Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 78 – 82

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَـنِ الرَّحِيمِ In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Ayaat 78-79 – the One who does not know the Book is not Literate Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala said that among the People of the Book are those who have no knowledge of what is in the Book, and base… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 78 – 82

al-Haqqah · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Haqqah Ayaat 18-24

Ayaat 18-24 ― the Children of Adam being Presented before Allah Now begins the description of the event when everyone will be presented before their Creator, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala, and handed over their records. The word tu’radoon [تُعْرَضُون] is from the root ayn-ra-dad which means ‘to show, to present or to set before’. This word… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Haqqah Ayaat 18-24

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 19-35

Man is Impatient In the following ayaat we will study the ideal character that is required of a Muslim. These ayaat are similar to those that appear in Surah Mominoon. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says, “Verily, man was created very impatient,” (70: 19). He goes on to explain this statement,… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 19-35

al-Insaan · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 13-22

Ayaat 13-22 – a Tour of Jannah and Attributes of Righteous Servants In these ayaat the tour of Jannah continues. We continue to read about the people of Paradise and the eternal delights that they will experience as well as the comprehensive favors that they will be given. Ibn Katheer explains that al-Ara’ik [الاٌّرَائِكِ] are… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Insaan/ad-Dahr Ayaat 13-22

al-Mursalat · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah Mursalat Tafseer Ayaat 41-50

Ayaat 41-45 - The Final Abode for Those Who have Taqwa Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala informs His servants that those who have taqwa and worship Him by performing the obligations and abandoning the forbidden things will be in gardens and springs on the Day of Judgment. This means their condition will be opposite of the… Continue reading Surah Mursalat Tafseer Ayaat 41-50

An-Nazia`at · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah An-Nazi’at – An Overview

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 81 Theme and Subject Matter: The Surah opens with oaths sworn by the angels who take the soul at the time of death hastening to carry out Allah’s commands. They are neither negligent of their duties nor lethargic.… Continue reading Surah An-Nazi’at – An Overview

Al-Ghashiya · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ghashiyah Ayaat 8-16

The Other Faces on that Day After mentioning the situation of the wretched people, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala changes the discussion to mention those who will be happy. There will be some other faces bright with joy and glowing with pleasure. They will be pleased to see that they had, in fact, made a profitable… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ghashiyah Ayaat 8-16

Al-Ghashiya · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Ghashiyah – An Overview

Period of Revelation: Makkan Order of Revelation: 68 Theme and Subject Matter: This Surah invites man to meditation, hope and fear; meditation over where he is heading; hope of the bliss of Jannah and fear of the Hellfire. Starting with, “Has there reached you the report of the Enveloper,” it warns man to come out of his… Continue reading Surah al-Ghashiyah – An Overview

Al-Fajr · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 21-30

On the Judgment Day Everyone will be Recompensed   Outlining man’s erroneous concept of success and failure, Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala then informs us of what will happen on the Day of Judgment. The total destruction of all that is on earth and its systematic leveling is one of the upheavals that overwhelm the universe… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Fajr Ayaat 21-30

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 15 and 16

Who is Really Successful In the previous ayaat, we learned about the command to shun shirk and believe in the Oneness of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala. In Ayah 15, the punishment for the contravention of this command has been mentioned. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala commands His Messenger Muhammad sallAllahu aalyhi wa sallam that قُلْ إِنِّى… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 15 and 16