abu Sufyan. Ibn Abi Hatim said that his father and Abu Zur`ah both said that `Abdullah bin Az-Zubayr Al-Humaydi told them that Sufyan… Continue reading The Story of Abu Lahab’s Wife and the Prophet

al-Masad · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Arrogance of Abu Lahab

Al-Bukhari recorded from Ibn `Abbas radhiAllahu 'anhu that the Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam went out to the valley of Al-Batha and he ascended the mountain. Then he cried out, “O people, come at once!” So the Quraysh gathered around him. Then he said, “If I told you all that the enemy was going to attack you… Continue reading The Arrogance of Abu Lahab