Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The End of those who Kill the Prophets and Just People

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayaat 21 – 22 Background of the Ayaat In Ruh al-Ma’ani, Iraqi Islamic scholar, Mahmoud Al-Alusi writes: the Children of Israel slew 43 prophets in one go because they used to call the people to what differed from the desires and… Continue reading The End of those who Kill the Prophets and Just People

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Human Beings should Respect the Sanctity of Other Human Beings

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 32 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala says because the son of Adam killed his brother in transgression and aggression a law was given to Bani Israel. مِنْ أَجْلِ ذلِكَ كَتَبْنَا عَلَى بَنِى إِسْرَءِيلَ أَنَّهُ مَن قَتَلَ نَفْساً بِغَيْرِ نَفْسٍ أَوْ فَسَادٍ… Continue reading Human Beings should Respect the Sanctity of Other Human Beings

Al-Maidah · Juz 6 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 30

Traps of Nafs Allah's statement, فَطَوَّعَتْ لَهُ نَفْسُهُ قَتْلَ أَخِيهِ فَقَتَلَهُ فَأَصْبَحَ مِنَ الْخَـسِرِينَ “So the soul of the other encouraged him and made fair-seeming to him the murder of his brother; he murdered him and became one of the losers.” This means his conscience encouraged him to kill his brother by making it seem… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Ma’idah Ayah 30

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Explaining Blood Money and Other Forms of Kaffarah

Linked with earlier ayaat dealing with fighting and killing, all forms of killing, in the first instance, are eight in number because the person killed is covered by one of the four conditions which follow. Either, he is a Muslim; or, he is a Dhimmi (a free, protected, non-Muslim resident of a Muslim state); or,… Continue reading Explaining Blood Money and Other Forms of Kaffarah

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92

The Ruling Concerning Killing a Believer by Mistake In this ayah, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala states that the believer is not allowed to kill his believing brother under any circumstances. He states, وَمَا كَانَ لِمُؤْمِنٍ أَن يَقْتُلَ مُؤْمِناً إِلاَّ خَطَئاً  “It is not for a believer to kill a believer except by mistake….” In the… Continue reading Tafseer Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92

An-Nisa · Juz 5 · Qur'an Tafseer

Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92

There is a difference of opinion concerning the reason behind revealing this part of the Ayah. Mujahid and others said that it was revealed about Ayyash bin Abi Rabi`ah, Abu Jahl's half brother, from his mother's side, Asma' bint Makhrabah. Ayyash killed a man called Al-Harith bin Yazid Al-Amiri, out of revenge for torturing him… Continue reading Background of Revelation of Surah an-Nisa Ayah 92