Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Upon You is Only the Duty of Delivering the Message

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 20 In the previous ayah, we learned that the religion in the Sight of Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala is Islam. The past nations who were given the Scripture created deviation after receiving the Message and the Messengers. It means that… Continue reading Upon You is Only the Duty of Delivering the Message

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

The Testimony of Tawheed

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Surah Aal-Imran Ayah 18 The subject of Tawheed [Oneness of Allah] which began with the opening ayaat of Surah Aal-Imran appears in a very special manner. Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala states the three witnesses who testify His Oneness. The word shahida [شَهِدَ] is… Continue reading The Testimony of Tawheed

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

Call Upon Allah Using His Name Al-Hai Al-Qayyoom

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Aal-Imran Ayaat 2 – 3 Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala mentions two of His Greatest Names: Al-Hai and Al-Qayyoom. The word Hai [حَي] is from the root Ha-ya-ya meaning hayyat or life. He is the Ever-Living. Unlike the creation, the Creator never dies and… Continue reading Call Upon Allah Using His Name Al-Hai Al-Qayyoom

Aal-Imran · Juz 3 · Qur'an Tafseer

None has the Right to be worshiped but Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Surah Aal-Imran begins with a reminder of Tawheed [Oneness of Allah]. This is the main difference between Islam and other religions. While Muslims believe in only One God and only submit to Him, other religions have several deities and some revere their prophet, scholars… Continue reading None has the Right to be worshiped but Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 2 · Qur'an Tafseer

Understanding Tawheed – the Oneness of Allah

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 163-164 In the previous ayaat, Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala informed us that He has chosen us the best nation. This best nation has some responsibilities which is to guide others to the Right Path. But before we take the message to… Continue reading Understanding Tawheed – the Oneness of Allah

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117

In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful Refuting the Claim that Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala has begotten a Son These ayaat refute the Christians, the Jews and the Arab idolaters who claimed that the angels are Allah’s daughters. The Jews claimed that Prophet Uzayr [Ezra] ‘alayhi salaam was the son of… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayaat 116 – 117

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayah 22

الَّذِى جَعَلَ لَكُمُ الاٌّرْضَ فِرَاشاً وَالسَّمَآءَ بِنَآءً وَأَنزَلَ مِنَ السَّمَآءِ مَآءً فَأَخْرَجَ بِهِ مِنَ الثَّمَرَتِ رِزْقاً لَّكُمْ فَلاَ تَجْعَلُواْ للَّهِ أَندَاداً وَأَنتُمْ تَعْلَمُونَ “[He] who made for you the earth a bed [spread out] and the sky a ceiling and sent down from the sky, rain and brought forth thereby fruits as provision for you.… Continue reading Tafseer Surah Al-Baqarah Ayah 22

Al-Baqarah · Juz 1 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 3

This ayah has defined characteristics of muttaqeen. It points towards three important qualities of momin. الَّذِينَ يُؤْمِنُونَ بِالْغَيْبِ Allatheena yu/minoona bilghaybi “Who believe in the Unseen” Abu Ja`far Ar-Razi said that Al-`Ala' bin Al-Musayyib bin Rafi` narrated from Abu Ishaq that Abu Al-Ahwas said that `Abdullah said, "Emaan is to trust." `Ali bin Abi Talhah reported… Continue reading Tafseer Al-Baqarah Ayah 3

Al-Anaam · Juz 8 · Qur'an Tafseer

Surah al-Anaam – A Recap

Surah al-Anaam takes its name from Ayaat 136, 138 and 139 in which superstitious belief of the idolatrous Arabs concerning the lawfulness of some an’aam and the unlawfulness of some others have been refuted. Ibn ‘Abbas radhiAllahu ‘anhu narrates that the entire Surah was revealed in one sitting at Makkah, accompanied by 70,000 angels raising… Continue reading Surah al-Anaam – A Recap

Al-Anaam · Juz 7 · Qur'an Tafseer

Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 1

All Praise is Due to Allah for His Glorious Ability and Great Power Ayah 1 begins with "Alhumdulillah" because praising and glorifying Allah is the etiquette of beginning something that is important. In Islamic lectures and khutbahs we have seen the speaker utter a few words of praise for Allah before beginning his speech. In… Continue reading Tafseer Surah al-Anaam Ayah 1