Al-Adiyat · Juz 30 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Adiyat Ayah 7 – 11

The Threat about the Hereafter In ayah 7, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala talks about man witnessing his own ungratefulness towards Allah. He says, “And indeed, he is to that a witness.” Qatadah and Sufyan Ath-Thawri both said, “And indeed Allah is a witness to that.” It is also possible that the pronoun (He) could be… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Adiyat Ayah 7 – 11

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 47 – 48

1 – 25  | 26 – 43 Reminder with Love and Warning Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala again reminds the Children of Israel of His favors upon them. He says, They were Allah’s chosen nation. It was a great favor upon them. He had preferred them above everyone else. Why does Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala repeatedly remind them… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 47 – 48

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 36-44

Ayaat 36-44 ― Does Every Man Hope to Enter Paradise? Before we study the ayaat let’s understand their brief historical background. In the initial days of Islam, the Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam kept his da’wah private for three years. He would invite people to Islam through private communications only. When a number of people… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 36-44

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-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 6-18

Ayaat 6-18 ― Terrors of the Day of Judgment Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says that which people think is far away is actually close by. The word ba’eeda means that which is impossible to occur. The unbelievers see the occurrence of the Judgment Day as something that is far-fetched. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala negates their… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 6-18

al-Ma`arij · Juz 29 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

Ayaat 1-5 ― Be Patient with a Beautiful Patience The Prophet salAllahu ‘alayhi wa sallam would frequently warn his people about the horrors and torment of the Judgment Day. His people, on the other hand, took these warnings in mockery. They would joke about the Day; ask when it would come and why it could… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’arij Ayaat 1-5

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 164 – 165

The Command to Sincerely Trust in Allah The Mushrikeen would constantly ask the Prophet salAllahu `alayhi wa sallam to touch their gods. They would say, “Don’t worship them but also don’t say anything bad about them.” In this Ayah Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala is commanding the Prophet to say, The Prophet salAllahu `alayhi wa sallam… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayaat 164 – 165