Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 159 – 160

Criticizing Division in the Religion Ibn Katheer reports that Ayah 159 was revealed about the Jews and the Christians. Ibn `Abbas radhiAllahu `anhu commented about the Ayah that before Muhammad (salAllahu `alayhi wa sallam) was sent, the Jews and the Christians disputed and divided into sects. When Muhammad was sent, Allah revealed to him this… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 159 – 160

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 150

Do Not Follow the Desires of Those who Deny Allah’s Ayaat In this Ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala instructs the believers not to follow vain desires and footsteps of the misguided people. When a person is on truth and abstains from what has been prohibited in the Qur’an, and there are people around him engaged… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 150

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 145

Prohibitions are Only Those that Appear in Qur’an or Hadeeth The subject matter of this ayah is similar to what has been discussed earlier. Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala reminds us that we cannot forbid or permit things on our own. Our sources of guidance should be what has appeared in the Qur’an and the Sunnah… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 145

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 136 – 140

A Believer Submits to Allah’s Decree The Arabs claimed to be on the Deen of Ibraheem `alayhi salaam while Ibraheem `alayhi salaam practiced Tawheed and that is what he established. In the following Ayaat the practices of the Mushrikeen are being refuted that they are far away from what Prophet Ibraheem practiced. Allah subhanahu wa… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 136 – 140

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Striving to Excel Others in Good Deeds is Different

The ayaat of the Qur’an and the sayings of the Prophet salAllahu 'alayhi wa sallam exhort people to excel each other in good deeds. In other words, this is an open field in which it is all right to look at the trail of merits and excellence left by others. Indeed, people have been persuaded to make… Continue reading Striving to Excel Others in Good Deeds is Different