Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 198 – 199 (Part 2) Part 1 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “And remember Him as He has guided you, and verily, you were, before, of those who were astray.” It is said that one should remember Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala… Continue reading And Remember Him As He Has Guided You

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 89-92

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 89-90 the Wait and Denial of the Prophet ﷺ Before coming of the Prophet ﷺ the Jews used to invoke Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala to send the promised prophet who could save them from the war-mongering Arab pagans. They… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 89-92

al-Qalam · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 17-33

Ayaat 17-33 ― the Parable of the Companions of Gardens This is a parable that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala made of the behavior of the Quraysh unbelievers with the great mercy, and tremendous favors He granted them. The mercy and favor of sending of Muhammad salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam to them. but they met him… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Qalam Ayaat 17-33

al-Haqqah · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Haqqah Ayaat 1-12

Ayaat 1-12 ― Punishment is according to the Sin The word al-Haqqah is from the word haq which means truth. Haq is something that is firmly established. The ta marboota [ة] at the end signifies it is an event or incident. Therefore al-Haqqah is an event which will definitely, for sure or inevitably occur. There… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Haqqah Ayaat 1-12

an-Nuh · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah Nuh – An Overview

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Theme and Subject Matter: In the Surahs that we have studied so far, we have noticed that there is a common theme. These Surahs talk about tazkiyah [self-purification] and discipline. Two elements required to become a… Continue reading Surah Nuh – An Overview

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayat 12-13

 Ayat 12: In this ayah too the main address is to the hypocrites. When they are told not to cause mischief on the earth they say, “We are peacemakers”.  Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala,  confirms in this ayah, that indeed they are the ones who cause corruption, but they do not have this realization. أَلا إِنَّهُمْ هُمُ الْمُفْسِدُونَ… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayat 12-13

Al Asma Al Husna - Names of Allah

Al-Khaafidh [the Abaser], Ar-Raafi’ [the Exalter]

Al-Khaafidh (the Abaser) comes from the root kh-f-dh. It was used to refer to the camel when he lowers his head. When referring to Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala, Ibn Atheer said, “It is He who lowers the oppressors and humiliates them.” Al-Khaafid is the one who brings down tyrants and humiliates the arrogant Pharaohs. He humiliates… Continue reading Al-Khaafidh [the Abaser], Ar-Raafi’ [the Exalter]