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

Books · Repentance · When Will You Repent

When Repentance becomes Mandatory?

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Repentance It is returning from such a thing that is despised by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, in its appearance and concealment. It is turning to such a thing that pleases Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala in its appearance and concealment. The real meaning of Tawbah [repentance] is to return.… Continue reading When Repentance becomes Mandatory?

Al-Fajr · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 15-20

Human Short-Sightedness Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala then criticizes man’s materialistic view of the world. Allah’s judgment is based on divine wisdom and is free from error whereas human judgments are liable to all sorts of errors because man does not see anything beyond the apparent. Whenever Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala tries man by His generosity… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 15-20

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 152 – 153

Ten Commandments In Ayah 151, we read five of the ten commandments sent by Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala that are similar to those mentioned in the Torah. Ayaat 152 and 153 describe the next five commandments. Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala says, The Sixth Prohibition: Eating up the Property of an Orphan The address here is… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 152 – 153

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 146 and 147

Foods that were Prohibited to the Jews In Surah Aal Imrah Ayah 93, we learned that all food was permissible for the Bani Israel except for what Yaqoob `alayhi salaam had made haram upon himself. Later some foods were made haram for them. And why was that? It was because of their injustice and transgression.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 146 and 147

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 21

The Greatest Injustice In Ayah 21, it was said that these people who despite knowing the truth do not accept it are simply ruining themselves at their own hands. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala said, وَمَنْ أَظْلَمُ مِمَّنِ افْتَرَى عَلَى اللَّهِ كَذِباً أَوْ كَذَّبَ بِـَايَـتِهِ And who does more wrong than he who invents a lie… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 21

Al-Maidah · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 90

Prohibiting Khamr [Intoxicants] and Maysir [Gambling] Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala forbids His believing servants from consuming Khamr and Maysir [i.e. intoxicants and gambling]. Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ali bin Abi Talib radhiAllahu anhu, the Leader of the Faithful, said that chess is a type of gambling. Ibn Abi Hatim recorded that Ata, Mujahid and… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 90

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 46 and 47

In ayah 46, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala tells us that when Prophet Eesa aalyhi salaam came, he confirmed the previous Scripture i.e. Torah. However, he was not supposed to judge according to the Torah. He was given Injeel which was guidance and light just like Torah as mentioned in ayah 44. وَقَفَّيْنَا عَلَى ءاثَـرِهِم بِعَيسَى… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 46 and 47

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 8

The Necessity of Observing Justice There are usually two causes which hold people back from doing justice and then make them do the unjust and the oppressive. The first one is taking the side of your own self, or that of your friends and relatives [we read about this in Surah An-Nisa]. Enmity with someone… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 8